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Conrad Stern-Ascher, MD

Conrad Stern-Ascher, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology


Kingston Campus
1561 Ulster Avenue
Lake Katrine, NY 12449-5410


Awards & Recognition

Richard U. Levine Generalist Award, NYP-Columbia, 2021
The Ryan Program Resident Award For Excellence in Family Planning, NYP-Columbia, 2021


Undergraduate & Graduate

Brown University: 2009

Medical Education

Duke University School of Medicine: 2017


New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center: 2021


Vink J, Yu V, Dahal S, Lohner J, Stern-Ascher C, Mourad M, Davis G, Xue Z, Wang S, Myers K, Kitajewski J, Chen X, Wapner RJ, Ananth CV, Sheetz M, Gallos G. Extracellular Matrix Rigidity Modulates Human Cervical Smooth Muscle Contractility-New Insights into Premature Cervical Failure and Spontaneous Preterm Birth. Reprod Sci. 2021 Jan;28(1):237-251. doi: 10.1007/s43032-020-00268-6. Epub 2020 Jul 22. PMID: 32700284.


Duffy CR, Huang Y, Andrikopoulou M, Stern-Ascher C, Wright JD, D'Alton ME, Friedman AM. Vancomycin during delivery hospitalizations for women with group B streptococcus. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2020 Mar 11:1-9. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2020.1733520. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32160789; PMCID: PMC7757725.


Stern-Ascher C, Huang Y, Duffy CR, Andrikopoulou M, Wright JD, Goffman D, D'Alton ME, Friedman AM. Antibiotics for 3rd and 4th Degree Vaginal Lacerations, Uterine Tamponade, and Manual Placental Extraction. Am J Perinatol. 2020 Jan;37(1):92-103. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-3400306. Epub 2019 Nov 22. PMID: 31756761.


Duffy CR, Huang Y, Andrikopoulou M, Stern-Ascher C, Wright JD, Goffman D, D'Alton ME, Friedman AM. Clindamycin, Gentamicin, and Risk of Clostridium difficile Infection and Acute Kidney Injury During Delivery Hospitalizations. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Jan;135(1):59-67. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003568. PMID: 31809424; PMCID: PMC6923533.


Andrikopoulou M, Huang Y, Duffy CR, Stern-Ascher C, Wright JD, Goffman D, DʼAlton ME, Friedman AM. Antibiotic Use Without Indication During Delivery Hospitalizations in the United States. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Oct;134(4):718-725. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003485. PMID: 31503161; PMCID: PMC6768706.


Stern-Ascher C, North VS, Garg A, Ananth CV, Wapner RJ, Bearelly S. Subfoveal Choroidal Thickness and Associated Changes of Angiogenic Factors in Women with Severe Preeclampsia. Am J Perinatol. 2021 Apr;38(5):482-489. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1698832. Epub 2019 Nov 4. PMID: 31683325.