Alissa R Carver, MD, FACOG Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: Wilmington Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Phone: 205-240-0548
  • Cell: 205-240-0548

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Obstetrics & Gynecology and Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms:

Birth Injury, Medical Complications of Pregnancy, Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM), Prenatal Diagnosis, Cervical Insufficiency/Cerclage, Fetal Therapy/Surgery, Surgical Complications of Pregnancy, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy (Pre-Eclampsia), Multifetal Gestation


BS, magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University; MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Alissa Carver, MD, FACOG is double board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM). She completed her MD at University of Alabama at Birmingham, her Ob/Gyn residency training at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and MFM fellowship at the University of Texas Medical Branch. She is currently in private practice in Wilmington, North Carolina but her prior work as an attending physician has included being an assistant professor with active clinical practice at Mercer University (Macon, GA) and the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI). Her current focus is inpatient and outpatient high risk pregnancy consultation, surgical care of cervical insufficiency, prenatal ultrasound, and prenatal genetic diagnosis. Dr. Carver’s background includes years of experience in fetal therapy/surgery, coordination of high-volume placenta accreta imaging and delivery care, institutional peer review, and implementation of patient safety/quality improvement protocols on labor and delivery. This includes 15 years of high acuity, inpatient obstetric care in units staffed by obstetric, family medicine, nurse midwife, and nursing professionals along with multidisciplinary collaboration. She has lectured numerous times at a local and regional level and been active in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. This includes work for the National Board of Medical Examiners as a Test Material Development Committee member for the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination. Dr. Carver has published nearly 20 peer-reviewed articles in subjects relating to the clinical care of high-risk pregnancies, holds membership in numerous professional organizations supporting evidence-based obstetric and maternal-fetal care, and serves as a reviewer for three separate scientific journals. Since 2016, Dr. Carver has experience with plaintiff and defense team consultation and expert testimony over a wide breadth of maternal-fetal conditions and obstetric clinical care and has completed previous SEAK training courses. You may consider her for cases involving the following: Atypical ectopic pregnancy diagnosis (non-tubal), auto-immune disease in pregnancy, ante/postpartum infection, birth injury, blood clotting disorders in pregnancy, cervical insufficiency/cerclage, complications of medications, cesarean delivery, cesarean hysterectomy, diabetes in pregnancy, electronic fetal monitoring (EFM), diagnostic fetal imaging, fetal anomalies, fetal growth abnormalities, fetal surgery/therapy, heart disease in pregnancy, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, labor abnormalities, medical implications of abortion timing, miscarriage or recurrent pregnancy loss, multifetal gestation, obesity in pregnancy, prenatal genetic testing, preterm labor or premature rupture of membranes, postpartum hemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, trial of labor/VBAC, operative vaginal delivery (vacuum/forceps), uterine fibroids in pregnancy, uterine rupture.