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
Female athlete triad

Description of Research Expertise

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

Selected Publications

Bill Siwicki: Conversational AI improves 'fourth trimester' maternal care at Penn Medicine. HealthcareITNews April 2024 Notes:

Elizabeth Gardner: Three ways AI is improving public health. Harvard Public Health February 2024 Notes:

Leitner K, Apple A, Zafman K, Mulugeta-Gordon L: An unusual cause of small bowel obstruction: Case report of spontaneous uteroenteric fistula. Int J Gynecol Obstet 164(1):349-351, Jan 2024 Notes:

Celeste Krewson: How AI supports women's health. Contemporary Ob/Gyn November 2023 Notes:

Kaitlin Sullivan: Clinicians See Zuranolone as an Effective PPD Treatment with Potentially Significant Barriers. Medscape November 2023 Notes:

Mohana Ravindranath: Hospitals are testing AI to communicate with patients. They still don’t know how to talk to them about it. Stat News June 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, Baltimore. May 2023.

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:

Kaitlin Sullivan: Clinicians See Zuranolone as an Effective PPD Treatment With Potentially Significant Barriers. Medscape November 2022.

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