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Donna S. Dizon-Townson, M.D.

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-8425 University Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinic 4
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Donna S. Dizon-Townson, MD is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and serves as the Medical Director of Clinical Programs for the Southern Region of Intermountain Healthcare. Dr. Dizon-Townson is a renowned authority on thrombophilic disorders in pregnancy, having published several pioneering papers on Factor V. Leiden. Dr. Dizon-Townson has won numerous awards for her research and publications and currently receives support from the NIH-funded Maternal-Fetal Medicine Unit for her work on hereditary thrombophilias and genetic predisposition to host immune responsiveness. Dr. Dizon-Townson's other interests include hypertension, ultrasound, recurrent miscarriage and autoimmune disease.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Obstetrics/Gynecology - Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Thromboembolism During Pregnancy
  • Recurrent Miscarriage
  • Molecular Genetics of Preterm Labor and Delivery
  • Hypertension
  • Factor V Leiden
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Molecular Genetic Aspects of Thrombosis
  • Ultrasound

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Obstetrics/Gynecology - Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 357-8152 Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center
Provo, UT 84604

Academic Bio

Dr. Dizon-Townson graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, then pursued residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the same school. Following that, she completed a three year fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine here at the University of Utah. A highly-experienced physician in high-risk obstetrics, Dr. Dizon-Townson’s special interests include prenatal diagnosis, preterm labor, and thromboembolic disease occurring during pregnancy.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Maternal/Fetal Medicine
Fellow
Residency Parkland Memorial Hospital
OB/GYN
Resident
Internship Parkland Memorial Hospital
OB/GYN
Intern
Professional Medical University of Texas Southwestern
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Baylor University
Biology
B.S.

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