CHARLES DAVID ADAIR, M.D.

Professor
Chat Ob/Gyn

Office: 902 MCCALLIE AVE CHATTANOOGA TN 374030000
Tel: (423) 664-4460
cadair@uthsc.edu

Education

  • M.D., Marshall University/Huntington, West Virginia, Medicine
  • B.S., Morehead State University/Morehead, Kentucky, Biological Sciences

Publications

  1. Adair, CD, Luper, A, Rose, JC, Russell, G, Veille, JC, Buckalew, VM. The hemodynamic effects of intravenous digoxin-binding fab immunoglobulin in severe preeclampsia: a double-blind, randomized, clinical trial. J Perinatol, 29 (4), 284-9, 2009.
  2. Adair, CD, Haupert, GT, Koh, HP, Wang, Y, Veille, JC, Buckalew, V. Erythrocyte sodium/potassium ATPase activity in severe preeclampsia. J Perinatol, 29 (4), 280-3, 2009.
  3. Wang, Y, Lewis, DF, Adair, CD, Gu, Y, Mason, L, Kipikasa, JH. Digibind attenuates cytokine TNFalpha-induced endothelial inflammatory response: potential benefit role of digibind in preeclampsia. J Perinatol, 29 (3), 195-200, 2009.
  4. Garite, TJ, Kurtzman, J, Maurel, K, Clark, R, ,. Impact of a 'rescue course' of antenatal corticosteroids: a multicenter randomized placebo-controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 200 (3), 248.e1-9, 2009.
  5. Adair, CD, Buckalew, VM, Kipikasa, J, Torres, C, Stallings, SP, Briery, CM. Repeated dosing of digoxin-fragmented antibody in preterm eclampsia. J Perinatol, 29 (2), 163-5, 2009.
  6. Wolfe, L, DePasquale, S, Adair, CD, Torres, C, Stallings, S, Briery, C, Pearce, C. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic placement of transabdominal cerclage during pregnancy. Am J Perinatol, 25 (10), 653-5, 2008.
  7. DeFranco, EA, O'Brien, JM, Adair, CD, Lewis, DF, Hall, DR, Fusey, S, Soma-Pillay, P, Porter, K, How, H, Schakis, R, Eller, D, Trivedi, Y, Vanburen, G, Khandelwal, M, Trofatter, K, Vidyadhari, D, Vijayaraghavan, J, Weeks, J, Dattel, B, Newton, E, Chazotte, C, Valenzuela, G, Calda, P, Bsharat, M, Creasy, GW. Vaginal progesterone is associated with a decrease in risk for early preterm birth and improved neonatal outcome in women with a short cervix: a secondary analysis from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol, 30 (5), 697-705, 2007.
  8. O'Brien, JM, Adair, CD, Lewis, DF, Hall, DR, Defranco, EA, Fusey, S, Soma-Pillay, P, Porter, K, How, H, Schackis, R, Eller, D, Trivedi, Y, Vanburen, G, Khandelwal, M, Trofatter, K, Vidyadhari, D, Vijayaraghavan, J, Weeks, J, Dattel, B, Newton, E, Chazotte, C, Valenzuela, G, Calda, P, Bsharat, M, Creasy, GW. Progesterone vaginal gel for the reduction of recurrent preterm birth: primary results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol, 30 (5), 687-96, 2007.
  9. Kipikasa, JH, Adair, CD, Williamson, J, Breen, JM, Medford, LK, Sanchez-Ramos, L. Use of misoprostol on an outpatient basis for postdate pregnancy. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 88 (2), 108-11, 2005.
  10. Lewis, DF, Adair, CD, Robichaux, AG, Jaekle, RK, Moore, JA, Evans, AT, Fontenot, MT. Antibiotic therapy in preterm premature rupture of membranes: Are seven days necessary? A preliminary, randomized clinical trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 188 (6), 1413-6; discussion 1416-7, 2003.
  11. Lewis, DF, Barrilleaux, PS, Wang, Y, Adair, CD, Baier, J, Kruger, T. Detection of interleukin-6 in maternal plasma predicts neonatal and infectious complications in preterm premature rupture of membranes. Am J Perinatol, 18 (7), 387-91, 2001.
