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Patient Care at Drexel Obstetrics and Gynecology

Drexel Obstetrics and Gynecology provides high quality, respectful and compassionate care for women at every phase of life. Our physicians, nurse midwives and certified registered nurse practitioners employ the latest treatments and diagnostic methods when providing routine obstetrical care, high-risk obstetrical care, routine gynecologic care, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, robotic surgery, vaginitis care, menopause symptom management, urinary incontinence and fertility care.

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Drexel Gynecology Study

Drexel Gynecology is participating in a study for patients with uterine fibroids. The SONATA (Sonography-Guided Transcervical Ablation) Study is being conducted at up to 27 centers in the U.S., Mexico and Europe and is designed to establish the safety and effectiveness of a new, investigational device in reducing heavy menstrual bleeding caused by uterine fibroids. The study is a single-arm trial in which all qualified patients will be treated with the Sonata System, which is an ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation device permitting treatment of eligible fibroids via a transcervical approach. Enrollment is expected to close October 2016.

The procedure:

  • Is incisionless
  • Conserves the uterus
  • Does not require general anesthesia
  • Is an outpatient procedure

Patients who may be eligible:

  • Are between 25 and 50 years old
  • Suffer from heavy bleeding associated with uterine fibroids
  • Have no desire to become pregnant in the future

If you have a patient who desires treatment for uterine fibroids or a patient who you suspect has heavy menstrual bleeding related to fibroids, we would be happy to complete a work-up to determine if she is eligible for treatment within this study. This would take place at no cost to the patient. Modest compensation is offered, as participants will be expected to attend multiple appointments and complete menstrual diaries and questionnaires.

For additional information, contact Marisol Burgos, at 215.762.7442 or

News and Announcements

"Top Docs 2016"
Congratulations to Michael Glassner, MD; Owen Montgomery, MD; Paul Nyirjesy, MD; Lauren Plante, MD; and Scott Richard, MD, who were named a "Top Doctor" in Philadelphia magazine's annual list of the region's best physicians. For a list of all College of Medicine faculty physicians named in 2016: "Faculty Physicians Named 'Top Docs' by Philadelphia Magazine" 

"Ob/Gyn Faculty Present Cutting-Edge Team Training at FIGO World Congress"
Team training for emergencies and simulation are powerful tools for keeping ob/gyn patients safe. Led by Drexel Obstetrics & Gynecology Chair Owen Montgomery, MD, members of the Drexel University Partnership in Interprofessional Education were invited to present their cutting-edge team training and simulation at the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics [FIGO] World Congress in October. Held this year in Vancouver, British Columbia, it is the largest meeting in the world focused on women's health.
Pulse (Fall 2015)

In the Media

"Paul Nyirjesy from Drexel University College of Medicine: Chronic Vaginitis a Multifaceted Issue for Patients and Doctors"
Related Faculty: Paul Nyirjesy, MD
MD Magazine (March 24, 2016)

"6 Myths About Toxic Shock Syndrome"
Related Faculty: Owen Montgomery, MD
Bustle (February 25, 2016)

"Zika fears rising, but area 'should be just fine'"
Philadelphia Inquirer (January 30, 2016)

"Zika virus and its effects on pregnant women"
WTXF-TV (FOX-29) (January 29, 2016)

"Zika Virus Sparks Concerns From Travelers"
NBC10 (January 28, 2016)

"WHO: Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus ‘Spreading Explosively'"
CBS3 (January 28, 2016)

Upcoming and Recent Events

Updates in Women's Health
   May 20, 2016, 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
   Geary Auditorium, New College Building, 245 N. 15th Street
   215.399.5707 (Brenda Wills)

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