“Starting in 2016, I launched the Enhanced Recovery After Cesearean Section Program, which included a smart phone application developed for patients. My passion is in developing innovative solutions to real medical problems, and our application has a shared decision-making tool for patients and providers that has resulted in reduced post-operative opioid use by 87%. ”
Dr. Elizabeth Cherot is an established and highly skilled physician with over 20 years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology. In addition to her expert clinical skills, she is committed to improving OB/GYN care, reducing morbidity and mortality while implementing cost reduction and providing an efficient business model for today’s OB/GYN practice.
She completed undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University and obtained her medical degree at the University of Rochester in New York. While a resident at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Strong Memorial Hospital, she engaged in several research projects resulting in publications and was honored with membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Upon completion of her residency, Dr Cherot headed south working as a OB/GYN at Eastside Women’s Specialists in Birmingham, Alabama. From there she relocated to New Jersey taking a position at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as faculty and clinician. Here her leadership skills were demonstrated as she was instrumental is creating and overseeing a new residency training program at a local community hospital. In this role, she created an award-winning curriculum, established a financially independent business model, recruited faculty and mentored medical students. She is currently Assistant Clinical Professor at this institution.
Dr. Cherot is currently a managing partner at Brunswick Hills OB/GYN. In addition to engaging in full scope clinical practice, she has spearheaded several projects, resulting in promoting best practices and implementing progressive change in an OB/GYN practice. These activities include but are not limited to: improving client and employee satisfaction through various activities and tools, reducing malpractice costs and streamlining business practice, promoting new technology in a practice setting, serving as principal investigator in several medical studies/trials and researching and implementing new approaches to cesarean delivery (resulting in reduction of hospital costs, improved patient recovery time, reducing surgical postoperative pain levels as well as opioid use and increasing patient satisfaction rates).
She completed the Executive MBA at Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business in 2016. She has been awarded numerous honors throughout her career including several National Excellence in Teaching Awards. She has given numerous presentations including such topics as “Value Based Specialty Care” and “Enhanced Recovery Program for Cesarean Delivery”. She has been instrumental in launching a midwifery program and newly designed Birthing Center to be opened in the Fall of 2018 at St Peters University Hospital.
She resides in Central New Jersey with her husband, two children, 3 dogs and 10 chickens. She enjoys gardening, skiing and triathlons.