Beryl R. Benecerraf, M.D.

The GOHO Foundation grieves the loss of an exceptional faculty member. Dr. Benacerraf was a giant in the field of OB/GYN ultrasound and improved the way gynecologic disorders are detected with ultrasound. Among her many accomplishments, Dr. Benacerraf was among the first physicians to recognize the correlation between Down syndrome and physical signs, including an extra fold of skin on the fetus’s neck, as observed during an ultrasound.

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