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Abike T. James, MD

Abike T. James, MD Physician

Lead Physician, Penn OBGYN Associates
Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. James is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • General Obstetrics and Gynecology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2003

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abnormal Pap Smear
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Adult Gynecology
  • Birth Control (Contraception)
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Fibroids (Uterina Myoma)
  • General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Genital Tract Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Genital Warts (Condyloma Acuminatum)
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • LEEP Procedure
  • Menopause
  • Minority Populations
  • Myomectomy
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pregnancy Loss (Miscarriage)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Prenatal Care
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (RALH)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
  • Vaginal Infections (Vaginitis)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
Residency: UPMC Presbyterian

Memberships

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Jr. Fellow 1997-2004, Fellow, 2004-present), National The Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. James is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

James, AT: Benign lesions of the vulva and vagina OB/GYN Secrets 3rd edition 1:9-11 : 2005.

James, AT: Induced abortions OB/GYN Secrets 3rd edition 19:106-108 : 2005.

James AT, Krohn MJ, Hogge WA: Maternal risk factors associated with fetal gastroschisis Obstet Gynecol 99(4S):83S-84S : 2002.

James AT, Krohn MJ, Hogge WA: Maternal risk factors associated with fetal gastroschisis. Poster presentation at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology conference : 2002.

Abdul-Khabeer R, Angert M, Wilson-Mander K, James A, Gatson D: A good start: Weaving HIV services and reproductive health care in a public health setting. Poster and oral presentation at CityMatCH Interchange conference, Los Angeles, CA : 2002.

James A, Angert M, Gross K, Mazzella S, Silva M: PPOR as a strategic guide for healthy start prevention efforts. Poster and oral presentation at CityMatCH Interchange conference, Los Angeles, CA : 2002.

Bennett I, James A, Haecker T, Brandt R, Gadsden V: Books for babies: a literacy promotion program targeting parents of newborns. Presented as a paper, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine NorthEast Region meeting, Cleveland, Ohio : 2002.

Bennett I, James A, Gadsden V: Literacy and Health among at-risk women in prenatal care: A cohort study. Poster presentation at North American Primary Care Research Group, Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA : 2002.

James AT, Bracken MB, Cohen AP, Saftlas A, Lieberman E: Interpregnancy interval and disparity in term small for gestational age births between black and white women Obstet Gynecol 93:10-112 : 1999.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
PENN OB/GYN Associates
3701 Market Street, 3rd Floor
ajames@obgyn.upenn.edu

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6035
Fax: (215) 349-5419
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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