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Nandini Raghuraman, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Specialty Areas

High Risk Obstetrics
Obstetric Ultrasound
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Board Certifications

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Progress West Hospital

Languages

English
Malayalam

Areas of Clinical Interest

Maternal medical conditions in pregnancy, including, but not limited to, congenital heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension; fetal conditions in pregnancy, including alloimmunization, genetic conditions, or anomalies; high risk labor and delivery, including vaginal birth after cesarean, operative vaginal deliveries, and cesarean sections

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health

4901 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Suite: 710
Office Phone: 314-454-8181
Fax: 314-747-1637

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Building D

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

Suite: 450
Office Phone: 314-454-8181
Fax: 314-747-1637

Progress West Hospital

20 Progress Point Pkwy
O'Fallon, MO 63368

Suite: 126
Office Phone: 314-454-8181
Fax: 314-747-1637

Education

Education

Fellowship: Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2018
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 2015
Medical Degree: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 2011
Master of Science: University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 2003
Bachelor of Science: University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 2003

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Placebo hypoalgesia: racial differences.
Okusogu C, Wang Y, Akintola T, Haycock NR, Raghuraman N, Greenspan JD, Phillips J, Dorsey SG, Campbell CM, Colloca L
Pain. 2020 Aug; 161(8)1872-1883. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001876.

PMID:
    32701846
    [PubMed - in process]
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The effect of intrapartum oxygen supplementation on Category II fetal monitoring.
Raghuraman N, López JD, Carter EB, Stout MJ, Macones GA, Tuuli MG, Cahill AG
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Jun 22; pii: S0002-9378(20)30662-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.06.037.

PMID:
    32585226
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A new definition of gestational hypertension? New-onset blood pressures of 130 to 139/80 to 89 mm Hg after 20 weeks of gestation.
Porcelli BA, Diveley E, Meyenburg K, Woolfolk C, Rosenbloom JI, Raghuraman N, Stout MJ, Sabol BA
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Jun 15; pii: S0002-9378(20)30635-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.06.019.

PMID:
    32553915
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The duration of intrapartum supplemental oxygen administration and umbilical cord oxygen content.
Watkins VY, Martin S, Macones GA, Tuuli MG, Cahill AG, Raghuraman N
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Jun 1; pii: S0002-9378(20)30613-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.05.056.

PMID:
    32497605
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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In utero exposure to transient ischemia-hypoxemia promotes long-term neurodevelopmental abnormalities in male rat offspring.
Palanisamy A, Giri T, Jiang J, Bice A, Quirk JD, Conyers SB, Maloney SE, Raghuraman N, Bauer AQ, Garbow JR, Wozniak DF
JCI Insight. 2020 May 21; 5(10)pii: 133172. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.133172.

PMID:
    32434985
    [PubMed - in process]
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Virtual reality: physiological and behavioral mechanisms to increase individual pain tolerance limits.
Colloca L, Raghuraman N, Wang Y, Akintola T, Brawn-Cinani B, Colloca G, Kier C, Varshney A, Murthi S
Pain. 2020 Apr 24; doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001900.

PMID:
    32345915
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Mild Neonatal Acidemia is Associated with Neonatal Morbidity at Term.
Bailey EJ, Frolova AI, López JD, Raghuraman N, Macones GA, Cahill AG
Am J Perinatol. 2020 Apr 22; doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1708800.

PMID:
    32323288
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Placebo hypoalgesia: racial differences.
Okusogu C, Wang Y, Akintola T, Haycock NR, Raghuraman N, Greenspan JD, Phillips J, Dorsey SG, Campbell CM, Colloca L
Pain. 2020 Mar 21; doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001876.

PMID:
    32205528
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Modeling Learning Patterns to Predict Placebo Analgesic Effects in Healthy and Chronic Orofacial Pain Participants.
Wang Y, Tricou C, Raghuraman N, Akintola T, Haycock NR, Blasini M, Phillips J, Zhu S, Colloca L
Front Psychiatry. 2020; 1139. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00039.

PMID:
    32116854
    [PubMed]
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Response to category II tracings: Does anything help?
Raghuraman N
Semin Perinatol. 2020 Mar; 44(2)151217. doi: 10.1016/j.semperi.2019.151217.

PMID:
    32007313
    [PubMed - in process]
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Neural and behavioral changes driven by observationally-induced hypoalgesia.
Raghuraman N, Wang Y, Schenk LA, Furman AJ, Tricou C, Seminowicz DA, Colloca L
Sci Rep. 2019 Dec 24; 9(1)19760. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-56188-2.

PMID:
    31874985
    [PubMed - in process]
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Relieving acute pain (RAP) study: a proof-of-concept protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Colloca L, Lee SE, Luhowy MN, Haycock N, Okusogu C, Yim S, Raghuraman N, Goodfellow R, Murray RS, Casper P, Lee M, Scalea T, Fouche Y, Murthi S
BMJ Open. 2019 Nov 11; 9(11)e030623. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030623.

PMID:
    31719077
    [PubMed - in process]
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Marked variability in intrapartum electronic fetal heart rate patterns: association with neonatal morbidity and abnormal arterial cord gas.
Polnaszek B, López JD, Clark R, Raghuraman N, Macones GA, Cahill AG
J Perinatol. 2020 Jan; 40(1)56-62. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0520-9.

PMID:
    31578422
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Obesity, Second Stage Duration, and Labor Outcomes in Nulliparous Women.
Frolova AI, Raghuraman N, Stout MJ, Tuuli MG, Macones GA, Cahill AG
Am J Perinatol. 2019 Sep 28; doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1697586.

PMID:
    31563134
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Predictive Value of Midtrimester Universal Cervical Length Screening Based on Parity.
Rosenbloom JI, Raghuraman N, Temming LA, Stout MJ, Tuuli MG, Dicke JM, Macones GA, Cahill AG
J Ultrasound Med. 2020 Jan; 39(1)147-154. doi: 10.1002/jum.15091.

PMID:
    31283038
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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First stage of labor progression in women with large-for-gestational age infants.
Blankenship SA, Woolfolk CL, Raghuraman N, Stout MJ, Macones GA, Cahill AG
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Dec; 221(6)640.e1-640.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.06.042.

PMID:
    31238039
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2019 Jun; 36(7)669-677. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1676485.

PMID:
    30567004
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neonatal Morbidity in the Offspring of Obese Women Without Hypertension or Diabetes.
Polnaszek BE, Raghuraman N, Lopez JD, Frolova AL, Wesevich V, Tuuli MG, Cahill AG
Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Oct; 132(4)835-841. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002775.

PMID:
    30130347
    [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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical implications of umbilical artery Doppler changes after betamethasone administration.
Raghuraman N, Porcelli B, Temming LA, Macones GA, Cahill AG, Tuuli MG, Dicke JM
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2020 Jan; 33(1)42-48. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2018.1484095.

PMID:
    29863424
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Optimizing intrapartum care to minimize peripartum neonatal morbidity; labor and delivery outcomes in high risk pregnancies; intrauterine resuscitation techniques and electronic fetal monitoring; intrauterine growth restriction