Beth Leong Pineles, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Director, Penn Medicine Placenta Accreta Spectrum Center of Excellence
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB)
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
PENN Medicine Washington Square
Maternal Fetal Medicine
800 Walnut Street, 11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Education:
B.S. ( Chemistry; Biological Sciences)
University of California, Irvine, CA, 2005.
Ph.D (Epidemiology, Advisor: Jonathan Samet)
University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 2013.
M.D.
University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

High-risk pregnancy, preterm labor, chronic disease in pregnancy, placenta accreta spectrum disorders, fetal growth restriction

Description of Other Expertise

Pregnancy-related guideline development

Description of Research Expertise

Exercise and physical activity in pregnancy, placenta accreta spectrum disorders, deimplementation, perinatal epidemiology

Selected Publications

Pineles BL, Goodman KE, Pineles L: In-hospital mortality in a cohort of hospitalized pregnant and nonpregnant patients with COVID-19. Ann Internal Med 174(8):1186-1188, Aug 2021.

Pineles BL, Stephens A, M. Narendran L, Tigner A, Leidlein C, Pedroza C, Mendez-Figueroa H, Sibai BM: The relationship between delivery and the PaO 2 /FiO 2 ratio in COVID-19: a cohort study. BJOG 129(3):493-499, Feb 2021.

Pineles B, Mani A, Sura L, Rossignol C, Weiss MD, Goetzl L: Neuronal exosome proteins: novel biomarkers for predicting neonatal response to therapeutic hypothermia. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 107(1): 60-64, Jan 2022.

Pineles BL, Alamo IC, Farooq N, Green J, Blackwell SC, Sibai BM, Parchem JG: Racial-ethnic disparities and pregnancy outcomes in SARS-CoV-2 infection in a universally-tested cohort in Houston, Texas. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 254:329-330, Nov 2020.

Pineles BL, Harris AD, Goodman KE.: Adverse Maternal and Delivery Outcomes in Children and Very Young (Age ≤13 Years) US Adolescents Compared With Older Adolescents and Adults. JAMA 328: 1766-1768, Nov 2022.

Firoz T, Pineles B, Navrange N, Grimshaw A, Oladapo O, Chou D.: Non-communicable diseases and maternal health: a scoping review. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 22: 787, Oct 2022.

Pineles BL, Stephens A, Narendran LM, Tigner MA, Leidlein C, Pedroza C, Mendez-Figueroa H, Sibai BM.: The relationship between delivery and the PaO(2) /FiO(2) ratio in COVID-19: a cohort study. BJOG 129(3): 493-499, Feb 2022.

Pineles BL, Mendez-Figueroa H, Chauhan SP.: Diagnosis of fetal growth restriction in a cohort of small-for-gestational-age neonates at term: neonatal and maternal outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM 4(5): 100672, Sept 2022.

Pineles BL, Coselli J, Ghorayeb T, Fishel Bartal M, Zvavanjanja RC, Blackwell SC, Papanna R, Sibai BM.: Leaving the Placenta In Situ in Placenta Accreta Spectrum Disorders: A Single-Center Case Series. Am J Perinatol 41(S 01): :e420-e429, May 2024.

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