Joshua A Copel MD

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and of Pediatrics; Vice Chair, Obstetrics

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchPediatrics: Fetal Cardiovascular Center; Adult Congenital Heart Program | Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Prenatal Diagnostic Service, High-Risk Pregnancy Program, Maternal Special Care Unit, CliniciansPrenatal Laboratory

Research Interests

Prenatal diagnosis; Fetal therapy; Chorionic villus sampling; Cordocentesis more...


  • M.D., Tufts University, 1979

Selected Publications

  • Friedman DM, Kim MY, Copel JA, Llanos C, Davis C, Buyon JP. Prospective evaluation of fetuses with autoimmune-associated congenital heart block followed in the PR Interval and Dexamethasone Evaluation (PRIDE) Study. Am J Cardiol 2009;103:1102-6
  • AK Nath, M Krauthammer, P Li, E Davidov, LC Butler, J Copel, M Katajamaa, M Oresic, I Buhimschi, C Buhimschi, M Snyder, and JA Madri. Proteomic-based detection of a protein cluster dysregulated during cardiovascular development identifies biomarkers of congenital heart defects. PLoS ONE 1 Jan 2009 4(1): p. e4221
  • Bahtiyar MO, Funai EF, Rosenberg V, Norwitz E, Lipkind H, Buhimschi C, Copel JA. Stillbirth at term in women of advanced maternal age in the United States: when could the antenatal testing be initiated? Am J Perinatol 2008;25(5):301-4



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