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George A. Macones, MD, MSCE

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

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

Center for Advanced Medicine
Women's Health Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 5
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

Spontaneous Labor Onset and Outcomes in Obese Women at Term.
Frolova AI, Wang JJ, Conner SN, Tuuli MG, Macones GA, Woolfolk CL, Cahill AG
Am J Perinatol. 2017 Aug 11; doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1605574.

PMID:
    28800658
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Short-term costs of preeclampsia to the United States health care system.
Stevens W, Shih T, Incerti D, Ton TGN, Lee HC, Peneva D, Macones GA, Sibai BM, Jena AB
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jun 14; pii: S0002-9378(17)30561-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.04.032.

PMID:
    28708975
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Three-Dimensional Power Doppler Evaluation of Cerebral Vascular Blood Flow: A Novel Tool in the Assessment of Fetal Growth Restriction.
Goetzinger KR, Cahill AG, Odibo L, Macones GA, Odibo AO
J Ultrasound Med. 2017 Jul 14; doi: 10.1002/jum.14323.

PMID:
    28708246
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Patient Safety in Obstetrics: More Evidence, Less Emotion.
Macones GA
Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Aug; 130(2)257-259. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002169.

PMID:
    28697095
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of evidence-based interventions on wound complications after cesarean delivery.
Temming LA, Raghuraman N, Carter EB, Stout MJ, Rampersad RM, Macones GA, Cahill AG, Tuuli MG
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jun 8; pii: S0002-9378(17)30734-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.05.070.

PMID:
    28601567
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping at <32 Weeks' Gestation: Implementation and Outcomes.
Rhoades JS, Bierut T, Conner SN, Tuuli MG, Vesoulis ZA, Macones GA, Cahill AG
Am J Perinatol. 2017 May 25; doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1603591.

PMID:
    28561189
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Early pregnancy vaginal microbiome trends and preterm birth.
Stout MJ, Zhou Y, Wylie KM, Tarr PI, Macones GA, Tuuli MG
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 May 23; pii: S0002-9378(17)30641-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.05.030.

PMID:
    28549981
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Impact of fetal growth on pregnancy outcomes in women with severe preeclampsia.
Carter EB, Conner SN, Cahill AG, Rampersad R, Macones GA, Tuuli MG
Pregnancy Hypertens. 2017 Apr; 821-25. doi: 10.1016/j.preghy.2017.02.002.

PMID:
    28501274
    [PubMed - in process]
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Accuracy of Birth Certificate Data for Classifying Preterm Birth.
Stout MJ, Macones GA, Tuuli MG
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2017 May; 31(3)245-249. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12352.

PMID:
    28370345
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reply.
Macones GA
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jul; 217(1)95. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.03.023.

PMID:
    28366728
    [PubMed - in process]
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Group versus traditional prenatal care in low-risk women delivering at term: a retrospective cohort study.
Carter EB, Barbier K, Sarabia R, Macones GA, Cahill AG, Tuuli MG
J Perinatol. 2017 Jul; 37(7)769-771. doi: 10.1038/jp.2017.33.

PMID:
    28358385
    [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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Association of Fetal Heart Rate Baseline Change and Neonatal Outcomes.
Yang M, Stout MJ, López JD, Colvin R, Macones GA, Cahill AG
Am J Perinatol. 2017 Jul; 34(9)879-886. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1600911.

PMID:
    28301895
    [PubMed - in process]
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Intrauterine Hyperoxemia and Risk of Neonatal Morbidity.
Raghuraman N, Temming LA, Stout MJ, Macones GA, Cahill AG, Tuuli MG
Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Apr; 129(4)676-682. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000001931.

PMID:
    28277364
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A stillbirth calculator: Development and internal validation of a clinical prediction model to quantify stillbirth risk.
Trudell AS, Tuuli MG, Colditz GA, Macones GA, Odibo AO
PLoS One. 2017; 12(3)e0173461. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173461.

PMID:
    28267756
    [PubMed - in process]
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Neurologic Injury in Acidemic Term Infants.
Cahill AG, Mathur AM, Smyser CD, Mckinstry RC, Roehl KA, López JD, Inder TE, Macones GA
Am J Perinatol. 2017 Jun; 34(7)668-675. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1597135.

PMID:
    27926973
    [PubMed - in process]
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Delivery Outcomes after Term Induction of Labor in Small-for-Gestational Age Fetuses.
Rhoades JS, Rampersad RM, Tuuli MG, Macones GA, Cahill AG, Stout MJ
Am J Perinatol. 2017 May; 34(6)544-549. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1593972.

PMID:
    27824403
    [PubMed - in process]
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Acute Appendicitis in Pregnancy: Predictive Clinical Factors and Pregnancy Outcomes.
Theilen LH, Mellnick VM, Shanks AL, Tuuli MG, Odibo AO, Macones GA, Cahill AG
Am J Perinatol. 2017 May; 34(6)523-528. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1593764.

PMID:
    27788534
    [PubMed - in process]
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Umbilical Artery Lactate Correlates with Brain Lactate in Term Infants.
Cahill AG, Macones GA, Smyser CD, López JD, Inder TE, Mathur AM
Am J Perinatol. 2017 May; 34(6)535-540. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1593844.

PMID:
    27788532
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prenatal visit utilization and outcomes in pregnant women with type II and gestational diabetes.
Carter EB, Tuuli MG, Odibo AO, Macones GA, Cahill AG
J Perinatol. 2017 Feb; 37(2)122-126. doi: 10.1038/jp.2016.175.

PMID:
    27735930
    [PubMed - in process]
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