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Meet the Maternal Fetal Medicine Staff

Our Providers

Meet our team:
Rita Driggers, M.D., FACOG

Rita Driggers, M.D., FACOG
Medical Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine Program

Medical degree: University of Tennessee
Residency: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (Walter Reed National Military Medical Center) 
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Dr. Driggers is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine. She served in the U.S. Navy for 14 years when she was recruited to become the program director of the Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Georgetown University School of Medicine where she remained until joining Sibley. She has been involved in American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) activities at the section, district and national levels and is currently an American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ABOG) general oral board examiner.

Julia Timofeev, M.D., FACOG

Julia Timofeev, M.D., FACOG
Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician

Medical degree: University of Florida, Gainesville
Residency: University of Virginia
Fellowship: MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Hospital

Dr. Timofeev is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and in maternal-fetal medicine. During her fellowship, she researched preterm birth and prematurity, delayed umbilical cord clamping and the effects of maternal age on pregnancy outcomes. Dr. Timofeev was recognized by fellow colleagues and residents for teaching efforts as the Fellow of the Year in 2011—2012. She is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.



Laurie L. King, RDMS

Laurie L. King, RDMS
Chief Obstetric Sonographer

Ultrasound training: Montgomery College

Laurie has 14 years of sonography experience and is board certified by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. Her passion is obstetric sonography, and she has been performing ultrasounds on high-risk obstetrics patients for more than 10 years. She is a member of the American Institute of Medicine (AIUM) and serves as a reviewer of sites wishing to become AIUM accredited.