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Catherine R. Salva, MD

Catherine R. Salva, MD Physician

Director, Residency Program at HUP Medical Director, Helen O. Dickens Center for Women's Health Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Salva is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Catherine R. Salva

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, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Dermoid Cyst
  • Annual Gynecological Examination
  • Anovulation
  • Anovulatory Bleeding
  • Antepartum Care
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bartholin's Cyst
  • Birth Control
  • Birth Control (Contraception)
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Bladder Training
  • Breast Cancer Prevention and Risk Reduction
  • Cervical Biopsy
  • Cervical Conization
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Cervical Polyp
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Clomid
  • Cold Knife Cone Biopsy of the Cervix
  • Contraceptive Implant
  • Cystitis
  • Cystocele
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Dyspareunia
  • Dysuria
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Endometrial Hyperplasia
  • Endometriosis
  • Family Planning
  • Female Genital Problems
  • Fibroid Tumors Removal
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
  • Human Papilloma Virus
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Intrauterine Device
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Leiomyoma
  • Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Menopausal Symptoms
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Nexplanon
  • Nexplanon Removal
  • Office Gynecology
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Painful Menstrual (Dysmenorrhea)
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Permanent Sterilization
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Postpartum Check-Up
  • Postpartum Recovery
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Prenatal Care
  • Preventative Women's Healthcare
  • Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
  • Prophylactic Oophorectomy
  • Reproductive Health
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Secondary Amenorrhea
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
  • Squamous Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Suboxone Treatment in Pregnancy
  • Surgical Sterilization
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Uterine Ablation
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization Counseling
  • Uterine Fibroids (Leiomyomas)
  • Uterine Myoma
  • Uterine Polyps (Endometrial Polyps)
  • Uterine Surgery
  • Vaginal Biopsy
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Infections
  • Vulvar Disease
  • 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: Columbia University
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, National Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, National The Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia, Local The Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Salva 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.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 5 Dulles Rm 579
215-615-7701 ph, 215-349-5419 fx,

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2459
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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