Education & Research

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Associate Professor

Contact

Primary Location:             
Alegent Creighton Clinic, Women's Health Center
601 N. 30th Street, Suite 4700
Omaha, Nebraska 68131

Phone: 402.280.4434

Other Locations:
Alegent Creighton Clinic, Columbus
4508 38th Street, Suite 157
Columbus, NE 68601

St. Francis Medical Center OB/Gyn Services
705 North Orleans Drive
Grand Island, NE 68803

Email Address

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Education & Training

Education:
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, and M.D., D.G.O. (Diploma in Gynecology & Obstetrics) in from Kasturba Medical College in S. Karnataka, India

Residency:
Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at Providence Hospital & Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.; Internal Medicine Residency at Mount Sinai Services/Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Elmhurst, New York
 
Fellowship:
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; Research Fellow for Departments of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pathology at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City
 
Certification:
Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Obstetrics and Gynecology

About Dr. Kovilam:
Oormila Padikkal Kovilam, MD, works as the director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Alegent Creighton Health. She is a maternal-fetal medicine subspecialist and is board certified in both maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Kovilam also serves as an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Creighton University School of Medicine.

Before coming to Creighton, Dr. Kovilam spent several years consulting at Comprehensive Women's Health Care in Crestview Hills, Kentucky, and prior to that for the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C. In 1997, she joined the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine for the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati as an assistant professor. While there until 2008, Dr. Kovilam became an associate professor and the Director of two programs: Medical Complications in Pregnancy and Diabetes in Pregnancy, in 2003.

Dr. Kovilam completed her maternal-fetal medicine fellowship in 1997 at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She also completed an obstetrics and gynecology residency in 1995 at Providence Hospital & Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. In 1992, she completed an internal medicine residency at Mount Sinai Services/Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Elmhurst, New York. Prior to that, Dr. Kovilam spent a year as a research fellow for the departments of obstetrics/gynecology and pathology at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.

Dr. Kovilam graduated with a bachelor of medicine and surgery degree in 1981, and her M.D., D.G.O. (Diploma in Gynecology & Obstetrics) degrees in 1984 from Kasturba Medical College in S. Karnataka, India. Until 1989 in India, she had an academic and clinical practice in obstetrics and gynecology, which also included six months of training in the cardiology and critical care unit. Dr. Kovilam served as an assistant professor from 1986 to 1989 at Kasturba Medical College Hospital.