Guoyang Luo

Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Since November 2018 Dr. Guoyang Luo, M.D., Ph.D., has been Chair of Howard University’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has served as Professor and Chair at the College of Medicine. Dr. Luo previously served as Division Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Prior to that, he directed the Center for Perinatal Medicine and was interim Maternal-Fetal Medicine section Chief at Danbury Hospital.

Dr. Luo graduated with honors from Hunan Medical University in China and received his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Weill-Cornell Medical College and completed his fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Yale University. He is board certified in general Obstetrics Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

In addition to his busy schedule of providing clinical services and fulfilling professional and administrative duties, Dr. Luo actively pursues clinical and translational research. He has published articles in highly respected peer-reviewed journals and has delivered numerous presentations at national and international scientific conferences.

Dr. Luo serves as Howard’s recruiting site PI for the PCORI-funded Mommy&Me study.

Address: 111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010
Email: fetalbrain@childrensnational.org
Department: MRI Lab

Recent Publications & Presentations

Williams N, Vella R, Zhou Y, Gao H, Mass K, Townsel C, Campbell W, Luo G.
Investigating the origin of the fetal gut and placenta microbiome in twins. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med.
2022 Dec;35(25):7025-7035. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2021.1936487. Epub 2021 Jun 15. PMID: 34130585.
Qin Y, Zhong X, Wen H, Zeng Q, Liao Y, Luo D, Liang M, Tang Y, Guo J, Cao H, Yang S, Tian X, Luo G, Li S.
Prenatal diagnosis of congenital cataract: sonographic features and perinatal outcome in 41 cases.
Ultraschall Med. 2021 Mar 16. English. doi: 10.1055/a-1320-0799. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33728625. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33728625/#affiliation-7
Liao Y, Wen H, Luo G, Ouyang S, Bi J, Yuan Y, Luo D, Huang Y, Zhang K, Tian X, Li S.
Fetal open and closed Spina Bifida on a routine scan at 11 weeks to 13 weeks 6 days .
J Ultrasound Med. 2021 Feb;40(2):237-247. doi: 10.1002/jum.15392. Epub 2020 Jul 21. PMID: 32691861. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32691861/#affiliation-2