Richard M. Burwick, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Richard M. Burwick, MD, MPH

Prenatal Testing & Diagnosis Center
444 S San Vicente Blvd #1001
Los AngelesCA





18133 Ventura Blvd
Ste 300





Richard M. Burwick, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Ob/Gyn-Maternal Fetal Medicine


Antiphospholipid Syndrome

Bleeding Disorders

Blood Disorders

Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)

High Risk Pregnancy

Hypertension - Pregnancy

Kidney (Renal) Disorders


Maternal-fetal Medicine

Maternal-fetal Medicine

Richard M Burwick, MD, has extensive clinical and research expertise in the area of preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome. Dr. Burwick and his colleague Dr. Bruce Feinberg are recognized as the first in the world to treat preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome using complement blockade. Dr. Burwick's research team also studies complement proteins in atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and more recently, COVID-19. Dr. Burwick is Principal Investigator on two clinical trials evaluating complement blockade for treatment of early-onset Preeclampsia or severe COVID-19. Dr. Burwick specializes in blood, immune, and kidney disorders in pregnancy. Clinically, Dr. Burwick performs high-level ultrasound, amniocentesis and CVS procedures and he is an expert in cervical cerclage and pessary to prevent premature delivery. Dr. Burwick provides individualized care plans for his patients and he is available for consultation before, during or after pregnancy.

  • Bachelor of Arts: The Johns Hopkins University, 2000
  • Master of Public Health: UC Berkeley School of Public Health, 2004
  • Medical School: UC San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine, 2004
  • Residency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 2009
  • Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 2013

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Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • Burwick RM, Feinberg BB. Eculizumab for the Treatment of Preeclampsia / HELLP Syndrome. Placenta. 2013 Feb; 34(2): 201-3.
  • Naqvi M, Burwick RM, Ozimek JA, Green NH, Kilpatrick SJ, Wong MS. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Universal Testing Experience on a Los Angeles Labor and Delivery Unit. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 May 19.
  • Burwick RM, Vasquez J, Valencia C, et al. Terminal Complement Activation in Preeclampsia. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Dec; 132(6):1477-1485.

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