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

Hunter TA, Sonalkar S, Schreiber CA, Perriera LK, Sammel MD, Akers AY: Anticipated Pain During Intrauterine Device Insertion. J Pediatric Adolesc Gynecol 33(1): 27-32, Feb 2020.

Paris Amy E, Vragovic Olivera, Sonalkar Sarita, Finneseth Molly, Borgatta Lynn: Mifepristone and misoprostol compared to osmotic dilators for cervical preparation prior to surgical abortion at 15-18 weeks' gestation: a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial. BMJ sexual & reproductive health Nov 2019.

Sonalkar Sarita, Chavez Veronica, McClusky Jessica, Hunter Tegan A, Mollen Cynthia J: Gynecologic Care for Women With Physical Disabilities: A Qualitative Study of Patients and Providers. Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health Nov 2019.

Koenig AF, Borrero S, Zhao X, Callegari L, Mor MK, Sonalkar S: Factors associated with long-acting reversible contraception use among women Veterans in the ECUUN study. Contraception 100(3):234-240, Sep 2019.

Deshpande NA, Labora A, Sammel MD, Schreiber CA, Sonalkar S: Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Operative Time in Women Receiving Immediate Postpartum Tubal Ligation. Contraception 100(2):106-110, Aug 2019.

Frarey A, Schreiber C, McAllister A, Shaber A, Sonalkar S, Sammel MD, Long JA: Pathways to Abortion at a Tertiary Care Hospital: Examining Obesity and Delays. Perspect Sex Reprod Health 51: 35-41, Mar 2019.

O'Flynn O'Brien KL, Akers AY, Perriera LK, Schreiber CA, Garcia-Espana JF, Sonalkar S: Intrauterine Device Insertion Procedure Duration in Adolescent and Young Adult Women. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 32(3):312-315, 2019.

Sonalkar S, Hunter T, Gurney EP, McAllister A, Schreiber CA: A Decision Analysis Model of 1-Year Effectiveness of Intended Postplacental Compared With Intended Delayed Postpartum Intrauterine Device Insertion. Obstet Gynecol 132(5):1211-1221, Nov 2018.

Gurney EP, Sonalkar S, Mcallister A, Sammel MD, Schreiber CA: Six-month expulsion of postplacental copper intrauterine devices placed after vaginal delivery. Amer J Obstet Gynecol 219(2):183.e1-183.e9, Aug 2018.

Schreiber CA, Creinin MD, Atrio J, Sonalkar S, Ratcliffe SJ, Barnhart KT: Mifepristone Pretreatment for the Medical Management of Early Pregnancy Loss. N Engl J Med 378(23): 2161-2170, June 2018.

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