Edgar Armando Hernandez-Andrade, M.D., Ph.D.

Academic Affiliations
  • Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Wayne State University
  • Director, Fetal and Maternal Imaging, Perinatology Research Branch - Full-Time Status
Education and Training
  • M.D., Superior School of Medicine, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Masters in Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Ph.D., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Lund, Sweden
  • Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Honors received), University of Guanajuato, Ministry of Health, Mexico
  • Fellowship - Perinatal Medicine (Honors received), National Institute of Perinatal Medicine, National Health Council, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Diploma and Fellowship - Fetal Medicine, Harris Birthright Research Center for Fetal Medicine, King’s College Hospital, London, UK
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona. Spain
Awards and Recognitions
  • Young Research Fellow of the International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Research Award “Juan de la Cierva” Council of Health and Education, Spain
  • Senior National Researcher, Mexican Research Council
  • Coordinator of the Fetal Surgery Program, National Institute of Perinatal Medicine, National Health Council, Mexico City
  • Member of the Education Committee. International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)
  • Task Force for the development of Clinical guidelines for Doppler evaluation during pregnancy. International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)
  • Member of the International Faculty International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)
  • Associate Editor: Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy
  • Associate Editor: Gynecology and Obstetric Investigation
  • Associate Editor: Perinatology and Human Reproduction
  • Best Short Oral Presentation - Patwardhan M, Ahn H, Hernandez Andrade E, Korzeniewski S, Hussein Y, Tang X, Chaiworapongsa T, Hassan SS, Romero R. OP18.08: Dynamic myometrial changes in the upper and lower uterine segments during the third stage of Labor. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2012;40:110. 22nd World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2012.
Research Interests
  • Fetal cardiac function
  • Fetal neurodevelopment
  • Maternal hemodynamic changes during pregnancy
  • Obesity and perinatal complications
  • Intrauterine growth restriction
Select Publications
  • Yadav BK, Hernandez-Andrade E, Krishnamurthy U, Buch S, Jella P, Trifan A, Hassan SS, Haacke EM, Romero R, Neelavalli J. Dual-Imaging Modality Approach to Evaluate Cerebral Hemodynamics in Growth-Restricted Fetuses: Oxygenation and Perfusion. Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy 2019; In press
  • Hernandez-Andrade E, Romero R. Visualization of fetal tongue circulation using Doppler ultrasound. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Jul 11. doi: 10.1002/uog.20393
  • Hernandez-Andrade E, Maymon E, Luewan S, Bhatti G, Mehrmohammadi M, Erez O, Pacora P, Done B, Hassan SS, Romero R. A soft cervix, categorized by shear-wave elastography, in women with short or with normal cervical length at 18-24 weeks is associated with a higher prevalence of spontaneous preterm delivery. J Perinat Med. 2018 Jul 26;46(5):489-501.
  • Hernandez-Andrade E, Garcia M, Ahn H, Saker H, A Low Cerebroplacental Ratio at 20-24 Weeks of Gestation Can Predict Reduced Fetal Size Later in Pregnancy or at Birth. Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy. 2018;44(2):112-123.
  • Tarca AL, Hernandez-Andrade E, Ahn H, Garcia M, Xu Z, Korzeniewski SJ, Saker H, Chaiworapongsa T, Hassan SS, Yeo L, Romero R. Single and Serial Fetal Biometry to Detect Preterm and Term Small- and Large-for-Gestational-Age Neonates: A Longitudinal Cohort Study. PLoS One. 2016 Nov1;11(11):e0164161. doi: 10.1371/


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