  12. Sanchez-Ramos, L, Wells, TL, Adair, CD, Arcelin, G, Kaunitz, AM, Wells, DS. Route of breech delivery and maternal and neonatal outcomes. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 73 (1), 7-14, 2001.
  13. Adair, CD. Nonpharmacologic approaches to cervical priming and labor induction. Clin Obstet Gynecol, 43 (3), 447-54, 2000.
  14. Lewis, DF, Adair, CD, Weeks, JW, Barrilleaux, PS, Edwards, MS, Garite, TJ. A randomized clinical trial of daily nonstress testing versus biophysical profile in the management of preterm premature rupture of membranes. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 181 (6), 1495-9, 1999.
  15. Wang, Y, Baier, J, Adair, CD, Lewis, DF, Krueger, S, Kruger, T, Gurski, M, Brown, E. Interleukin-8 stimulates placental prostacyclin production in preeclampsia. Am J Reprod Immunol, 42 (6), 375-80, 1999.
  16. Wang, Y, Adair, CD, Weeks, JW, Lewis, DF, Alexander, JS. Increased neutrophil-endothelial adhesion induced by placental factors is mediated by platelet-activating factor in preeclampsia. J Soc Gynecol Investig, 6 (3), 136-41, 1999.
  17. Adair, CD, Weeks, JW, Barrilleaux, S, Edwards, M, Burlison, K, Lewis, DF. Oral or vaginal misoprostol administration for induction of labor: a randomized, double-blind trial. Obstet Gynecol, 92 (5), 810-3, 1998.
  18. Wang, Y, Adair, CD, Coe, L, Weeks, JW, Lewis, DF, Alexander, JS. Activation of endothelial cells in preeclampsia: increased neutrophil-endothelial adhesion correlates with up-regulation of adhesion molecule P-selectin in human umbilical vein endothelial cells isolated from preeclampsia. J Soc Gynecol Investig, 5 (5), 237-43, 1998.
  19. Lewis, DF, Edwards, MS, Asrat, T, Adair, CD, Brooks, G, London, S. Can shoulder dystocia be predicted? Preconceptive and prenatal factors. J Reprod Med, 43 (8), 654-8, 1998.
  20. Lewis, DF, Chesson, AL, Edwards, MS, Weeks, JW, Adair, CD. Obstructive sleep apnea during pregnancy resulting in pulmonary hypertension. South Med J, 91 (8), 761-2, 1998.
  21. Adair, CD, Gunter, M, Stovall, TG, McElroy, G, Veille, JC, Ernest, JM. Chlamydia in pregnancy: a randomized trial of azithromycin and erythromycin. Obstet Gynecol, 91 (2), 165-8, 1998.
  22. Adair, CD, Weeks, JW, Johnson, G, Burlison, S, London, S, Lewis, DF. The utility of amnioinfusion in the prophylaxis of meconium-stained amniotic fluid infectious morbidity. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol, 5 (6), 366-9, 1997.
  23. Lewis, DF, Bergstedt, S, Edwards, MS, Burlison, S, Gallaspy, JW, Brooks, GG, Adair, CD. Successful magnesium sulfate tocolysis: is "weaning" the drug necessary. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 177 (4), 742-5, 1997.
  24. Del Valle, GO, Adair, CD, Ramos, EE, Gaudier, FL, Sanchez-Ramos, L, Morales, R. Interpretation of the TDx-FLM fluorescence polarization assay in pregnancies complicated by diabetes mellitus. Am J Perinatol, 14 (5), 241-4, 1997.
  25. March, MR, Adair, CD, Veille, JC, Burrus, DR. The modified Mueller-Hillis maneuver in predicting abnormalities in second stage labor. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 55 (2), 105-9, 1996.
  26. Adair, CD, Sanchez-Ramos, L, Briones, DL, Ogburn, P. The effect of high dietary n-3 fatty acid supplementation on angiotensin II pressor response in human pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 175 (3 Pt 1), 688-91, 1996.
