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Nawar Abdul Latif, MD, MPH

Nawar Abdul Latif, MD, MPH Physician

Languages spoken:

  • Arabic
  • Dutch
  • French

Dr. Latif is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

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Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • 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
  • 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 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

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

Memberships

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, National General Medical Council of the UK, International 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.

Research

Selected Publications:

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

Cory L, Latif N, Brensinger C, Zhang X, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Burger RA, Morgan M: 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: 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.

Graul A, Latif N, Zhang X, Dean LT, Morgan M, Giuntoli R, Burger R, Kim S: 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.

Cory L: Baseline dyspnea as a predictor of post-operative hospital length of stay in ovarian cancer patients. Poster presented at SGO National Harbor, MD, : 2017.

Cory L: Baseline dyspnea as a predictor of post-operative hospital length of stay in ovarian cancer patients. Poster presented at SGO National Harbor, MD, : 2017.

Dean LT, Zhang X, Latif N, Giuntoli R, Lin L, Haggerty A, Kim S, Shalowitz D, Stashwick C, Simpkins F, Burger R, Morgan M, Ko E: Race-based disparities in loss of functional independence after hysterectomy for uterine cancer. Support Care Cancer 24(8):3573-80 : 2016.

Dean LT, Zhang X, Latif N, Giuntoli R, Lin L, Haggerty A, Kim S, Shalowitz D, Stashwick C, Simpkins F, Burger R, Morgan M, Ko E: Race-based disparities in loss of functional independence after hysterectomy for uterine cancer. Support Care Cancer 24(8):3573-80 : 2016.

Cory L, Latif NA, Zhang X, Giuntoli RL, Kim SH, Simpkins F, Morgan MA, Burger RA, Schmitz K: Post-surgical Readmissions among Women with Gynecologic Malignancies. SGO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, : 2016.

Latif NA, Hummel CS, Zhang X, Giuntoli RL, Morgan MA, Burger RA, Simpkins F, Kim SH, Schmitz K: Ovarian Cancer Debulking by Gynecologic Oncologists Alone versus Multidisciplinary Surgical Specialties: Is There a Difference in Outcomes? SGO annual meeting, San Diego, CA : 2016.

Latif NA, Hummel CS, Zhang X, Giuntoli RL, Morgan MA, Burger RA, Simpkins F, Kim SH, Schmitz K: Ovarian Cancer Debulking by Gynecologic Oncologists Alone versus Multidisciplinary Surgical Specialties: Is There a Difference in Outcomes? SGO annual meeting, San Diego, CA : 2016.

Williams K, Zhang X, Latif NA, Giuntoli RL, Morgan MA, Schmitz KH: Differences in obesity and comorbidity profiles by age in uterine cancer patients and their impact on surgical outcomes. SGO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, : 2016.

Williams K, Zhang X, Latif NA, Giuntoli RL, Morgan MA, Schmitz KH: Differences in obesity and comorbidity profiles by age in uterine cancer patients and their impact on surgical outcomes. SGO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, : 2016.

George E, Zhang X, Simpkins F, Latif NA, Giuntoli RL, Morgan MA, Schmitz K, Wright JD: Frailty as a predictor of adverse outcomes in patients undergoing surgery for gynecologic malignancies. SGO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA : 2016.

George E, Zhang X, Simpkins F, Latif NA, Giuntoli RL, Morgan MA, Schmitz K, Wright JD: Frailty as a predictor of adverse outcomes in patients undergoing surgery for gynecologic malignancies. SGO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA : 2016.

Hummel CS, Latif NA, Zhang X, Koenig AF, Simpkins F, Giuntoli RL, Kim SH, Morgan MA, Schmitz K: Lymphadenectomy in Uterine Cancer Surgeries: a National Perspective. SGO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA : 2016.

Hummel CS, Latif NA, Zhang X, Koenig AF, Simpkins F, Giuntoli RL, Kim SH, Morgan MA, Schmitz K: Lymphadenectomy in Uterine Cancer Surgeries: a National Perspective. SGO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA : 2016.

Latif NA, Ko EM, Chen J, Morgan MA, Burger RA, Kim SH: Are Ovarian Cancer Debulking Models Reliable: Variance and Predictability Are Dependent on Institutional Optimal Debulking Rates. SGO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, : 2016.

Latif NA, Ko EM, Chen J, Morgan MA, Burger RA, Kim SH: Are Ovarian Cancer Debulking Models Reliable: Variance and Predictability Are Dependent on Institutional Optimal Debulking Rates. SGO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, : 2016.

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)