Get to know Maternal Fetal Medicine & Perinatal Specialist Dr. Richard Broth, who serves patients in Maryland.
A maternal fetal medicine & perinatal specialist, Dr. Broth is the Medical Director of TLC Perinatal PA in Silver Spring, Germantown, and Hagerstown, Maryland.
TLC Perinatal PA is a cutting edge perinatology specialty practice, offering patients comprehensive routine and pregnancy ultrasounds, medical care, consultations, and prenatal diagnosis. As its name suggests, the compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff treat their patients with extra “TLC.” Under the leadership of Dr. Broth, the staff strives to deliver the best, most evidence-guided, state-of-the-art perinatal patient care possible.
Services include testing and screening, such as prenatal testing, noninvasive prenatal screening, first-trimester screening, and cervical assessments. Also offered is diagnostic testing for low and high-risk pregnancies, including women of advanced maternal age. Testing includes fetal echocardiograms, CVS, amniocentesis as well as a variety of ultrasound testing, such as transvaginal ultrasound and pulsed wave and color Doppler.
Ensuring a seamless and comfortable path to motherhood and beyond, Dr. Broth’s practice is built on a simple yet powerful tenet that the Canadian physician, Sir William Osler, one of the founding professors at Johns Hopkins Hospital, embraced: “The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.” Throughout his medical career, he has tapped into this guiding principle to strive for excellence, not only for serving his patients, but also in teaching future doctors and in conducting research.
Beginning his medical career as an undergraduate student in Israel at Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh, Dr. Broth completed his undergraduate studies at Yeshiva University in New York City. He then went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.
Furthering his education, he completed two-years of residency training at Mount Sinai Services/Queen Hospital Center in Jamaica, New York, followed by the latter two years at Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences in Newark, New Jersey. He completed his postdoctoral clinical studies in Philadelphia, where he did a fellowship program in maternal-fetal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
The doctor is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology with a subspecialty certification in maternal-fetal medicine by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG). The mission of the ABOG is to define specialty standards, certify obstetricians and gynecologists, and facilitate continuous learning to advance knowledge, practice, and professionalism in women’s health.
A Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG) and a Fellow of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Dr. Broth also served on the Quality Assurance team at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring. He is also affiliated with Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center and UM Prince George’s Hospital Center | UM Capital Regional Health.
Maternal-fetal medicine, also known as perinatology, is a branch of medicine that focuses on managing health concerns of the mother and fetus prior to, during, and shortly after pregnancy. Maternal-fetal medicine specialists are physicians who subspecialize within the field of obstetrics.
In addition to having been involved in research and publications, pilots products as a beta site for renowned companies, Dr. Broth speaks nationally about many topics in maternal-fetal medicine, especially in the area of prenatal diagnostic testing and preterm labor.
Among his various accolades include Patients’ Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2013, 2014), Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014), and On-Time Doctor Award (2014).
Learn More about Dr. Richard Broth:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/385527-Richard-Broth-OB-GYN-Obstetrician-Gynecologist or through TLC Perinatal PA, https://www.tlcperinatal.com/provider/richard-broth-md
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