  27. Adair, CD, Ernest, JM, Sanchez-Ramos, L, Burrus, DR, Boles, ML, Veille, JC. Meconium-stained amniotic fluid-associated infectious morbidity: a randomized, double-blind trial of ampicillin-sulbactam prophylaxis. Obstet Gynecol, 88 (2), 216-20, 1996.
  28. Adair, CD, Sanchez-Ramos, L, Whitaker, D, McDyer, DC, Farah, L, Briones, D. Trial of labor in patients with a previous lower uterine vertical cesarean section. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 174 (3), 966-70, 1996.
  29. Adair, CD, Rosnes, J, Frye, AH, Burrus, DR, Nelson, LH, Veille, JC. The role of antepartum surveillance in the management of gastroschisis. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 52 (2), 141-4, 1996.
  30. Adair, CD, Buckalew, V, Taylor, K, Ernest, JM, Frye, AH, Evans, C, Veille, JC. Elevated endoxin-like factor complicating a multifetal second trimester pregnancy: treatment with digoxin-binding immunoglobulin. Am J Nephrol, 16 (6), 529-31, 1996.
  31. Debevec, C, Adair, CD, Veille, JC. Transvaginal visualization of the cervix after instillation of water in the vaginal canal. J Ultrasound Med, 14 (11), 804, 1995.
  32. Adair, CD, Sanchez-Ramos, L, Gaudier, FL, Kaunitz, AM, McDyer, DC, Briones, D. Labor induction in patients with previous cesarean section. Am J Perinatol, 12 (6), 450-4, 1995.
  33. Sanchez-Ramos, L, Farah, LA, Kaunitz, AM, Adair, CD, Del Valle, GO, Fuqua, P. Preinduction cervical ripening with commercially available prostaglandin E2 gel: a randomized, double-blind comparison with a hospital-compounded preparation. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 173 (4), 1079-84, 1995.
  34. Adair, CD, Sanchez-Ramos, L, McDyer, DL, Gaudier, FL, Del Valle, GO, Delke, I. Predicting fetal lung maturity by visual assessment of amniotic fluid turbidity: comparison with fluorescence polarization assay. South Med J, 88 (10), 1031-3, 1995.
  35. Adair, CD, Sanchez-Ramos, L, Kaunitz, AM, Briones, D. A trial of labor complicated by uterine rupture following amnioinfusion. South Med J, 88 (8), 847-8, 1995.
  36. Adair, CD, Castillo, R, Quinlan, RW, Ramos, E, Gaudier, FL. Caroli's disease complicating pregnancy. South Med J, 88 (7), 763-4, 1995.
  37. Sanchez-Ramos, L, Adair, CD, Kaunitz, AM, Briones, DK, Del Valle, GO, Delke, I. Calcium supplementation in mild preeclampsia remote from term: a randomized double-blind clinical trial. Obstet Gynecol, 85 (6), 915-8, 1995.
  38. Morales, R, Adair, CD, Sanchez-Ramos, L, Gaudier, FL. Vacuum extraction of preterm infants with birth weights of 1,500-2,499 grams. J Reprod Med, 40 (2), 127-30, 1995.
  39. Sanchez-Ramos, L, McAlpine, KJ, Adair, CD, Kaunitz, AM, Delke, I, Briones, DK. Pyelonephritis in pregnancy: once-a-day ceftriaxone versus multiple doses of cefazolin. A randomized, double-blind trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 172 (1 Pt 1), 129-33, 1995.
  40. Sanchez-Ramos, L, Chami, YG, Bass, TA, DelValle, GO, Adair, CD. Myocardial infarction during pregnancy: management with transluminal coronary angioplasty and metallic intracoronary stents. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 171 (5), 1392-3, 1994.
  41. Del Valle, GO, Adair, CD, Sanchez-Ramos, L, Gaudier, FL, McDyer, DC, Delke, I. Cervical ripening in women with previous cesarean deliveries. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 47 (1), 17-21, 1994.
  42. Adair, CD, Benrubi, GI, Sanchez-Ramos, L, Rhatigan, R. Bilateral tubal ectopic pregnancies after bilateral partial salpingectomy. A case report. J Reprod Med, 39 (2), 131-3, 1994.