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Divya Kelath Shah, MD, MME

Divya Kelath Shah, MD, MME Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Shah is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility, 2015
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2011

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adolescent Gynecologic Surgery
  • Anovulation
  • Donor Insemination
  • Egg Donation
  • Female Infertility
  • Hysteroscopic Surgery
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Infertility
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Miscarriage (Spontaneous Abortion)
  • Mullerian Anomalies (Müllerian Duct Anomalies)
  • Myomectomy
  • Ovarian Failure
  • Ovulation Induction
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Uterine Fibroids (Leiomyomas)

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Shah treats all aspects of infertility, IVF, reproductive endocrinology, and recurrent pregnancy loss. She has particular clinical expertise in minimally invasive reproductive surgery.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • 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 Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • 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
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Columbia University
Residency: University of Michigan Medical Center
Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital


ABOG Qualifying Examination Development Committee, National American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), National American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), National American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), National ASRM Education Committee, National National Physicians Cooperative (NPC), National Norman F. Miller Alumni Society, University of Michigan, National Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI), National Society of Reproductive Surgeons (SRS), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Shah 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.


Description of Research Expertise:

Dr. Shah's current research interests center around medical education, surgical training, and outcomes in gynecologic surgery.

Selected Publications:

Shah DK, Vitonis A, Missmer SA: The association between body mass index and morbidity after abdominal, vaginal, and laparoscopic hysterectomy. Obstet Gynecol 125(3):589-98 : 2015.

Kresowik J, Sparks A, Duran EH, Shah DK: Lapse in embryo transfer training does not negatively impact clinical pregnancy rates for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) fellows. Fertil Steril 103(3):728-33 : 2015.

Shah DK, Missmer SA, Correia KF, Ginsburg ES: Pharmacokinetics of human chorionic gonadotropin injection in obese and normal weight women. J Clin Endocrinol Metabol 99(4):1314-1321 : 2014.

Shah DK, Correia KF, Vitonis A, Missmer SA: Body size and endometriosis: results from 20 years of follow-up within the Nurses’ Health Study II prospective cohort. Hum Reprod 28(7):1783-92 : 2013.

Shah DK, Correia KF, Harris H, Missmer SA: Plasma adipokines and endometriosis risk: prospective data from the Nurses’ Health Study II cohort. Hum Reprod 28(2):306-314 : 2013.

Shah DK: Is breast always best? A personal reflection on the challenges of breastfeeding. Obstet Gynecol 121(4): 869-871 : 2013.

Shah DK, Ginsburg ES, Correia KF, Barton SE, Missmer SA: Public opinion regarding utilization of assisted reproductive technology (ART) in obese women. J Women’s Health 22(11):978-82 : 2013.

Shah DK, Missmer SA, Correia KF, Racowsky C, Ginsburg E: Efficacy of intrauterine inseminations as a training modality for performing embryo transfer in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fellowship programs. Fertil Steril 100(2):386-91 : 2013.

Barton SE, Correia KF, Shalev S, Missmer SA, Lehmann LS, Shah DK, Ginsburg ES: Population-based study of attitudes toward posthumous reproduction. Fertil Steril 98(3):735-740 : 2012.

Shah DK, Missmer SA, Berry KF, Racowsky CR, Ginsburg ES: Effect of obesity on oocyte and embryo quality in women undergoing in vitro fertilization. Obstet Gynecol 118(1):63-70 : 2011.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pennsylvania
3701 Market Street, Suite 800

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2970
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)