Interview with Dr. John Kingdom

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Rosamond E Lougheed

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Dr. John Kingdom is a Staff Obstetrician in the Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) Division at Mount Sinai Hospital, and is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical Imaging and Pathology at the University of Toronto. He is a clinician-scientist, conducting research on placental development and pathology at Mount Sinai’s Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute. In 1999, Dr. Kingdom established the Placenta Clinic with his colleague and long-time friend, Dr. Rory Windrim– the first facility in the world to unite scientists, clinicians, and pathologists dedicated to the process of screening, diagnosis and treatment of the full range placental diseases in a single clinic.
Dr. Kingdom attended medical school at Trinity College Dublin, and completed residency training at the University of Glasgow in both Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. During his residency training, he completed a two-year Masters in placental vascular biology, prior to undertaking fellowship training in MFM at University College Hospital (UCH) in London.