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Dimitrios S. Mastrogiannis, MD, PhD, FACOG


Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Email: dimitrios.mastrogiannis@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences


Educational Background:


MD, University of Patras, Greece, 1977-1983


Research Associate (PhD thesis), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1983-1985


PhD, Medical School of the University of Patras, Greece, 1985-1989


Internship, PGY1 Internal Medicine, LaGuardia Hospital, New York, 1985-1986


Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nassau County Medical Center, New York, 1986-1989


Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, 1989-1991


MBA, Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey, 2006-2008


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clinical Interests:

  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Maternal fetal medicine

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board certification(s):

  • General Ob-Gyn, 1992
  • Maternal-Fetal medicine, 1994
  • Voluntary recertification, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Recertified, 2004

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  • Chair of Section IV ACOG (District II) 2003 to 2006

  • Vice Chair Section IV ACOG (District II) 1997 to 2003
  • Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN
  • Fellow of the Hellenic Medical Association
  • Associate of the American College Physicians
  • Member of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Member of Southern Medical Association
  • Member of the American Medical Association
  • Member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • Member of the Florida Medical Association
  • Member of the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Member of the Society of Reproductive Medicine
  • Member of Society of Reproductive Medicine
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

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Research Interests:


  • Substance abuse in pregnancy
  • Preterm labor
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Pre-eclampsia

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

26585175. Andersen JT, Mastrogiannis D, Andersen NL, Petersen M, Broedbaek K, Cejvanovic V, Nielsen TK, Poulsen HE, Jimenez-Solem E, Diclofenac/misoprostol during early pregnancy and the risk of miscarriage: a Danish nationwide cohort study. Arch Gynecol Obstet :()2015 Nov 19

26010318. Nelson DB, Lepore SJ, Mastrogiannis DS, Childhood Sexual Violence and Consistent, Effective Contraception Use among Young, Sexually Active Urban Women. Behav Sci (Basel) 5:2(230-46)2015 May 22

25053361. Mastrogiannis DS, Wang X, Dai M, Li J, Wang Y, Zhou Y, Sakarcan S, Pena JC, Ho W, Alcohol enhances HIV infection of cord blood monocyte-derived macrophages. Curr HIV Res 12:4(301-8)2014

24405280. Nelson DB, Hanlon A, Nachamkin I, Haggerty C, Mastrogiannis DS, Liu C, Fredricks DN, Early pregnancy changes in bacterial vaginosis-associated bacteria and preterm delivery. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 28:2(88-96)2014 Mar

23945426. Nelson DB, Komaroff E, Nachamkin I, Haggerty CL, Dibble L, Mastrogiannis D, Liu C, Fredricks DN, Relationship of selected bacterial vaginosis-associated bacteria to Nugent score bacterial vaginosis among urban women early in pregnancy. Sex Transm Dis 40:9(721-3)2013 Sep

23242646. Mastrogiannis DS, Igwe E, Homko CJ, The role of telemedicine in the management of the pregnancy complicated by diabetes. Curr Diab Rep 13:1(1-5)2013 Feb

22830072. Mastrogiannis D, Giamouzis G, Dardiotis E, Karayannis G, Chroub-Papavaiou A, Kremeti D, Spiliopoulos K, Georgoulias P, Koutsias S, Bonotis K, Mantzorou M, Skoularigis J, Hadjigeorgiou GM, Butler J, Triposkiadis F, Depression in patients with cardiovascular disease. Cardiol Res Pract 2012:(794762)2012

22720185. Dardiotis E, Giamouzis G, Mastrogiannis D, Vogiatzi C, Skoularigis J, Triposkiadis F, Hadjigeorgiou GM, Cognitive impairment in heart failure. Cardiol Res Pract 2012:(595821)2012

22720184. Giamouzis G, Mastrogiannis D, Koutrakis K, Karayannis G, Parisis C, Rountas C, Adreanides E, Dafoulas GE, Stafylas PC, Skoularigis J, Giacomelli S, Olivari Z, Triposkiadis F, Telemonitoring in chronic heart failure: a systematic review. Cardiol Res Pract 2012:(410820)2012

22512287. Homko CJ, Deeb LC, Rohrbacher K, Mulla W, Mastrogiannis D, Gaughan J, Santamore WP, Bove AA, Impact of a telemedicine system with automated reminders on outcomes in women with gestational diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Technol Ther 14:7(624-9)2012 Jul

21627547. Potti S, Jain NJ, Mastrogiannis DS, Dandolu V, Obstetric outcomes in pregnant women with diabetes versus hypertensive disorders versus both. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:4(385-8)2012 Apr

19640343. Mastrogiannis DS, Spiliopoulos M, Mulla W, Homko CJ, Insulin resistance: the possible link between gestational diabetes mellitus and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Curr Diab Rep 9:4(296-302)2009 Aug

