Nicholas Fogelson, MD - Assistant Professor

Melissa Kottke

Gynecologic Specialties

Associate Chief of Service for Gynecology, Grady Hospital

Education & Training   

Medical Education: Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, MD, 2001 

Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2005

Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Pelvic Surgery, 2012

Certifications: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2006

Society & Professional Memberships  

•  American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
•  Reuters Insight Community of Experts
•  American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

Awards and Honors

•  Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) Excellence in Teaching in Award, 2012-2013
•  Alpha Omega Alpha, 2005
•  Medical University of South Carolina Faculty Excellence Award Finalist, 2005
•  Medical University of South Carolina Award for Excellence in CREOG Scores, 2005
•  Medical University of South Carolina Southeastern Fertility Stock Award for Excellence in Reproductive Endocrinology, 2005

I See Patients At

Emory Clinic, Emory University Campus
Bldg A, 4th Floor
1365 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404−778−3401
Directions and Map 


Emory University School of Medicine 
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics 
1639 Pierce Drive
Atlanta, GA  30322 


•  Laparoscopic and robotic surgery
•  Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery
•  Endometriosis, pelvic pain
•  Adnexal masses


•  Endometriosis
•  Robotic surgery
•  Medical informatics/social media

Peer Reviewed Publications

Fogelson NS, Rubin ZA, Ault KA. Beyond Likes and Tweets: An In-depth Look at the Physician Social Media Landscape.Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Sep;56(3):495-508. PMID: 23835911

Fogelson NS, Browne PC, Browne S, Gregg AR. Second Trimester Amniotic Fluid is Reliably Fern Positive and α1-Microglobulin Positive: Dispelling a Labor Deck Myth. Am J Perinatol. 2013 Jul 19. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23873116

Fogelson N, Fischbein S. In response to: Obstetric Ethics: An Essential Dimention in Planned Home Birth. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2011 Aug; 188(2 Pt 1):357.

Lazenby G, Fogelson N, Aeby T. Impact of paracervical block on post-abortion pain in patients undergoing abortion under general anesthesia. Contraception 2009 Dec; 80(6):578-92.

Davy P, Nagata M, Bullard P, Fogelson NS, Allsopp R. Fetal growth restriction is associated with accelerated telomere shortening and increased expression of cell senescence markers in the placenta. Placenta 2009 Jun;30(6):539-42.

Lazenby G, Huang C, Rahall A, Fogelson N. Pregnancy termination via laparotomy in a woman with bicornuate uterus. Contraception 2007 Mar; 75(3): 241-3.

Fogelson N, Menard MK, Hulsey T, Ebeling M. The neonatal impact of elective repeat cesarean section: a comment on primary elective cesarean delivery. Amer Jour OB/GYN 2005 192;1433-6.

Gagnon E, Fogelson N, Seyfer A. Use of latissimus dorsi muscle to restore elbow flexion in arthrogryposis. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2000 Dec; 106(7): 1582-5.

Oral Presentations/Educational Activities

The evidence for postnatal placental tranfusion and delayed umbilical cord clamping. South Carolina Perinatal Association Annual Meeting, Concorde, NC. August, 2011.

Social Media in Medicine: Creating and Protecting Your Online Brand. Challenging Issues in Perinatal Medicine Conference, Kirkland, WA. May, 2011.

The evidence for postnatal placental tranfusion and delayed umbilical cord clamping. University of South Carolina OB/GYN / Pediatrics Joint Grand Rounds. January, 2011.

Changing Obstetrics One Post at a Time. REACHE Conference, Edmonds, WA. April, 2010.

Cognition in Medicine. Medical University of South Carolina OB/GYN Grand Rounds. November, 2008.

Poster Presentations

Fogelson N, Wade R, Patton G, Schnorr J. Selective follicular reduction reduces risk of high order multiple pregnancies in ovulation induction cycles. American Society of Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting 2004 – Philadelphia PA. Poster Presentation. October, 2004.

Fogelson N, Menard MK, Hulsey T, Ebeling M. The neonatal impact of elective cesarean section. Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting 2004. New Orleans, LA. Poster presentation. February, 2004.