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Robert Long, MD, FACOG

Medical School

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, MI


University of Wisconsin

Dr. Long received his bachelor and medical degrees from the University of
Michigan and completed his Ob/Gyn residency at the University of Wisconsin.
He was in private practice for 15 years prior to becoming an academic
obstetrician gynecologist. He joined the Sparrow Hospital/Michigan State
University Obstetrics and Gynecology Core Faculty in 2015. Clinically, Dr.
Long functions as a Laborist and is focused on the delivery of
evidenced-based obstetric care. His scholarly activity includes both basic
science placental research and quality improvement projects such as
enhanced recovery after C-section.
In May 2020, he became Co-Program Director along with Dr. Anita Avery.
Their mission is a residency that values quality learning experiences, a
supportive work environment, and meaningful feedback. Every Thanksgiving
he gives thanks for family, travel, and racing cars. Robert.Long@sparrow.org

Recent Publications and Presentations

Visalakshi Visalakshi, MD; Yong Pu, PhD; Jeremy Gingrich, PhD; Jiongjie Jing, PhD; Robert Long, MD; Isoken N Olomu, MD.  Expression of ATP binding cassette transporters is altered during syncytialization in preeclampsiaPregnancy Hypertens. 2022 Mar;27:181-188. doi: 10.1016/j.preghy.2022.01.006. Epub 2022 Jan 31. PMID: 35124425.

Jenna Molander DO and Robert Long MD. Improving Resident Feedback with Rotation Evaluations Utilizing myTIPreport:  Poster Presentation, APGO/CREOG, 2021

Almudena Veiga-Lopez, Visalakshi Sethuraman, Nastassia Navasiolava, Barbara Makela, Isoken Olomu, Robert Long, Koen van de Wetering, Ludovic Martin, Tamas Aranyi and Flora Szeri. Plasma Inorganic Pyrophosphate Deficiency Links Multiparity to Cardiovascular Disease Risk. Front. Cell Dev. Biol., 09 December 2020 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fcell.2020.573727

Olomu, I.N., Pena-Cortes, L.C., Long, R.A. et al. Elimination Of “Kitome” and “Splashome” Contamination Results in Lack of Detection of a Unique Placental Microbiome. BMC Microbiol 20, 157 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12866-020-01839-y