19530003. Spiliopoulos M, Puri I, Jain NJ, Kruse L, Mastrogiannis D, Dandolu V, Amniotic fluid embolism-risk factors, maternal and neonatal outcomes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:5(439-44)2009 May

19112575. Spiliopoulos D, Spiliopoulos M, Dandolu V, Mastrogiannis D, Vulvar and breast Paget's disease with synchronous underlying cancer: a unique association. Arch Gynecol Obstet 280:2(313-5)2009 Aug

15061316. Mastrogiannis DS, Luckenbau A, O'Brien WF, Cocaine decreases urinary prostacyclin release in pregnancy: correlation with uterine and umbilical Doppler velocimetry. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 14:6(383-8)2003 Dec

14738173. Mastrogiannis DS, O'Brien WF, Cocaine affects prostaglandin production in human umbilical cord cell cultures. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 14:4(261-6)2003 Oct

8689803. Mastrogiannis DS, Knuppel RA, Critical management of the very low birth weight infant and macrosomic fetus. Clin Perinatol 23:1(51-89)1996 Mar

7575839. Blake DM, Mastrogiannis D, Reece EA, Is a five-step approach to fetal echocardiography feasible throughout pregnancy? Am J Perinatol 12:4(290-3)1995 Jul

7554593. Mastrogiannis DS, Knuppel RA, Labor induced using methods that do not involve oxytocin. Clin Obstet Gynecol 38:2(259-66)1995 Jun

7657007. Decavalas G, Mastrogiannis D, Papadopoulos V, Tzingounis V, Short-term verus long-term prophylactic tocolysis in patients with preterm premature rupture of membranes. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 59:2(143-7)1995 Apr

7936516. Sawai SK, O'Brien WF, Mastrogiannis DS, Krammer J, Mastry MG, Porter GW, Patient-administered outpatient intravaginal prostaglandin E2 suppositories in post-date pregnancies: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study. Obstet Gynecol 84:5(807-10)1994 Nov

8194218. Mastrogiannis DS, Whiteman VE, Mamopoulos M, Salameh WA, Acute endocrinopathies during pregnancy. Clin Obstet Gynecol 37:1(78-92)1994 Mar

8194217. Salameh WA, Mastrogiannis DS, Maternal hyperlipidemia in pregnancy. Clin Obstet Gynecol 37:1(66-77)1994 Mar

8475962. O'Brien WF, Krammer J, O'Leary TD, Mastrogiannis DS, The effect of acetaminophen on prostacyclin production in pregnant women. Am J Obstet Gynecol 168:4(1164-9)1993 Apr

8097373. Yazigi RA, Chi MM, Mastrogiannis DS, Strickler RC, Yang VC, Lowry OH, Enzyme activities and maturation in unstimulated and exogenous gonadotropin-stimulated human oocytes. Am J Physiol 264:4 Pt 1(C951-5)1993 Apr

1471664. Mastrogiannis DS, Kalter CS, O'Brien WF, Carlan SJ, Reece EA, Effect of magnesium sulfate on plasma endothelin-1 levels in normal and preeclamptic pregnancies. Am J Obstet Gynecol 167:6(1554-9)1992 Dec

1575838. Carlan SJ, O'Brien WF, Holbrook J, Mastrogiannis D, Vaughn V, Cystic degeneration of a leiomyoma masquerading as a postoperative abscess. Am J Perinatol 9:3(175-8)1992 May

1731289. Carlan SJ, O'Brien WF, O'Leary TD, Mastrogiannis D, Randomized comparative trial of indomethacin and sulindac for the treatment of refractory preterm labor. Obstet Gynecol 79:2(223-8)1992 Feb

1750465. Mastrogiannis DS, O'Brien WF, Krammer J, Benoit R, Potential role of endothelin-1 in normal and hypertensive pregnancies. Am J Obstet Gynecol 165:6 Pt 1(1711-6)1991 Dec

2047061. Sawai SK, Williams MC, O'Brien WF, Angel JL, Mastrogiannis DS, Johnson L, Sequential outpatient application of intravaginal prostaglandin E2 gel in the management of postdates pregnancies. Obstet Gynecol 78:1(19-23)1991 Jul

1890466. Carlan SJ, Wyble L, Lense J, Mastrogiannis DS, Parsons MT, Fetal head molding. Diagnosis by ultrasound and a review of the literature. J Perinatol 11:2(105-11)1991 Jun

2003539. Finan MA, Mastrogiannis DS, Spellacy WN, The "Allis" test for easy cesarean delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol 164:3(772-5)1991 Mar

2359569. Mastrogiannis DS, Decavalas GO, Verma U, Tejani N, Perinatal outcome after recent cocaine usage. Obstet Gynecol 76:1(8-11)1990 Jul

2819867. Bartocci A, Mastrogiannis DS, Migliorati G, Stockert RJ, Wolkoff AW, Stanley ER, Macrophages specifically regulate the concentration of their own growth factor in the circulation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 84:17(6179-83)1987 Sep

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