Ronan Sugrue, MBBChB, MPH

Ronan Sugrue, MBBChB, MPH
Maternal-Fetal Medicine


Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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Why did you choose Duke for your fellowship training?

Duke MFM has such a broad range of complex obstetrics, both maternal and fetal and the research support and mentorship is deeply embedded.

What excites you about the fellowship program at Duke Obstetrics and Gynecology?

Definitely my faculty and co-fellows - their enthusiasm, expertise and collegiality are second to none. Working where everyone is from somewhere else fosters a family environment.

What are your career goals?

To become the best clinician I can for my patients.


Education & Training

University College, Dublin, Ireland

Medical School
University College, Dublin, Ireland

Harvard-Mass General Brigham - OBGYN

Royal College of Physicians in Ireland - Internal Medicine


Awards & Honors

Harvard Medical School OBGYN Resident Teaching Awards, 2017-19

International Society for the Study of Trophoblastic Disease, Travel Scholarship, 2019

Massachusetts General Hospital Primary Clinical Experience Teaching Award, 2017-2018

Brigham & Women's Primary Clinical Experience Teaching Award, 2017-2018

Massachusetts Medical Society Resident Ambassador, 2017-18

Fulbright International Student Scholarship, 2013-14

Astra Zeneca Postgraduate Student Scholarship, 2013-14

McKinsey & Company Postgraduate Student Scholarship, 2013-14

Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland Resident Teaching Award, 2010-11


Publications & Presentations

The MEMORY Study: Multicenter study of Minimally invasive surgery versus Open Radical Hysterectomy in the management of early-stage cervical cancer: survival outcomes

QC Zhou; B Brandt... R Sugrue, Nadeem R Abu-Rustum. Gynecologic Oncology, In-Press

Novel antithrombotic agents in pregnancy. AH James; R Sugrue; J Federspiel. Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology, In-Press

Impact of daily oral anti-hypertensives on neonatal outcomes in superimposed severe pre-eclampsia before 34 weeksR Sugrue, LA Gatta, JL Dillon, K Fuller, SK Dotters-Katz, MS Varvoutis American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 226 (1), S473

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation does not confer excess risk in PregnancyR Sugrue, MS Varvoutis, L Wein, K Darwin, AJ Vaught, ML Meng. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 226 (1), S78-S79

Latency to delivery among patients with superimposed severe pre-eclampsia: the impact of oral anti-hypertensive medication LA Gatta, R Sugrue, JL Dillon, K Fuller, SK Dotters-Katz, MS Varvoutis. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 226 (1), S219

Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumor as the Presenting Feature of McCune-Albright SyndromeBE Marks, R Sugrue, W Bourgeois, AL Frazier, SD Voss, MR Laufer. Journal of the Endocrine Society 5 (9), bvab098

Length of the 3rd stage of labor and quantitative blood lossR Sugrue, AG Lewis, B Travis, TF McElrath, J Greenberg. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 224 (2), S515

Outcomes of minimally invasive versus open abdominal hysterectomy in patients with gestational trophoblastic diseaseR Sugrue, O Foley, KM Elias, WB Growdon, RMC Sisodia, RS Berkowitz. Gynecologic Oncology 160 (2), 445-449

Hospital at home pilot for gynecologic oncology patientsO Foley, R Sugrue, K Safavi, MG del Carmen. Gynecologic Oncology 159, 285-286

Questionable conclusions about uterine balloon tamponadeJA Greenberg, R Sugrue. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Multivariable analysis of association of beta-blocker use and survival in advanced ovarian cancerR Gonzalez, AA Gockley, A Melamed, R Sugrue, RM Clark. Gynecologic Oncology

Improvement of radiological disease on CT after neoadjuvant chemotherapy may not correlate with chemotherapy response score (CRS) in advanced tubo-ovarian high-grade serous …R Sugrue, K James, WB Growdon, RM Clark, MG del Carmen, A Melamed, ..Gynecologic Oncology 154, 110-111

Evaluation of a quality improvement intervention that eliminated routine use of opioids after cesarean deliveryE Holland, BT Bateman, N Cole, A Taggart, LA Robinson, R Sugrue, X Xu, ..Obstetrics & Gynecology 133 (1), 91-97

Pregestational diabetes in pregnancy R Sugrue, C Zera Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics 45 (2), 315-331

Pregnancies complicated by hypertensive disease demonstrate a high resistance vasculature in the postpartum period-results of the prospective HANDLE study C Monteith, CR Breathnach, L McSweeney, R Sugrue, A James, P Dicker, ..American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 218 (1), S74

Pericardial Effusion Associated with Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Oesophageal Cancer at a Tertiary Referral Centre-An 8-year ExperienceR Sugrue, C Fitzgerald, P Molony, D O'Hare, O McCormack, N Ravi, ..Irish Journal of Medical Science 181, S330-S331

Trans-Catheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Adverse Outcomes of 120 Cases in Two CentresR Sugrue, S Teehan, RT Murphy, G Lynch, J McCarthy, M Tolan, M Quinn, ..Irish Journal of Medical Science 181, S321-S321

Cost Benefit Analysis of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Compared to Conventional Medical Treatment Including Valvuloplasties in Patients with Severe Aortic …

S Neoh, C Mahon, C Kiat, B Galvin, R Sugrue, C O'Neill, J Crowley, ..Irish Journal of Medical Science 181, S319-S319

Current Use of Oral Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation PatientsRB Morgan, C Mahon, R Sugrue, M Lynch, L Blennerhassett, E Curtin, ..Irish Journal of Medical Science 181, S332-S333

Pericardial Effusion Associated with Neoadjuvant Radiotherapy for Oesophageal Cancer at a Tertiary Referral CentreR Sugrue, C Fitzgerald, D O'Hare, P Molony, O McCormack, N Ravi, ..Irish Journal of Medical Science 181, S153-S153

Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy B Ramasubbu, R Sugrue, RT Murphy. Irish Journal of Medical Science 181, S107-S107

Sitaxentan-induced hepatic failure in two patients with pulmonary arterial hypertensionA Lavelle, R Sugrue, G Lawler, N Mulligan, B Kelleher, DM Murphy, ..European Respiratory Journal 34 (3), 770-771

Eyes on the futureAJ Jackson, C O’Brien, B Gallagher, E Dardis, R Sugrue, M Codd. Ireland: VISPA

Is endoscopic ultrasound with fine needle aspiration now essential for the management of pancreaticobiliary malignancy?GC Bennett, SO Riordan, R Sugrue, R Bambury, S Sengupta, E Clarke, ..Gut 57, A29-A29

Endoscopic ultrasound fine needle aspiration: a valuable tool for evaluation of mediastinal pathology GC Bennett, R Bambury, S O'Riordan, R Sugrue, S Sengupta, E Clarke, ..Gut 57, A54-A54

Retained Placenta: The Forgotten Complication of Delivery?: A Retrospective Cohort Study of cases requiring manual removal of placenta at a tertiary maternity centreR Sugrue, M Higgins, M Foley. Irish Journal of Medical Science 177, S270-270

Oxygen Prescription - Knowledge & SafetyR Sugrue, N Ashraf, A Aziz, E Mulloy. Irish Journal of Medical Science 176, S423-423