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Sheri  Hamersley, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

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    M.D., University of Miami School of Medicine
    Miami, Florida

    Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Jackson Memorial Medical Center
    Miami, Florida

    Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    The George Washington Hospital
    Washington, DC

    English and Spanish

Dr. Hamersley is a bilingual, board-certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist with subspecialty training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine.  She attended medical school at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida.  Dr. Hamersley completed her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and her Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Training at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC.  She is currently licensed in to practice in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Dr. Hamersley has special interests in the treatment of preeclampsia, placenta accreta spectrum (PAS), recurrent and reproductive loss, and thrombophilia (blood-clotting disorders) in pregnancy and she has been recognized internationally in these fields.  She is frequently invited as a guest lecturer and is currently serving on both national and international committees which develop protocols for the treatment and prevention of these conditions in pregnancy.

Dr. Hamersley's work has been covered on television news and documentaries, radio, newspapers, and magazines, including The Learning Channel, The Discovery Channel, The Today Show, and NBC Washington to name a few.

Dr. Hamersley dedicates herself to her practice, her patients, her medical mission work, and her family.  In her free time, she enjoys travel, playing tennis and helping women to be their best selves.  She takes a holistic approach when treating her patients that encompasses clinical expertise with an additional focus on body and mind wellness.  She has practiced medicine in the DC Metro area for nearly 3 decades and she looks forward to providing high quality and personalized care for you during your pregnancy.

Frank Swann IV, MS, MPH

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Common indications for genetic counseling include:

  • Advanced Maternal Age

  • Advanced Paternal Age

  • Discussion on first or second trimester screening and testing options

  • Abnormal results of an ultrasound or screening test

  • Couples who are experiencing infertility

  • Couples who have experienced recurrent pregnancy loss

  • Personal or family history of a genetic condition or birth defect

Click here to learn more about what to expect during your genetic counseling appointment at Maternal-Fetal Medicine Associates of Maryland.

Frank Swann is a licensed genetic counselor specializing in preconception assessment of genetic risk and coordination of prenatal genetic testing services. He is a resource for patients at all stages of pregnancy, from initial planning stages and fertility approaches to coordination of postnatal care for at-risk infants.

Frank joined the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Associates of Maryland team in 2022. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and obtained master’s degrees in both Genetic Counseling and Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. In addition to his genetics expertise, he has also earned a certificate in Health Equity from the University of Pittsburgh and works to ensure that patients of all cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds have equal and affordable access to genetic testing.

Frank’s role in this process is to assist patients with interpretation of medical history and assessment for risk of genetic disease, to educate patients with up-to-date information that provides tools for understanding and family advocacy, and to promote informed decision-making to help each patient’s unique pregnancy management decision.

In his free time, Frank enjoys cooking with family and friends, relaxing with a good book, and concocting respectful ways to pet other people’s dogs. He’s also always on the lookout for compassionate organizations to share his time with, and has previously volunteered for the American Cancer Society and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Our Incredible  Staff

Our amazing staff is caring and warm, dedicated to helping you every step of the way. We work together to help you through the process which can be filled with questions and anxiety. We answer your questions and help ease your concerns. While we get to know you and your specific needs, you'll get to know us and how we can help you on your journey. 

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