J Patrick P Lavery, MD
Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Dr. J. Patrick Lavery is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is Board Certified in Maternal and Fetal Medicine. He is a graduate of Fordham University with a BS in Biology in May 1964. He earned his MD at SUNY Upstate Medical University in May 1968. He completed a Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology from Memorial Hospital Sloan Kettering Institute in October 1971. He completed his Residency at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in May 1973. He completed another Fellowship in Maternal and Fetal Medicine from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in June 1977.
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Maternal and Fetal Medicine)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 1977, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Louisville
- Residency 1973,
- Fellowship 1971, Department of Gynecologic Oncology,
- MD 1968, SUNY Upstate Medical University
- BS 1964, Biology, Fordham University
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lavery J.P. Meconium in the amniotic fluid: a risk manager's perspective. Journal of healthcare risk management : the journal of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management. 2004;24:21-26. doi: 10.1002/jhrm.5600240405.
Lavery J., Janssen J., Hutchinson L. Is the obstetric guideline of 30 minutes from decision to incision for Cesarean delivery clinically significant? Journal of healthcare risk management : the journal of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management. 1999;19:11-20. doi: 10.1002/jhrm.5600190105.
Lavery J. The role of placental examination and its pathology in obstetric risk management. Journal of healthcare risk management : the journal of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management. 1997;17:15-20. doi: 10.1002/jhrm.5600170304.
Lavery J. Shoulder dystocia: a risk manager's perspective. Journal of healthcare risk management : the journal of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management. 1996;16:12-18. doi: 10.1002/jhrm.5600160203.
Lavery J., Staten-McCormick M. Management of moderate to severe trauma in pregnancy Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America. 1995;22:69-88.
Lavery J., Austin R., Schaefer D., Aladjem S. Asynchronous multiple birth: A report of five cases Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist. 1994;39:55-60.
Lavery J. Placenta previa Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1990;33:414-421. doi: 10.1097/00003081-199009000-00005.
Lavery J., Gadwood K. Amniography for confirming the diagnosis of monoamniotic twinning: A case report Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist. 1990;35:911-914.
Lavery J., Berg J. Subcapsular hematoma of the liver during pregnancy Southern Medical Journal. 1989;82:1568-1570. doi: 10.1097/00007611-198912000-00028.
Lavery J., Shaw L. Sonography of the puerperal uterus Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 1989;8:481-486. doi: 10.7863/jum.19220.127.116.111.
Lavery J. The physician's reaction to a malpractice suit Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1988;71:138-141.
Sanfilippo J.S., Lavery J.P. The spectrum of ultrasound: antenatal to adolescent years Seminars in Reproductive Endocrinology. 1988;6:45-53. doi: 10.1055/s-2007-1021340.
Marsh T., Lagrew D., Cook L., Lavery J. Unexplained fetal baseline bradycardia in congenital panhypopituitarism American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1987;156:977-979. doi: 10.1016/0002-9378(87)90371-1.
Koontz W., Shaw L., Lavery J. Antenatal sonographic appearance of Beckwith–Wiedemann syndrome Journal of Clinical Ultrasound. 1986;14:57-59. doi: 10.1002/jcu.1870140113.
Lavery J., Koontz W., Layman L., Shaw L., Gumpel U. Sonographic evaluation of the adnexa during early pregnancy Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics. 1986;163:319-323.
Lavery J., Pusey B., Koontz W. Pregnancy and the diabetic patient. The Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association. 1986;84:213-215.
Lavery J., Koontz W., Liu Y., Howell R. Immunologic thrombocytopenia in pregnancy; Use of antenatal immunoglobulin therapy: Case report and review Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1985;66:41S-43S.
Lavery J., Marcell C., Walker R. An Association between ureaplasma urealyticum and endomyometritis after cesarean section Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association. 1985;83:359-362.
Lavery J. Magnesium deficiency in a pregnancy six years after jejunoileal bypass Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 1984;1:181-191. doi: 10.1080/07315724.1984.10720052.
Lavery J. Rh(o)(D) immune globulin. When to use it in the Rh(o)(D)-negative woman Postgraduate Medicine. 1984;75:259-264. doi: 10.1080/00325481.1984.11697971.
Comeau J., Shaw L., Marcell C., Lavery J. Early placenta previa and delivery outcome Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1983;61:577-580.
Angell N., Lavery J. The relationship of blood lead levels to obstetric outcome American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1982;142:40-46. doi: 10.1016/S0002-9378(16)32282-7.
Lavery J. Nonstress fetal heart rate testing Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1982;25:689-705. doi: 10.1097/00003081-198212000-00007.
Lavery J., Miller C., Knight R. The effect of labor on the rheologic response of chorioamniotic membranes Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1982;60:87-92.
Stauffer R., Adams A., Wygal J., Lavery J. Gallbladder disease in pregnancy American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1982;144:661-664. doi: 10.1016/0002-9378(82)90434-3.
Stauffer R., Wygal J., Lavery J. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in pregnancy American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1982;144:104-105. doi: 10.1016/0002-9378(82)90404-5.
Lavery J. Teratology for the Dermatologist International Journal of Dermatology. 1981;20:272-274. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-4362.1981.tb04336.x.
Lavery J., Miller C. Effect of Prostaglandin and Seminal Fluid on Human Chorioamniotic Membranes JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association. 1981;245:2425-2427. doi: 10.1001/jama.1981.03310480041026.
Keeling M.M., Lavery J.P., Clemons A.U., Schaefer R., Blandford P.D., Harris E.A. Red cell exchange in the pregnancy complicated by a major hemoglobinopathy American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1980;138:185-188. doi: 10.1016/0002-9378(80)90033-2.
Lavery J., Kubarych S., Queenan J. Neural tube defect discovered at routine ultrasound evaluation Journal of Clinical Ultrasound. 1980;8:55-57. doi: 10.1002/jcu.1870080113.
Lavery J., Miller C. Membrane thickness at rupture and associated stress tolerance American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1980;136:696. doi: 10.1016/0002-9378(80)91031-5.
Lavery J., Miller C., Johns P. Effect of meconium on the strength of chorioamniotic membranes Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1980;56:711-715.
Lavery J.P., Miller C.E. Deformation and creep in the human chorioamniotic sac American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1979;134:366-375. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9378(16)33077-0.
Miller C., Lavery J. Determination of Elastic Parameters For Human Fetal Membranes Journal of Rheology. 1979;23:57-78. doi: 10.1122/1.549534.
Lavery J., Gillooley J. Schistosomiasis mansoni of ovary New York State Journal of Medicine. 1978;78:286-287.
Lavery J.P., Cook L. Spurious amniotic fluid bilirubin in Rh-immunized twin with intestinal obstruction American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1978;130:233-234. doi: 10.1016/0002-9378(78)90376-9.
Lavery J., Cook L., Queenan J. Erythroblastosis in a twin gestation: a case report. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association. 1977;75:11-15.
Lavery J., Miller C. The viscoelastic nature of chorioamniotic membranes Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1977;50:467-472.
Lavery J. Two unique approaches to cholecystography AMER.J.THER.CLIN.REP.. 1975;1:67-73.
Lavery J., Boey C. Uterine prolapse with pregnancy Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1973;42:681-683.