Sarita Sonalkar, M.D., M.P.H.

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

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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
3400 Spruce Street, 1000 Courtyard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-615-5234
B.A. (Biology)
University of Pennsylvania (cum laude), Philadelphia, PA, 2000.
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 2006.
Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2012.
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Selected Publications

Gurney Elizabeth P, Sonalkar Sarita, Mcallister Arden, Sammel Mary D, Schreiber Courtney A: Six-month expulsion of postplacental copper intrauterine devices placed after vaginal delivery. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology Jun 2018.

Akers Aletha Y, Harding Jennifer, Perriera Lisa K, Schreiber Courtney, Garcia-Espana J Felipe, Sonalkar Sarita: Satisfaction With the Intrauterine Device Insertion Procedure Among Adolescent and Young Adult Women. Obstetrics and gynecology May 2018.

Sonalkar S, McClusky J, Vanjani R, Vragovic O, Sammel, MD, Borgatta, L. : Postabortion long-acting reversible contraception desire in women counselled using versus standard counselling: a randomised trial. BMJ Sexual and Reproductive Health May 2018.

Colwill Alyssa Covelli, Schreiber Courtney A, Sammel Mary D, Sonalkar Sarita: Six-week retention after postplacental copper intrauterine device placement. Contraception 97(3): 215-218, Mar 2018.

Schreiber Courtney A, Creinin Mitchell D, Atrio Jessica, Sonalkar Sarita, Ratcliffe Sarah J, Barnhart Kurt T: Mifepristone Pretreatment for the Medical Management of Early Pregnancy Loss. The New England journal of medicine 378(23): 2161-2170, 06 2018.

Akers Aletha Y, Steinway Caren, Sonalkar Sarita, Perriera Lisa K, Schreiber Courtney, Harding Jennifer, Garcia-Espana J Felipe: Reducing Pain During Intrauterine Device Insertion: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Adolescents and Young Women. Obstetrics and gynecology 130(4): 795-802, Oct 2017.

Sonalkar S, Gurney EP, McAllister A, Schreiber CA: A randomized pilot evaluation of individual-level abortion stigma resulting from Pennsylvania mandated abortion counseling. Contraception epub ahead of print, July 2017.

Sonalkar S, Ogden SN, Tran LK, Chen AY: Comparison of complications associated with induction by misoprostol versus dilation and evacuation for second-trimester abortion. Int J Gynaecol Obstet epub ahead of print, June 2017.

Raymond EG, Weaver MA, Louie KS, Tan YL, Bousiéguez M, Aranguré-Peraza AG, Lugo-Hernández EM, Sanhueza P, Goldberg AB, Culwell KR, Kaplan C, Memmel L, Sonalkar S, Jamshidi R, Winikoff B: Effects of Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Injection Timing on Medical Abortion Efficacy and Repeat Pregnancy: A Randomized Trial. Obstet Gynecol 128(4): 739-45, Oct 2016.

Raymond EG, Weaver MA, Tan YL, Louie KS, Bousiéguez M, Lugo-Hernández EM, Aranguré-Peraza AG, Sanhueza P, Kaplan C, Sonalkar S, Goldberg AB, Culwell KR, Memmel L, Jamshidi R, Winikoff B: Effect of immediate compared with delayed insertion of etonogestrel implants on medical abortion efficacy and repeat pregnancy: A randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 127(2):306-12, Feb 2016.

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