Stephanie Pierce, MD, MS


  • ​Assistant Professor 

Specialty Areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine


  • Oklahoma, 2015-present


  • MD degree from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2011
  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Case Western Reserve University-MetroHealth Medical Center/Cleveland Clinic Foundation 2011-2015
  • MS degree in Physiology from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2016

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Prenatal ultrasound and diagnostics
  • Maternal medical complications
  • Maternal substance use disorders

Research Interests

  • Inflammation and labor
  • Obesity and pregnancy


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


  • Alpha Omega Alpha, elected 2011
  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Faculty Teaching Award, 2017
  • MetroHealth Medical Center Resident Maternal-Fetal Medicine Award, 2015
  • Cleveland Society of OB/GYN Research Day, Maternal-Fetal Medicine second place award, 2015


Pierce S, Bakker R, Myers DA, Edwards RK. Clinical insights for cervical ripening and labor induction using prostaglandins. AJP Rep 2018; 8:e307-e314.

Pierce S, Zantow EW, Phillips SD, Williams M. Methamphetamine-Associated Cardiomyopathy in Pregnancy: A case series. Mayo Clin Proc. 2019 March;94(3):551-554.

Pierce S, Roberson AE, Hyatt K, Singleton K, Deschamps D, and Myers DA. Interaction between progesterone and interleukin-1b in modulating progesterone receptor expression and the inflammatory phenotype in human cervical fibroblasts. Reproductive Sciences. 2018 April;25(4):598-608.

Bakker R, Pierce S, and Myers DA.  The role of prostaglandins E1 and E2, dinoprostone, and misoprostol in cervical ripening: A mechanistic approach.  Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 2017 Aug;296(2):167-179.

Pierce S, Arora KS. From impatience to empathy. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics. 2015 Spring;5(1):19-20.

Pierce S, Waters T. A review of common congenital anomalies of the kidneys and urinary tract: From antenatal diagnosis to postnatal follow up. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Nephrology. 2014;2(4).​