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Nawar Abdul Latif, MD, MPH

Nawar Abdul Latif, MD, MPH Physician

Instructor A of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken:

  • Arabic
  • Dutch
  • French

Dr. Latif is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties


  • Gynecologic Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Clinical Expertise:

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Lesions
  • Cervix Biopsy
  • Chemotherapy for Gynecologic Cancers
  • Colposcopy
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease and Choriocarcinoma
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Gynecology Clinical Trials
  • Hysterectomy (Uterus Surgery)
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)
  • Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Trophoblastic Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vulvar Cancer

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 Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicare
  • 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: Baghdad University Medical School
Residency: University of Baghdad
Residency: Detroit General Hospital
Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, National Society of Gynecologic Oncology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Latif is employed by Penn Medicine.

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.


Selected Publications:

Nasioudis D, Mastroyannis SA, Albright B, Haggerty AF, Emily Ko, Latif NA: Adjuvant chemotherapy for stage I ovarian clear cell carcinoma: Patterns of use and outcomes. Gynecol Oncol : 150(1):14-18,2018.

Nasioudis D, Mastroyannis SA, Ko EM, Latif NA.: Does tumor grade influence the rate of lymph node metastasis in apparent early stage ovarian cancer? Arch Gynecol Obstet. : 298(1):179-182. ,2018.

Latif N, Kobie J, Mitra N, Burger R, Morgan M, Giuntoli R, Ko E: A Prediction Model and Risk Calculator for Surgical Mortality and Serious Morbidity after Primary Debulking Surgery. J Gynecologic Surgery 34 (1): 2018.

Nasioudis D, Mastroyannis SA, Haggerty AF, Giuntoli 2nd RL, Morgan MA, Ko EM, Latif NA: Safety of fertility-preservation for non-clear cell epithelial ovarian carcinoma confined to the ovary. SGO Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA : 2018.

Latif NA, Lin L, Morgan MA, Emily EM: Lymphadenectomy is Associated with an Increased Risk of Postoperative Venous Thromboembolism in Early Stage Endometrial Cancer Patients. SGO Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA : 2018.

Roy AG, Brensinger C, Lin L, Giuntoli 2nd RL, Latif NA, Haggerty AF, Burger R, Morgan MA, Ko EM: Endometrial Cancer Survival Outcomes Differ By Geographical Region. SGO Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA : 2018.

Haggerty AF, Mastroyannis SA, Ashley Graul A, Brensinger C, Giuntoli 2nd R, Latif NA, Ko EM: National Patterns of Adjuvant Treatment for Stage I Uterine Serous Carcinoma: A SEER-Medicare Analysis. SGO Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA : 2018.

Nasioudis D, Mastroyannis SA, Sisti G, Haggerty AF, Ko EM, Latif NA: Increased risk of breast and uterine cancer among women with ovarian granulosa cell tumors. SGO Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA : 2018.

Cory L, Latif N, Brensinger C, Zhang X, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Burger RA, Morgan M, Ko E: Readmission After Gynecologic Surgery: A Comparison of Procedures for Benign and Malignant Indications. Obstet Gynecol 130(2):285-295 : 2017.

Graul A, Latif N, Zhang X, Dean LT, Morgan M, Giuntoli R, Burger R, Kim S, Ko E: Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism by Type of Gynecologic Malignancy and Surgical Modality in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Int J Gynecol Cancer (3):581-587 : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

Jordan Center for Gynecologic Oncology at Penn Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
3rd Floor West

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)