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Guoyang Luo, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Academic Office Location:
Obstetrics and Gynecology
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-2947
Phone: 860-679-3981

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Dr. Guoyang Luo is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist with subspecialty training and certification in maternal-fetal medicine. Prior to becoming the director of the UConn School of Medicine Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division, he was the director of the Center for Perinatal Medicine and interim Maternal-Fetal Medicine Section chief at Danbury Hospital. He was also a clinical associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at University of Vermont School of Medicine.

Dr. Luo graduated with honors from Hunan Medical University in China and received his Ph.D. in immunology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Subsequently, he completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Weill-Cornell Medical College, and a maternal-fetal medicine fellowship at Yale University. Dr. Luo is board certified in both general obstetrics gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine. He holds a number of international positions including adjunct professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Shenzhen Maternity and Child Healthcare Hospital, Shenzhen, China, as well as visiting professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China, and Shan Dong University in Jinan, China. He also serves as an international expert of the Chinese Ultrasound Doctors Association.

Dr. Luo’s clinical interests include managing high-risk pregnancy and prenatal diagnosis. He is skilled in performing chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis, multiple fetal reduction, and fetal echocardiography.

Dr. Luo enjoys teaching and received the National Faculty Teaching Award sponsored by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) and the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) in Danbury. He also received the “Amazing Teacher Award” from the University Of Vermont School of Medicine.

In addition to providing clinical services and fulfilling his professional and administrative duties, Dr. Luo also actively pursues clinical as well as translational research. He has published a number of articles in respected peer-reviewed journals and had numerous presentations at national as well as international scientific conferences. Dr. Luo’s current research interests include vaginal microbiome and preterm birth as well as prenatal diagnosis using fetal cells in maternal body fluid.

M.D.Hunan Medical UniversityMedicine
M.S.Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical SciencesMolecular Immunology
Ph.D.Baylor College of MedicineMicrobiology and Immunology

Post-Graduate Training
FellowshipBaylor College of MedicineImmunology
FellowshipUniversity of Texas Medical BranchMicrobiology and Immunology
ResidencyNew York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill-Cornell Medical CollegeObstetrics and Gynecology
FellowshipYale University School of MedicineMaternal-Fetal Medicine

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Amazing Teacher AwardUniversity of Vermont College of Medicine, OB/GYN Clerkship
Best Oral PresentationSociety for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
March of Dimes Award for the Best Research in PrematuritySociety for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
National Faculty Teach AwardACOG and CREOG at Danbury Hospital
Best Oral PresentationSociety for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Molecular Endocrinology Training GrantBaylor College of Medicine
Award for Research ExcellenceUniversity of Texas Medical Branch
James W. McLaughlin Postdoctoral FellowshipUniversity of Texas Medical Branch

High-risk pregnancies, prenatal diagnosis, fetal echocardiography

Preterm birth, preeclampsia

Journal Articles

Case Reports