Rachel A. Newman, MD, MBA, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at McGovern Medical School (UTHealth).

Dr. Newman received her medical degree in 2016 from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to her medical degree, she also has a Master of Business Administration from Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management in Waltham, Massachusetts. Dr. Newman completed her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology as Administrative Chief at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California, and her Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

Dr. Newman’s focuses of interest include hematologic disorders, advanced maternal age, and rare fetal anomalies. When not working, she enjoys hiking with her puppy, skiing as a professional ski instructor and working on her Spanish.


Fellowship, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Administrative Chief
University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California
Doctor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
Master of Business Administration
Brandeis University Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Waltham, Massachusetts
Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certificate
Mills College, Oakland, California
Bachelor of Arts ,Magna Cum Laude, English (Honors), Art History 2006-2008
Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts
Candidate for Bachelor of Arts (transferred) 2004-2006
Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia