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Xavier F. Pombar, DO

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Board Certification:
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Lutheran Medical Center - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center - Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  University of Colorado Hospital - Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Clinical Expertise:
  • Congenital toxoplasmosis
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Gestational hypertension
  • High-risk pregnancy
  • Multiple births
  • Percutaneous umbilical blood sampling
  • Placenta previa
  • Prenatal diagnosis
  • Prenatal testing
  • Thrombophilic disorders in pregnancy
  • Ultrasound, fetal Doppler
  • Ultrasound, gynecologic
  • Ultrasound, level II
  • Ultrasound, obstetric
Languages Spoken:
  • Spanish
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  • Women's Health Consultants
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 408
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 997-2229
  • Fax: (312) 666-4163
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  • Gynecological Care Group
  • West Building
  • 1645 W. Jackson Blvd.
  • Suite 310
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-8060
  • Fax: (312) 942-8222
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Development of an ultrasonic method to detect cervical remodeling in vivo in full-term pregnant women.
    McFarlin BL, Balash J, Kumar V, Bigelow TA, Pombar X, Abramowicz JS, O'Brien WD
    Ultrasound Med Biol
    2015 Sep
  2. Longitudinal Survey of Microbiota in Hospitalized Preterm Very Low Birth Weight Infants.
    Patel AL, Mutlu EA, Sun Y, Koenig L, Green S, Jakubowicz A, Mryan J, Engen P, Fogg L, Chen AL, Pombar X, Meier PP, Keshavarzian A
    J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr.
    2015 Jul 29
  3. Metal Ion Levels in Maternal and Placental Blood After Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty.
    Novak CC, Hsu AR, Della Valle CJ, Skipor AK, Campbell P, Amstutz HC, Jiranek WA, Onyike A, Pombar XF, Jacobs JJ
    Am J. Orthop.
    2014 Dec
  4. The fetal cheek-to-cheek diameter and abdominal circumference: are they correlated?
    Kerrick H, Sheiner E, Mandell C, Guse D, Pombar X, Hussey MJ, Strassner HT, Abramowicz JS.
    Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2009
    2009 Oct
    280(4):585-8. doi: 10.1007/s00404-008-0924-9. Epub 2009 Feb 14.
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