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Cynthia Argani, M.D.

Cynthia Argani

Assistant Professor of Gynecology/Obstetrics
Director of Labor and Delivery at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Co-Director of HALO (HIV in pregnancy) program.

Dr. Argani obtained her Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  She then matriculated from Yale School of Medicine and completed her residency in Gynecology and Obstetrics at Johns Hopkins University.  She stayed to obtain a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine in 2003 and has since remained as faculty at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Argani divides her time between the campuses at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.  At Johns Hopkins Hospital she co-directs the HIV in pregnancy group (HALO) with Dr. Milio. This group treats approximately 70 women a year and assumes primary responsibility for HIV management during the pregnancy.   Dr. Argani has also served as the Director of Labor and Delivery at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center since 2005.

Dr. Argani is an active clinician and staffs both Labor and Delivery and the ultrasound unit in addition to seeing patients in clinic.  Her research interests focus on HIV in pregnancy and safety on Labor and Delivery.

Recent Publications:


Argani CH, Eichelberger M, Deering S, Satin AJ.  The case for simulation as part of a comprehensive patient safety program.  Am J Obstet Gynecol.  2012; 206(6); 451-5, Epub 2011 Sep 21.

Stohl HE, Silva AM, Argani CH, Anderson JR.  Fulminant hepatic failure associated with antiretroviral therapy in a pregnant woman.  Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2009; 106:260-261.

Maleki Z, Bailis AJ, Argani CH, Askin FB, Graham EM.  Periventricular leukomalacia and placental histopathologic abnormatilies.  Obstet Gynecol 2009; 114(5):1115-20.


Argani C and Satin A.  Management of the fetus in Occiput Posterior Position.  In: Up to Date – updated 2012.

Colon Guzman N and Argani CH.  Third Trimester Bleeding.  In: Hurt KJ, Guile MW, Bienstock JL, Fox HE and Wallach EE, eds.  The Johns Hopkins Manual of Bynecology and Obstetrics, 4th edition.  Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Welkins, 2011: 130-136.



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