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Dr. Maria E. Rhoads-Baeza is a board-certified UCI Health obstetrician and gynecologist.

Maria E. Rhoads-Baeza, MD


Obstetrics & Gynecology

Nickname: Elena
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  • American Board of OB-GYN_Obstetrics_Gynecology,
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • English
Medical School
University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
University of Illinois Carle College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Washington University School of MedicineObstetrics and Gynecology
Grad School
University of Illinois College of Applied Health Sciences — PhD, Community Health
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Assistant Director — Hospitalist Fellowship Program, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Member — American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Member — American Medical Association
  • Member — Society of OBGYN Hospitalists
  • Member — National Hispanic Medical Association
More Information

Dr. Maria E. Rhoads-Baeza is a board-certified UCI Health obstetrician and gynecologist who specializes in hospital obstetrics. Her clinical interests include gestational diabetes and hypertension in pregnancy.

Rhoads-Baeza earned a joint medical degree and doctorate in community health at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Urbana, Ill. Next she completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She also holds a master's degree in public health from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Her research interests include the prevention and control of gestational diabetes among pregnant Latinas.

Rhoads-Baeza sees patients in Orange

UCI Health Women’s Healthcare Center & Center for Fetal Evaluation
200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 600
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-2911
Fax: 877-853-4613