Ronan Bakker, MD


  • MFM Fellow

Specialty areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine


  • Oklahoma, 2016-present


  • MD degree from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2012
  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012-2016
  • Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at University of Oklahoma, 2016-present

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Preterm labor
  • Pre-eclampsia

Research Interests

  • Preterm labor
  • Molecular mechanisms of parturition


  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine


  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Award, 2016
  • Excellence in Medical Student Education, 2013 and 2015


Bakker R. A 28 year old woman with irregular bleeding requiring transfusion. In: Chelmow D, Isaacs C, Carroll A. Acute Care and Emergency Gynecology:  A Case-Based Approach. Cambridge University Press.  Cambridge, UK.  2015.

Bakker R, Ramus R. Placenta Previa. Medscape online chapter. Available at: 2016.

Bakker R, Peng K, Chelmow D. Speculum lubrication and patient comfort: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease. 2016.

In addition to English, I am also fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and proficient in Dutch.