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Alhambra Frarey, MD, MSHP Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken:

  • Italian

Dr. Frarey is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2018

Clinical Expertise:

  • Birth Control
  • Birth Control (Contraception)
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Contraceptive Implant
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Family Planning
  • Implanon
  • Intrauterine Device
  • Miscarriage (Spontaneous Abortion)
  • Nexplanon
  • Nexplanon Removal
  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Surgical Sterilization

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 Qualcare
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • 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: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kansas Hospital


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, National Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, National National Abortion Federation, National Physicians for Reproductive Health, National Society of Family Planning, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Frarey 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.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Frarey Alhambra, Gurney Elizabeth P, Sober Stephanie, Whittaker Paul G, Schreiber Courtney A: Postpartum contraceptive counseling for first-time adolescent mothers: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of gynecology and obstetrics 299 (2): 361-369,2019.

Frarey Alhambra, Schreiber Courtney, McAllister Arden, Shaber Allison, Sonalkar Sarita, Sammel Mary D, Long Judith A: Pathways to Abortion at a Tertiary Care Hospital: Examining Obesity and Delays. Perspectives on sexual and reproductive health 51 (1): 35-41,2019.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 1000 Courtyard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)