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Shailaja Nair

Shailaja Nair, MD, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine; Chief and Clinical Director of the Drexel Center for Women's Health


Department: Medicine: Division of Internal Medicine

Practices: Drexel Center for Women's Health, Drexel Internal Medicine

Specialties: Women's Health, Primary Care, General Internal Medicine, Primary Care for Women

Education

  • MD - Drexel University College of Medicine
  • MBBS - Calicut Medical College, Kerala, India

Awards & Honors

  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia magazine (2017)
  • Castle Connolly "Top Doctor" (2013-2017)

Dr. Shailaja Nair graduated from Calicut Medical College in India and completed her internal medicine residency at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Nair serves as the chief and clinical director of the Drexel Center for Women's Health.

Specializing in women's health, her areas of clinical expertise include obesity, PCOS, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. Dr. Nair has also been actively involved in student and resident education at Drexel University.

Dr. Nair has been certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine since 2006.

Clinical Services

Metabolic syndrome, Obesity, Primary care, Internal medicine, Women's health, PCOS, Insulin resistance

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine - Drexel University College of Medicine

Internships

  • Drexel University College of Medicine

Dr. Nair joined the faculty of Drexel University College of Medicine in 2006 as an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Internal Medicine.

Recent Academic Activities

  • "PCOS, a misnomer?" Presentation at multidisciplinary CME program 'Updates in Women's Health-2017,' May 2017
  • Program Director, "Updates in Women's Health-2017," multidisciplinary CME program in Women's Health, May 2017
  • "Women's Health, the Ripple Effect," Medicine Grand Rounds Presentation, March 2017
  • Program director, Updates in Women's Health: Multidisciplinary CME program in Women's Health, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., May 2016
  • Urinary Incontinence Advisory Board, NIDDK Summit on Urinary Incontinence Research in Women, NIH: Bethesda, Md., March 2014
  • "Overactive bladder," OAB Advisory Board meeting, Pfizer, New Orleans, La., January 2010

Research Overview

Dr. Nair's current research involves the use of GLP-1 agonists in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and unusual causes of vaginitis.

In the Media

Presentations

"PCOS, a misnomer?"
Presentation at 'Updates in Women's Health Conference,' May 2017
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"Women's Health, the Ripple Effect"
Medicine Grand Rounds Presentation, March 2017
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Updates in Women's Health Conference
May 20, 2016
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Contact Information


Practice Office

Drexel Center for Women's Health
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215.762.5181
Fax: 215.762.5176