Virginia Commonwealth University

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Featured Researcher

Research Expertise and Focus

  • Natural childbirth
  • Cesarean section technique
  • Contraception and reproductive health

Professional Highlights


  • Roberts/Talley Award, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Outstanding Teacher Award in Medical Education, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Top Docs 2010 in gynecology/obstetrics, Richmond magazine, 2011 (top vote-getter in category), 2010, 2009


  • Mentor, residence research project

Education and Training

  • M.D., Allegheny University of Health Sciences, Philadelphia
  • B.S., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • Residency, VCU School of Medicine

Selected Publications

Stefansson L, Isaacs C, Ivey S, Carroll A. Hide and seek: surgeons discovered multiple omental tumors during a hysterectomy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Jan;210(1):89.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2013.05.018. Epub 2013 May 9. PubMed PMID:  23665243.

Brickhouse B, Isaacs C, Batten M, Price A. Strategies for Providing Low-Cost Water Immersion Therapy With Limited Resources. Nurs Womens Health. 2015 Dec;19(6):526-32. doi: 10.1111/1751-486X.12247.

Mousa AA, Archer KJ, Cappello R, Estrada-Gutierrez G, Isaacs CR, Strauss JF 3rd, Walsh SW. DNA methylation is altered in maternal blood vessels of women with preeclampsia. Reprod Sci. 2012 Dec;19(12):1332-42. PMCID: PMC4046447