James W. Van Hook, MD

MFM Co-Director, Cincinnati Fetal Center

Academic Affiliations

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-558-8448

Email james.vanhook@uc.edu

James Van Hook, MD, is a 1981 graduate of Louisiana Tech University with a degree in biology. He completed his doctor in medicine training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He finished his internship and residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He completed a fellowship in critical care OBGYN at Bowman Gray University School of Medicine in Winston Salem North Carolina and completed a fellowship in maternal fetal medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle Washington. After holding faculty positions at the University of Texas Medical Branch and Texas Tech University, where he was regional chair of the OBGYN department at Texas Tech’s Amarillo campus, Dr. Van Hook joined the University of Cincinnati in 2008. Dr. Van Hook is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in obstetrics and gynecology, critical care OBGYN, and maternal fetal medicine. Additionally, Dr. Van Hook is board certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine in addictionology.

Dr. Van Hook is the director of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Van Hook has published on a wide variety of topics in pregnancy. His current areas of interest are hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, women’s health and rehabilitation, physician health, and critical care OBGYN.

BS: Biology, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, 1981.

MD: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, LA, 1982.

Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX, 1986.

Fellowship: Critical Care Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, 1990.

Fellowship: Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1993.

Added Qualification: Addiction Medicine, The American Society of Addiction Medicine, Chevy Chase, MD, 2002.