Christian M Pettker, MD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Chief of Obstetrics, Yale School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital; Medical Director, Labor & Birth Unit and Maternal Special Care Unit, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Clinical Interests

  • Amniocentesis
  • Cesarean Section
  • Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage
  • Labor, Obstetric
  • Obstetric Labor Complications
  • Obesity
  • Obstetrics
  • Pre-Eclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular
  • Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic
  • Pregnancy Complications, Infectious
  • Pregnancy in Diabetics
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Pregnancy, Multiple
  • Pregnancy, Prolonged
  • Ultrasonography
  • Diabetes, Gestational
  • Preconception Care
  • HELLP Syndrome

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Maternal-Fetal Medicine: High-Risk Pregnancy Program; Maternal Special Care Unit; Prenatal Diagnostic Program

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology AB of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2008)

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine AB of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2010)

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Contact Info

Christian M Pettker, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Maternal-Fetal Medicine at St. Raphael's CampusYale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
1450 Chapel Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale Maternal-Fetal Medicine Center1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale Maternal - Fetal Medicine Center at Westport 125A Kings Highway North
Westport, CT 06880
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Yale Maternal - Fetal Medicine Center at Belden Avenue, Norwalk747 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
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Yale Maternal - Fetal Medicine at Waterbury HospitalWaterbury Hospital
64 Robbins Street

Waterbury, CT 06708
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Yale Maternal-Fetal Medicine CenterLawrence & Memorial Hospital
365 Montauk Avenue

New London, CT 06320
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208063
New Haven, CT 06520-8063

Curriculum Vitae

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Reduced OB Adverse Outcomes Index at YNHH

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Improved safety climate and culture with a comprehensive OB patient safety program

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Reduced liability claims related to a comprehensive OB patient safety program