Brown Zane Dept web

Zane A Brown, MD


Joined UW Medicine:


Clinical Focus:

Maternal Fetal Medicine:
• Diabetes in pregnancy


• Washington, 1977
• Alaska, 1995
• Montana, 2001


• Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1976
• Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 1979


• MD Degree
   (Temple University, 1966)
• Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
   (University of Washington, 1974)
• Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
   (University of Utah, 1976)


• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• King County Medical Society
• Washington State Obstetrical Association
• Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
• International Herpes Management Forum
• Seattle Gynecological Association
• Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology

Selected Publications:

Brown ZA, Wald A, Ashley-Morrow R, Selke S, Zeh J, Corey L. Effect of serologic status and cesarean delivery on transmission rates of herpes simplex virus from mother to infant. JAMA 2003;289:203–209.

Brown ZA, Selke S, Zeh J, Kopelman J, Maslow R, Ashley R, Watts DH, Berry S, Herd M, Corey L. The acquisition of herpes simplex virus during pregnancy. N Engl J Med 1997;337:509–15.

Brown ZA, Benedetti J, Watts DH, Berry S, Selke S, Ashley R, Corey L. Asymptomatic maternal shedding of the herpes simplex virus at the onset of labor: relationship to preterm labor. Obstet Gynecol 1996;87:483–8.

Brown ZA, Benedetti JK, Watts DH, Selke S, Berry S, Ashley RL, Corey L. A comparison between detailed and simple histories in the diagnosis of genital herpes complicating pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1995;172:1299–1303.

Brown ZA, Benedetti J, Ashley R, Burchett S, Selke S, Berry S, Vontver LA, Corey L. Neonatal herpes simplex virus infection in relation to asymptomatic maternal infection at the time of labor. N Engl J Med 1991;324:1247–52.

Brown ZA, Watts DH. Antiviral therapy in pregnancy. Clin Obstet Gynecol 1990;33:276–88.

Brown ZA, Vontver LA, Benedetti J, Critchlow CW, Hickok DE, Sells CJ, Berry S, Corey L. Effects on infants of a first episode of genital herpes during pregnancy. New Eng J Med 1987;317:1246–51.

Brown ZA, Douglas J, Corey L: Neonatal herpes simplex virus infection: Transmission from a mother with erythema multiforme and asymptomatic shedding and relapse after therapy with Acyclovir. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1987;6:1057–61.

Brown ZA, Vontver LA, Berry S. Genital herpes simplex virus infections complicating pregnancy: natural history and peripartal management. J Reprod Med 1986;31:420–5.

Brown ZA, Vontver LA, Benedetti J, Critchlow CW, Hickok DE, Sells CJ, Berry S, Corey L. Recurrent genital herpes in pregnancy: variation of recurrence rates by trimester and risk factors associated with asymptomatic viral shedding. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1985;153:24–30

Appointments & Practice Locations

Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
UW Medical Center, 3rd Floor, SW 350
1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195

Appointments:   206.598.4070


UW Medicine Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic, Arlington
3823 172nd Street NE, Arlington, WA 98223

Appointments:   844.657.4532 (toll free)