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Thomas L. Pinckert, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.M.G.

Thomas L. Pinckert, M.D., physician at the Greater Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine practice specializing in care of high-risk pregnancy using ultrasound, 3-D ultrasound, amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, first trimester screening, instant risk, cerclage, multiples and genetic counseling.Dr. Thomas Pinckert graduated from Arizona State University summa cum laude and earned his medical degree from the University Oregon Health sciences Center. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the David Grant Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base in California. He has completed fellowships in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Medical Genetics at the University of California, San Francisco, gaining expertise in high-risk pregnancies, fetal surgery and genetic conditions.

Dr. Pinckert is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Medical Genetics. He is one of the few physicians in the United States who have achieved this level of specialization and triple board certification. In addition, he is a member of the prestigious International Fetal-Medicine and Surgery Society, the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine.

Before founding Greater Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Genetics, Dr. Pinckert was Director of Clinical Genetics and co-director of the Fetal Therapy Program at Georgetown University Hospital. Following his time at Georgetown University, he served as Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Adventist HealthCare in Rockville. Currently he is Director of the Prenatal Diagnostic Center at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md. and is a Clinical Professor in Ob/Gyn at George Washington University, School of Medicine.

Pamela Lewis Matia, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Pamela Lewis Matia, M.D., physician at the Greater Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine practice specializing in care of high-risk pregnancy using ultrasound, amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, first trimester screening, instant risk, cerclage, multiples and genetic counseling.Dr. Pamela Matia earned her undergraduate degree in biology form Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio. She later graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine where she did her residency in OB/GYN at Metro Health Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Matia completed her fellowship training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Hutzel Hospital, gaining expertise in fetal intervention. She is board certified in both Ob/Gyn and Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Prior to joining Greater Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Genetics, Dr. Matia was a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an assistant professor at the John Hopkins School of Medicine. She is the Co-Chairperson of the Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Board of Montgomery County, Maryland and is also of member of its Community Action Team. Dr. Matia is married and has 2 children.

Michael W. Gallagher, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Michael W. Gallagher, M.D., physician at the Greater Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine practice specializing in care of high-risk pregnancy using ultrasound, 3-D ultrasound, amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, first trimester screening, instant risk, cerclage, multiples and genetic counseling.Dr. Gallagher received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University and earned a Master of Divinity degree from Weston School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Later he attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his residency in OB/GYN at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and then his fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Gallagher was Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at National Naval Medical Center, then practiced Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and was Director of Obstetrics at Cambridge Hospital in Boston.

In 2003 he returned to this area to join Greater Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Genetics. Dr. Gallagher’s academic appointments include Clinical Associate Professor at George Washington University School of Medicine and faculty for the Ob/Gyn Residency program at Holy Cross Hospital. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor in the Ob/Gyn Department at Georgetown University School of Medicine and a faculty member in the Clinical Bioethics Department at Georgetown University. Professional memberships include Society of Maternal- Fetal Medicine and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

Gena Taylor Manley, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Gena T. Manley, M.D., F.A.C.O. G, physician at the Greater Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine practice specializing in care of high-risk pregnancy using ultrasound, amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, first trimester screening, instant risk, cerclage, multiples and genetic counseling.After graduating from Duke University earning degrees in biology and psychology, Dr. Gena Manley earned her medical degree from the University of South Alabama. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC.

Dr. Manley practiced general OB/GYN in the Atlanta, GA area leaving to pursue her interest in high-risk obstetrics. She completed fellowships in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at University of Maryland Medical Center and then in Prenatal Diagnosis and Obstetrical Ultrasound at Yale University Hospital in New Haven, CT.

Dr. Manley returned to the Washington DC/Baltimore area where she practiced maternal-fetal medicine at INOVA Fairfax Hospital and Sinai Hospital in Baltimore before joining Greater Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Dr. Manley is married and the mother of four children - identical twin boys and boy/girl twins.

Dana Figueroa Marzilli M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dana Figueroa Marzilli, M.D., physician at the Greater Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine practice specializing in care of high-risk pregnancy using ultrasound, 3-D ultrasound, amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, first trimester screening, instant risk, cerclage, multiples and genetic counseling.Dr. Figueroa Marzilli completed her fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Previously, she practiced Ob/Gyn for three years as a National Health Service Corps fellow at Washington Hospital Center and she is fluent in Spanish. She is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and Yale University and completed her residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Our Genetic Counselors Jill Fonda, Certified Genetic Counselor

Jill Fonda, a genetic counselor at the Greater Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine practice specializing in care of high-risk pregnancy using ultrasound, 3-D ultrasound, amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, first trimester screening, instant risk, cerclage, multiples and genetic counseling.



Jill is a graduate of Penn State University. She received her Master's degree in Human Genetics from Sarah Lawrence College and is a Certified Genetic Counselor.

Before joining Greater Washington MFM and Genetics, she was coordinator for The Center for Prenatal Evaluation at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Prior to that she was a pediatric genetic counselor and coordinated the Tay-Sachs carrier testing program at Children's Hospital.

Selvi Sriranganathan, Certified Genetic Counselor

Selvi Sriranganathan, a genetic counselor at the Greater Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine practice specializing in care of high-risk pregnancy using ultrasound, 3-D ultrasound, amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, first trimester screening, instant risk, cerclage, multiples and genetic counseling.Selvi graduated from The College of William and Mary and earned her Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from Virginia Commonwealth University. She received her certification from the American Board of Genetic Counseling in 2007. Previously she practiced as a Prenatal Genetic Counselor in Charlottesville for several years. She moved to the Washington D.C. area where she completed a fellowship at the ASHG/NHGRI before joining Greater Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Genetics.


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