Kirstin Leitner, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Attending Physician, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Attending, Gynecology and Neonatology, PENN Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Associate, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Department of Family and Community Health
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
PENN Ob/Gyn Associates
3701 Market Street
3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6035
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, 2005.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Postpartum care
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Description of Research Expertise

Clinician and patient use of technology to improve patient care and experience.

Selected Publications

Kumar N, Arias MP, Leitner K, Wang E, Clement E, Hamm R: Assessing the impact of telehealth implementation on postpartum outcomes for Black birthing people Am J Obstet and Gynecol MFM 5(2), Feb 2023.

Miller K: An ultrarunner dreamed of racing the Boston Marathon. Her pregnancy nearly derailed her goal until she spoke out. Yahoo!Life Jan 2023 Notes:

Leitner K, McCabe M, Cutri-French C, Scalise L, Christ L, Levine L: Healing at Home - Impacting Postpartum Outcomes Using Clinical Practice Changes and Augmented Intelligence ACOG ACM 2023 2023.

ReachMD: Healing at Home: Advancements in Screening for Postpartum Depression \{ReachMD } October 2022 Notes: Dr. Charles Turck is joined by Dr. Kirstin Leitner to take a look at this program and its impacts.

Sally Sapega: "Penn Medicine Chatbot Screening Helps Identify Postpartum Depression" Penn Medicine News July 2022.

Arias MA, Wang E, Leitner K, Sannah T, Keegan M, Delferro J, Iluore C, Arimoro F, Streaty T, Hamm R : The Impact on Postpartum Care by Telehealth: a retrospective cohort study Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM 4(3), May 2022.

Arias M, Hamm R, Leitner K, Sannah T, Keegan M, DelFerro J, Iluore C, Wang E: The qualitative individual interviews analysis (n=25) provides insight on the patient experience of telehealth postpartum care, as well as the barriers and facilitators to attending telehealth PPVs SMFM Poster session February 2022.

Arias M, Wang E, Hamm R, Leitner K: IMPACT (IMpact on PostpArtum Care by Telehealth) Study: a retrospective cohort study. SMFM Oral Session February 2022.

Gaulton J, Leitner K, Hahn L, Schumacher R, Christ L, Scalise L, Driscoll D, Rosin R, Merchant R : Healing at Home: applying innovation principles to redesign and optimise postpartum care. BMJ Innovations 8: 37-41, 2022.

Graseck, Anna MD, MSCI, Leitner, Kirstin MD: "Prenatal Education in the Digital Age" Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 64(2): 345-351, June 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000608.

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Last updated: 02/03/2023
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