Craig Towers, MD

Dr. Craig Towers is a native of California.  He received his undergraduate degree from Whittier College in Whittier, California. He then completed medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.  Dr. Towers completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wesley Medical Center / University of Kansas in Wichita, Kansas. Following his residency, Dr. Towers completed his fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Long Beach Memorial Women’s Hospital and the University of California-Irvine.  

Dr. Towers is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine.  He has held academic appointments as both Assistant and Associate Professor at the University of California, Irvine.  He joined the University of Tennessee Medical Center and Graduate School of Medicine as an Associate Professor in 2010 and then Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2015.

He has extensive experience in teaching and research.  He has published over 100 journal articles, chapters, and abstracts.  In addition, he has presented locally, nationally, and internationally on topics of interest such as drug addiction in pregnancy, infectious diseases in pregnancy, fetal heart monitoring, fetal lung maturity, and third trimester bleeding.

Dr. Towers is a member of several professional organizations including the American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, the Central Association of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, and the Pacific Coast Obstetrical & Gynecological Society.