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Asha Rijhsinghani MD

Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine

Board Certification:

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1989
(Maternal & Fetal Medicine)

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1988
(Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Contact Information:

Obstetrics and Gynecology at AMC
391 Myrtle Avenue-Suite 2 MC-74
Albany, NY 12208

Tel: (518) 262-4942
Fax: (518)262-2675

Specialties Education Details Full Biography

High Risk Pregnancy/Maternal Fetal Medicine
Chorionic villus sampling
Fetal blood sampling
Theraputic treatments such as fetal transfusions and shunts


Maternal-Fetal Medicine

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1986
John Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD


Obstetrics & Gynecology

07/01/1980 - 06/30/1984
SUNY Buffalo: Women and Children's Hospital
Buffalo, NY


01/01/1980 - 06/30/1980
Metropolitan Hospital
New York, NY

Medical Education


06/01/1973 - 03/30/1979
Grant Medical College
Bycull, Mumbai 8  India

Dr. Asha Rijhsinghani is an Albany Med Faculty Physician in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She specializes in providing care for high risk pregnancies, including fetal diagnostic treatments such as chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis, fetal blood sampling and therapeutic treatments, such as fetal transfusions and shunts.

Dr. Rijhsinghani takes special interest in treating birth defects as well as fetal anomalies. In order to provide comprehensive care, her treatment approach incorporates pediatric specialists, neonatal care, maternal fetal medicine, geneticists, fetal diagnosis nurses and social workers. Dr. Rijhsinghani a national officer for the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine and the Global Health Commitee. She was also voted Best Doctors of America: US Top Doctors in 2013 and 2014. 

Dr. Rijhsinghani has earned many honors, awards and special recoginitions throughout her career. She also has a number of publications, book chapter contributions, obstracts, presentations and contributed content to book chapters and posters.

Some recent publications include:

Shannon Findlay, MD, Dawei Liu, PhD, Asha Rijhsinghani, MD. Clinical Course and Laboratory Findings in Pregnant Patients with McArdle’s Disease Journal of Pain Medicine Nov. 2013.

Mancuso Abigail, Asha Rijhsinghani. Elevated Amniotic Fluid Delta OD 450 due to   Transient Abnormal Myelopoiesis in a Down Syndrome Fetus with Hepatosplenomegaly. Prenatal Diagnosis December 2013

Vani Movva, Asha Rijhsinghani. Discrepancy in placental echogenicity A sign of Twin Polycythemia Syndrome. Prenatal Diagnosis. (Prenatal Diagnosis 2014, 34, 809–811)

Brubaugh JE, Nuangchamnong N, O’brien EA, Fleener DK, Rijhsinghani A, Klein JM. Neonatal Outcomes following Extremely Prolonged Preterm Rupture of Membranes. (Obstetrics and Gynecology 2014 Nov;124(5):992-8)

Vani Movva, Asha Rijhsinghani. Large Doses of Intravenous Rh (D) Immunoglobulin Lead to Sustained Elevations in Rh Antibody Titers (Proc Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Oct 30;4(2)

Sarah Wernimont, Vani Movva, Asha Rijhsinghani. Novel Mutationin COL1A1 Associated With Osteogenesis Imperfects Not Compatible with Life  (Proc Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Oct 30;4(2):