The Perinatal Center of Oklahoma
Maternal-Fetal Medicine


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John R. Stanley III, MD
Medical Director

Dr. Stanley grew up in Ponca City, Oklahoma. He attended Baylor University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. He then returned to Oklahoma and graduated from the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. He completed a year of Family Medicine training at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. He then completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology there. He did a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He returned to his home state of Oklahoma, where he served as Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor in Maternal- Fetal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. During his tenure at the University of Oklahoma, he was section chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine from 1998-2004. In July 2004, he began private practice, founding the Perinatal Center of Oklahoma. Under his guidance, the Perinatal Center of Oklahoma has grown to include offices in Oklahoma City, Norman, and Tulsa. Maternal-Fetal Medicine services are provided by the group at Mercy Health Center, Integris Baptist Medical Center, Norman Regional Medical Center, and both St. John’s Medical Center and Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa. They also provide Telehealth services to Mercy Health Centers in Ft. Smith and Rogers, Arkansas. In addition to his private practice, he is currently a clinical Associate Professor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine in Tulsa. He is involved in the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology serving as Vice Chairman of the Oklahoma section. Dr. Stanley is involved in numerous activities promoting excellence in Perinatal Care in the state of Oklahoma. He and his wife Terri have 4 children, including a set of twins. In his spare time he enjoys gardening, reading, and scuba diving.