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Practice areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Faculty rank

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Breast Feeding
  • Clinical Obstetrics
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Ultrasound

Education

Degree

Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago

Residency

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill

Fellowship

University of North Carolina Hospitals at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Additional information

Profile

My name is Wendy Hansen; I received my medical degree from the Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago. I completed a fellowship at the University of North Carolina Hospitals at Chapel Hill.

I am board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

Research/Publications

  1. Pearce CF, Lain K, Hansen WF, Curry T, O'Brien JM. The use of digital peripheral artery tonometry to detect endothelial dysfunction in pregnant women who smoke. Am J Perinatol. 2014 Feb;31(2):113-8.
    View in: PubMed
  2. Garabedian MJ, Hansen WF, McCord LA, Manning MA, O'Brien JM, Curry TE. Up-regulation of oxytocin receptor expression at term is related to maternal body mass index. Am J Perinatol. 2013 Jun;30(6):491-7.
    View in: PubMed
  3. Pearce CF, Hansen WF. Headache and neurological disease in pregnancy. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Sep; 55(3):810-28. PMID: 22828113.
    View in: PubMed
  4. Garabedian MJ, Williams CM, Pearce CF, Lain KY, Hansen WF. Extreme morbid obesity and labor outcome in nulliparous women at term. Am J Perinatol. 2011 Oct; 28(9):729-34. PMID: 21660900.
    View in: PubMed
  5. Garabedian MJ, Lain KY, Hansen WF, Garcia LS, Williams CM, Crofford LJ. Violence against women and postpartum depression. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 Mar; 20(3):447-53. PMID: 21323583.
    View in: PubMed
  6. Garabedian MJ, Hansen WF, Gianferrari EA, Lain KY, Fragneto RY, Campbell CL, Booth DC. Epoprostenol treatment for idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension in pregnancy. J Perinatol. 2010 Sep; 30(9):628-31. PMID: 20802509.
    View in: PubMed
  7. Havens JR, Simmons LA, Shannon LM, Hansen WF. Factors associated with substance use during pregnancy: results from a national sample. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2009 Jan 1; 99(1-3):89-95. PMID: 18778900.
    View in: PubMed
  8. Andrews JI, Fleener DK, Messer SA, Hansen WF, Pfaller MA, Diekema DJ. The yeast connection: is Candida linked to breastfeeding associated pain? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Oct; 197(4):424.e1-4. PMID: 17904988.
    View in: PubMed
  9. Watson WJ, Miller RC, Wax JR, Hansen WF, Yamamura Y, Polzin WJ. Sonographic detection of trisomy 13 in the first and second trimesters of pregnancy. J Ultrasound Med. 2007 Sep; 26(9):1209-14. PMID: 17715315.
    View in: PubMed
  10. Ferguson JE, Hansen WF, Novak KF, Novak MJ. Should we treat periodontal disease during gestation to improve pregnancy outcomes? Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Jun; 50(2):454-67. PMID: 17513931.
    View in: PubMed
  11. Hansen WF, McAndrew S, Harris K, Zimmerman MB. Metoclopramide effect on breastfeeding the preterm infant: a randomized trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Feb; 105(2):383-9. PMID: 15684169.
    View in: PubMed
  12. Hansen WF, Ferguson KJ, Sipe CS, Sorosky J. Attitudes of faculty and students toward case-based learning in the third-year obstetrics and gynecology clerkship. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Feb; 192(2):644-7. PMID: 15696016.
    View in: PubMed
