Leilah Zahedi-Spung, MD
Assistant Professor, OB-GYN-Maternal Fetal Medicine

Medical School:
  • MD, Emory University School of Medicine
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Georgia
  • Emory University School of Medicine Program, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Department: OB-GYN-Maternal Fetal Medicine


  • Nelson-Rigg R, Bowers HE, Zahedi-Spung LD. Maternal morbidity and fetal outcomes among pregnant women at 22 weeks' gestation or less with complications in 2 Texas hospitals after legislation on abortion: A Comment. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2023 Nov 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37944842
  • Lappen JR, Zahedi-Spung L, Brant AR. Corporate Citizenship and Institutional Responses Post-Dobbs - Critical Lessons from Two Restrictive States. N Engl J Med. 2023 May 11;388(19):1732-1734. PubMed PMID: 37155242
  • Zahedi-Spung LD, Huysman BC, Madden T, Bebbington M, Raghuraman N, Stout M. Missouri's Abortion law: Access to care for Patients with Lethal Fetal Anomalies at a Midwest Tertiary care Center. Matern Child Health J. 2023 Mar;27(3):468-475. PubMed PMID: 36352286
  • Zahedi-Spung LD, Stout MJ, Carter EB, Dicke JM, Tuuli MG, Raghuraman N. Obstetric Outcomes in Singleton Pregnancies with Abnormal Placental Cord Insertions. Am J Perinatol. 2023 Jan;40(1):89-94. PubMed PMID: 33934323
  • Hensel D, Zahedi-Spung L, Carter EB, Cahill AG, Raghuraman N, Rosenbloom JI. The Risk of Neonatal Morbidity in Umbilical Artery Hypercarbia and Respiratory Acidosis. Am J Perinatol. 2022 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 36543241
  • Zahedi-Spung L, Polnaszek B, Duckham H, Zhang F, Stout MJ, Herrick CJ, Paul R, Carter EB. The Impact of Neighborhood Deprivation on Glycemic Control for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes During Pregnancy. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2022 Aug;31(8):1156-1164. PubMed PMID: 35245092
  • Zahedi-Spung LD, Raghuraman N, Carter EB, Cahill AG, Rosenbloom JI. Umbilical Artery Cord Gas Abnormalities in the Presence of a Nuchal Cord in Term Singleton Pregnancies: A Cohort Study. Am J Perinatol. 2022 May 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35240709
  • Zahedi-Spung LD, Raghuraman N, Macones GA, Cahill AG, Rosenbloom JI. Neonatal morbidity and mortality by mode of delivery in very preterm neonates. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 Jan;226(1):114.e1-114.e7. PubMed PMID: 34331893
  • Smulian EA, Zahedi L, Hurvitz J, Talbot A, Williams A, Julian Z, Zertuche AD, Rochat R. Obstetric Provider Trainees in Georgia: Characteristics and Attitudes About Practice in Obstetric Provider Shortage Areas. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul;20(7):1341-8. PubMed PMID: 27072048
  • Rimawi BH, Smith SL, Badell ML, Zahedi-Spung LD, Sheth AN, Haddad L, Chakraborty R. HIV and reproductive healthcare in pregnant and postpartum HIV-infected women: adapting successful strategies. Future Virol. 2016 Aug;11(8):577-581. PubMed PMID: 28348636
  • Zahedi L, Sizemore E, Malcolm S, Grossniklaus E, Nwosu O. Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding cervical cancer and screening among Haitian health care workers. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Nov 10;11(11):11541-52. PubMed PMID: 25390794
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Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado - Colorado Fetal Care Center
13123 E 16th Ave, B735
Aurora, CO 80045

UCHealth Maternal-Fetal Medicine Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, 3rd Fl
Aurora, CO 80045

CU John C. Hobbins Perinatal Center
1875 Lawrence Street
Suite 350
Denver, CO 80202

Rocky Mountain Perinatology
1107 S Lemay Ave
Suite 410
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Endocrine Disorders
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Gestational Diabetes
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Maternal and Fetal Health
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Prenatal Testing
  • Women's Health - Contraception
  • Women's Health

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Emory University School of Medicine (0001)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Georgia (0001)
Residency Programs:
  • Emory University School of Medicine Program, Obstetrics and Gynecology (0001)
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Maternal and Fetal Medicine (0001)
Department: OB-GYN-Maternal Fetal Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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