Rita Driggers, MD

Rita Driggers, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology Washington, DC

Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Office Address

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine
    5255 Loughboro Road NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    Phone: (202) 660-7180
    Fax: (202) 660-7189

Rita Driggers, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology Washington, DC

Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology: Maternal & Fetal Medicine/High Risk

Education & Training

  • National Capital ConsortiumNational Capital Consortium
  • University of Tennessee College of MedicineUniversity of Tennessee College of Medicine
  • University of Memphis
  • University of Central Florida
  • Seminole Community College

Certifications & Licensure

  • DC State Medical LicenseDC State Medical License2008 - 2016
  • MD State Medical LicenseMD State Medical License1999 - 2016
  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License1997 - 2017
  • American Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyObstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyMaternal-Fetal Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Top Doctors:Washington DC AreaCastle Connolly, 2012
    • Top Doctors:Washington-BaltimoreCastle Connolly, 2012
    • Teaching Scholars ProgramMedStar Health, 2011

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Risk of cesarean delivery in obese nulliparous women with unfavorable cervix undergoing elective induction of labor or expectant management at term  Wolfe H, Timofeev J, Tefera E, Desale S, Driggers RW, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 7/1/2014
    • Timing and consequences of early term and late term deliveries  Parikh L, Singh J, Timofeev J, Zahn CM, Istwan NB, Rhea DJ, Driggers RW, J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, 7/1/2014
    • Fetal biometry: does ethnicity matter?  Parikh LI, Nolan J 3rd, Tefera E, Driggers R, J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, 3/1/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Clinical Pharmacology During Pregnancy Chapter: Diabetes in Pregnancy. 
      Maisa N. Feghali, Rita W. Driggers, Menachem Miodovnik, and Jason G. Umans
      Editors: Mattison DR.Elsevier, Chennai, India
    • The Johns Hopkins Manual of Gynecology and Obstetrics Chapter: Normal labor and delivery, operative delivery, and malpresentations. 
      Hearne A, Driggers RW
      Editors: Bankowski BJ, Hearne AE, Lambrou NC, Fox HE, Wallach EE.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA
      Edition 2nd,2002


    • Is 40 the new 30? Pregnancy outcomes by degree of weight gain among pregnancy subclasses. Boyle A, Timofeev J, Halscott T, Desale S, Driggers RW, Ramsey PS, Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Florence, Italy, 3/1/2014
    • The use of circulating cell free fetal DNA in the maternal blood in the investigation of intrauterine fetal demise and miscarriage. Clark-Ganheart C, Fries M, Ye P, Moreno N, Driggers R, Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Florence, Italy, 3/1/2014
    • Vigorous neonates with academia a term. Clark-Ganheart C, Timofeev J, Boyle A, Smith S, Driggers R, Ramsey P, Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Florence, Italy, 3/1/2014


    • Medical Student Seminar – Step Up to Residency. Routine Prenatal Care. Chicago, IL - 4/1/2014
    • Preterm Birth: Cerclage, 17-OH-P, Vaginal Progesterone, Tocolyze, or Cross Your Fingers? Clinical Seminar Chicago, IL - 4/1/2014
    • Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy – Knowing When to Hold Them and When to Fold Them. Johns Hopkins Medicine, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC - 2/1/2014

    Professional Memberships

    • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology - ACOGFellow

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO


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