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Jamie A. Bastek, MD, MSCE

Jamie A. Bastek, MD, MSCE Physician

Associate Director, Residency Program at HUP
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Bastek is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Maternal and Fetal Medicine, 2015
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2014

Clinical Expertise:

  • Amniocentesis
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Childbirth - Premature Labor
  • High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Obstetrical Ultrasound
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy - Hypertension
  • Pregnancy - Lupus
  • Pregnancy - Thyroid Disorder
  • Prenatal Care
  • Prenatal Congenital Heart Disease
  • Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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 Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Bastek is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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.

Research

Selected Publications:

Dugoff L, Barberio A, Whittaker PG, Schwartz N, Sehdev H, Bastek JA: Cell-free DNA fetal fraction and preterm birth Am J Obstet Gynecol : 2016.

Ruhstaller K, Bastek J, Thomas A, McElrath T, Parry S, Durnwald C: The Effect of Early Excessive Weight Gain on the Development of Hypertension in Pregnancy Am J Perinatol : 2016.

Huynh T, Ghaffari N, Bastek JA, Durnwald CP: Prenatal care in a specialized diabetes in pregnancy program improves compliance with postpartum testing in GDM women J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med : 2016.

Turitz AL, Bastek JA, Purisch SE, Elovitz MA, Levine LD: Patient characteristics associated with 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate use among a high-risk cohort Am J Obstet Gynecol : 2015.

Elovitz MA, Anton L, Bastek J, Brown AG: Can microRNA profiling in maternal blood identify women at risk for preterm birth? Am J Obstet Gynecol 212 (6): 782 el 5,2015.

Ghartey J, Bastek JA, Brown AG, Anglim L, Elovitz MA: Women with preterm birth have a distinct cervicovaginal metabolome. Am J Obstet Gynecol 212 (6): 776 el 776.e12,2015.

Rohn AE, Bastek JA, Sammel MD, Wang E, Srinivas SK: Unintended clinical consequences of the implementation of a checklist-based, low-dose oxytocin protocol Am J Perinatol 32 (4): 371-8.,2015.

Bastek JA, Sammel MD, Jackson TD, Ryan ME, McShea MA, Elovitz MA: Environmental variables as potential modifiable risk factors of preterm birth in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Am J Obstet Gynecol 212 (2): 236.e1-10,2015.

Anton L, Brown AG, Bastek JA, Elovitz M: Can microRNA profiling in maternal blood identify women at risk for preterm birth? Am J Obstet Gynecol : 2015.

Brandt JS, Bastek JA, Wang E, Purisch S,Schwartz N: Midtrimester sonographic thymus measurements are not associated with preterm birth and other adverse obstetrical outcomes: the results of a prospective cohort study J Ultrasound Med : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

PENN Maternal Fetal Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
3400 Spruce Street, 2000 Courtyard

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Fax: (215) 349-5625
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)