David Colombo, MD, is maternal fetal specialist and an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
He earned his medical degree in 1993 from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He subsequently completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Chicago, followed by a fellowship in maternal fetal medicine at Ohio State. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Colombo began his practice in 1997 at Ohio State.
Dr. Colombo's main area of interest is taking care of women with medical complications during pregnancy. He specializes in caring for women with both congenital and acquired heart disease in pregnancy. He was a co-creator of the nationally recognized Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program in Pregnancy. Since its inception, he has cared for hundreds of women who have underlying heart disease while pregnant. He has published numerous journal articles on this subject with his collaborator Curt Daniels, MD.
Dr. Colombo has also has written book chapters for text books, such as Obstetrics, Normal and Problem Pregnancies edited by Dr. Steven Gabbe. He serves as a reviewer for numerous journals including Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Colombo serves on numerous committees at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center. These include committees that are dedicated to improving the quality and safety of patient care as well as improving the customer service our patients receive. He is also involved in the Admissions Committee for Ohio State’s College of Medicine.
Outside of Ohio State, Dr. Colombo is active as a member of the Ohio State Medical Association, as well as an officer in the Columbus Medical Society. He has testified numerous times in front of the Ohio Senate and House of Representatives for bills relating to medical concerns.