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Clarisa R. Gracia, MD, MSCE

Clarisa R. Gracia, MD, MSCE Physician

Director, Fertility Preservation Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • French
  • Spanish

Dr. Gracia is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Clarisa R. Gracia

Dr. Gracia is an NIH-funded clinical investigator in the area of reproductive aging. Her interests include the study of hormonal and symptomatic changes during the natural menopausal transition in female cancer patients. Dr. Gracia was recognized by America's Top Doctors from 2012 through 2014 and recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's 2011 Top Docs issue.

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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.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Programs & Centers:

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Adolescent Gynecologic Surgery
  • Adolescent Gynecology Care
  • Anovulation
  • Cancer and Fertility (Oncofertility)
  • Donor Insemination
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Egg Donation
  • Endometrial Polyps
  • Endometriosis
  • Estrogen Hormone Replacement
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Fibroids (Uterina Myoma)
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Hysterectomy (Uterus Surgery)
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Infertility
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Menopause and Breast Cancer
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Miscarriage (Spontaneous Abortion)
  • Mullerian Anomalies (Müllerian Duct Anomalies)
  • Myomectomy
  • Ovarian Failure - Premature
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy

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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • 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: State University of New York at Buffalo
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), National American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), National National Institutes of Health, National Philadelphia Area Reproductive Endocrine Society, Local The Endocrine Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Gracia 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:

Freeman EW, Sammel MD, Liu L, Gracia CR, Nelson CB: Hormones and menopausal status as predictors of depression in women in the transition to menopause. Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:62-10 : 2004.

Barnhart KT, Gracia CR, Reindl B: Usefulness of pipelle endometrial biopsy in the diagnosis of women at risk for ectopic pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol 188(4):906-09 : 2003.

Gracia CR: Molecular basis of pubertal abnormalities. Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America 14(1):11-28 : 2003.

Barnhart KT, Gracia CR, Katz I: Presumed diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol 100 : 505-10,2002.

Gracia CR: Ovarian Cryopreservation Reproduccion Humana : 2002.

Gracia CR, Brown HA: Prophylactic methotrexate after linear salpingostomy: a decision analysis. Fertil Steril 76:1191-5 : 2001.

Gracia CR: Diagnosing ectopic pregnancy in the emergency room setting: a decision analysis comparing six diagnostic strategies. Obstet Gynecol 97:464-70 : 2001.

Gollin YG, Gracia CR, Gollin G, Marks C, Marks W: Effect of maternal diabetes on the fetal exocrine pancreas. Early Human Development 53:179-83 : 1999.

Academic Contact Info

PENN Fertility Care
3701 Market Street, Suite 800

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2963
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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