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Erol Amon, M. D., J.D.

Erol Amon, M. D., J.D.

Professor and Director Fellowship for Maternal- Fetal Medicine
Divison of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Special Interest
High risk pregnancy, preterm labor, premature rupture of membranes, preeclampsia, fetal anomalies, prenatal diagnosis, gestational diabetes, medical-legal topics.

Medical Education:

University of Illinois:
Member of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, 1976
Edmund James Scholar, 1976
Graduated with Honors and Highest Distinction, 1976.

Medical School:
Northwestern University (1979)

St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL (1984)
University of Tennessee Center For Health Sciences, Memphis (1986)

University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences
Memphis, Tennessee, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Maternal-Fetal Medicine, July 1984 - June 1986 with Dr. Baha Sibai
OB/GYN Ultrasound Preceptorship with Dr. R. Sabbagha
At Northwestern University Medical School, 1985

Best Doctors in America: Midwest Region / St. Louis: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Central Association Of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Annual Meeting in La Jolla, California:
Merit Prize Award for Best Paper, 2003

St. Louis Gynecological Society Editor's Award:
Best Research Presentation, 1999, 1994

Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Annual Meeting in Maui, Hawaii:
Best Poster Award, 1999

Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California:
Best Poster Award, February 1993

Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Annual Meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
Outstanding Essay Award, 1986

Northwestern University Medical School Clinical Honors in OB/GYN, PSYCH, HUMAN SEXUALITY, 1978.

Board Certification:
Obstetrics and Gynecology; Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Scientific Society Memberships:
Missouri State Medical Association
St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society
St. Louis Gynecological Society
American College of Legal Medicine

Most Recent Publications:

Fruhman G, Gavard JA, Amon E, Flick KV, Miller C, Gross GA. Tension compared to no tension on a Foley transcervical catheter for cervical ripening: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jan;216(1):67.e1-67.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.09.082. PubMed PMID: 27640940.

Fruhman G, Gavard JA, McCormick K, Wilson-Griffin J, Amon E, Gross GA. Standard External Doppler Fetal Heart Tracings versus External Fetal Electrocardiogram in Very Preterm Gestation: A Pilot Study. AJP Rep. 2016 Oct;6(4):e378-e383. PubMed PMID: 27822432; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5097041

Mehra S, Amon E, Hopkins S, Gavard JA, Shyken J. Transvaginal cervical length and amniotic fluid index: can it predict delivery latency following preterm premature rupture of membranes? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Mar;212(3):400.e1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.01.022. PubMed PMID: 25613399.

Holcomb WL, Amon E, Albert JH. The effect of cerclage in twin gestations with short cervix: a Bayesian evaluation. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015 Mar;28(4):448-53. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2014.921151. PubMed PMID: 24797964.

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