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Nahla Khalek, MD, MPH, FACOG
Pediatric Surgery

 
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Administrative Office:
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
5th Floor, Wood Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Assistant: Beth Carr
Administrative Telephone: 215-590-2747
Administrative Fax: 215-590-2447

Clinical Office:
Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
5th Floor, Wood Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Clinical Telephone: 215-590-2747
Clinical Fax:
215-590-2447

khalekn@email.chop.edu

Link to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

 

 
Faculty Appointments
2005 - 2007 Clinical Instructor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan
 
2007 - 2008

Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York

 
2009 - 2009 Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics
Gynecology and Women’s Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Division of Reproductive Genetics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York
 
2011 - present Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology in Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2005 - 2009 Coordinator, CVS clinic
Scotsdale Women’s Center
Detroit, Michigan
 
2006 - 2007 Coordinator,
Perinatal Clinical and Research Board (PCARB)
 
2009 - 2010 Attending Physician
Jacobi Medical Center
Bronx, New York
 
2009 - 2010 Director, Obstetric Ultrasound, Fetal Medicine Unit
Jacobi Medical Center
Bronx, New York
 
2010 - present Attending Physician
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
1992 - 1997 BS - Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
City College of New York/CUNY
New York, New York
 
1997 - 1999 MD - New York Medical College
Valhalla, New York
 
2008 - 2010 MPH - Columbia University/Mailman School of Public Health
New York, New York
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
1999 - 2003 Residency, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan
 
2003 - 2007

Fellowship, Combined Maternal Fetal Medicine
and Clinical Genetics
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan

 
Memberships/Societies
National/International Societies
  • 1999-present American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
    • Junior Fellow, 1999-2007
    • Fellow, 2007-present
  • 1999-present American Medical Association
  • 2003-2009 Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (Associate Member)
  • 2003-present Central Association of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Adjunct Member)
  • 2004-present American Society of Human Genetics
  • 2005-present American College of Medical Genetics
  • 2007-present North American Fetal Therapy Network
  • 2009-present Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (Regular Member)
  • Global Health Committee, 2009-present (Member, Secretary)
Local/Regional Societies
  • 1999-2007 Michigan State Medical Society
 
Research
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. Hassan SS, Romero R, Hendler I, Gomez R, Khalek N, Espinoza J, Nien JK, Berry SM, Bujold E, Camacho N, Sorokin Y. A sonographic short cervix as the only clinical manifestation of intra-amniotic infection. Journal of Perinatal Medicine 34(1):13-19, 2006.
  2. Hassan SS, Romero R, Haddad R, Hendler I, Khalek N, Tromp G, Diamond MP, Sorokin Y, Malone J. The transcriptome of the uterine cervix before and after spontaneous term parturition. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 195(3):778-786, Sept. 2006.
  3. Segata M, Chaoui R, Khalek N, Bahado-Singh RO, Paidas MJ, Mari G. Fetal thrombocytopenia secondary to parvovirus infection. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 196:61e1-61.e4, Jan. 2007.
  4. Galan I, DeLeon JA, Diaz I, Hong JS, Khalek N, Munoz-Fernandez MA, Santolaya-Forgas J. Effect of a bone marrow microenvironment on the ex-vivo expansion of umbilical cord blood progenitor cells. Clinical and Laboratory Hematology 29(1):58-63, Feb. 2007.
  5. Hassan SS, Romero R, Tarca AL, Draghici S, Pineles B, Bugrim A, Khalek N, Camacho N, Mittal P, Yoon BH, Espinoza J, Kim CJ, Sorokin Y, Malone J Jr. Signature pathways identified from gene expression profiles in the human uterine cervix before and after spontaneous term parturition. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 197(3):250.e1-7, Sept. 2007.
  6. Kusanovic JP, Espinoza J, Romero R, Goncalves LF, Nien JK, Soto E, Khalek N, Camacho N, Hendler I, Mittal P, Friel LA, Gotsch F, Erez O, Than NG, Mazaki-Tovi S, Schoen ML, Hassan SS. Clinical significance of the presence of amniotic fluid 'sludge' in asymptomatic patients at high risk for spontaneous preterm delivery. Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology 30(5):706-714, Oct. 2007.
  7. Romero R, Kusanovic JP, Espinoza J, Goetsch F, Nhan-Chang CL, Erez O, Kim CJ, Khalek N, Mittal P, Goncalves LF, Schaudinn C, Hassan SS, Costerton JW. What is amniotic fluid 'sludge'? Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology 30(5):793-798, Oct. 2007.
Abstracts (past 3 years)
  1. Laifer-Narin SL, Khalek N, DeLaPaz RL. MR diagnosis of ischemia/infarct in the fetal brain: Spectrum of appearance and significance of findings. Poster presentation at the 18th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Chicago, IL, Aug. 24-28, 2008.
  2. Laifer-Narin SL, Khalek N, DeLaPaz RL. Prenatal MR evaluation of the fetus with a vein of Galen malformation: A series of five cases. Poster presentation at the 18th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Chicago, IL, Aug. 24-28, 2008.
Editorials, Chapters & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Khalek N. Obstetrics and gynecology. Chap. 9 in Ryan MW (ed): USMLE Step 3 Recall. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003, 272-274.
  2. Jenkins T, Khalek N, Wapner RJ. Prenatal diagnosis of congenital disorders. Chap. 17 in Creasy RK, Resnick R, Iams J (eds): Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Principles and Practice, 6th Edition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co., 2009, 221-274.
  3. Rychik J, Tian Z, Bebbington M, Moldenhauer J, Khalek N, Johnson M. Response to “Evaluation of the cardiovascular system in twin-twin transfusion syndrome: It's not about 'scores' but about 'goals'.” [Letter] Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology 36(5):647-648, Nov. 2010.

 

 
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