Steven J. Sondheimer, M.D.

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Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Center for Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
3701 Market St. Suite 800
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970.
University of Pennsylvania, 1974.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

infertility, reproductive endocrinology, contraception, family planning, mood and the menstrual cycle, reproductive surgery, assisted reproductive technology and in vitro fertilization (IVF)

Selected Publications

49. Ness R.B., Soper D.E., Holley R.L., Peipert J., Randall H., Sweet R.L., Sondheimer S.J., Hendrix S.L., Amortegui A., Trucco G., Songer, T., Lave J.R., Hillier S.L., Bass, D.C., Kelsey S.F.: Effectiveness of inpatient and outpatient treatment strategies for women with pelvic inflammatory diseases: Results from the Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Evaluation and Clinical Health (PEACH) Randomized Trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol 186: 929-937, 2002.

Freeman EW, Jabara S, Sondheimer SJ, Auletto R: Citalopram in PMS Patients with Prior SSRI Treatment Failure: A Preliminary Study. J Women’s Health & Gender-Based Medicine 11: 459-464, 2002.

Sondheimer SJ: Hormonal Agents as Contraceptives. Precis: Reproductive Endocrinology, Second Edition. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC, Page: 162-168, 2002.

46. Ness, R.B., Soper D.E., Holley R.L., Peipert, J., Randall, H., Sweet, R.L., Sondheimer, S.J., Hendrix, S. L., Hillier, S.L., Amortegui A., Trucco, G., Bass, D.C.: Douching and Endometrititis. Results from the PID Eavluation and Clinical Health (PEACH) Study. Sexually Transm Dis 28: 240-245, 2001.

47. Ness R.B., Soper D.E., Holley R.L., Peipert, J., Randall H., Sweet R.L., Sondheimer S.J., Hendrix S.L., Amortegui A., Trucco G., Bass D.C., Kelsey S.F.: Hormonal and barrier contraception and risk of upper genital tract disease in the PID Evaluation And Clinical Health (PEACH) Study. Am J Obstet Gynecol 185: 121-127, 2001.

Freeman EW, Rickels K, Sondheimer SJ, Polansky M: Concurrent use of oral contraceptives with antidepressants for premenstrual syndromes. Letters to the Editors. J Clin Psychopharmacol 21: 540-542, 2001.

Freeman, E.W., Sondheimer, S.: Predictors of Response to Sertraline Treatment of Severe Premenstrual Syndromes. J Clin Psychiatry 61: 579-584, 2000.

Endres LK, Beshara M, Sondheimer S.: Experience with self-administered emergency contraception in a low-income, inner-city family planning program. J Reprod Med. 45(10): 827-830, 2000.

Argenta PA, Yeagley TJ, Ott G, Sondheimer SJ: Torsion of the Uterine Adnexa: Pathologic Correlation and Current Management Trends. J Reprod Med. 45: 831-836, 2000.

Freeman, E.W., Rickels, K., Arrendondo, F.,Kao, Lee-Chuan, Pollack, S., Sondheimer, S.J.: Full or Half Cycle Treatment of Severe Premenstrual Syndrome with a Serotonergic Antidpressant. J. Clin. Psychopharmacology 19(1): 3-8, 1999.

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