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Dr Philip Shlossman

Philip Shlossman, M.D.


About Philip Shlossman, M.D.

Philip Shlossman, MD is a physician with Delaware Center of Maternal and Fetal Medicine of Christiana Care. He also is the Co-Associate Director of the OB/GYN residency program for the Christiana Care Health System. In addition to his clinical role with the practice, Dr. Shlossman serves on the following local and state committees:

  • Christiana Care Health System Credentials Committee
  • Christiana Care Health System Peer Review Committee
  • Christiana Care Health System Quality and Safety Committee
  • Delaware Perinatal Cooperative
  • Delaware Healthy Mothers & Infants Committee
  • State of Delaware Standards of Care Committee
  • Delaware Maternal Mortality Review Committee
  • Delaware Child Death, Near Death, Stillbirth Commission
  • Delaware Child Death Review Panel
  • Medical Society of Delaware Maternal Child Health Care Committee

Dr. Shlossman graduated from Texas A&M University Medical School in 1984 and completed his OB/GYN residency at Christiana Care Health System in 1988. After completing fellowship training in maternal fetal medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in 1990 he returned to Christiana Care Health System (then called Medical Center of Delaware) to serve as Associate Director of the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine. He has also served as Co-Medical Director of Special Deliveries, Director of Medical Student Education in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Coordinator of Perinatal Research in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Site Principle investigator of for NICHD-MFMUN. Dr. Shlossman is board certified in both specialties of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology.


  • Clinical Assistant Professor Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA

    Director of Perinatal Research Christiana Care Health Services Newark, Delaware

    Active Medical Staff Christiana Care Health System Obstetrics and Gynecology Newark Delaware

  • 1997 - Present Board Certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • 1991 – Present Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • 1972 - 1976 B.S. Florida Institute of Technology (Biology)
  • 1977 - 1980 M.S. Texas A&M University (Marine Fisheries)
  • 1980 – 1984 M.D. Texas A&M University
  • 1984 – 1985 Intern in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Christiana Care Health Services, Newark, Delaware
  • 1985 - 1988 Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Christiana Care Health Services
  • 1988 – 1990 Fellow, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine

  • Residency in Obstetrics And Gynecology, Medical Center of Delaware
  • Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

  • 2007 CREOG National Faculty Award
  • 2007 Physician Ambassador for Nursing Excellence Award, Christiana Care Health Services
  • 2006 Golden Apple Award for Teaching, Christiana Care Health Services
  • 2002 CREOG National Faculty Award
  • 2001 Christian Care Health Services Gold Award
  • 2000 Silver Award, Christiana Care Health Services, In recognition of exceptional service
  • 1997 National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 1996 National Excellence in Teaching Award, Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical Education Foundation
  • 1990 Philip F. Williams Prize Paper Award, Second Place, ACOG District III

  • Maderia L, Hoffman M, Shlossman P. Internal Carotid Artery Dissection as a Cause of Headache in the Second Trimester, Am J Obstet Gynecol, 196 (1):e7-8, 2007.
  • Sciscione A, Ivester T, Largoza M, Manley J, Shlossman P, Mulla W, Colmorgen G. Acute Pulmonary Edema in Pregnancy, Obstet Gynecol, 101(3):511-5, 2003.
  • Sciscione A, Manley J, Shlossman P. “Letter to the Editor” on: Treatment of Early Preterm Spontaneous Rupture of Membranes. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 187(3):818-9, 2002.
  • Sciscione A, Manley J, Pollock M, Maas B, Shlossman P, Mulla P, Lankiewicz M, Colmorgen G. Intracervical Fibrin Sealants: A Potential Treatment for Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 184(3):368-73, 2001.
  • Jenkins T, Berghella V, Shlossman P, McIntyre C, Maas B, Pollack M, Wapner R. Timing of Cerclage Removal after Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 183:847-52, 2000.
  • Sciscione A, McCullough H, Manley J, Shlossman P, McIntyre C, Maas B, Pollack M, Colmorgen G. A Prospective Randomized Comparison of the Foley Catheter versus Intracervical Prostaglandin E2 Gel for Preinduction Cervical Ripening. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 180(1):54-9, 1999.

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