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Laura Newcomb, MD

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Why did you chose Duke for residency training?
I chose Duke for residency because of the diverse and fun residents, the unique patient populations, and the excellent surgical and forceps exposure. I couldn't be happier with my choice!

What are your career interests?
I am interested in GYN surgery, and will be pursuing a fellowship in MIGS. 

What are your hobbies?
Yoga, golf, and spending time in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill at restaurants, concerts, wine bars, etc!

Education & Training

University of Michigan

Medical School
University of Michigan


Publications and Presentations

  • Newcomb, L. VBAC vs. TOLAC 101: Chalk Talk (video). Presented at the ACOG Film Festival in Washington, DC. May 2016.
  • Newcomb, L. Case Report: Pregnancy complicated by Fetus-in-fetu vs. Fetiform teratoma. Poster Presentation at the South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in Charleston, SC February 2016.
  • Bradley, M. Newcomb, L. Anatomic Outcomes after Vaginal Uterosacral Ligament Suspension with Absorbable and Permanent Suture. (Under review)
  • Cheney DS, Newcomb L, Ashton-Miller JA, DeLancey JO, Chen L. Relationship between Intra-abdominal Pressure and Vaginal Wall Movements during Valsalva in Women with and without Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Technique Development and Early Observations. IUJ.