Dr. W. Allen Hogge is chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia, following which he completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Virginia Hospitals. After spending 5 years in the private practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology, he returned to academic medicine to complete a fellowship in Medical Genetics at the University of California, San Francisco.
He came to Pittsburgh in 1992 to be the director of Genetics at Magee-Womens Hospital and Director of Reproductive Genetics in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences. In 2003 he was named Director of the Center for Medical Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh, and in 2004 was named chair of the Department of Obstetric, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences.
Dr. Hogge’s research interests are in the areas of prenatal diagnosis and treatment of genetic disorders, and the genetic etiologies of recurrent pregnancy loss.