Maternal-Fetal Medicine Doctor Joins Sacred Heart in Okaloosa, Walton Counties

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October 05, 2018
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Doctor Joins Sacred Heart in Okaloosa, Walton Counties
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. – Maternal-fetal medicine doctor Henry Roqué, MD, has joined the Sacred Heart Regional Perinatal Center.
Dr. Roqué will offer outpatient consultations for women with high-risk pregnancies at Sacred Heart’s offices in Fort Walton Beach, Miramar Beach, Crestview and Pensacola. He will also see patients at Sacred Heart’s inpatient high-risk pregnancy unit on the Pensacola campus. For information or to request an appointment, please call 850-416-2477.
Dr. Roqué has more than 24 years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, and he completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut.  He received a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the New York University School of Medicine.
Dr. Roqué comes to Northwest Florida from Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, where his roles included director of perinatology and medical director of the Family Life Center. Throughout his career, he has served as an attending instructor for Harvard Medical School, chair of the obstetrics leadership committee and clinical director of labor-and-delivery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Dr. Roqué is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine. He has contributed to four medical textbooks about pregnancy and childbirth. His research has been published 18 times in national, peer-reviewed journals, including “Journal of Perinatal Medicine,” “Journal of Maternal-Fetal-Neonatal Medicine” and “Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics.”  He has presented numerous times at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine. Dr. Roqué has served as a journal reviewer for “American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology,” “European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine” and “Thrombosis and Haemostasis.”

As Northwest Florida’s Regional Perinatal Center – one of 12 such centers in the state – Sacred Heart provides the highest level of medical care to women with high-risk pregnancies and their babies. The maternal-fetal medicine doctors treat and manage various medical complications of pregnancy, including diabetes, hypertension, pre-eclampsia, placenta previa, premature rupture of the amniotic membranes, preterm labor and RH disease.  
For more information about the Sacred Heart Regional Perinatal Center, call 850-416-2477 or visit
About Sacred Heart Health System
In Florida, Ascension operates Sacred Heart Health based in Pensacola and St. Vincent’s HealthCare based in Jacksonville.  Together, Ascension operates seven hospitals and more than 100 other sites of care, and they employ nearly 10,000 associates. Across the region, Sacred Heart and St. Vincent’s have served North Florida communities for more than 145 years. In fiscal year 2017, they provided $168 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty. Ascension ( is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension includes approximately 165,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 153 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 22 states and the District of Columbia. For more information on Sacred Heart Health System, visit