Roger Newman, M.D. is a novelist, academic Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist and member of the faculty at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Dr. Newman is a tenured Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maas Endowed Chair for Reproductive Sciences. Dr. Newman grew up in Columbia, S.C. and attended Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey. He returned to South Carolina to attend MUSC and stayed in Charleston for his residency training in Ob-Gyn. He followed his residency with a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and the Cardiovascular Research Institute. Dr. Newman then returned to the academic faculty at MUSC where he continues to practice.
Roger Newman, M.D. is a nationally known leader in Ob-Gyn; selected as one of the “Best Doctors in America” by Woodward and White each year for the past two decades. He has been a South Carolina Chair for the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, President of the South Carolina Ob-Gyn Society and an editor for the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Newman was the national president of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and served five years on the Scientific Advisory Board for the NIH-NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Network. He has written more than 120 peer-reviewed scientific publications and 20 book chapters. Dr. Newman is considered an expert on the care of women with twins, triplets or higher order gestations. He has written the multiple gestation chapters in most of the major Ob-Gyn textbooks and co-authored a book entitled Multifetal Pregnancy: A Handbook for the Care of the Pregnant Patient. In 2016, he will co-author along with Dr. Barbara Luke and Tamara Eberlein the 4th edition of the award winning book When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets or Quads.
Roger Newman is married and has three exceptional children. He and his wife Diane live on East Bay Street in Charleston, South Carolina. Besides medicine and writing, his other passion is sports and his other “job” is coaching the women’s varsity basketball team (Raptors) at the Academic Magnet High School.