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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

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. 2019 Oct 2; doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0520-9.

PMID:
    31578422
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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. 2019 Jul 8; doi: 10.1002/jum.15091.

PMID:
    31283038
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 Jun 22; pii: S0002-9378(19)30818-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.06.042.

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

PMID:
    30567004
    [PubMed - in process]
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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<sup>†</sup>.
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 - in process]
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Update on Fetal Monitoring: Overview of Approaches and Management of Category II Tracings.
Raghuraman N, Cahill AG
Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2017 Dec; 44(4)615-624. doi: 10.1016/j.ogc.2017.08.007.

PMID:
    29078943
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Umbilical Cord Oxygen Content and Neonatal Morbidity at Term.
Raghuraman N, Temming LA, Stout MJ, Macones GA, Cahill AG, Tuuli MG
Am J Perinatol. 2018 Mar; 35(4)331-335. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1607318.

PMID:
    29020696
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Oct; 217(4)449.e1-449.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.05.070.

PMID:
    28601567
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Novel oxytocin receptor variants in laboring women requiring high doses of oxytocin.
Reinl EL, Goodwin ZA, Raghuraman N, Lee GY, Jo EY, Gezahegn BM, Pillai MK, Cahill AG, de Guzman Strong C, England SK
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Aug; 217(2)214.e1-214.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.04.036.

PMID:
    28456503
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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Utility of the Simplified Bishop Score in Spontaneous Labor.
Raghuraman N, Stout MJ, Young OM, Tuuli MG, López JD, Macones GA, Cahill AG
Am J Perinatol. 2016 Oct; 33(12)1176-81. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1585413.

PMID:
    27398698
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adverse maternal and fetal outcomes and deaths related to preeclampsia and eclampsia in Haiti.
Raghuraman N, March MI, Hacker MR, Modest AM, Wenger J, Narcisse R, Louis David J, Scott J, Rana S
Pregnancy Hypertens. 2014 Oct; 4(4)279-86. doi: 10.1016/j.preghy.2014.09.002.

PMID:
    26104817
    [PubMed]
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Circulating Angiogenic Factors and the Risk of Adverse Outcomes among Haitian Women with Preeclampsia.
March MI, Geahchan C, Wenger J, Raghuraman N, Berg A, Haddow H, Mckeon BA, Narcisse R, David JL, Scott J, Thadhani R, Karumanchi SA, Rana S
PLoS One. 2015; 10(5)e0126815. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126815.

PMID:
    25965397
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The utility of midtrimester ultrasound assessment of the subcutaneous space in predicting cesarean wound complications.
Shainker SA, Raghuraman N, Modest AM, Schnettler WT, Hacker MR, Ralston SJ
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015; 28(15)1766-9. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2014.971744.

PMID:
    25302863
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Swertiamarin ameliorates inflammation and osteoclastogenesis intermediates in IL-1β induced rat fibroblast-like synoviocytes.
Saravanan S, Islam VI, Thirugnanasambantham K, Pazhanivel N, Raghuraman N, Paulraj MG, Ignacimuthu S
Inflamm Res. 2014 Jun; 63(6)451-62. doi: 10.1007/s00011-014-0717-5.

PMID:
    24492951
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Oral exposure to bisphenol a increases dimethylbenzanthracene-induced mammary cancer in rats.
Jenkins S, Raghuraman N, Eltoum I, Carpenter M, Russo J, Lamartiniere CA
Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Jun; 117(6)910-5. doi: 10.1289/ehp.11751.

PMID:
    19590682
    [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