Specializing in High-Risk Obstetrics / Maternal-Fetal Medicine / OB/GYN Ultrasound

Ranked Top Practice in Maternal Fetal Medicine

When complications arise, depend on Rosh Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Located in New York City, we're the trusted, caring high risk obstetrician of choice for moms and fetuses. Dr. Daniel Roshan is a graduate of Johns Hopkins Hospital (ranked #1 hospital, Worlds Best Hospital for 10 years and running). We provide all modern medical procedures, complete prenatal care, ultrasound, Amniocentesis, Chorionic villus sampling, Cerclage, laparoscopic surgery, Inutero transfusions and fetal 3D ultrasound all in one place. Please don't hesitate to contact us for an appointment or visit us at the corner of Madison and 36th Street in New York City.

Our Obstetricians

Dr. Daniel Roshan MD, FACOG, FACS

Dr. Daniel RoshanDr. Daniel Roshan is a Board-certified OB/GYN, Maternal-Fetal Medicine (high-risk OB/GYN) specialist. He is an active member of the American College of Ob-Gyn and American College of Surgeons. He was trained at Johns Hopkins hospital and is a member of Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Society, Johns Hopkins Howard Kelly Society, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American Society for Human Genetics, Society for Gynecologic investigation, Bellevue Ob/Gyn Society and New York Obstetrics Society.

He is a founder of the Sephardic American Medical Society. He has published over 50 research abstracts and presented original research papers at many scientific societies such as: Society for Gynocological Investigation, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American college of Ob/Gyn and American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine. He has performed or supervised over 10,000 births, 6,000 amniocenteses, and over 2,000 Chronic villus samplings. He gets referrals from all over the country for Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and actively lectures and teaches this procedure. He is also expert in recurrent pregnancy losses, Thrombophilia and pregnancy such as factor V Laiden mutation, Prot S and C deficiency, Diabetes in pregnancy, Thyroid disease in pregnancy, seizure disorders, pre-term labor and multiple pregnancies such as twins, triplets, and quadruplets. He has performed many cerclage procedures. He considers it an honor and a priviledge to take care of a high-risk patient.

Dr Roshan's NYU Langone Medical Profile

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Dr. Ira Jaffe DO, FACOG:

Dr. Ira JaffeDr. Ira Jaffe is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He attended the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and completed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in Greenwich Village. Dr. Jaffe brings his expertise in high-risk obstetrics, vaginal breech deliveries & VBAC. He has a very low c-section rate and is committed to helping women manage high-risk pregnancies resulting in a normal birth experience.

In addition to these expertise, Dr. Jaffe is specially trained in osteopathic relief of pregnancy back pain. This training is based on a model of health and healing that focuses on the whole person as opposed to one organ at a time and gives him the ability to offer effective, safe treatments for the common aches and pains that accompany pregnancy and the post partum period. He has extensive experience performing laparoscopic hysterectomies, managing ovarian masses, treating endometriosis and performing procedures that allow a woman to go home the same day of surgery and resume normal activities within 1 to 2 weeks.

Dr. John Migotsky, MD, FACOG

Dr. John Migotsky, MDDr. John Migotsky is a Board-certified OB/GYN, and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  He comes to ROSH Maternal-Fetal medicine with 16 years of experience.  After graduating from Brown University with a degree in neuroscience, Dr. Migotsky conducted research in maternal/child health and perinatal epidemiology with the Rhode Island Department of Health.  He received his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.  Then he completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY.  Prior to his work with ROSH, he worked in private practice in Westchester, NY and was affiliated with Greenwich Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital.

Dr. John Migotsky is committed to providing high-quality care to patients by listening to their concerns, addressing their needs and providing insightful remedies and recommendations.  He has delivered thousands of babies including many vaginal births after Cesarean section (VBAC).  His team approach encompasses gynecologic oncology, infertility and urogynecology.  In addition, he has comprehensive experience performing gynecologic surgery.  His warm and sensitive care insures a successful outcome. 

Dr. Rachel Villenueva

Dr. Rachel VillenuevaDr. Rachel Villenueva is a Board certified Ob/Gyn servicing women's needs in convenient midtown Manhattan. She is a member of the National Medical Association and the American College of Ob/Gyn. After graduating from Yale she went on to complete her residency at Cornell University NY Hospital. Dr. Villenueva brings a wealth experience and care to each and every appointment.




Meredith Halpern, MD

Shira Plonka, MS, CGCMeredith Halpern, MD, is board certified Obstetrics and Gynecology physician with two plus decades of dedicated care to women's reproductive health. She earned an undergraduate degree from State University of New York at Binghampton, Binghampton, NY and her medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.  Her post graduate experience includes a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Temple University in Philadelphia,PA.

Dr. Halpren has provided OB/GYN services to inpatient, outpatient and private practice settings.  She has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tisch Hospital of the NYU School of Medicine.

Since 2006, Dr. Halpren's strong dedication to women's health care includes multiple medical mission trips to El Salvador.

