Geeta K. Swamy, MD


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Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department / Division:
Obstetrics/Gynecology / Maternal-Fetal Medicine
DUMC 3967
Durham, NC 27710
Appointment Telephone:
Office Telephone:
Admin: 919-681-7861; Records and prescriptions: 919-681-1397
  • MD, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 1997
  • OB-GYN, Magee-Women's Hospital (Pennsylvania), 2001
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 2004
Clinical Interests:
Preterm birth; fetal growth; maternal complications of pregnancy
Research Interests:
perinatal infection, maternal immunization, preterm birth
Representative Publications:
  • Ellestad, SC; Swamy, GK; Sinclair, T; James, AH; Heine, RP; Murtha, AP. Preterm premature rupture of membrane management--inpatient versus outpatient: a retrospective review. American Journal of Perinatology. 2008;25:69-73.  Abstract
  • Myers, ER; McCrory, DC; Mills, AA; Price, TM; Swamy, GK; Tantibhedhyangkul, J; Wu, JM; Matchar, DB. Effectiveness of assisted reproductive technology (ART). Evidence report/technology assessment. 2008;1-195.  Abstract
  • Swamy, GK; Ostbye, T; Skjaerven, R. Association of preterm birth with long-term survival, reproduction, and next-generation preterm birth. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association. 2008;299:1429-1436.  Abstract
  • James, AH; Jamison, MG; Biswas, MS; Brancazio, LR; Swamy, GK; Myers, ER. Acute myocardial infarction in pregnancy: a United States population-based study. Circulation. 2006;113:1564-1571.  Abstract
  • Murtha, AP; Nieves, A; Hauser, ER; Swamy, GK; Yonish, BA; Sinclair, TR; Heine, RP. Association of maternal IL-1 receptor antagonist intron 2 gene polymorphism and preterm birth. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2006;195:1249-1253.  Abstract
  • Pollak, KI; Oncken, CA; Lipkus, IM; Peterson, BL; Swamy, GK; Pletsch, PK; Lyna, P; Namenek Brouwer, RJ; Fish, LJ; Myers, ER. Challenges and solutions for recruiting pregnant smokers into a nicotine replacement therapy trial. Nicotine and Tobacco Research (OUP). 2006;8:547-554.  Abstract