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George A. Macones, MD

Seton Antenatal Testing Unit
1301 W. 38th Street, Suite 315
Austin TX 78705
Phone: 1-512-324-7256


Jefferson Medical College, MD

University of Pennsylvania, MS, Clinical Epidemiology


Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pennsylvania Hospital

Fellowship, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Care Information

Clinical Biography

George Macones, MD, is a fellowship-trained maternal-fetal medicine specialist in UT Health Austin’s Women’s Health Institute. Additionally, Dr. Macones is a professor and serves as the Chair of the Department of Women’s Health for the Dell Medical School.

A Dr. Macones earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and his master’s in clinical epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital and a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Dr. Macones is a nationally recognized expert in obstetrics and has held leadership positions in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as well as the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He has over 400 publications, and his research has been funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the March of Dimes. He actively serves on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is the Deputy Editor for obstetrics for the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is an elected member of both the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the National Academy of Medicine.


  • Labor and delivery management
  • Maternal comorbidities

Board Certification

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Awards & Honors

  • Best Presentation of Concurrent Session VI, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Elected Member, American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • Honorary Fellowship, The Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Norman F. Gant Award, 2011
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