Calvin J. Hobel, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
Helping Hand of Los Angeles-Miriam Jacobs Chair in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Calvin J. Hobel, MD, is an obstetrician- gynecologist at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he holds the Helping Hand of Los Angeles-Miriam Jacobs Chair in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 

Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and in maternal-fetal medicine, Dr. Hobel has three National Institutes of Health research grants to investigate the role of maternal stress on pregnancy outcome. His primary research interest is in the area of pre-term birth and intrauterine growth restriction. He was recently funded to be part of a project grant to determine the role of genetics as a determinant of the stress response during pregnancy. He serves as Co-Chair of the General Clinical Research Center Scientific Advisory Committee at Cedars-Sinai.

Dr. Hobel has written articles for numerous peer-reviewed publications, such as the Journal of Infectious Diseases, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Journal of Pediatrics. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Perinatal Research Society and the Society for Pediatric Research, American Gynecologic and Obstetrical Society and the Pacific Coast Gynecologic and Obstetrical Society.

Dr. Hobel received his bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota and his medical degree in Psychology, from the University of Nebraska. He completed his internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and his research fellowship at the University of Auckland National Women's Hospital Postgraduate School of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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