Divya Kelath Shah, MD, MMD

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

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Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pennsylvania
3701 Market Street, Suite 800
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156622970
Education:
B.S. (Biological Sciences, minor English Literature)
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1999.
M.D.
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 2005.
M.M.E. (Masters in Medical Education)
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Shah treats all aspects of infertility, IVF, reproductive endocrinology, and recurrent pregnancy loss. She has particular clinical expertise in minimally invasive reproductive surgery.

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Shah's current research interests center around medical education, training and outcomes in gynecologic surgery, as well as impact of endometriosis and obesity on reproduction.

Selected Publications

Shah DK, Vitonis A, Missmer SA: The association between body mass index and morbidity after abdominal, vaginal, and laparoscopic hysterectomy. Obstet Gynecol 125(3):589-98, 2015.

Kresowik J, Sparks A, Duran EH, Shah DK: Lapse in embryo transfer training does not negatively impact clinical pregnancy rates for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) fellows. Fertil Steril 103(3):728-33, 2015.

Shah DK, Missmer SA, Correia KF, Ginsburg ES: Pharmacokinetics of human chorionic gonadotropin injection in obese and normal weight women. J Clin Endocrinol Metabol 99(4):1314-1321, 2014.

Shah DK, Correia KF, Vitonis A, Missmer SA: Body size and endometriosis: results from 20 years of follow-up within the Nurses’ Health Study II prospective cohort. Hum Reprod 28(7):1783-92, 2013.

Shah DK, Correia KF, Harris H, Missmer SA: Plasma adipokines and endometriosis risk: prospective data from the Nurses’ Health Study II cohort. Hum Reprod 28(2):306-314, 2013.

Shah DK: Is breast always best? A personal reflection on the challenges of breastfeeding. Obstet Gynecol 121(4): 869-871, 2013.

Shah DK, Ginsburg ES, Correia KF, Barton SE, Missmer SA: Public opinion regarding utilization of assisted reproductive technology (ART) in obese women. J Women’s Health 22(11):978-82, 2013.

Shah DK, Missmer SA, Correia KF, Racowsky C, Ginsburg E: Efficacy of intrauterine inseminations as a training modality for performing embryo transfer in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fellowship programs. Fertil Steril 100(2):386-91, 2013.

Barton SE, Correia KF, Shalev S, Missmer SA, Lehmann LS, Shah DK, Ginsburg ES: Population-based study of attitudes toward posthumous reproduction. Fertil Steril 98(3):735-740, 2012.

Shah DK, Missmer SA, Berry KF, Racowsky CR, Ginsburg ES: Effect of obesity on oocyte and embryo quality in women undergoing in vitro fertilization. Obstet Gynecol 118(1):63-70, 2011.

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