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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 employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Samantha F. Butts

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2017 and 2018

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • 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
  • Tubal Occlusion Surgery

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • 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: Harvard University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow, National American Society for Reproductive Medicine, National Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, National The Endocrine Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Butts is employed by Penn Medicine.

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:

Butts SF, Seifer DB, Koelper N, Senapati S, Sammel MD, Hoofnagle AN, Kelly A, Krawetz SA, Santoro N, Zhang H, Diamond M, Legro RS: Vitamin D deficiency is associated with poor ovarian stimulation outcome in PCOS but not unexplained infertility. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 104 : 369-378,2019.

Shaffer RM, Ferguson KK, Sheppard L, James-Todd J, Butts S, Chandrasekaran S, Swan SH, Barrett ES, Nguyen R, Bush N, McElrath TF, Sathyanarayana S: Maternal urinary phthalate metabolites in relation to gestational diabetes and glucose intolerance during pregnancy Environment International 123 : 588-596,2019.

Chan JL, Senapati S, Johnson LNC, DiGiovanni L, Voong C, Butts SF, Domchek SM.: Risk factors for sexual dysfunction in BRCA mutation carriers following risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy Menopause : 2018.

Price JT, Zimmerman LD, Lee S, Butts SF.: Race and route of hysterectomy: investigating disparities in minimally invasive gynecological surgery American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 217 : e1-10,2017.

Sathyanarayana S, Butts S, Wang C, Barrett E, Nguyen R, Schwartz SM, Haaland W, Swan S.: Early pregnancy phthalate exposure in relation to sex steroid hormone concentrations and birth outcomes Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (102): 2017.

Garin M, Butts SF, Sarwer DB, Allison KC, Dokras A: Ghrelin is Independently Associated with Anti-Mullerian Hormone Levels in Overweight and Obese but not Lean Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Clinical Endocrinology 55 (3): 907-913,2017.

Feldman RA, O'Neill K, Butts SF, Dokras A: Antimullerian hormone levels and cardiometabolic risk in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome Fertil Steril 107 (1): 276-281,2017.

Suneeta Senapati MD MSCE, Mary D Sammel ScD, Samantha F. Butts MD MSCE, Peter Takacs, MD PhD, Karine Chung MD MSCE, Kurt T Barnhart MD MSCE: Predicting First Trimester Pregnancy Outcome: Derivation of a Multiple Marker Test Fertility and Sterility 106 : 1725-1732,2016.

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 Fertil Steril 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.

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
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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