Michal A. Elovitz, MD

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Michal A. Elovitz, MD, is the director of the Prematurity Prevention Program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and an academic investigator in childhood obesity research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, NY

Undergraduate Degree

BS in History/Pre-Med - University of Texas At Austin, Texas (with honors)

Titles and Academic Titles

Director, Prematurity Prevention Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Director, Maternal and Child Health Research Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Academic Investigator, Healthy Weight Program

Research Interests

Maternal fetal medicine




Russell MW, Moldenhauer JS, Rychik J, Burnham NB, Zullo E, Parry S, Simmons RA, Elovitz MA, Nicolson SC, Linn RL, Johnson MP, Yu S, Sampson M, Hakonarson H, Gaynor JW. Damaging variants in proangiogenic genes impair growth in fetuses with cardiac defects. [Published online ahead of print June 18, 2019] J Pediatr.