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Clarisa R. Gracia, MD, MSCE

Clarisa R. Gracia, MD, MSCE Physician

Chief, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Director, Fertility Preservation Nancy and Richard Wolfson Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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 2018, and recognized in Philadelphia magazine's 2011, 2018, and 2019 Top Docs issues.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility, 2007
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Amenorrhea
  • Anovulatory Bleeding
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Congenital Uterine Anomaly
  • Diminished Ovarian Reserve
  • Egg Donation
  • Egg Retrieval
  • Embryo Transfer
  • Endometrioma
  • Endometriosis
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Fertility Problem
  • Fibroid Tumors Removal
  • Gynecologic Disorders of Athletes
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Infertility
  • Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
  • Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Leiomyoma
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Mullerian Anomalies (Müllerian Duct Anomalies)
  • Oligomenorrhea
  • Ovarian Dysfunction
  • Ovarian Failure
  • Ovulation Induction
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Premature Menopause (Premature Ovarian Insufficiency)
  • Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Secondary Amenorrhea
  • Sperm Cryopreservation (Sperm Banking)
  • Surrogacy
  • Tubal Diseases
  • Tubal Factor Infertility
  • Unexplained Infertility
  • Uterine Abnormality
  • Uterine Fibroids (Leiomyomas)
  • Uterine Infertility
  • Uterine Myoma
  • Uterine Polyps (Endometrial Polyps)
  • Uterine Surgery
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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
  • 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: State University of New York at Buffalo
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

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.

Research

Selected Publications:

Cameron K, Sammel MD, Prewitt M, Gracia C: Differential rates of change in measures of ovarian reserve in young cancer survivors across the reproductive lifespan J Clin Encocrinol Metab : 2019.

Gracia Clarisa R, Freeman Ellen W: Onset of the Menopause Transition: The Earliest Signs and Symptoms. Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America 45 (4): 585-597,2018.

Smith BM, Duncan FE, Ataman L, Smith K, Quinn GP, Chang RJ, Finlayson C, Orwig K, Valli-Pulaski H, Moravek MB, Zelinski MB, Irene Su H, Vitek W, Smith JF, Jeruss JS, Gracia C, Coutifaris C, Shah D, Nahata L, Gomez-Lobo V, Appiah LC, Brannigan RE, Gillis V, Gradishar W, Javed A, Rhoton-Vlasak AS, Kondapalli LA, Neuber E, Ginsberg JP, Muller CH, Hirshfeld-Cytron J, Kutteh WH, Lindheim SR, Cherven B, Meacham LR, Rao P, Torno L, Sender LS, Vadaparampil ST, Skiles JL, Schafer-Kalkhoff T, Frias OJ, Byrne J, Westphal LM, Schust DJ, Klosky JL, McCracken KA, Ting A, Khan Z, Granberg C, Lockart B, Scoccia B, Laronda MM, Mersereau JE, Marsh C, Pavone ME, Woodruff TK.: The National Physicians Cooperative: transforming fertility management in the cancer setting and beyond. Future Oncol 14 : 3059,2018.

Alur-Gupta S, Hopeman M, Berger DS, Gracia C, Barnhart KT, Coutifaris C, Senapati S: Impact of method of endometrial preparation for frozen blastocyst transfer on pregnancy outcome: a retrospective cohort study Fertil Steril 110 (4): 680-685,2018.

Gracia Clarisa R, Shin Sanghyuk S, Prewitt Maureen, Chamberlin Janna S, Lofaro Lori R, Jones Kristin L, Clendenin Marta, Manzanera Katherine E, Broyles Dennis L: Multi-center clinical evaluation of the Access AMH assay to determine AMH levels in reproductive age women during normal menstrual cycles. Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics 35 (5): 777-783,2018.

Gracia CR, Shin SS, Prewitt M, Chamberlin JS, Lofaro LR, Jones KL, Clendenin M, Manzanera KE, Broyles DL: Multi-center clinical evaluation of the Access AMH assay to determine AMH levels in reproductive age women during normal menstrual cycles J Assist Reprod Genet 35 (5): 777-783,2018.

Sullivan-Pyke CS, Carlson CA, Prewitt M, Gracia CR, Ginsberg JP: Ovarian tissue cryopreservation (OTC) in prepubertal girls and young women: an analysis of parents' and patients' decision-making J Assist Reprod Genet 35 (4): 593-600,2018.

Sullivan-Pyke Chantae S, Carlson Claire A, Prewitt Maureen, Gracia Clarisa R, Ginsberg Jill P: Ovarian tissue cryopreservation (OTC) in prepubertal girls and young women: an analysis of parents' and patients' decision-making. Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics 35 (4): 593-600,2018.

Cameron KE, Kole MB, Sammel MD, Ginsberg JP, Gosiengfiao Y, Mersereau JE, Su HI, Gracia CR: Acute Menopausal Symptoms in Young Cancer Survivors Immediately following Chemotherapy Oncology 94 (4): 200-206,2018.

Cameron Katherine E, Kole Martha B, Sammel Mary D, Ginsberg Jill P, Gosiengfiao Yasmin, Mersereau Jennifer E, Su H Irene, Gracia Clarisa R: Acute Menopausal Symptoms in Young Cancer Survivors Immediately following Chemotherapy. Oncology 94 (4): 200-206,2018.

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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