Michael R. Foley, MD

Medical Advisor

Dr. Michael Foley is considered a national authority on Critical Care Medicine in Obstetrics. Before joining Sera, Dr. Foley practiced Maternal-Fetal Medicine in private practice for more than 20 years and recently retired from a 10-year role as Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix/Banner University Medicine. He was the President of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (2008) and the recipient of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award (2013). He has also served as a Board Examiner in the subspecialty of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Dr. Foley received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School in 1984. His Obstetrics and Gynecology residency and Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship were completed at The Ohio State University Hospital in 1988 and 1990, respectively. In addition to a long list of professional clinical accomplishments, Dr. Foley has a heart for giving back to the medical community. He is a founding instructor and faculty member for the Dan O’Keeffe, M.D. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine’s Academy for Leadership and Development which is in its eighth year of training hundreds of medical leaders and professionals. Dr. Foley is also generous with his expertise, becoming an award-winning teacher and author. He is the Lead Editor of Obstetric Intensive Care: A Practical Manual (McGraw-Hill) which is currently in its fifth edition (2018). He is also a co-editor for Critical Care Obstetrics-Fifth and Sixth Editions (Wiley-Blackstone). We’re fortunate to access his medical leadership, a clinical prowess that is only matched by a passion for helping others.