She always offers patients the time, compassion and expertise all women look for in a healthcare provider.  We are delighted to have Dr. Halpern as a member of our gynecological medical team.  She sees patients at our Downtown office at 139 Centre Street. Currently she is not offering obstetrics services.

Julie Lamonoff, CNM, OB-GYN NP, MSN, CLC

Julie Lamonoff, CNM, OB-GYN NP, MSN, CLCJulie Lamonoff brings several years of experience in Maternal Child Health to her position as OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner. Her passion for women's health care started as a registered nurse at NYULMC Labor and Deliver and a Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC). Following her aspiration to provide optimal care, Julie achieved her advanced training in midwifery at New York University College of Nursing where she obtained skills in Well Woman exam, Prenatal and Postpartum care, IUD insertion, Contraceptive Counseling and STI Screening.

Julie is originally from New York. She obtained her Bachelors in Nursing from University of Michigan. She enjoys cooking and travel as well as volunteering her time to provide health care to women internationally, most recently Rwanda.


Danielle Hart, MSN, FNP-BC

Danielle HartDanielle Hart is an ANCC board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and proud member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Early in her professional career Danielle worked as a Registered Nurse in a high acuity internal medicine unit at Shands teaching hospital in Gainesville, FL. She has always held a passionate interest in women's health care issues and has gained many years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in both vascular and cosmetic surgery practices. Danielle places great emphasis on patient education and highly values the trusting relationships she develops with her patients. In addition to gynecology services, Danielle is pleased to offer minimally invasive cosmetic procedures for patients who desire not only to feel but also look their very best.

Danielle hails from sunny Florida where she received both her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing at the University of Florida. She enjoys spending time outdoors and is an active member of the Greensward Circle Young Professionals of Central Park Conservancy.

Elizabeth Tullius, MS, FNP­C

Danielle HartElizabeth Tullius, MS, FNP­C is a Nationally Certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is licensed to practice in the state of New York. Elizabeth has dedicated her career to the health care of women in both primary care and specialty settings.

After completing a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing at Pace University in New York, and a Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of Oklahoma, Elizabeth received a Master of Science degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner, specializing in Women's Health, at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas, Texas.

Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Elizabeth worked as an Emergency Department Registered Nurse in Dallas, TX for over four years. She worked both in level one trauma centers, as well as non­trauma facilities. Through her ER experience, combined with several OB/GYN rotations, she discovered that Women's Health was her passion.

Her extensive training, experience and education make her a valuable team member at Rosh Maternal Fetal Medicine. She is dedicated to serving patients through comprehensive counseling in women’s health issues, pregnancy, annual women’s health exams, HPV vaccinations, sexually transmitted infections, management of acute and chronic vaginal infections and urinary tract infections. Elizabeth is a native of Oklahoma, and now lives in Connecticut with her two Pomeranians, Bogie and Fergie. Her personal interests include spending time with friends, cooking, reading and traveling to new places.

Shira Plonka, MS, CGC

Shira Plonka, MS, CGCShira Plonka is a board certified genetic counselor and a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC); she earned her Master of Science in Human Genetics from Sarah Lawrence College.  Prior to receiving her master’s, Shira received an honors degree in psychology and social work from University of Waterloo.  Shira has held internships in many of New York City’s top hospitals, acquiring a broad exposure to many disciplines and specialties, including cancer and pediatric genetics. 

Shira focuses on preconception and prenatal genetic counseling: carrier screening, prenatal genetic screening and diagnostic testing. She provides information about the risks of chromosome abnormalities, birth defects, genetic conditions, and teratogen exposure to individuals, couples or families.  Shira is committed to informing patients about potential genetic risks, enabling them to make informed decisions for a current or future pregnancy in a supportive and non-directive environment.  This process assists patients in making the best choices for themselves in the framework of their personal and cultural beliefs.

Kelly J. Ahearn, MS RDN CDN

Kelly J. Ahearn, MS RDN CDNKelly is a Registered Dietitian with a Master of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from New York University. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Southern Maine and is a certified Pilates Teacher. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is involved in Dietitians in Functional and Integrative Medicine, Nutrition Entrepreneurs, and Women’s Health Dietetic Practice Groups as well as a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine where she is actively involved in staying up-to-date on the latest research on fertility and achieving a healthy pregnancy through lifestyle factors. She has special interests in maternal nutrition and epigenetics, fertility and nutrition, and is an avid believer in Joseph Pilates’ “The Method” as the ultimate form of mind-body exercise. Kelly is the Co-Founder of Dietitians for Professional Integrity, a not-for-profit organization of dietitians nationwide that believe the American public deserves nutrition information that is not tainted by food industry interests. She meets people where they are at and emphasizes the connection between food and cultural backgrounds. 


Visit our caring obstetricians in New York, New York, for 2D, 3D and 4D fetal ultrasound, prenatal, and ob-gyn services. Call Rosh Maternal today at (212) 725-0123 to make an appointment.