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Harish M. Sehdev, MD

Harish M. Sehdev, MD Physician

Director, Prenatal Diagnosis Unit at Pennsylvania Hospital
Interim Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania Hospital
Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Sehdev is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

About Dr. Harish M. Sehdev

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Maternal Fetal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Maternal and Fetal Medicine, 2000
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1998

Clinical Expertise:

  • Amniocentesis
  • Antenatal Screening
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
  • Epilepsy and Pregnancy
  • Fetal Abnormalities
  • Fetal Blood Transfusion
  • Fetal Chromosomal Abnormalities
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Heart Diseases and Pregnancy
  • High Resolution Ultrasound
  • High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Obstetrical Ultrasound
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy - Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Pregnancy - Connective Tissue Disease
  • Pregnancy - Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Pregnancy - Hypertension
  • Pregnancy - Lung Disease
  • Pregnancy - Lupus
  • Pregnancy - Thyroid Disorder
  • Pregnancy and Sickle Cell
  • Pregnancy Loss (Miscarriage)
  • Renal Disease and Pregnancy
  • Reproductive Genetic Counseling

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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • 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: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, National American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, National Philadelphia Obstetrical Society, Local Philadelphia Perinatal Society, Local Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Sehdev is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Sehdev HM: Cesarean Delivery. eMedicine: Surgery: Obstetrics and Gynecology 3(2) : 2002.

Perry RL, Sehdev HM: Spectrum of hypertension in late pregnancy. The Physiologic Basis of Gynecology and Obstetrics 548-67 : 2001.

Parry S, Severs CP, Sehdev HM, Macones GA, White LM, Morgan MA: Ultrasonographic prediction of fetal macrosomia: Association with cesarean delivery. Journal of Reproductive Medicine 45 (1): 17-22,2000.

Stamilio DM, Sehdev HM, Morgan MA, Propert K, Macones GA: Can antenatal clinical and biochemical markers predict the development of severe preeclampsia? American Journal Obstetrics and Gynecology 182 (3): 589-594,2000.

Fischer RF, Bianculli K, Sehdev HM, Hediger M: Does light pressure effleurage reduce pain and anxiety associated with genetic amniocentesis? A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Maternal Fetal Medicine 9 (5): 294-297,2000.

Burke AE, Lee S, Sehdev HM, Ludmir J: Uterine rupture during a failed trial of labor: Are there any identifiable risk factors in labor management? ACOG 48th Annual Clinical Meeting. San Francisco, California. : 2000.

Ludmir J, Sehdev HM: Anatomy and Physiology of the Uterine Cervix. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 43(3):433-39 : 2000.

Sehdev HM: Peurperium. Encyclopedia of Reproduction 4:164-71 : 1999.

Macones GA, Sehdev HM, Berlin M, Morgan MA, Berlin J: The Evidence for magnesium sulfate as a tocolytic agent. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey 52 (10): 652-658,1997.

Sehdev HM, Stamilio DM, Macones GA, Graham E, Morgan MA: Predictive factors for neonatal morbidity in neonates with an umbilical cord pH less than 7.00. American Journal Obstetrics and Gynecology 177 (5): 1030-1035,1997.

Academic Contact Info

PENN Medicine Washington Square
Maternal Fetal Medicine
800 Walnut Street, 11th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 898-8025
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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