Jesse N. Cottrell, MD, MSc, FACOG

Assistant Professor


Clinical Interests



Dr. Cottrell is fellowship trained in caring for high-risk pregnancies, including cases of preterm labor, placenta previa, miscarriage risk, multiple births, preeclampsia and gestational diabetes. He also specializes in ultrasounds, fetal echocardiograms and non-stress tests.

Education & Training

  • Graduate: University of Mississippi Medical Center - Science (Jackson, Miss.)
  • Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (Cupecoy, St. Maarten)
  • Residency: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Fellowship: University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson, Miss.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


  • Certified: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Marshall OB/GYN - Huntington

A provider-based department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Marshall University Medical Center
1600 Medical Center Drive
Suite 4500 (4th Floor)
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304.691.1400

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Marshall OB/GYN - Teays Valley

An outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Marshall Health - Teays Valley
300 Corporate Center Drive
3rd Floor
Scott Depot, WV 25560
Phone: 304.691.1800

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Perinatal Center at Cabell Huntington Hospital

1616 13th Avenue
Suite 100
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304.526.2124

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Cottrell J, Al Sanani A, Ogu I, Chaffin D. 2023. Triple Positive Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome in Pregnancy with High Frequency Plasma Exchange: A Case Report. Transfus Med Hemother. 2023 4 18;50(2):154-158.
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Cottrell J, Nelson C, Waldron C, Bergeron M, Samson A, Valentovic M. 2023. Effect of umbilical cord essential and toxic elements, thyroid levels, and Vitamin D on childhood development 2023 Feb;158

Cottrell J, Cummings K, Jude D, Chaffin D. 2022. The effect of impedance cardiography directed antihypertensive therapy on fetal growth restriction rates and perinatal mortality in women with chronic hypertension. Pregnancy Hypertens. 2022 3 27;28:123-127.
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Jensen J, Cottrell J. 2022. Syphilis and Proteinuria in Pregnancy Jensen, Jay and Cottrell, Jesse (2022) "Syphilis and Proteinuria in Pregnancy," Marshall Journal of Medicine: Vol. 8: Iss. 3, Article 4.

Amaral L, Cottrell J, Witcher A, Comley K, Cornelius D, Cunningham M, Jr., Ibrahim T, and LaMarca B.. 2021. Progesterone and PIBF: new insights into treatment options for preeclampsia 2021 May 14;35;S1.

Cottrell JN, Witcher A, Comley KM, Cunningham MW, Ibrahim T, Cornelius DC, LaMarca BD, Amaral LM. 2021. Progesterone induced blocking factor improves blood pressure, inflammation and pup weight in response to reduced uterine perfusion pressure (RUPP). Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2021 Feb 3
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Crank M, Cottrell J, Mitchell B, Valentovic M. 2020. Characterization of Fetal Thyroid Levels at Delivery among Appalachian Infants 2020 Sept 22;9:(3056):1-13.

Witcher A, Comley K, Cottrell J, Cunningham M, Jr., Ibrahim T, LaMarca B, Amaral LM. 2020. 6: Progesterone induced blocking factor inhibition causes inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in pregnant Sprague Dawley rats 2020 Jan;222(1):S5-S6.

Amaral LM, Witcher AC, Comley K, Cottrell JN, Cunningham MW, Jr. and Ibrahim T. 2020. Inhibiting Progesterone induced blocking factor induces markers of endothelial dysfunction and inflammation in pregnant rats 2020 Apr 18;34(1):1

Dearworth H, Cottrell J. 2020. Treatment of Cervical Ectopic with Single Dose Methotrexate Dearworth, Hannah and Cottrell, Jesse (2020) "Successful treatment of a cervical ectopic pregnancy with single-dose methotrexate therapy," Marshall Journal of Medicine: Vol. 6: Iss. 3, Article 8.

Cottrell J, Calhoun J, Szczepanski J, Corvera J, Creswell LL, Kogon B, Hasaniya N, Copeland H. 2020. Aortic root valve-sparing repair and dissections in Marfans syndrome during pregnancy: A case series. J Card Surg. 2020 5 6;35(7):1439-1443.
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Elfarra JT, Cottrell JN, Cornelius DC, Cunningham MW, Faulkner JL, Ibrahim T, Lamarca B, Amaral LM. 2020. 17-Hydroxyprogesterone caproate improves T cells and NK cells in response to placental ischemia; new mechanisms of action for an old drug. Pregnancy Hypertens. 2020 1 7;19:226-232.
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Amaral LM, Cottrell JN, Comley KM, Cunningham MW Jr., Witcher A, Ramana Vaka V, Ibrahim T, LaMarca B.. 2020. 17-Hydroxyprogesterone caproate improves hypertension and renal endothelin-1 in response to sFlt-1 induced hypertension in pregnant rats 2020 Sep 11;22:151-155.
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Cottrell JN, Amaral LM, Harmon A, Cornelius DC, Cunningham MW, Vaka VR, Ibrahim T, Herse F, Wallukat G, Dechend R, LaMarca B. 2019. Interleukin-4 supplementation improves the pathophysiology of hypertension in response to placental ischemia in RUPP rats. Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 2019 1 10;316(2):R165-R171.
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Cottrell JN, Thomas DS, Mitchell BL, Childress JE, Dawley DM, Harbrecht LE, Jude DA, Valentovic MA. 2018. Rural and urban differences in prenatal exposure to essential and toxic elements. J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Part A. 2018 11 23;81(23):1214-1223.
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Martin A, Cottrell J, Korona M, Chaffin DG. 2018. An "Ice Cream Headache" in a Term Gravida: A Case Report Martin A, Cottrell J, Korona M, Chaffin DG: An "Ice Cream Headache" in a Term Gravida: A Case Report. WV Medical Journal. Monday, July 23rd 2018.

Cummings K, Cottrell J, Ounpraseuth S, Stone R, Chaffin DG. 2018. The Effect of Hepatitis C on Maternal Bile Acid Level and the Fetal Left Ventricular Tei Index 2018;4:(2):8

Cornelius DC, Cottrell J, Amaral LM, LaMarca B. 2018. Inflammatory mediators: a causal link to hypertension during preeclampsia. Br. J. Pharmacol. 2018 8 11;176(12):1914-1921.
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Cottrell J, Mitchell BL, Pooja SN, Thomas DS, Valentovic MA. 2017. Self-Reported Tobacco Use and Correlation with Umbilical Cord Blood Cotinine Levels at Delivery among Appalachian Gravidas 2017;3:(1):12

Cottrell J, Valentovic MA, Mitchell BL, Thomas DS. 2017. Rural versus Urban Umbilical Cord Blood Vitamin D Levels at Parturition in Appalachia 2017: 1266