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George A. Macones, MD, MSCE

Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Head, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Fellowship Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Specialty Areas

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Clinical Epidemiology

Board Certifications

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Progress West Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Maternal-fetal medicine, maternal chronic disease in the preconception period and pregnancy, obstetric complications, basic and comprehensive obstetric ultrasound, gynecologic ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis, diagnostic procedures, genetic amniocentesis, percutaneous umbilical cord blood sampling (aka, PUBS or cordocentesis), birth defects, isoimmunization, hydrops, miscarriage, chromosomal disorders, Down syndrome, fetal anomalies, fetal growth abnormalities, genetic counseling, genetic screening, genetic testing, genetics, gynecologic ultrasound, women's health, nuchal translucency, pelvic ultrasound, placental abnormalities and imaging, prenatal diagnosis, prenatal testing, adnexal tumors and imaging, advanced maternal age, amniocentesis, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), uterine masses and imaging, prenatal ultrasound, and first trimester screening.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health

4901 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Suite: 710
Floor: 7
Office Phone: (314) 454-8181
Fax: (314) 747-1429

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Building D

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

Office Phone: 314-996-6000
Fax: 314-996-6069

Education

Education

Fellowship: Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1996
M.S.C.E.: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1996
Fellowship: Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1994
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1992
Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1988
B.A.: Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1984

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Elevated umbilical cord arterial lactate at birth and electronic fetal monitoring characteristics on admission and in the active phase.
Rosenbloom JI, Stout MJ, Tuuli MG, López JD, Macones GA, Cahill AG
J Perinatol. 2019 Jan 28; doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0324-y.

PMID:
    30692611
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Addressing medically-underserved populations through maternal-fetal transport: A geographic analysis.
Rosenbloom JI, Nelson DM, Saunders S, Sessions Cole F, Chandarlis J, Macones GA, Cahill AG
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2018 Dec 26; 1-111. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2018.1564028.

PMID:
    30585099
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Infant Feeding Practices and Perceived Optimal Breastfeeding Interventions among Low-Income Women Delivering at a Baby-Friendly Hospital.
Lewkowitz AK, Raghuraman N, López JD, Macones GA, Cahill AG
Am J Perinatol. 2018 Dec 19; doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1676485.

PMID:
    30567004
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Transvaginal fast-scanning optical-resolution photoacoustic endoscopy.
Qu Y, Li C, Shi J, Chen R, Xu S, Rafsanjani H, Maslov K, Krigman H, Garvey L, Hu P, Zhao P, Meyers K, Diveley E, Pizzella S, Muench L, Punyamurthy N, Goldstein N, Onwumere O, Alisio M, Meyenburg K, Maynard J, Helm K, Slaughter J, Barber S, Burger T, Kramer C, Chubiz J, Anderson M, McCarthy R, England SK, Macones GA, Zhou Q, Shung KK, Zou J, Stout MJ, Tuuli M, Wang LV
J Biomed Opt. 2018 Dec; 23(12)1-4. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.23.12.121617.

PMID:
    30520276
    [PubMed - in process]
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In vivo characterization of connective tissue remodeling using infrared photoacoustic spectra.
Qu Y, Hu P, Shi J, Maslov K, Zhao P, Li C, Ma J, Garcia-Uribe A, Meyers K, Diveley E, Pizzella S, Muench L, Punyamurthy N, Goldstein N, Onwumere O, Alisio M, Meyenburg K, Maynard J, Helm K, Altieri E, Slaughter J, Barber S, Burger T, Kramer C, Chubiz J, Anderson M, McCarthy R, England SK, Macones GA, Stout MJ, Tuuli M, Wang LV
J Biomed Opt. 2018 Dec; 23(12)1-6. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.23.12.121621.

PMID:
    30520275
    [PubMed - in process]
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Risk Factors and Maternal Morbidity Associated with Unintentional Hysterotomy Extension at the Time of Cesarean Delivery.
Bligard KH, Durst JK, Stout MJ, Martin S, Cahill AG, Macones GA, Tuuli MG
Am J Perinatol. 2018 Nov 30; doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1676112.

PMID:
    30500960
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Risk of Maternal Morbidity with Increasing Number of Cesareans.
Sondgeroth KE, Wan L, Rampersad RM, Stout MJ, Macones GA, Cahill AG, Tuuli MG
Am J Perinatol. 2018 Oct 29; doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1673653.

PMID:
    30372778
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Effect of Oligohydramnios on Fetal Heart Rate Patterns during Term Labor Induction.
Rhoades JS, Stout MJ, Macones GA, Cahill AG
Am J Perinatol. 2018 Oct 29; doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1675152.

