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Abike T. James, MD, MPH

Abike T. James, MD, MPH Physician

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

Dr. James is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Abike T. James

Patients seen by this provider for their prenatal care will deliver at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2003

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abruptio Placentae
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anal Warts (Condyloma Acuminata)
  • Annual Gynecological Examination
  • Antepartum Care
  • Birth Control (Contraception)
  • Breast Lumps and Tumors
  • Breast Pain
  • Breastfeeding
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cystocele
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometritis
  • Family Planning
  • Fibroid Tumors Removal
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Interstitial Cystitis (IC)
  • Mastitis (Breast Infection)
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Menstruation
  • Metrorrhagia (Bleeding between Periods)
  • Miscarriage (Spontaneous Abortion)
  • Morning Sickness
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Cysts Removal
  • Ovarian Failure
  • Ovarian Tumors
  • Painful Menstrual (Dysmenorrhea)
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perinatal Depression
  • Pessaries
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Postpartum Recovery
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Premature Menopause (Premature Ovarian Insufficiency)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Prenatal Screening
  • Preterm Labor
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence
  • Teenage Pregnancy
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Uterine Bleeding
  • Uterine Fibroids (Leiomyomas)
  • Uterine Polyps (Endometrial Polyps)
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Bleeding
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Disorders
  • Vaginal Infections (Vaginitis)
  • Vaginal Itching
  • Vaginal Yeast Infection
  • Vulvitis
  • Women's Health
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

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

Education and Training

Medical School: Yale University
Residency: UPMC Presbyterian


American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Jr. Fellow 1997-2004, Fellow, 2004-present), National PA Maternal Mortality Drivers and Interventions work group member, Local The Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. James is employed by Penn Medicine.

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.


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

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

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