Kirstin Leitner, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
PENN Ob/Gyn Associates
3701 Market Street
3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6035
Education:
A.B.
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, 2005.
M.D.
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

Julia Lin, Todd Joseph, Joanna Jean Parga-Belinkie, Abigail Mandel, Ryan Schumacher, Karl Neumann, Laura Scalise, Jessica Gaulton, Lori Christ, Kirstin Leitner, Roy Rosin: Development of a practical training method for a healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot. BMJ Innovations December 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1136/bmjinnov-2020-000530.

Lin J, Joseph T, Parga-Belinkie JJ, et al : "Development of a practical training method for a healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot" BMJ Innovations December 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1136/bmjinnov-2020-000530.

Marina Gialanella: HUP offers robots and telemedicine to treat women at home The Daily Pennsylvanian April 2020 Notes: https://www.thedp.com/article/2020/04/penn-medicine-pregnant-women.

Anna Orso: Pregnant women need doctors, but want to avoid coronavirus. Penn is using robots to keep them home more. The Philadelphia Inquirer April 2020 Notes: https://www.inquirer.com/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-pregnant-women-penn-social-distancing-blood-pressure-cuff-tests-20200403.html.

Mark Lugris: UPenn uses Telemedicine to Assist Pregnant Women during COVID-19 Crisis. Babygaga April 2020 Notes: https://www.babygaga.com/upenn-uses-telemedicine-to-assist-pregnant-women/

Erica K. Brockmeier: Advancing algorithmic care. Penn Today November 2019.

Gaulton J, Christ L, Leitner K, Scalise L, Schumacher R, Srinivas S, Mrad Garzon C: Earlier newborn health screenings decreases length of stay for term infants born by vaginal delivery. American Academy of Pediatrics Annual meeting, accepted oral podium presentation. October 2019.

Kiera Carter : Do you burn more calories on your period? Runner's World September 2019.

John Kopp : Penn Medicine shortens hospital stays for mothers and their newborn babies. Philly Voice April 2019 Notes: https://www.phillyvoice.com/new-mothers-hospital-stay-penn-medicine-newborn-infants-home-babies-pregnancy/

Graseck A, Cummings H Leitner K: Development of a Breastfeeding Medicine Consult Service. Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA November 2018 Notes: Poster presentation November 2018.

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Last updated: 01/13/2021
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