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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Hoppe is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her clinical areas of particular interest include high-risk pregnancies, complex maternal medical conditions, diabetes, hypertension-related disorders, fetal alloimmunization, and cervical insufficiency/preterm birth prevention.


Specialty procedures she performs include cervical cerclage, percutaneous umbilical cord sampling/intrauterine fetal transfusion, amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling.


Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Cervical Cerclage

High-Risk Pregnancy

Mother – Baby Care (Maternal-Fetal Medicine)


UnityPoint Health - Meriter
(608) 417-6667 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fellowship University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Residency University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Medical School Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Hoppe's research interests revolve around maternal medical conditions, infectious diseases, hypertension-related disorders during pregnancy, labor, quality improvement and preterm birth prevention.

PubMed Articles
Hoppe KK Williams M Thomas N Zella JB Drewry A Kim K Havighurst T Johnson HM Telehealth with remote blood pressure monitoring for postpartum hypertension: A prospective single-cohort feasibility study. Pregnancy Hypertens . 2019 Jan;15:171-176
[PubMed ID: 30825917]
Hoppe KK Schiff MA Benedetti TJ Delaney S Duration of Spontaneous Active Labor and Perinatal Outcomes Using Contemporary Labor Curves. Am J Perinatol . 2018 Oct;35(12):1186-1191
[PubMed ID: 29695019]
Antony KM Gupta VK Hoppe KK Quamme T Feldman N Stewart K Travel During Pregnancy: Results From an Ultrasound Unit-Based Questionnaire. WMJ . 2017 Dec;116(5):205-209
[PubMed ID: 29357209]
Blondon M Casini A Hoppe KK Boehlen F Righini M Smith NL Risks of Venous Thromboembolism After Cesarean Sections: A Meta-Analysis. Chest . 2016 Sep;150(3):572-96
[PubMed ID: 27262227]
Fay EE Hoppe KK Schulkin J Eckert LO Survey of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents Regarding Pneumococcal Vaccination in Pregnancy: Education, Knowledge, and Barriers to Vaccination. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol . 2016;2016:1752379
[PubMed ID: 26949324]
Hoppe KK Schiff MA Peterson SE Gravett MG 30 mL Single- versus 80 mL double-balloon catheter for pre-induction cervical ripening: a randomized controlled trial. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med . 2016;29(12):1919-25
[PubMed ID: 26302817]
Hoppe KK Fialkow MF Dighe M Cheng E Intrauterine air embolism associated with a rectovaginal fistula in a pregnant woman. Obstet Gynecol . 2011 Aug;118(2 Pt 2):481-4
[PubMed ID: 21768860]
Hoppe KK Eckert LO Achieving high coverage of H1N1 influenza vaccine in an ethnically diverse obstetric population: success of a multifaceted approach. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol . 2011;2011:746214
[PubMed ID: 21760700]