Barton C Staat


Colonel, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Outcomes after standardization of obstetric emergenices
Quality in direct versus purchased care
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Bachelor of Science in Biology at The United States Air Force Academy Class of 1997
Medical Doctor at University of Louisville Class of 2001
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wright Patterson/Wright State University Class of 2005
Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at University of Colorado in Denver Class of 2008


Dr Staat is currently an associate professor assigned to the Uniformed Services University as Chair in Dept of OB/GYN. He started his Air Force career at the United States Air Force Academy. He obtained his medical degree at University of Louisville. Completed OB/GYN residency at Wright State Univ/Wright Patterson AFB followed by fellowship at University of Colorado. Assignments include Wilford Hall then SAMMC, Landstuhl, and now USUHS. Currently following an academic career path and promoted Colonel. He is dual board certified in OB/GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine. He served as the Air Force Surgeon General Consultant for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Current champion of DHA hemorrhage initiative and simulation roll out. He has served on multiple ACOG and SMFM National committees and is currently the ACOG AFD Chair.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

Air Force Surgeon General Speciality Consultant for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Armed Forces District Chair Elect

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Oral Board Examiner

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Committee for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement National Member

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology National Committee on Continuing Education Member

Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology National Teaching Awards at University of Colorado 2008 and San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium


Staat BC, Galan HL, Harwood JE, Lee G, Marconi AM, Paolini CL, Cheung A, Battaglia FC. Transplacental Supply of Mannose and Inositol in Uncomplicated Pregnancies Using Stable Isotopes. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2012 Apr 27

Ranjit A, Jiang W, Zhan T, Kimsey L, Staat BC, Witkop K, Little S, Haider A, Robinson J. Intrapartum obstetric care in the United States military: Comparison of military and civilian care systems within TRICARE. Birth. 2017 Dec. Vol 44. Issue 4 p337-344

Ranjit A, Sharma M, Romano A, Jiang W, Staat B, Koehlmoos T, Haider AH, Little SE, Witkop CT, Robinson JN, Cohen SL. Does Universal Insurance Mitigate Racial Differences in Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy? J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2017 Mar 25. Pii:S1553-4650 (17)30226-1.

Staat BC, Fausett MB, Hart T, Munroe ML, Murray MA, Nielsen PE, Thompson TT. Partnership for Patients: Identification and trending of Military Health System incidence of postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia and birth trauma. U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services. May 2015: 1-47.

Staat BC. Chapter 2. Utereoplacental blood flow, drug transfer and teratogenicity. A Practical Approach to Obstetric Anesthesia. Wolters Kluwer Health. 2009,17-26.

Tyson RW, Staat BC. The intrauterine growth restricted fetus and placental evaluation. Seminars in Perinatology. 2008;32(3):166-171

Staat BC. Chapter 2. Utereoplacental blood flow, drug transfer and teratogenicity. A Practical Approach to Obstetric Anesthesia. Wolters Kluwer Health. 2009,17-26.

Zander KD, Staat BC, Galan HL. May-Thurner Syndrome Resulting in Acute Illiofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis in the Postpartum Period. Obstetrics and Gynecology 2008; 111(2):565-569

Paulantonio KA, Shields AD, Staat BC. Listeriosis in Pregnancy. Postgraduate Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2010. Vol 30 Issue 16. 1-7.

Keyser EA, Reed BG, Gonzalez-Brown V, Fausett B, Staat BC, Leath CA. Peripartum Cardiomyopathy and Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy: One Patient With Two Zebras. Military Medicine. 2012 Apr; 177(4):470-3).