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Ori Nevo, MD


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Avenue, Room M4 134
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-4920
Fax: 416-480-4933

Administrative Assistant: Cindy Yancu
Phone: 416-480-4920

Clinical Work:

  • Full-time maternal fetal medicine specialist (high-risk pregnancy) with a focus on fetal medicine and early fetal ultrasound in the Sunnybrook DAN Women & Babies Program, division of maternal fetal medicine
  • Head of the Sunnybrook Centre for Early Fetal Ultrasound
  • Co-medical director, Obstetrical Ultrasound Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


  • MD, 1991, Hebrew University, Israel
  • Residency, 2003, department of obstetrics and gynecology, Rambam Medical Center, Israel
  • MFM Fellowship, 2006, maternal and fetal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, University of Toronto, Canada

Appointments and Affiliations:

Research Focus:

  • Maternal endothelial function in normal pregnancy and in preeclampsia
  • Pro and anti-angiogenic signalling during normal placentation and in preeclamptic/intrauterine growth restriction regnancies
  • TGFß/ SMAD signalling in placentae from normal and preeclamptic pregnancies
  • Detection of fetal anomalies by early transvaginal anatomy scan

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

  1. Nevo O, Lee DK, Caniggia I. Attenuation of VEGFR-2 expression by sFlt-1 and low oxygen in human placenta. PLoS ONE. 2013 Nov 1;8(11):e81176.
  2. Nevo O, Glanc P. The role of first trimester anatomy in obstetrical ultrasound. In: Glanc P, editor(s). Ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology. 2012;7(1):57–73.
  3. Nevo O, Soustiel JF, Thaler I. Maternal cerebral blood flow during normal pregnancy, a cross sectional study. Am J Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2010 Nov;203(5):475.e1–6.
  4. Nevo O, Soustiel JF, Thaler I. Cerebral blood flow is increased during controlled ovarian stimulation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007;293(6):H3265–9.
  5. Nevo O, Many A, Xu J, Kingdom J, Piccoli E, Zamudio S, Post M, Bocking A, Todros T, Caniggia I. Placental expression of sFlt-1 is increased in singletons and twin pregnancies with IUGR. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008;93(1):285–92.
  6. Yinon Y, Nevo O, Xu J, Many A, Rolfo A, Todros T, Post M, Caniggia I. Severe IUGR pregnancies have increased placental endoglin levels: hypoxic regulation via TGFß3. Am J Patholog. 2008;172(1):77–85.
  7. Lavi S, Nevo O, Thaler I, Rosenfeld R, Dayan L, Hirshoren N, Gepstein L, Jacob G. Effect of ageing on the cardiovascular regulatory systems in healthy women. Am j Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2007;292(2):R788–93.
  8. Rosenfeld R, Livne D, Nevo O, Dayan L, Milloul V, Lavi S, Jacob G. Hormonal and volume dysregulation in women with premenstrual syndrome. Hypertension. 2008 Apr;51(4):1225–30.

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