About Dr. Richard Viscarello
Richard R. Viscarello, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Richard Roger Viscarello, Jr. earned his Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He went on to earn his Masters of Science degree at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, Massachusetts and his Medical Doctorate degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Viscarello continued his training with residencies at the Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Yale University School of Medicine, where he served as both an Assistant Resident and Chief Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology. In addition, Dr. Viscarello completed a Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine. At the completion of his training, he joined the faculty of Yale University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine, Dr. Viscarello is a Maternal Fetal Care specialist in Stamford, Connecticut. He serves as the Attending Physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Stamford Hospital. He is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director of Maternal Fetal Care, PC in Stamford, Connecticut. He is also an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor for the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University in New Haven, Connecticut.
Throughout his career, Dr. Viscarello has been active in numerous professional organizations and has made significant contributions to the field. He is a member of a variety of professional societies including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, The Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, American Medical Association, International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. Dr. Viscarello currently serves as an ad hoc reviewer for Obstetrics and Gynecology, New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, and the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is also a member of the Obstetrics Safety Committee at The Stamford Hospital in Stamford, Connecticut
Dr. Viscarello has received many honors and accolades noting his professional distinction, including the Irving Friedman, M.D. Award for Outstanding Clinical Abilities, the Association of Professors in Obstetrics and Gynecology (APGO) teaching award in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Columbia University, School of Medicine, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Mentor Award, and the People’s Choice Award for Best Doctors in Connecticut. He was also named one of Connecticut’s Best Doctors by Connecticut Magazine in 2006 and 2009. Dr. Viscarello has been a committed investigator and collaborator on research projects that were awarded multi-million dollar grants from the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the National Institutes of Health. Additionally, he has been the author of more than fifty published manuscripts and book chapters.
Dr. Viscarello has been an advocate for the health of women and infants throughout his career, serving as a member and chairman of committees supporting substance abusing women and their children, HIV and AIDS research, child health and development and pediatric infectious diseases. Several of the organizations he has supported, such as the Connecticut Task Force for Substance Abusing Women and Their Children, National Institutes of Child Health Development and Women’s Health Epidemiology Subcommittee, are dedicated to these endeavors.