PMID:
    30372774
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Large for gestational age and stillbirth: Is there a role for antenatal testing?
Carter EB, Stockburger J, Tuuli MG, Macones GA, Odibo AO, Trudell AS
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Oct 24; doi: 10.1002/uog.20162.

PMID:
    30353961
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Antenatal corticosteroid administration in late-preterm gestations: a cost-effectiveness analysis.
Rosenbloom JI, Lewkowitz AK, Sondgeroth KE, Hudson JL, Macones GA, Cahill AG, Tuuli MG, Chang SH
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2018 Nov 15; 1-7. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2018.1540582.

PMID:
    30353764
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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True knot at the time of delivery: electronic fetal monitoring characteristics and neonatal outcomes.
Carter EB, Chu CS, Thompson Z, Tuuli MG, Macones GA, Cahill AG
J Perinatol. 2018 Dec; 38(12)1620-1624. doi: 10.1038/s41372-018-0250-4.

PMID:
    30323323
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effect of Immediate vs Delayed Pushing on Rates of Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery Among Nulliparous Women Receiving Neuraxial Analgesia: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Cahill AG, Srinivas SK, Tita ATN, Caughey AB, Richter HE, Gregory WT, Liu J, Woolfolk C, Weinstein DL, Mathur AM, Macones GA, Tuuli MG
JAMA. 2018 Oct 9; 320(14)1444-1454. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.13986.

PMID:
    30304425
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of patient- versus provider-collected vaginal swabs for microbiome analysis during pregnancy.
Wylie KM, Blankenship SA, Tuuli MG, Macones GA, Stout MJ
BMC Res Notes. 2018 Oct 5; 11(1)706. doi: 10.1186/s13104-018-3809-4.

PMID:
    30290831
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Guidelines for Antenatal and Preoperative care in Cesarean Delivery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Society Recommendations (Part 1).
Wilson RD, Caughey AB, Wood SL, Macones GA, Wrench IJ, Huang J, Norman M, Pettersson K, Fawcett WJ, Shalabi MM, Metcalfe A, Gramlich L, Nelson G
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Dec; 219(6)523.e1-523.e15. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2018.09.015.

PMID:
    30240657
    [PubMed - in process]
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Implementation and Outcomes of Universal Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping at Term.
Rhoades JS, Wesevich VG, Tuuli MG, Macones GA, Cahill AG
Am J Perinatol. 2019 Feb; 36(3)233-242. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1669908.

PMID:
    30208504
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical Diagnosis of Placenta Accreta and Clinicopathological Outcomes.
Rosenbloom JI, Hirshberg JS, Stout MJ, Cahill AG, Macones GA, Tuuli MG
Am J Perinatol. 2019 Jan; 36(2)124-129. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1670635.

PMID:
    30193384
    [PubMed - in process]
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Guidelines for intraoperative care in cesarean delivery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Society Recommendations (Part 2).
Caughey AB, Wood SL, Macones GA, Wrench IJ, Huang J, Norman M, Pettersson K, Fawcett WJ, Shalabi MM, Metcalfe A, Gramlich L, Nelson G, Wilson RD
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Dec; 219(6)533-544. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2018.08.006.

PMID:
    30118692
    [PubMed - in process]
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Labor Induction versus Expectant Management in Low-Risk Nulliparous Women.
Grobman WA, Rice MM, Reddy UM, Tita ATN, Silver RM, Mallett G, Hill K, Thom EA, El-Sayed YY, Perez-Delboy A, Rouse DJ, Saade GR, Boggess KA, Chauhan SP, Iams JD, Chien EK, Casey BM, Gibbs RS, Srinivas SK, Swamy GK, Simhan HN, Macones GA, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal–Fetal Medicine Units Network.
N Engl J Med. 2018 Aug 9; 379(6)513-523. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1800566.

PMID:
    30089070
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of Oxygen vs Room Air on Intrauterine Fetal Resuscitation: A Randomized Noninferiority Clinical Trial.
Raghuraman N, Wan L, Temming LA, Woolfolk C, Macones GA, Tuuli MG, Cahill AG
JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Sep 1; 172(9)818-823. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.1208.

PMID:
    30039159
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effect of a Home-Based Lifestyle Intervention on Breastfeeding Initiation Among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged African American Women with Overweight or Obesity.
Lewkowitz AK, López JD, Stein RI, Rhoades JS, Schulz RC, Woolfolk CL, Macones GA, Haire-Joshu D, Cahill AG
Breastfeed Med. 2018 Jul/Aug; 13(6)418-425. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2018.0006.

PMID:
    29912571
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