  13. Cooper BC, Hocking-Brown M, Sorosky JI, Hansen WF. Pseudoaneurysm of the uterine artery requiring bilateral uterine artery embolization. J Perinatol. 2004 Sep; 24(9):560-2. PMID: 15329736.
    View in: PubMed
  14. Hansen WF, Rijhsinghani A, Grant S, Yankowitz J. Prenatal diagnosis of Apert syndrome. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2004 Mar-Apr; 19(2):127-30. PMID: 14764955.
    View in: PubMed
  15. Lowe MP, Zimmerman B, Hansen W. Prospective randomized controlled trial of fetal fibronectin on preterm labor management in a tertiary care center. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Feb; 190(2):358-62. PMID: 14981374.
    View in: PubMed
  16. Armstrong V, Hansen WF, Van Voorhis BJ, Syrop CH. Detection of cesarean scars by transvaginal ultrasound. Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Jan; 101(1):61-5. PMID: 12517646.
    View in: PubMed
  17. Ryan GL, Quinn TJ, Syrop CH, Hansen WF. Placenta accreta postpartum. Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Nov; 100(5 Pt 2):1069-72. PMID: 12423808.
    View in: PubMed
  18. Rijhsinghani A, Hansen WF, Phan B. Cystic fibrosis presenting as fetal anemia. A case report. J Reprod Med. 2002 Aug; 47(8):686-8. PMID: 12216439.
    View in: PubMed
  19. Hansen WF, Cooper CS, Yankowitz J. Ureterocele causing anhydramnios successfully treated with percutaneous decompression. Obstet Gynecol. 2002 May; 99(5 Pt 2):953-6. PMID: 11975973.
    View in: PubMed
  20. Hladky K, Yankowitz J, Hansen WF. Placental abruption. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2002 May; 57(5):299-305. PMID: 11997676.
    View in: PubMed
  21. Hansen WF, Yankowitz J. Pharmacologic therapy for medical disorders during pregnancy. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Mar; 45(1):136-52. PMID: 11862065.
    View in: PubMed
  22. Mullally BA, Hansen WF. Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: review of the literature. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2002 Jan; 57(1):47-52. PMID: 11773831.
    View in: PubMed
  23. Hansen WF, Fretz P, Hunter SK, Yankowitz J. Leukemia in pregnancy and fetal response to multiagent chemotherapy. Obstet Gynecol. 2001 May; 97(5 Pt 2):809-12. PMID: 11336761.
    View in: PubMed
  24. Chescheir NC, Hansen WF. What's new in perinatology. Pediatr Rev. 1999 Feb; 20(2):57-63. PMID: 9989113.
    View in: PubMed
  25. McMahon MJ, Hansen WF, O'Meara AT. Mandibular arteriovenous malformation in pregnancy. Am J Perinatol. 1997 Nov; 14(10):619-21. PMID: 9605249.
    View in: PubMed
  26. Connolly AM, Katz VL, Bash KL, McMahon MJ, Hansen WF. Trauma and pregnancy. Am J Perinatol. 1997 Jul; 14(6):331-6. PMID: 9217953.
    View in: PubMed
  27. Katz VL, McCoy MC, Kuller JA, Hansen WF, Watson WJ. Fetal ovarian torsion appearing as a solid abdominal mass. J Perinatol. 1996 Jul-Aug; 16(4):302-4. PMID: 8866303.
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  28. Katz VL, Kuller JA, McCoy MC, Hansen WF. Fatal lupus pleuritis presenting in pregnancy. A case report. J Reprod Med. 1996 Jul; 41(7):537-40. PMID: 8829069.
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  29. Katz VL, McCoy MC, Kuller JA, Hansen WF. An association between fetal parvovirus B19 infection and fetal anomalies: a report of two cases. Am J Perinatol. 1996 Jan; 13(1):43-5. PMID: 8645385.
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  30. Katz VL, Wells SR, Kuller JA, Hansen WF, McMahon MJ, Bowes WA. Cesarean delivery: a reconsideration of terminology. Obstet Gynecol. 1995 Jul; 86(1):152-3. PMID: 7784013.
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  31. Watson WJ, Katz VL, Chescheir NC, Miller RC, Menard MK, Hansen WF. The cisterna magna in second-trimester fetuses with abnormal karyotypes. Obstet Gynecol. 1992 May; 79(5 ( Pt 1)):723-5. PMID: 1565356.
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