Carol A. Major

Carol A. Major, MD


Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests

diabetes in pregnancy, high-risk pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, preterm labor complications

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  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • English
Medical School
Case Western Reserve University
UC San Francisco Medical CenterCategorial
UC San Francisco Medical CenterOB/GYN
Professional Positions
  • Professor — Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Assistant Dean for Student Inclusive Excellence — UCI School of Medicine
  • Director — Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Director of Medical Education — Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Medical Director — Orange County Regional Perinatal Program
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2006, 2012-2023
  • Best Doctors in America® — Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013, 2015, 2016
  • America's Top Doctors (High-risk Pregnancy, Perinatology), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2013
More Information

Dr. Carol A. Major is a board-certified UCI Health obstetrician who specializes in maternal-fetal medicine and high-risk pregnancies.

Major earned her medical degree at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed an internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at UC San Francisco, followed by a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the UCI School of Medicine and UCI Medical Center.  

Her research interests include the management of diabetes in pregnancy, premature rupture of membranes and preterm labor. She is the author or co-author of numerous publications in prominent journals. She also serves as the UCI School of Medicine's assistant dean for Student Inclusive Excellence.

Major sees patients in Orange and Laguna Hills.

UCI Health Women’s Healthcare Center & Center for Fetal Evaluation
200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 600
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-2911
Fax: 855-853-4613
UCI Health — Laguna Hills
23961 Calle de la Magdalena, Suite 200
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Phone: 949-238-4100
Fax: 866-251-1363
Fetal Care Center of Southern California
505 S. Main St., Suite 650
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-509-3696
Fax: 714-509-9516