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Michal Elovitz, MD

Michal Elovitz, MD Physician

Director, Maternal and Child Health Research Center Director, Prematurity Prevention Program Vice Chair, Translational Research Hilarie L. Morgan and Mitchell L. Morgan President's Distinguished Professor in Women's Health

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About Dr. Michal Elovitz

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007 - 2012, 2015 - 2018

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2018 and 2019

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Maternal Fetal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Maternal and Fetal Medicine, 2002
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2002

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abnormal Obstetrical Screening
  • Abnormal Umbilical Artery Doppler
  • Abruptio Placentae
  • Advanced Maternal Age
  • Amniocentesis
  • Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Cervical Funneling
  • Cervical Insufficiency
  • Cervical Length Assessment
  • Cholestasis of Pregnancy
  • Chorionic Villus Sampling
  • Diabetic and Newly Pregnant
  • Fetal Abnormalities
  • Fetal Arrhythmia
  • Fetal Congenital Heart Disease
  • Fetal Echocardiograms
  • Fetal Growth Restriction
  • Fetal Isoimmunization
  • Fetal Pleural Effusions
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • HELLP Syndrome
  • High-Risk Pregnancy
  • History of Preterm Birth
  • History of Severe Preeclampsia
  • HIV in Pregnancy
  • Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction Fetus
  • Large for Gestational Age
  • Liver Disease in Pregnancy
  • Low Birth Weight
  • Maternal Anticoagulation
  • Maternal Cardiac Disease
  • Maternal Collagen Vascular Disorder
  • Maternal Hematologic Disorders
  • Maternal Hypertension
  • Maternal Infection
  • Maternal Lupus
  • Maternal Neurologic Disorders
  • Maternal Obesity
  • Maternal Renal Disease
  • Maternal Respiratory Disease
  • Maternal Seizures
  • Maternal Substance Abuse
  • Maternal Thrombophilia
  • Maternal Thyroid Disorders
  • Multidisciplinary Care for Complex Fetal Conditions
  • Multiple Gestations
  • Nuchal Translucency
  • Nuchal Translucency Ultrasound
  • Obstetrical Sonography
  • Oligohydramnios
  • Pelvic Malignancy During Pregnancy
  • Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling
  • Perinatal Depression
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Placenta Accreta
  • Placenta Disorders
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polyhydramnios
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Premature Birth
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Preterm Labor
  • Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes
  • Previous Stillbirth
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Red Cell Alloimmunization
  • Renal Disease and Pregnancy
  • Rh Incompatibility
  • Severe Preeclampsia
  • Shortened Cervix
  • Teratogen Exposure
  • Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion
  • Twins
  • Twin-Twin Transfusion
  • Uterine Anomaly in Pregnancy
  • Vasa Previa
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Chicago Medical Center

Memberships

Ad hoc member. FDA advisory committee, National Examiner, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oral Boards, Maternal Fetal Medicine Subspecialty Exams, National Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, National Member, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Member, Precision Medicine Core Committee, University of Pennsylvania, Local Member, Preterm Research Priority Setting Group, collaborative group sponsored by GAPPS, Gates Foundation, and March of Dimes, National Member, SMFM Research committee, National Member, Society for Gynecologic Investigation, National Member, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, National Standing Member, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Elovitz is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Inflammation-induced preterm preterm; in vivo mouse model; mice survival surgery

Selected Publications:

Levine LD, Downes KL, Romero JA, Pappas H, Elovitz MA: Quantitative fetal fibronectin and cervical length in symptomatic women: results from a prospective blinded cohort study. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 32(22):3792-3800. : 2019.

Burris HH, Wright CJ, Kirpalani H, Collins JW, Lorch SA, Elovitz MA, Hwang SS: The promise and pitfalls of precision medicine to resolve black-white racial disparities in preterm birth Pediatric Research (In press). : 2019.

Tulina NM, Brown AG, Barila GO, Elovitz MA.: The Absence of TLR4 Prevents Fetal Brain Injury in the Setting of Intrauterine Inflammation. Reprod Sci 26(8):1082-1093. : 2019.

Anton L, DeVine A, Polyak E, Olarerin-George A, Brown AG, Falk MJ, Elovitz MA.: HIF-1α Stabilization Increases miR-210 Eliciting First Trimester Extravillous Trophoblast Mitochondrial Dysfunction. Front Physiology 10 (699): 2019.

Russell MW, Moldenhauer JS, Rychik J, Burnham NB, Zullo E, Parry SI, Simmons RA, Elovitz MA, Nicolson SC, Linn RL, Johnson MP, Yu S, Sampson MG, Hakonarson H, Gaynor JW.: Damaging Variants in Proangiogenic Genes Impair Growth in Fetuses with Cardiac Defects. Journal Pediatrics Epub ahead of print : 2019.

Elovitz, MA, Gajer P, Riis V, Brown A, Humphrys M, Holm J, Ravel J: Cervicovaginal microbiota and local immune response modulate the risk of spontaneous preterm delivery Nature Communications 10:1305 : 2019.

Burris HH, Lorch SA, Kirpalani H, Pursley DM, Elovitz MA, Clougherty JE.: Racial disparities in preterm birth in USA: a biosensor of physical and social environmental exposures. Arch Dis Child. [Epub ahead of print] : 2019.

Heather H. Burris, Amy G. Brown, Valerie Riis, Michal A. Elovitz: Spontaneous preterm birth risk and cervicovaginal immune response vary by residential neighborhood among African Americans Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Las Vegas, NV : 2019.

Monteagudo-Sánchez A, Sánchez-Delgado M, Mora JRH, Santamaría NT, Gratacós E, Esteller M, de Heredia ML, Nunes V, Choux C, Fauque P, de Nanclares GP, Anton L, Elovitz MA, Iglesias-Platas I, Monk D.: Differences in expression rather than methylation at placenta-specific imprinted loci is associated with intrauterine growth restriction. Clin Epigenetics 11(1):35 : 2019.

Kristin D. Gerson, Michal A. Elovitz, Jacques Ravel, Anna Modest, Heather H. Burris: Are cervicovaginal microbial communities early in pregnancy associated with a mid-trimester short cervix? Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Las Vegas, NV : 2019.

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Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Center for Research in Reproduction and Women's Health
421 Curie Blvd., 1354 BRB II/III

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 573-0859
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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