Women's Health

Nuvance Health welcomes OB-GYN/maternal-fetal medicine specialist

Mauricio La Rosa de los Rios, MD - OBGYN and MFM


As a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, Mauricio La Rosa de los Rios, MD, provides expertise in managing high-risk pregnancies, combining advanced knowledge with compassion to ensure the health and well-being of both mother and baby.

“My patients should expect empathy as well as comprehensive, specialized care for high-risk pregnancies with a focus on shared decision-making,” Dr. La Rosa said. “I anticipate active participation and transparent communication from my patients for the best maternal and fetal outcomes.”

Dr. La Rosa recently joined Nuvance Health and sees patients at Nuvance Health Medical Practice – Maternal-Fetal Medicine in Poughkeepsie.

Dr. La Rosa is a double-board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist (OB-GYN) and Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist. He earned his medical degree from Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru, and completed his residency in OB-GYN at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. 

Following his residency, Dr. La Rosa pursued a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) at the University of Texas Medical Branch’s John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, Texas, further honing his skills in managing complicated pregnancies.

As a specialist in MFM, Dr. La Rosa focuses on providing comprehensive care for pregnancies involving maternal health issues, multiple gestations, fetal anomalies and other high-risk conditions.

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His dedication to advancing perinatal knowledge is evident through his numerous publications in medical journals. Dr. La Rosa is committed to practicing the latest advancements in MFM to ensure the best outcomes for mothers and babies.

Known for his approachable demeanor, Dr. La Rosa creates a supportive environment for expectant families, emphasizing the importance of shared decision-making and transparent communication. His comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to perinatal care reflects his commitment to optimizing health outcomes.

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In his personal time, Dr. La Rosa enjoys spending quality moments with his two children, running, practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and capturing memories with his camera. He is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. La Rosa chose his specialty out of a passion for navigating the complexities of high-risk pregnancies.

"The greatest reward lies in contributing to the health and well-being of both the mother and the baby," he said.

Book an appointment with Dr. La Rosa.