Divya Kelath Shah, MD, MME

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Associate 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
B.S. (Major Biological Sciences, Minor English Literature)
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1999.
M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)
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 Other Expertise

Dr. Shah has interest and expertise in curricular design in undergraduate medical education.

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Shah's current research interests center around medical education, surgical training, and outcomes in gynecologic surgery.

Selected Publications

Chemerinski A, Cooney L, Shah D, Butts S, Gibson-Helm M, Dokras A. : Knowledge of PCOS in physicians-in-training: identifying gaps and educational opportunities. Gynecol Endocrinol Apr 6:1-6 2020.

Chase T, Shah DK, Parry JP, Bhagavath B, Lindheim SR, Petrozza JC, Pfeifer S, Stetter C, Kunselman A, Estes SJ. : Surgical Simulation Supplements Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) Fellowship Training. F&S Reports 2020.

Stentz NC, Cooney LG, Sammel MD, Shah DK: Association of patient race on surgical practice and perioperative morbidity after myomectomy. Obstet Gynecol 132(2):291-297, 2018.

Kapfhamer JD, Palaniappan S, Summers KM, Mancuso A, Ryan G, Shah DK: Mean gestational sac diameter to crown-rump-length difference as a marker of first trimester pregnancy loss after in vitro fertilization. Fertil Steril 109(1): 130-136, 2018.

Miller EJ, Cookingham LM, Woodruff TK, Ryan GL, Summers KM, Kondapalli LA, Shah DK: Fertility preservation training for obstetrics and gynecology fellows: a highly desired but non-standardized experience. Fertil Res Pract 4: 3-9, 2017.

Stentz NC, Cooney L, Sammel MD, Shah DK: Changes in myomectomy practice following the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety communication on morcellation. Obstet Gynecol 129(6): 1007-13, 2017.

Shah DK, Van Voorhis BJ, Vitonis AF, Missmer SA: Association Between Body Mass Index, Uterine Size, and Operative Morbidity in Women Undergoing Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy. J Min Invasive Gynecol 23(7):1113-22, 2016.

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.

Krohn ML, Sparks A, Shah DK: Outcomes of ovulation induction-intrauterine insemination cycles in lean, overweight, and obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Proceed Obstet Gynecol 5(2):2-9, 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.

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Last updated: 10/27/2020
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