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Dr. Rory Windrim

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Toronto, Ontario
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Dr. Rory Windrim 

Dr. Windrim is a staff perinatologist at Mount Sinai Hospital and Head of Academic Affairs in the MSH Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Head of Continuing Education in the University of Toronto Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Dr. Windrim completed medical school training in Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland before moving to Canada. After working as a rural physician in Newfoundland he completed Obstetrics and Gynaecology residency training in Memorial University Newfoundland. He completed a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology while on staff in Memorial University as an Obstetrician Gynaecologist. Having completed a Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Toronto he became a staff perinatologist at Mount Sinai Hospital and is a professor of Obstetrics at the University of Toronto.

His research program encompasses fetal medicine, obstetric anaesthesia, placental pathology and preterm birth. The Mount Sinai Fetal Medicine Unit is the largest in Canada and one of the busiest in the world.They provide consultation services for pregnancies complicated by fetal anomalies and a broad range of fetal procedures including intra-uterine transfusion, chest and abdomen shunting, cord ligation and placental anastomoses laser ablation. As a co-founder of MSH’s Placenta Clinic, he provides care and leads research into complications of normal placental development, including intrauterine growth restriction, pre-eclampsia and placenta percreta, among other conditions.

Dr. Windrim has been an active participant in large multi-centred randomized trials, including trials in the areas of thrombocytopaenia in pregnancy, term breech birth, amnioinfusion, nitroglycerine tocolysis, early external cephalic version, progesterone in preterm birth and antioxidant prophylaxis.

Dr. Windrim has consulted nationally and internationally. He has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals




At a Glance

  • Perinatologist and professor of Obstetrics, University of Toronto
  • Expert in fetal medicine and fetal interventions, obstetric anaesthesia, placental pathology and preterm birth 


Major Research Activities

Dr. Windrim ‘s focus is fetal medicine and interventions, obstetric anaesthesia, placental pathology and preterm birth.



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