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"As maternal fetal medicine physician, my goal is to provide women and their unborn babies the most comprehensive, compassionate and up-to-date care, while taking an individual approach and working together as a team in order to achieve best outcome possible."

Anna Palatnik, MD

Assistant Professor

Palatnik, Anna, MD

September 13, 2016  |  Doctors

Dr. Anna Palatnik joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in September, 2016 in our Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine. Dr. Palatnik received her Medical degree from Sackler School of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University, Israel, in 2009. She went on to complete her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee from 2009 to 2013 and then completed her fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at the Northwestern University in Chicago from 2013-2016, prior to joining the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Palatnik’s areas of expertise include high risk obstetrics with an emphasis on pregnancies complicated by maternal chronic medical conditions, as well as fetal growth restriction, multiple gestations, preterm birth and cervical insufficiency. Her other areas of expertise are prenatal diagnosis and ultrasonography.

Dr. Palatnik’s research interests include clinical obstetrics, fetal growth restriction and prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease. She has presented her research in several national and international meetings and has multiple peer-review publications.

Dr. Palatnik is actively involved in the education of residents and medical students and has received “The Northwestern University Best Residents’ Teacher award” in 2016, as well as “Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals Medical Students Teaching Award” in 2012.

Dr. Palatnik sees patients in the Maternal Fetal Care Center clinic at Froedtert Hospital, as well as the perinatology clinics at Community Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph’s Health Center.

Outside of work, she likes to spend time with her family and friends, enjoys traveling, yoga, piano playing and musicals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cervical Insufficiency
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Multiple Gestations
  • Maternal Fetal Care
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Ultrasonography
Anna Palatnik, MD

Board Certification

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Patient Ages Seen

  • Adolescent (13-18 yrs)
  • Adult (18 + )

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Russian

Education / Training

  • Doctor of Medicine – The Sackler School of Medicine at the University of Tel Aviv, Israel (2004-2008)
  • Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology – Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI (2009-2012)
  • Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal-Medicine – Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL (2013-2016)

MCW Start Date

  • 09/01/2016

Publications

Research

Principal InvestigatorTitle of Research Study
Awards / Publications / Presentations
Anna Palatnik, MD and Harrison, Rachel, MD"Peripartum Infectious Morbidity in Women with Preeclampsia"


* Presented at the Society for Reproductive Investigation 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, March 12-16, 2019
Anna Palatnik, MD and Harrison, Rachel, MD"Threshold for Initiation of Medical Treatment for Women with Gestational Diabetes"


* Presented at the Society for Reproductive Investigation 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, March 12-16, 2019
Anna Palatnik, MDInvolvement of Micro-RNA 223 in the Pathogenesis of Preeclampsia through Interference with Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition of the Extravillous Trophoblast
*Grant funded by AMAG Pharmaceuticals
Anna Palatnik, MDThe Role of Mirco-RNA 223 in the Pathogenesis of Preeclampsia
*Grant funded by Women's Health Research Program (WHRP)
Anna Palatnik, MDFederally-funded & Industry-sponsored Clinical Trials
Anna Palatnik, MD"Smoking Cessation Among Pregnant Women"
Anna Palatnik, MDA Comparison of Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes with Two Diagnostic Strategies for Gestational Diabetes


* Presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's 37th Annual Pregnancy Meeting, January 23-28, 2017
Anna Palatnik, MDThe Utilization of Sequential Compression Devices Among Pregnant Women


* Presented at MCW's Research Day, September 12, 2017
Anna Palatnik, MD, Sarah De Cicco, MD, Liyun Zhang, MS, Pippa Simpson, PhD, Judith U. Hibbard, MD, Alison J. Kriegel, PhD The Association Between Fetal Growth Restriction and Advanced Maternal Age


* Presented at SMFM's 39th Annual Pregnancy Meeting, February 11 - 16, 2019

In the News

MFM Fellow, Rachel Harrison, MD, Publishes Paper in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, under the Mentorship of Dr. Anna Palatnik

MFM Fellow, Rachel Harrison, MD, Publishes Paper in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, under the Mentorship of Dr. Anna Palatnik

Rachel Harrison, MD

Rachel Harrison, MD, 3rd year Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellow, under the mentorship of Anna Palatnik, MD, Assistant Professor in Maternal-Fetal… Read More ›

Paper Published in International Journal of Women's Health: Femoral Fracture in Pregnancy: A Case Series and Review of Clinical Management.

Paper Published in International Journal of Women’s Health: Femoral Fracture in Pregnancy: A Case Series and Review of Clinical Management.

