Dr. David Weinstein, Michigan ’81, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, MO was presented with the 2020-21 March of Dimes Hero for Babies award.
The Hero for Babies Award embodies the March of Dimes mission and passion for healthy moms and strong babies. March of Dimes reserves the award for individuals who are exemplary leaders in the fight for maternal and child health. These individuals have gone above and beyond to help build a brighter future for every family.
Dr. Weinstein earned a bachelor of science from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1981, and his MD degree from St. Louis University in 1985. He completed his residency at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Hospital in 1989 and has committed his career to the full-time practice of obstetrics and gynecology since then. He is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1991 and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Dr. Weinstein was one of the founding physicians of Consultants in Women’s Healthcare, Inc. in 1992. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Weinstein serves as the Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis.
He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine and is annually recognized in the “Best Doctors” edition of St. Louis Magazine.
In addition to practicing obstetrics, Dr. Weinstein is an experienced surgeon, specializing in advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive gynecologic surgeries, as well as vaginal surgery.
He very much enjoys the practice of obstetrics including helping women achieve their desired outcome, whether it be a vaginal birth after a cesarean section, vaginal birth of twins, an unmedicated natural labor, or a successful outcome in pregnant women with medical problems. He has delivered over 6,000 babies in his career. Dr. Weinstein feels strongly about the importance of excellent patient-physician communications and tries to take care of each patient as if she was a friend or family member.
Dr. Weinstein and his wife, Liz, Michigan’82, have three daughters and live in St. Louis, MO.