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Radek Bukowski, M.D., Ph.D.

UT Health Austin Care Team Member

University of Poznan, Poland

Ph.D., Reproductive Sciences
Freie Universitaet Berlin


Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland

Fellowship, Maternal Fetal Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston


Radek Bukowski, M.D., Ph.D., came to Dell Medical School from Yale University, where he was professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences and director of the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine and chief of maternal fetal medicine at the Yale-New Haven Hospital. He completed medical school and an obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of Poznan in Poland and received a doctorate from the Freie Universitaet Berlin. He then completed a second residency at the Eastern Virginia Medical School and a fellowship in maternal fetal medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Prior to that, he was a faculty member for 16 years in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch, where he achieved the rank of tenured professor of obstetrics and gynecology.

Bukowski’s research focuses on preterm birth, stillbirth, developmental programming and long-term health consequences of adverse outcomes of pregnancy. His publications have appeared in numerous journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), PLoS Medicine and the British Medical Journal. Bukowski’s work has been supported by six grants from the National Institutes of Health. He is an internationally recognized expert in maternal fetal medicine and has received numerous awards including the prestigious March of Dimes award for Best Research in Prematurity.

Professional Affiliations
  • Royal Society of Medicine, London, U.K.
  • Society for Reproductive Investigations
  • International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
Awards & Honors
  • Research Excellence Award
    American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2017
  • Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow
    Cambridge University, 2011-present
  • President's Award
    Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 2003
  • Research Excellence Award
    Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, 2001