Maternal Fetal Medicine
6 years of experience

Accepting new patients
Obstetrix Medical Group
1325 Pennsylvania Ave
Ste 600
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-878-5298
Locations and availability (4)

Education ?

Medical School Score
The University of Texas at Houston (2004)
  • Currently 2 of 4 apples

Awards & Distinctions ?

Associations
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Affiliations ?

Dr. Bleich is affiliated with 21 hospitals.

Hospital Affilations

Score

Rankings

  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth *
    6100 Harris Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76132
    • Currently 4 of 4 crosses
    Top 25%
  • Harris Methodist H E B
    1600 Hospital Pkwy, Bedford, TX 76022
    • Currently 4 of 4 crosses
    Top 25%
  • Methodist Dallas Medical Center
    3500 W Wheatland Rd, Dallas, TX 75237
    • Currently 4 of 4 crosses
    Top 25%
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
    1301 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104
    • Currently 4 of 4 crosses
    Top 25%
  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy
    5151 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75235
    • Currently 4 of 4 crosses
    Top 25%
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle
    108 Denver Trl, Azle, TX 76020
    • Currently 3 of 4 crosses
    Top 50%
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Of Dallas
    8200 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75231
    • Currently 3 of 4 crosses
    Top 50%
  • Methodist Medical Center
    1441 N Beckley Ave, Dallas, TX 75203
    • Currently 3 of 4 crosses
    Top 50%
  • Methodist Richardson Medical Center
    401 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080
    • Currently 2 of 4 crosses
  • Denton Hospital
    3000 N Interstate 35, Denton, TX 76201
    • Currently 2 of 4 crosses
  • Cook Children's Medical Center
    801 7th Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104
    • Currently 2 of 4 crosses
  • Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
    2700 E Broad St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  • Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth
  • Cook Childrens
  • Harris Continued Care Hospital
    1301 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104
  • Harris Methodist - Springwood
    1608 Hospital Pkwy, Bedford, TX 76022
  • UT Southwestern St. Paul Hospital
  • Mansfield Methodist
  • Texas Health Denton
  • Texas Health Fort Worth
  • Obstetrix Medical Group
  • * This information was reported to Vitals by the doctor or doctor's office.

    Publications & Research

    Dr. Bleich has contributed to 2 publications.
    Title Posterior Division of the Internal Iliac Artery: Anatomic Variations and Clinical Applications.
    Date December 2007
    Journal American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Excerpt

    OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to characterize the anatomy of the internal iliac artery (IIA) and its posterior division branches and to correlate these findings to IIA ligation. STUDY DESIGN: Dissections were performed in 54 female cadavers. RESULTS: Average length of IIA was 27.0 (range, 0-52) mm. Posterior division arteries arose from a common trunk in 62.3% (66 of 106) of pelvic halves. In the remaining specimens, branches arose independently from the IIA, with the iliolumbar noted as the first branch in 28.3%, lateral sacral in 5.7%, and superior gluteal in 3.8%. The average width of the first branch was 5.0 (range, 2-12) mm. In all dissections, posterior division branches arose from the dorsal and lateral aspect of IIA. The internal iliac vein was lateral to the artery in 70.6% (12 of 17) of specimens on the left and 93.3% (14 of 15) on the right. CONCLUSION: Ligation of the IIA 5 cm distal from the common iliac bifurcation would spare posterior division branches in the vast majority of cases. Understanding IIA anatomy is essential to minimize intra-operative blood loss and other complications.

    Title Anatomic Relationships of the Distal Third of the Pelvic Ureter, Trigone, and Urethra in Unembalmed Female Cadavers.
    Date December 2007
    Journal American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Excerpt

    OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to examine the relationship of the ureter to paravaginal defect repair (PVDR) sutures and to evaluate the anatomy of distal ureter, trigone, and urethra relative to the anterior vaginal wall. STUDY DESIGN: Dissections of the retropubic space were performed in 24 unembalmed female cadavers following placement of PVDR sutures. Lengths of the vagina, urethra, and trigone were recorded. RESULTS: The mean distance between apical PVDR sutures and the ureter was 22.8 (range, 5-36) mm. The average lengths of the urethra, trigone, and vagina were 3 cm, 2.8 cm, and 8.4 cm, respectively. The trigone was positioned over the middle third of the anterior vaginal wall in all specimens and the distal ureters traversed the anterolateral vaginal fornices. CONCLUSION: The ureters may be injured during paravaginal defect repairs, anterior colporrhaphies, and other procedures involving dissection in the upper third of the vagina. Cystotomy during vaginal hysterectomies is most likely to occur 2-3 cm above the trigone.


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