Jordan Perlow

Jordan Perlow, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist

  • Undergraduate

    University of Illinois At Chicago
  • Medical Training

    Northwestern University
  • Residency

    Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Med Ctr, Obstetrics & Gynecology


  • Long Beach Memorial Med Ctr, Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Dr. Perlow has been a partner with Phoenix Perinatal Associates and has cared for high-risk pregnancy patients in private practice since 1992. He is a graduate of the Northwestern University Medical School (now, the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University) and completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Rush University Medical Center/Rush Medical College, both in Chicago. During residency, Dr. Perlow was named “Outstanding Resident of the Year” in both his third and fourth years of training, and was also selected as Chief Resident.

Dr. Perlow then completed additional sub-specialty fellowship training in maternal-fetal medicine at the University of California Irvine and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine.

Dr. Perlow has been a career-long volunteer with the March of Dimes and has served in many capacities, including on the board of directors, Director of the Folic Acid Education Program for the State of Arizona and Prematurity Awareness Campaign Chairman. He was named to serve on the National Office of Volunteers and was awarded the Distinguished Volunteer Service Award for the March of Dimes, the highest honor bestowed on a March of Dimes volunteer. He has participated in numerous television, radio and print media appearances on behalf of the March of Dimes mission. Working with the March of Dimes, Dr. Perlow created two educational CDs that were used extensively and distributed throughout the United States, as well as overseas. These CDs covered the critical topics of preterm birth, as well as the prevention of birth defects with pre-conceptional use of folic acid. Dr. Perlow hosted the nation’s first Prematurity Symposium for the March of Dimes, attended by March of Dimes’ president, Dr. Jennifer House, when the organization first launched its “prematurity campaign” to reduce the numbers of preterm births occurring in the United States.

Dr. Perlow is a member of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and regularly serves as a judge of scientific papers for the organization at its annual clinical meeting. He is a reviewer of research submitted for publication in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has academic appointments as Clinical Professor, University of Arizona College of Medicine. He has lectured throughout the world, including India, the Philippines, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Brazil, Mexico and Israel.

Dr. Perlow is immediate-past Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, where he has provided maternal-fetal medicine care for 28 years and co-led the establishment of a world-class center of excellence for the management of patients with the highly life-threatening complication of invasive placentation.

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