Susanne L. Bathgate, MD is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist and Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Bathgate was born and raised in California, completed her undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine and her medical school education, residency and fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at The George Washington University. She is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine.
Dr. Bathgate has conducted research in exercise in pregnancy, prediction of preeclampsia and medical complications of pregnancy. She has developed an interest in biomarkers for Preeclampsia. Additionally she has interests in preconception planning, nutrition in pregnancy, vaccinations in pregnancy and later childbearing and collaborative pregnancy care. Dr. Bathgate is sought out as a teacher by many of the medical students in Obstetrics and Gynecology at GW, and directs the 4th year elective in Maternal Fetal Medicine.