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Samantha F. Butts, MD, MSCE

Samantha F. Butts, MD, MSCE Physician

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Butts is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility, 2009
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Female Infertility
  • Fibroid Tumors Removal
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Ovarian Failure - Premature
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Surgery for Tubal Occlusion/Blockage

Description of Clinical Expertise

Reproductive Surgery, In Vitro Fertilization, Early Menopause, Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Ovulation Induction

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 Medicaid
  • 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: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow, National American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National American Society for Reproductive Medicine, National Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, National Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, National The Endocrine Society, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Butts 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.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Environmental Reproductive Toxicology; Reproductive Health Disparities; Reproductive Senescence; In Utero Programming of Ovarian Function and Somatic Growth

Selected Publications:

Hansen K, He ALW, Styer AK, Wild RA, Butts S, Engmann L, Diamond MP, Legro RS, Coutifaris C, Alvero R, Robinson RD, Casson P, Christman GM, Huang H, Santoro N, Eisenberg E, Zhang H.: Predictors of Pregnancy and Live-Birth in Couples with Unexplained Infertility following Ovarian Stimulation-Intrauterine Insemination Fertility and Sterility 105 (6): 1575-1583.,2016.

McLaren JF, Barnhart KT, Sammel MD, Appleby DH, Butts SF: Success of the two-dose methotrexate protocol for treatment of ectopic pregnancy in women with a history of prior ectopic pregnancy J Reprod Med 59 (4): 379-384,2014.

Butts S, Sammel MD, Greer C, Rebbeck TR, Boorman DW, Freeman EW: Cigarettes, genetic background and early menopause: The presence of single nucleotide polymorphisms in Cytochrome P450 genes hastens the onset of natural menopause in European American Smokers Menopause 21 (7): 694-701,2014.

Roe A, Hillman J, Butts S, Smith M, Playford M, Rader D, Mehta NN, Dokras A: Decreased cholesterol efflux capacity and atherogenic lipid profile in young women with PCOS. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99 (5): E841-E847,2014.

Sathyanarayana S, Barrett E, Butts S, Wang C, Swan S: Phthalate Exposure and Reproductive Hormone Concentrations in Pregnancy Reproduction 147 : 401-409,2014.

Wishall KM, Price J, Pereira N, Butts S, Della Badia C.: Postablation Risk Factors for Pain and Subsequent Hysterectomy. Obstet Gynecol 124 (5): 904-910,2014.

Butts SF, Owen C, Mainigi M, Senapati S, Seifer DB, Dokras A.: Assisted hatching and intracytoplasmic sperm injection are not associated with improved outcomes in assisted reproduction cycles for diminished ovarian reserve: An analysis of cycles in the United States from 2004 to 2011. Fertil Steril 102 (4): 1041-1047,2014.

Butts SF, Shaunik A, Guo Wensheng, Cary MS, Chung K, Takacs P, Sammel MD, Barnhart KT: Predicting the decline in serum human chorionic gonadotropin in miscarriage: Redefining the normal curve in a diverse population Obstet Gynecol 122 (2): 337-343,2013.

Butts SF, Ratcliffe S, Dokras A, Seifer DB: Diagnosis and treatment of diminished ovarian reserve in ART cycles of women up to age 40: The role of insurance mandates Fertil Steril 99:382-88 : 2013.

Butts SF, Freeman EW, Sammel MD, Queen K, Lin H, Rebbeck T: The joint effect of smoking and gene variants involved in sex steroid metabolism on hot flashes in late reproductive age women J Clin Endocrinol Metabol 97 (6): E1032–E1042,2012.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Fertility Care
Center for Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
3701 Market Street, 8th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2975
Fax: (215) 349-5512
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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