Isaac Delke, M.D., FACOG

Isaac Delke M.D., FACOG


Department: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Business Phone: (904) 244-5626
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Clinical Profile

  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine
  • Clinical Special Interests: HIV infection in pregnancy, operative obstetrics, multi-fetal pregnancies, preterm birth prevention, prenatal diagnosis, risk management, and patient (maternal and fetal) safety
  • Research Special Interests: HIV infection in pregnancy, induction of labor, and maternal morbidity and mortality


Decrease in Florida's pregnancy-related mortality from 2009 to 2018: reducing the Black-White disparity.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.225(2):194-196[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.03.040.[PMID] 33812814.
Pregnancy-Related Deaths, Florida, 1999-2012: Opportunities to Improve Maternal Outcomes.
Maternal and child health journal.22(2):204-215[DOI] 10.1007/s10995-017-2392-y.[PMID] 29119477.
Pregnancy-associated mortality review: the Florida experience.
Seminars in perinatology.36(1):31-6[DOI] 10.1053/j.semperi.2011.09.007.[PMID] 22280863.
Preventability of Pregnancy-Related Deaths From Preeclampsia and Eclampsia in Florida, 1999-2008
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.206():S353-S354[DOI] .[PMID] .
Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Nelfinavir During the Second and Third Trimesters of Pregnancy and Postpartum
Hiv Clinical Trials.13(1):46-59[DOI] 10.1310/hct1301-46.[PMID] .
Psoas abscess in obstetrics: uncommon condition with common presentations.
Obstetrics and gynecology.116 Suppl 2():473-474[DOI] 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181eae617.[PMID] 20664422.
Fetal fibronectin as a short-term predictor of preterm birth in symptomatic patients: a meta-analysis.
Obstetrics and gynecology.114(3):631-640[DOI] 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181b47217.[PMID] 19701045.
Pregnancy-Related Deaths Due To Hemorrhage in Florida, 1999-2007
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.201():144-[DOI] .[PMID] .
Characteristics and management of HIV-1-infected pregnant women enrolled in a randomised trial: differences between Europe and the USA.
BMC infectious diseases.7():60-[DOI] .[PMID] 17584491.
Progestational agents to prevent preterm birth: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Obstetrics and gynecology.105(2):273-9[DOI] .[PMID] 15684151.
Maternal toxicity and pregnancy complications in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women receiving antiretroviral therapy: PACTG 316.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.190(2):506-16[DOI] .[PMID] 14981398.
Pharmacokinetics and safety of stavudine in HIV-infected pregnant women and their infants: Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group protocol 332.
The Journal of infectious diseases.190(12):2167-74[DOI] .[PMID] 15551216.
The impact of race/ethnicity on mother-to-child HIV transmission in the United States in Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group Protocol 316.
Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999).36(3):800-7[DOI] .[PMID] 15213563.
Human chorionic gonadotropin in cervicovaginal secretions as a predictor of preterm delivery.
International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.83(2):151-7[DOI] .[PMID] 14550589.
Labor induction versus expectant management for postterm pregnancies: a systematic review with meta-analysis.
Obstetrics and gynecology.101(6):1312-8[DOI] .[PMID] 12798542.
Special considerations for the HIV-infected patient with preterm labor.
Clinics in perinatology.30(4):855-74[DOI] .[PMID] 14714926.
Labor induction with 25 microg versus 50 microg intravaginal misoprostol: a systematic review.
Obstetrics and gynecology.99(1):145-51[DOI] .[PMID] 11777525.
The effect of tablet moistening on labor induction with intravaginal misoprostol: a randomized trial.
Obstetrics and gynecology.99(6):1080-4[DOI] .[PMID] 12052603.
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome, organ failure, and outcome in critically ill obstetric patients treated in an ICU.
Chest.120(4):1271-7[DOI] .[PMID] 11591571.
Cervical ripening and labor induction with a controlled-release dinoprostone vaginal insert: a meta-analysis.
Obstetrics and gynecology.94(5 Pt 2):878-83[DOI] .[PMID] 10546777.
Efficacy of maintenance therapy after acute tocolysis: a meta-analysis.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.181(2):484-90[DOI] .[PMID] 10454704.
Labor induction with prostaglandin E1 misoprostol compared with dinoprostone vaginal insert: a randomized trial.
Obstetrics and gynecology.91(3):401-5[DOI] .[PMID] 9491868.
Labor induction with intravaginal misoprostol in term premature rupture of membranes: a randomized study.
Obstetrics and gynecology.89(6):909-12[DOI] .[PMID] 9170463.
Misoprostol for cervical ripening and labor induction: a meta-analysis.
Obstetrics and gynecology.89(4):633-42[DOI] .[PMID] 9083326.
Randomized trial of two doses of the prostaglandin E1 analog misoprostol for labor induction.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.177(2):364-9; discussion 369[DOI] .[PMID] 9290452.
Use of misoprostol (prostaglandin E1 methyl analogue) to expedite delivery in severe preeclampsia remote from term.
The Journal of maternal-fetal medicine.5(1):39-40[DOI] .[PMID] 8796765.
Calcium supplementation in mild preeclampsia remote from term: a randomized double-blind clinical trial.
Obstetrics and gynecology.85(6):915-8[DOI] .[PMID] 7770260.
Predicting fetal lung maturity by visual assessment of amniotic fluid turbidity: comparison with fluorescence polarization assay.
Southern medical journal.88(10):1031-3[DOI] .[PMID] 7481958.
Pyelonephritis in pregnancy: once-a-day ceftriaxone versus multiple doses of cefazolin. A randomized, double-blind trial.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.172(1 Pt 1):129-33[DOI] .[PMID] 7847521.
Cervical ripening in women with previous cesarean deliveries.
International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.47(1):17-21[DOI] .[PMID] 7813746.
Labor induction with the prostaglandin E1 methyl analogue misoprostol versus oxytocin: a randomized trial.
Obstetrics and gynecology.81(3):332-6[DOI] .[PMID] 8437780.
Abnormal cervical cytology in adolescents.
The Journal of pediatrics.98(6):985-7[DOI] .[PMID] 7229807.

Office Information

Academic Office
3rd Floor, LRC
653-1 West 8th Street, L17
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-5626
Senior Medical Secretary
Kimberly Carter
(904) 244-5626


Medical Degree
1971 · Haile Sellassie I University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency
1979 · Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
Maternal and Fetal Medicine Fellowship
1982 · State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, USA

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