Anna Palatnik, MD

Class of 2020 resident, Justin Harold, MD and Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, Anna Palatnik, MD, published a case series of… Read More ›

Anna Palatnik, MD, Publishes Paper in the American Journal of Perinatology on

Anna Palatnik, MD, Publishes Paper in the American Journal of Perinatology on “Outcomes of Elective Induction of Labor vs. Expectant Management among Obese Women at ≥39 Weeks”

Anna Palatnik, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, Anna Palatnik, MD, published her paper on “Outcomes of Elective Induction of Labor versus Expectant Management… Read More ›

New Babyscripts App Available for Froedtert Patients Helps Expectant Mothers

New Babyscripts App Available for Froedtert Patients Helps Expectant Mothers

Expectant moms often have a lot of questions during pregnancy, and many are getting answers instantly thanks to an app offered by Froedtert & the… Read More ›

Dr. Anna Palatnik awarded grant of $75,000 from AMAG Pharmaceuticals to study Preeclampsia

Dr. Anna Palatnik awarded grant of $75,000 from AMAG Pharmaceuticals to study Preeclampsia

Anna Palatnik, MD, Assistant Professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology resident alumni, has been awarded a one year grant of $75,000 from AMAG… Read More ›

Dr. Anna Palatnik along with Dr. Erika Peterson authors of The Association Between Gestational Age at Delivery in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine

Dr. Anna Palatnik along with Dr. Erika Peterson authors of The Association Between Gestational Age at Delivery in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine

Anna Palatnik, MD

Anna Palatnik, MD, Assistant Professor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, is one of the study authors of a paper in the… Read More ›

OB/GYN opens MFM Clinical Trials Aimed at Improving Preeclampsia Care

OB/GYN opens MFM Clinical Trials Aimed at Improving Preeclampsia Care

Anna Palatnik, MD

Dr. Anna Palatnik and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is excited to announce our participation in two new… Read More ›

Rounding with the Dean: Knowledge Changing Life in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Rounding with the Dean: Knowledge Changing Life in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Josepah E. Kerschner, MD

On October 4, 2017, Josepah E. Kerschner, MD, Dean of the School of Medicine at the Medical College… Read More ›

OB/GYN opens first Maternal Fetal Medicine clinical trial at MCW

OB/GYN opens first Maternal Fetal Medicine clinical trial at MCW

PI – Anna Palatnik, MD

Dr. Anna Palatnik and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is excited to announce that we are… Read More ›

Drs. Jenn McIntosh and Anna Palatnik both chosen to give presentations on their Research at the SMFM Annual Conference

Drs. Jenn McIntosh and Anna Palatnik both chosen to give presentations on their Research at the SMFM Annual Conference

The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) annual meeting has become known for its groundbreaking research presentations. This year, there was 1,015 oral and poster presentations… Read More ›

Faculty and Resident Presenting at MCW's Research Day September 12

Faculty and Resident Presenting at MCW’s Research Day September 12

09/11/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

Drs. Anna Palatnik and Paige Persche will be presenting their research posters at this year’s Research Day on September 12.

Research Day is a celebration of… Read More ›

Dr. Palatnik Publishes Paper on

Dr. Palatnik Publishes Paper on “Association Between Type of Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Cesarean Delivery” in the OBGYN Green Journal

08/10/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

Anna Palatnik, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, Anna Palatnik, MD, published her paper on “Association Between Type of Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus… Read More ›

Dr. Anna Palatnik Publishes Paper on

Dr. Anna Palatnik Publishes Paper on “Medical and Obstetric Complications Among Pregnant Women With Liver Cirrhosis” in the OBGYN Green Journal

05/12/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

Anna Palatnik, MDMaternal-Fetal Medicine physician, Anna Palatnik, MD, published her paper on “Medical and Obstetric Complications Among Pregnant Women With Liver… Read More ›

Perinatologist and OBGYN Residency Alum, Anna Palatnik, joins our Medical College of Wisconsin faculty

Perinatologist and OBGYN Residency Alum, Anna Palatnik, joins our Medical College of Wisconsin faculty

Anna Palatnik, MD

Dr. Anna Palatnik, OBGYN Residency class of 2013, has been appointed Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the… Read More ›

Class of 2013

Farewell to the Class of 2013; Welcome Class of 2017

06/19/2013  |  Resident & Alumni News

The residency program has had a wonderful year, culminating with graduating another fine class. We bid farewell to our graduates with a sense of pride,… Read More ›

2012 – 2013 Awards for Residents & Faculty

2012 – 2013 Awards for Residents & Faculty

Dr. John J. and Joan M. Brennan Endowed Award in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stephanie Miller, MD was presented the Dr. John J. and Joan M. Brennan… Read More ›

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