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Robert O. Atlas
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Robert O. Atlas M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Location: UMMC N6E12

Personal History:

Dr. Robert Atlas is Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, where he is committed to keeping Mercy on the leading edge of care for women across their life-span. He also serves as Assistant Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine and Associate Residency Program Director at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he provides both teaching and mentoring to residents and medical students.

A 1987 graduate of Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA., Dr. Atlas completed his internship in OB/GYN at the University of Maryland Medical Systems in 1988 under former Mercy OB/GYN chair Dr. Marcos Pupkin. Board Certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Dr. Atlas has also served as Clinical Professor at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, and as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

Dr. Atlas is involved with several local organizations and community committees. He is an active participant in the Governor's Children's Cabinet, Board of the Family League of Baltimore City, The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Baltimore City Health Department's B’more Healthy Babies Steering Committee - Strategies to Improve Birth Outcomes (SIBO). He is a member of the March of Dimes Board of Directors and an Honorary Board Member of Better BedRest. Additionally, Dr. Atlas serves as a member of the Perintatal Clinical Advisory Committee, the HEAL (Helping Everyone After Loss) Committee, the Baltimore City FIMR (Fetal and Infant Mortality Review) Committee. Dr. Atlas has given frequent talks on Preconception Health, Environmental Factors Influencing Pregnancy and Prematurity Prevention Strategies.

Dr. Atlas has numerous medical awards, abstracts, publications, chapters and presentations to his credit. He is also a reviewer for the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American Journal of Managed Care and Obstetrics and Gynecology. His professional memberships include the American College of OB/GYN, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics.