Robert S Egerman

Robert S Egerman, M.D.

Professor, Division Of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Department: MD-OBSTETRICS / GYNECOLOGY-GEN
Business Phone: (352) 273-7660
Business Email: egerrs@ufl.edu

About Robert S Egerman

Dr. Egerman received his bachelor of science in engineering (biomedical) from Tulane University and his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Egerman completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Florida. He did his fellowship in maternal fetal medicine at Oregon Health Sciences Center in Portland and returned to the south to begin his faculty career at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. While in Memphis he completed a second residency in Internal Medicine and for the past several years held joint appointments in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee. In December 2011, he returned to the University of Florida and holds joint appointments in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Internal Medicine at the University of Florida. 

Dr. Egerman is clinically active as a perinatologist and as an internist. Dr. Egerman is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Internal Medicine. He has a long standing interest in medical complications of pregnancy as well as fetal sonography. He has authored several peer-review articles and text book chapters and as a co-investigator, has received funding from the NIH as well as the CDC. He is as a peer reviewer for scientific journals in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. His outside interests include non-profit work for medically and non- medically related charities, animal advocacy, golf and kayaking.

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Women’s Health
Subspecialties
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Amniocentesis
  • Collagen vascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Eclampsia
  • Fetal development
  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Fetal heart monitoring
  • Gestational diabetes
  • HELLP syndrome
  • High blood pressure – adults
  • Hyperemesis gravidarum
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Intrauterine growth restriction
  • Miscarriage
  • Miscarriage – threatened
  • Placental insufficiency
  • Polyhydramnios
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy – health risks
  • Small for gestational age (SGA)
  • Stillbirth
  • Vaginal bleeding in pregnancy

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Diabetes
  • Medical complications of pregnancy
  • Preterm labor
  • Sonography and prenatal diagnosis

Publications

2020
Efficacy of the NICHD vaginal birth after cesarean delivery calculator: a single center experience.
The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians. 33(4):553-557 [DOI] 10.1080/14767058.2018.1497597. [PMID] 30196725.
2020
Relationship between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease during pregnancy and abnormal glucose metabolism during and after pregnancy.
Journal of investigative medicine : the official publication of the American Federation for Clinical Research. 68(3):743-747 [DOI] 10.1136/jim-2019-001186. [PMID] 31852748.
2020
Hepatitis C Virus Antibody Screening in a Cohort of Pregnant Women: Identifying Seroprevalence and Risk Factors.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 136(2) [DOI] 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004031. [PMID] 32732756.
2019
New Antiviral Agents for Treatment of Hepatitis C.
Clinical obstetrics and gynecology. 62(4):823-834 [DOI] 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000457. [PMID] 31094712.
2018
Diabetes and pregnancy: Risks and opportunities.
Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine. 85(8):619-628 [DOI] 10.3949/ccjm.85a.16138. [PMID] 30102592.
2017
Combining adverse pregnancy and perinatal outcomes for women exposed to antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy, using a latent trait model.
BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 17(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12884-016-1190-7. [PMID] 28061833.
2017
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria in Pregnancy: A Dilemma in Treatment and Thromboprophylaxis.
Case reports in hematology. 2017 [DOI] 10.1155/2017/7289126. [PMID] 29147590.
2017
Perinatal outcomes after adopting 1- versus 2-step approach to diagnosing gestational diabetes.
The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians. 30(2):186-190 [PMID] 27022779.
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2017
Transient Fetal Tachycardia After Intravenous Diphenhydramine Administration.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 130(2):374-376 [DOI] 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002147. [PMID] 28697105.
2015
Conservative management of maternal cervical vertebral hemangioma complicating pregnancy.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 125(3):735-738 [DOI] 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000507. [PMID] 25730240.
2015
Course and Management of Carotid and Vertebral Artery Dissections Associated With Pregnancy
Reproductive Sciences. 22(1)
2015
A Comparison of Baseline Characteristics Between Diagnosed Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (Gdm) Patients Adopting the One Versus Two Step Approach To Diagnosis.
Reproductive Sciences. 22(1)
2014
Amniotic fluid embolism.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 123(5) [DOI] 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000252. [PMID] 24785867.
2014
Decreased Respiratory Morbidity in Very Low Birth Weight Infants of Hypertensive Mothers
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 210(1, S)
2014
Gestational Diabetes Two-Step Glucose Tolerance Test Compared With One-Step Glucose Tolerance Test
Obstetrics and Gynecology. 123(1):163S-164S
2014
Maternal characteristics influencing the development of gestational diabetes in obese women receiving 17 alpha hydroxyprogesterone caproate
Journal of Obesity.
2014
Maternal characteristics influencing the development of gestational diabetes in obese women receiving 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate.
Journal of obesity. 2014 [DOI] 10.1155/2014/563243. [PMID] 25405027.
2014
Septic arthritis of the shoulder complicating pregnancy.
Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology. 2014 [DOI] 10.1155/2014/738153. [PMID] 24959364.
2014
The new cholesterol treatment guidelines and women.
Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD. 24(11) [DOI] 10.1016/j.numecd.2014.07.010. [PMID] 25156893.
2014
Combining Adverse Perinatal and Pregnancy Outcomes Using a Latent Trait Model
Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 23(1, SI)
2011
Thyroid function and 3,3′-diiodothyronine sulfate cross-reactive substance (compound W) in maternal hyperthyroidism with antithyroid treatment.
Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. 17(2):170-6 [DOI] 10.4158/EP09305.OR. [PMID] 20713348.
2010
Painful, swollen hands in a young woman.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 116(4):983-988 [DOI] 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181ebeed2. [PMID] 20859164.
2009
Multicenter randomized trial of cerclage for preterm birth prevention in high-risk women with shortened midtrimester cervical length.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 201(4):375.e1-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajog.2009.08.015. [PMID] 19788970.
2009
Perinatal outcomes in pregnancies managed with antenatal insulin glargine.
American journal of perinatology. 26(8):591-5 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0029-1220782. [PMID] 19370512.
2005
Hypertensive disease in pregnancies complicated by systemic lupus erythematosus.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 193(5):1676-9 [PMID] 16260209.
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2004
Predicting fetal outcome in intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: is the bile acid level sufficient?
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.). 40(2):287-8 [PMID] 15368432.
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2002
Airway management of the severely retrognathic child: use of the laryngeal mask airway.
Ear, nose, & throat journal. 81(4):223-6 [PMID] 11987739.
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2002
Sonographic visualization of ovarian veins during the puerperium: an assessment of efficacy.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 186(5):893-5 [PMID] 12015505.
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2001
Perinatal outcomes in gestational diabetes: a comparison of criteria for diagnosis.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 184(6):1118-21 [PMID] 11349174.
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1999
HELLP syndrome.
Clinical obstetrics and gynecology. 42(2):381-9 [PMID] 10370856.
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1999
Imitators of preeclampsia and eclampsia.
Clinical obstetrics and gynecology. 42(3):551-62 [PMID] 10451770.
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1999
Neuropeptide Y and nitrite levels in preeclamptic and normotensive gravid women.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 181(4):921-3 [PMID] 10521754.
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1998
Comparison between oral and intramuscular dexamethasone in suppressing unconjugated estriol levels during the third trimester.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 179(5):1234-6 [PMID] 9822507.
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1998
Toxoplasmosis.
Seminars in perinatology. 22(4):332-8 [PMID] 9738998.
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1998
A randomized, controlled trial of oral and intramuscular dexamethasone in the prevention of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 179(5):1120-3 [PMID] 9822485.
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1997
A comparison of the bioavailability of oral and intramuscular dexamethasone in women in late pregnancy.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 89(2):276-80 [PMID] 9015035.
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1997
Airway management of neonates with antenatally detected head and neck anomalies.
Archives of otolaryngology–head & neck surgery. 123(6):641-5 [PMID] 9193229.
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1997
Cerebrovascular disorders complicating pregnancy–beyond eclampsia.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 176(6):1139-45; discussion 1145 [PMID] 9215166.
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1996
Images in clinical medicine. A fetal yawn.
The New England journal of medicine. 335(20) [PMID] 8890101.
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1996
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and hemolytic uremic syndrome in pregnancy: review of 11 cases.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 175(4 Pt 1):950-6 [PMID] 8885753.
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1995
Dehydroepiandrosterone attenuates study-induced declines in insulin sensitivity in postmenopausal women.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 774:291-3 [PMID] 8597468.
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1995
Sacroiliitis associated with pyelonephritis in pregnancy.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 85(5 Pt 2):834-5 [PMID] 7724129.
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1993
The effects of centrally administered adenosine on fetal sheep heart rate accelerations.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 169(4):866-9 [PMID] 8238140.
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1992
The tetracyclines.
Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America. 19(3):551-61 [PMID] 1436932.
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1990
Cases with ruptured membranes that “reseal”.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 163(3):1024-30; discussion 1030 [PMID] 2206055.
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Education

Residency – Internal Medicine
2003 · University of Tennessee
Fellowship – Maternal Fetal Medicine
1993 · Oregon Health Services
Residency – Obstetrics & Gynecology
1991 · University of Florida
Internship – Obstetrics & Gynecology
1988 · University of Florida
Medical School
1987 · University of Alabama

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7180 Obs and Gyn Clerkship
2018
MDT7160 Elect Top Ob/Gyn

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-7660
Emails:
Business:
egerrs@ufl.edu