Sarah Catherine Ellestad

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Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

prenatal diagnosis, preterm labor, depression

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact Information:

  • Office Location: Pavilion East at Lakeview, 2608 Erwin Road, Suite 200, Durham, NC 27705
  • Office Phone: (919) 681-5220
  • Email Address:


  • Tufts University, 2003
  • Tufts University, 2003
  • Tufts University, 2003
  • M.D. SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1999

Representative Publications:

    • Cragun, JM; Ellestad, SC; Panni, MK, Amniotic fluid embolism presenting after uterine manipulation under general anesthesia: a case with a positive outcome., Resuscitation, vol 77 no. 1 (2008), pp. 145-146 [10.1016/j.resuscitation.2007.11.011] [abs].
    • Ellestad, SC; Swamy, GK; Sinclair, T; James, AH; Heine, RP; Murtha, AP, Preterm premature rupture of membrane management--inpatient versus outpatient: a retrospective review., American Journal of Perinatology, vol 25 no. 1 (2008), pp. 69-73 [10.1055/s-2007-1004830] [abs].
    • Ellestad, SC; Zimmerman, SA; Thornburg, C; Mitchell, TE; Swamy, GK; James, AH, Severe factor V deficiency presenting with intracranial haemorrhage during gestation., Haemophilia, vol 13 no. 4 (2007), pp. 432-434 [10.1111/j.1365-2516.2007.01469.x] [abs].
    • Ellestad, SC; Wells, SR; Kuller, JA, First trimester screening., Gynecologic and obstetric investigation, vol 60 no. 1 (2005), pp. 58-62 [10.1159/000083485] [abs].
    • Ellestad, SC; Shelton, S; James, AH, Prenatal diagnosis of a trauma-related fetal epidural hematoma., Obstetrics & Gynecology (Elsevier), vol 104 no. 6 (2004), pp. 1298-1300 [10.1097/01.AOG.0000141568.66660.0f] [abs].