MILWAUKEE (1/5/2012) - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin has named Randall Kuhlmann, MD, PhD, FACOG, program director of the Fetal Concerns Center of Wisconsin. The center is a joint program of Children's Hospital, Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Kuhlmann is a professor and chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the Medical College. He is the director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Children's Hospital. He leads the Fetal Concerns Center with three co-directors: pediatric surgeon Casey Calkins, MD; pediatric cardiologist Michele Frommelt, MD; and neonatologist Steven Leuthner, MD, MA.
The center's physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers and other specialists coordinate care when a pregnancy is complicated by a birth defect. The program offers diagnosis, education, counseling and treatment options, including fetal intervention individualized to each family's unique needs.
Kuhlmann earned his medical and doctorate degrees at the Medical College in Milwaukee. He completed a residency in OB/GYN at East Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk, Va. He also completed a fellowship in OB/GYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine at East Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is board certified in Maternal and Fetal Medicine and OB/GYN.
He resides in Brookfield with his wife, Carol.
Learn more about the Fetal Concerns Center at chw.org/fetalconcerns.
About Children's Hospital
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, founded in 1894, is recognized as one of the leading pediatric health care centers in the United States. It has been named one of America's Best Children's Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report. Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons. The hospital has been redesignated a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a national honor that recognizes nursing excellence. Private, independent and not-for-profit, the hospital serves children and families from Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, northern Illinois and beyond. Children's Hospital is the flagship member of Children's Hospital and Health System. In 2010, the health system invested more than $105 million into the community to improve the health status of children. For more information, visit the website at chw.org.
About Froedtert Hospital
Froedtert Hospital is a 500-bed academic medical center staffed by faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin. It serves as an eastern Wisconsin referral center for advanced medical practice care in 37 specialties and subspecialties. It is a major training and research facility with more than 1,000 medical, nursing and health technical students in training and over 2,000 active clinical trials each year. Froedtert, a member of Froedtert Health, operates the region's only adult Level I Trauma Center. For more information, visit froedtert.com.
About the Medical College
The Medical College is the state's only private medical school and health sciences graduate school. Founded in 1893, it is dedicated to leadership and excellence in education, patient care, research and service. Approximately 1,200 students are enrolled in the Medical College's medical school and graduate school programs. A major national research center, it is the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and second largest in Wisconsin. In FY 2009 -10, faculty received approximately $161 million in external support for research, teaching, training and related purposes, of which $148 million is for research. This total includes highly competitive research and training awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Annually, College faculty direct or collaborate on more than 2,000 research studies, including clinical trials. Additionally, more than 1,250 physicians provide care in virtually every specialty of medicine for more than 400,000 patients annually.