Kurt T. Barnhart

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William Shippen, Jr. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Reproductive Research Unit, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Member, Biomedical Graduate Studies, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Associate Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Women's Health Clinical Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania
Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
3701 Market Street, Suite 800
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2974
Fax: 215-349-5512
Education:
B.S (Biology)
Tufts University, 1984.
M.D.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1988.
M.S.C.E (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 1998.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Barnhart has interest in novel preparation of biomarkers for disease processes for use as predictors or diagnostic aids, as well as efficacy and safety outcomes after clinical interventions. In total Dr. Barnhart has been involved in more that 60 clinical trials, translational research, and outcomes studies in women's health.

Selected Publications

Barnhart KT, Nakajima ST, Puscheck E, Price TM, Baker VL, Segars J: Practice patterns, satisfaction, and demographics of reproductive endocrinologists: Results of the 2014 Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Workforce Survey. Fertil Steril 105(5): 1281-1286, 2016.

Morse CB, Barnhart KT, Senapati S, Sammel MD, Prochaska EC, Dokras A, Chatzicharalampous C, Coutifaris C.: Association of the very early rise of human chorionic gonadotropin with adverse outcomes in singleton pregnancies after in vitro fertilization. Fertil Steril 105(5): 1208-1214, 2016.

Diamond MP, Legro RS, Coutifaris C, Alvero R, Robinson RD, Casson P, Christman GM, Ager J, Huang H, Hansen KR, Baker V, Usadi R, Seungdamrong A, Bates GW, Rosen RM, Haisonleder D, Krawetz SA, Barnhart K, Trussell JC, Jin Y, Santoro N, Eisenberg E, Zhang H, for the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Reproductive Medicine Network. : Assessment of multiple intrauterine gestations from ovarian stimulation (AMIGOS) trial: Baseline characteristics. Fertil Steril 103(4), 2015.

Milman LW, Sammel MD, Barhnart KT, Freeman EW, Dokras A.: Higher serum total testosterone levels correlate with increased risk of depressive symptoms in Caucasian women through the entire menopausal transition. Psychoneuroendocrinology 62: 107-113, 2015 Notes: epub ahead of print doi:10.1016.

Diamond MP, Legro RS, Coutifaris C, Alvero R, Robinson RD, Casson P, Christman GM, Ager J, Huang H, Hansen KR, Baker V, Usadi R, Seungdamrong A, Bates GW, Rosen RM, Haisenleder D, Krawetz SA, Barnhart K, Trussell JC, Ohl D, Jin Y, Santoro N, Eisenberg E, Zhang H, for the NICHD Reproductive Medicine Network. : Letrozole, Gonadotropin, or Clomiphene for Unexplained Infertility. New Engl J Med 373(13): 1230-1240, 2015.

Barnhart KT: Placebo effect in fertility: Advantageous or false advertisement? Fertil Steril 2014 101(1): 36-37, 2014.

Mol F, van Mello NM, Strandell A, Strandell K, Jurkovic D, Ross J, Barnhart KT, Yalcinkaya TM, Verhoeve HR, Graziosi GC, Koks CA, Klinte I, Hogstrom L, Janssen IC, Kragt H, Hoek A, Trimbos-Kemper TC, Broekmans FJ, Willemsen WN, Ankum WM, Mol BW, van 159) Wely M, van der Veen F, Hajenius PJ; for the European Surgery in Ectopic Pregnancy (ESEP) Study Group. : Salpingotomy versus salpingectomy in women with tubal pregnancy (ESEP study): an open-label, multicenter, randomized controlled study. Lancet 383(9927): 1483-1489, 2014.

Legro RS, Wu Xiaoke, Barnhart KT, Farquhar C, Fauser BCJM, Mol B, for the Harbin Consensus Conference Workshop Group. : Improving the Reporting of Clinical Trials in Infertility (IMPRINT): Modifying the CONSORT Statement. Hum Reprod 29(10): 2075-2082, 2014.

Legro RS, Brzyski RG, Diamond MP, Coutifaris C,.Schlaff WD, Casson P, Christman GM, Huang H, Yan Q, Alvero R, Haisenleder DJ, Barnhart KT, Bates GW, Usadi R, Lucidi S, Baker V, Trussell JC, Krawetz SA, Snyder P, Ohl D, Santoro N, Eisenberg E, Zhang H, for the NICHD Reproductive Medicine Network.: Letrozole versus Clomiphene for the Treatment of Infertility in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. N Engl J Med 371(2): 119-129, 2014.

Legro RS, Brzyski RG, Diamond MP, Coutifaris C, Schlaff WD, Alvero R, Casson P, Christman GM, Huang H, Yan Q, Haisenleder DJ, Barnhart KT, Bates GW, Usadi R, Lucidi R, Baker V, Trussell JC, Krawetz SA, Snyder P, Ohl D, Santoro N, Eisenberg E, Zhang H, for the NICHD Reproductive Medicine Network. : The Pregnancy in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome II study: baseline characteristics and effects of obesity from a multicenter randomized clinical trial. Fertil Steril 101(1): 258-269, 2014.

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