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Emily S. Jungheim, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Specialty Areas

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Board Certifications

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Hospital Affiliations

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Infertility, in vitro fertilization, ovulation induction, recurrent pregnancy loss, polyscystic ovarian syndrome, hirsutism, women's health, reproductive endocrinology, endometriosis, gynecology, laparoscopic surgery, hysteroscopy, anovulation, amenorrhea

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center

4444 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Suite: Suite 3100
Office Phone: 314-286-2400
Fax: 314-286-2455

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Building D

3023 N. Ballas Road
Fourth Floor, Suite 450
St. Louis, MO 63131

Office Phone: 314-996-6000
Email: 314-996-6060

Education

Education

Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2008
Residency: Obstetric and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 2005
Medical Degree: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 2001
B.S.: Biology, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois 1997

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery position statement on the impact of obesity and obesity treatment on fertility and fertility therapy Endorsed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Obesity Society.
Kominiarek MA, Jungheim ES, Hoeger KM, Rogers AM, Kahan S, Kim JJ
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2017 May; 13(5)750-757. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2017.02.006.

PMID:
    28416185
    [PubMed - in process]
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In Vitro Fertilization Insurance Coverage and Chances of a Live Birth.
Jungheim ES, Leung MY, Macones GA, Odem RR, Pollack LM, Hamilton BH
JAMA. 2017 Mar 28; 317(12)1273-1275. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.0727.

PMID:
    28350917
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Is there a role for diet in ameliorating the reproductive sequelae associated with chronic low-grade inflammation in polycystic ovary syndrome and obesity?
Riley JK, Jungheim ES
Fertil Steril. 2016 Sep 1; 106(3)520-7. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.07.1069.

PMID:
    27450187
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ovarian stimulation in the luteal phase: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Boots CE, Meister M, Cooper AR, Hardi A, Jungheim ES
J Assist Reprod Genet. 2016 Aug; 33(8)971-80. doi: 10.1007/s10815-016-0721-5.

PMID:
    27146151
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Methotrexate does not affect ovarian reserve or subsequent assisted reproductive technology outcomes.
Boots CE, Hill MJ, Feinberg EC, Lathi RB, Fowler SA, Jungheim ES
J Assist Reprod Genet. 2016 May; 33(5)647-656. doi: 10.1007/s10815-016-0683-7.

PMID:
    26943917
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Focused Look at Obesity and the Preimplantation Trophoblast.
Broughton DE, Jungheim ES
Semin Reprod Med. 2016 Jan; 34(1)5-10. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1570032.

PMID:
    26696274
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Inflammation and Human Ovarian Follicular Dynamics.
Boots CE, Jungheim ES
Semin Reprod Med. 2015 Jul; 33(4)270-5. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1554928.

PMID:
    26132931
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Variability in the practice of fertility preservation for patients with cancer.
Reynolds KA, Grindler NM, Rhee JS, Cooper AR, Ratts VS, Carson KR, Jungheim ES
PLoS One. 2015; 10(5)e0127335. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127335.

PMID:
    26010087
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A validated prediction model for IVF: is it clinically applicable?
Jungheim ES
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 May; 212(5)556-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.03.028.

PMID:
    25925628
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antral follicle count is increased in obese women placed on oral contraceptive pills.
Parker AK, Grindler NM, Jungheim ES, Odem RR, Ratts VS, Cooper AR
J Reprod Med. 2015 Mar-Apr; 60(3-4)155-9.

PMID:
    25898479
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Best practices for controlled ovarian stimulation in in vitro fertilization.
Jungheim ES, Meyer MF, Broughton DE
Semin Reprod Med. 2015 Mar; 33(2)77-82. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1546424.

PMID:
    25734345
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Serum Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Endometriosis.
Hopeman MM, Riley JK, Frolova AI, Jiang H, Jungheim ES
Reprod Sci. 2015 Sep; 22(9)1083-7. doi: 10.1177/1933719114565030.

PMID:
    25539770
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Obesity and reproductive function: a review of the evidence.
Klenov VE, Jungheim ES
Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Dec; 26(6)455-60. doi: 10.1097/GCO.0000000000000113.

PMID:
    25254319
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A novel system dynamics model of female obesity and fertility.
Sabounchi NS, Hovmand PS, Osgood ND, Dyck RF, Jungheim ES
Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul; 104(7)1240-6. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.301898.

PMID:
    24832413
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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State-mandated insurance coverage is associated with the approach to hydrosalpinges before IVF.
Omurtag K, Grindler NM, Roehl KA, Bates GW, Beltsos AN, Odem RR, Jungheim ES
Reprod Biomed Online. 2014 Jul; 29(1)131-5. doi: 10.1016/j.rbmo.2014.03.007.

PMID:
    24813751
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Shared decision making about IVF for savior siblings.
Jungheim ES
Virtual Mentor. 2014 Jan 1; 16(1)24-9. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2014.16.01.ecas4-1401.

PMID:
    24433658
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reply: poor ovarian responders: to meta-analyse or not, that is the question.
Reynolds KA, Rhee JS, Jimenez PT, Omurtag KR, Tuuli MG, Jungheim ES
Hum Reprod. 2014 Mar; 29(3)635-6. doi: 10.1093/humrep/det425.

PMID:
    24401202
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Premenopausal amenorrhea: what's in a number?
Nerenz RD, Jungheim ES, Lockwood CM
Clin Chem. 2014 Jan; 60(1)29-33; discussion 33-4. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2013.202499.

PMID:
    24379309
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Weighing the impact of obesity on female reproductive function and fertility.
Jungheim ES, Travieso JL, Hopeman MM
Nutr Rev. 2013 Oct; 71 Suppl 1S3-8. doi: 10.1111/nure.12056.

PMID:
    24147921
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cycle cancellation and pregnancy after luteal estradiol priming in women defined as poor responders: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Reynolds KA, Omurtag KR, Jimenez PT, Rhee JS, Tuuli MG, Jungheim ES
Hum Reprod. 2013 Nov; 28(11)2981-9. doi: 10.1093/humrep/det306.

PMID:
    23887073
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In the News

In the News

Diagnosing Polycystic Ovary Syndrome


conversation with Dr. Jungheim.

Videos

Videos

Notes

For more info, visit the Washington University Fertility web site.