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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

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

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

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

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

Comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2003

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Dermoid Cyst
  • Abnormal Pap Smear
  • Abruptio Placentae
  • Adnexal Mass
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Advanced Maternal Age
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anal Warts (Condyloma Acuminata)
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Annual Gynecological Examination
  • Anovulation
  • Anovulatory Bleeding
  • Antepartum Care
  • Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Atypical Glandular Cells of Undetermined Significance
  • Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance Pap Smear
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Bartholin's Cyst
  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Benign Breast Lump
  • Birth Control
  • Birth Control (Contraception)
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Bleeding During Intercourse
  • Bleeding During Pregnancy
  • Breast Cancer Prevention and Risk Reduction
  • Breast Examination
  • Breast Lumps and Tumors
  • Breast Pain
  • Breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding Problems
  • Cancer-Related Sexual Concerns
  • Cervical Biopsy
  • Cervical Cap Fitting
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Cervical Conization
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Cervical Polyp
  • Cervicitis
  • Cesarean Section
  • Chlamydia Specific to Females
  • Cholestasis of Pregnancy
  • Cold Knife Cone Biopsy of the Cervix
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraceptive Implant
  • Cystitis
  • Cystocele
  • Cystodynia
  • Decreased Libido
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Diabetic and Newly Pregnant
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Dyspareunia
  • Dysuria
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Endometrial Hyperplasia
  • Endometrioma
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometritis
  • Family Planning
  • Female Genital Problems
  • Female Orgasmic Disorder
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Fibrocystic Breast Changes
  • Fibroid Tumors Removal
  • First Trimester Screening
  • Follicular Cyst of Ovary
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Galactocele
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Gonorrhea
  • Gynecologic Disorders of Athletes
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • HGSIL Pap Smear
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
  • Hot Flashes
  • Human Papilloma Virus
  • Hydrosalpinx
  • Hyperemesis
  • Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Imperforate Hymen
  • Implanon
  • Incomplete Emptying of Bladder
  • Incomplete Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Interstitial Cystitis (IC)
  • Intrauterine Device
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Laceration of Vagina
  • Lactation Disorders
  • Lactation Support
  • Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Leiomyoma
  • LGSIL Pap Smear
  • Lichen Sclerosus
  • Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Mastitis (Breast Infection)
  • Maternal Obesity
  • Menopausal Symptoms
  • Menopause
  • Menorrhagia
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders in Athletes
  • Menstrual Migraines
  • Menstruation
  • Metrorrhagia (Bleeding between Periods)
  • Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopy
  • Miscarriage (Spontaneous Abortion)
  • Missed Periods
  • Morning Sickness
  • Multiple Gestations
  • Natural Birth
  • Nausea from Pregnancy
  • Nexplanon
  • Nexplanon Removal
  • Office Gynecology
  • Oligomenorrhea
  • Oophorectomy
  • Oral Contraceptive Counseling
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Cysts Removal
  • Ovarian Failure
  • Ovarian Torsion
  • Ovarian Tumors
  • Overflow Incontinence of Urine
  • Painful Menstrual (Dysmenorrhea)
  • Pap Smear
  • Paratubal Cyst
  • Partial Hysterectomy
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pelvic Adhesions
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pelvic Varicose Veins
  • Perimenopause
  • Perinatal Depression
  • Perinatal Mental Health Disorders
  • Permanent Sterilization
  • Pessaries
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Postcoital Bleeding
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Postpartum Check-Up
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Postpartum Mastitis
  • Postpartum Recovery
  • Postpartum Thyroiditis
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Premature Menopause (Premature Ovarian Insufficiency)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Prenatal Care
  • Prenatal Screening
  • Preterm Labor
  • Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes
  • Preventative Women's Healthcare
  • Previous Stillbirth
  • Prophylactic Oophorectomy
  • Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregancy (PUPP)
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
  • Reproductive Health
  • Retained Tampon
  • Rh Incompatibility
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Salpingo-Oophoritis
  • Secondary Amenorrhea
  • Septate Hymen
  • Severe Preeclampsia
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Pregnancy
  • Squamous Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence
  • Surgical Sterilization
  • Teenage Pregnancy
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
  • Twins
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Uterine Ablation
  • Uterine Abnormality
  • Uterine Anomaly in Pregnancy
  • Uterine Bleeding
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization Counseling
  • Uterine Fibroids (Leiomyomas)
  • Uterine Myoma
  • Uterine Polyps (Endometrial Polyps)
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Uterine Surgery
  • Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal Abscess
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginal Biopsy
  • Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section
  • Vaginal Bleeding
  • Vaginal Bleeding After Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Delivery
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Disorders
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Infections
  • Vaginal Infections (Vaginitis)
  • Vaginal Itching
  • Vaginal Yeast Infection
  • Vaginismus
  • Vulvar Abscess
  • Vulvar Disease
  • Vulvar Dysplasia
  • 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

Memberships

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.

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@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

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

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