Dr. Casey is Chief of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics. With more than 20 faculty, the Division is among the largest in the United States, and is responsible for one of the largest maternity services in the nation at Parkland Memorial Hospital as well as for a growing consultative and referral practice in the UT Southwestern Health and Hospital System. 

A graduate of Ursinus College with a major in Biology, Dr. Casey did graduate work in tissue culture and immunology at Rutgers University before attending Temple University Medical School. 

His research interests include gestational diabetes, thyroid disease, and pregnancy outcomes. He is chair of the protocol subcommittee for one of the largest clinical trials ever conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network.  The trial involved the nationwide-screening of more than 97,000 pregnant women for subclinical hypothyroidism and the ongoing longitudinal follow-up of their infants to five years of age.




Medical School
Temple University College of Allied Health Professions & Social Work (1991)
Saint Barnabas Medical Center (1992), Obstetrics & Gynecology
Saint Barnabas Medical Center (1995), Obstetrics & Gynecology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1997), Maternal Fetal Medicine

Clinical Interest

Perinatal Evaluation

  • Amniocentesis
  • Biophysicals
  • Nuchal Translucency Testing
  • Obstetric Ultrasound (3D - 4D imaging)

Maternal-Fetal Consultations

  • Gestational Diabetes
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Pregnancy
  • Inter-Pregnancy Counseling
  • Management of Pre-Existing Maternal Medical Conditions
  • OB Infectious Disease
  • Pre-Term Labor
  • Preconception Counseling


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Subclinical hyperthyroidism and pregnancy outcomes.
Casey BM, Dashe JS, Wells CE, McIntire DD, Leveno KJ, Gunningham FG Obstet Gynecol 2006 107 337-41
Pregnancy outcomes in women with subclinical thyroid insufficiency.
Casey BM, Dashe JS, Wells CE, McIntire DD, Byrd W, Leveno KJ, Cunningham FG Obstet Gynecol 2005 105 239-45
The Continuing Value of the Apgar Score for the Assessment of Newborn Infants
Casey BM, McIntire DD, Leveno KJ New England Journal of Medicine 2001 344 467-71
Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Gestational Diabetes Compared with the General Obstetric Population
Casey BM, Lucas MJ, McIntire DD, Leveno KJ Obstetrics and Gynecology 1997 90 869-73

Honors & Awards

  • Jack A. Pritchard Fellow
    Award in Maternal-Fetal Medicine (1996)
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    District III Chairman (1994)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Society for Gynecologic Investigation
  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine