Nancy Terrell Field, M.D.


Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • Clinical Professor


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4860 Y St., Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Clinical Interests

Nancy Terrell Field's areas of interest include management of diabetic pregnancies, medical complications and fetal growth abnormalities during pregnancy, and fetal sonography. Her research currently focuses on outcomes in diabetic pregnancies.


Maternal Fetal Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


M.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 1986

B.A., Wesleyan University, Middletown CT 1980

Internship: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA 1986-1987


Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA 1987-1990


Maternal-fetal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio TX 1990-1992

Board Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 2013

Certified Diabetes Educator, 2013

Professional Memberships

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Diabetes Association

Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine

Society of Gynecologic Investigation

Honors and Awards

Best Doctors in America, 2015

Worldwide Who's Who in America, 2014

Select Recent Publications

Gerscovich EO, Jacoby B, Field NT, Sanchez T, Wootton-Gorges SL, Saroufeem R. Fetal true pancreatic cysts. J Ultrasound Med. 2012 May;31(5):811-3.

Gilbert WM, Jandial 0, Field NT, Bigelow P, Danielsen B. Birth outcomes in teenage pregnancies. J Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2004;16: 265-270.

Yasmeen S, Wilkins EE, Field NT, Sheikh RA, Gilbert WM. Pregnancy outcomes in women with systemic lupus erythematosus. J Matern Fetal Med. 2001;10(2): 91-6.

Gilbert WM, Towner DR, Field NT, Anthony J. The safety and utility of pulmonary artery catheterization in severe preeclampsia and eclampsia. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2000;182(6): 1397-403. 

Berkus MD, Langer 0, Samueloff A, Xenakis EM, Field NT. Electronic fetal monitoring: what's reassuring? Acta Obstet Gynecol Scan. 1999;78(1):15-21.

Field NT, Gilbert WM. Current status of amniotic fluid tests of fetal maturity. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 1997;40(2): 366-86.

Xenakis E, Piper JM, Field NT, Conway D. Langer O. Preeclampsia: Is induction of labor more successful? Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1997;89: 600-603.

Piper JM, Field NT, Higby K, Elliott BD, Langer O. Is there an association between maternal-fetal glucose metabolism and fetal growth retardation? J of Reproductive Medicine. 1996;41:761-766.

Field NT, Piper JM, Langer O. The effect of maternal obesity on the accuracy of fetal weight estimation. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1995;86:102-107.

Berkus MD, Samueloff A, Xenakis E, Field NT, Ridgeway L. Langer O. Meconium - stained amniotic fluid: Increased risk for adverse neonatal outcome. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1994;84:115-120.