Stephen Contag, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health (OBGYN)

Stephen Contag

Contact Info

Fax 612-273-2224

Office Address:
Riverside Professional Building
Suite 401

Mailing Address:
Riverside Professional Building
606 24th Avenue South
Suite 401
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
April Homich

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health (OBGYN)

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician

Central University of Ecuador School of Medicine, Quito, Ecuador, 1987

Residency in OBGYN, Mayo School of Medicine, Rochester, MN, 2005

Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, 2009


Dr. Contag is an Associate Professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He received his M.D. from the Central University in Quito, Ecuador, then relocated to the US in 2001. He completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and subsequently a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem NC. Prior to coming to the University of Minnesota, Dr. Contag worked at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, and most recently at the University of Maryland in the division of Maternal Fetal Medicine.

Awards & Recognition

  • National Faculty CREOG Award, 2019
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors,” 2018-2019
  • Mentor Award, ACOG, 2014
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, APGO, 2013


Research Summary/Interests

His research interests are centered on fetal growth and surveillance, as well as in the clinical management of the macrosomic infant at term and complex obstetrical surgery at the time of delivery.



Fairview Southdale Hospital;Maternal-Fetal Medicine Center

Board Certifications

Obstetrics and Gynecology; Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Hospital Privileges

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Centers -UMMC Riverside Professional Building -Fairview Southdale -Fairview Ridges -Maple Grove Hospital -North Memorial Hospital -HealthEast St. John's Hospital