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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

Specialty
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Sub-Specialty
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)

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

Fellowship:
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

Honors:
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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