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Certified Nurse Midwife

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.

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Certified nurse midwife Sierra Ribero, DNP, APN, CNM, MSN

Sierra Ribero, DNP, APN, CNM, offers evidence-based, lifespan midwifery care in a private setting. She believes that people can be empowered by personalized care provided in a safe, gentle environment with minimal medical interventions. Sierra has interests in individualized midwifery care with specialized expertise in care for ethnic and sexual minorities, adolescents, and LGBTQ+ people.

Sierra's research interests include working to close health care disparity gaps in LGBTQ+ communities through the education of providers, staff and students in health care.

Pronouns: she/her

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

  • Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Natural Childbirth
  • Labor Positioning
  • Minority Women Health
  • LGBTQ Health
  • Hydrotherapy in Labor

Medical Education

  • College of Medicine at University of Illinois--Chicago
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

Request an Appointment at Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

To Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Midwife

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
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Benefits of Modern Midwives

UChicago Medicine midwives Cynthia Jacinthe, DNP, CNM, Wendy D. Allen, MSN, CNM and Sierra Ribero DNP, CNM, discuss misconceptions surrounding midwifery, the role midwives play during pregnancy and the care they offer beyond childbirth.

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