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Rachael L. Polis, D.O., MPH

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  • CKHN Physician

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Gender:
Female

Specialties

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN)
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Hospital Admission Privileges

  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center
  • Delaware County Memorial Hospital
  • Springfield Hospital
  • Taylor Hospital

Education

Residency

2011-2015
Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Fellowship

2015-2017
Norton Children's Hospital, Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

Medical School

2011
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, D.O.

Professional Memberships

North American Society for Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Osteopathic Association

Honors, Awards, etc.

Beta Phi Chapter of Delta Omega (2017)
Service Award University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences (2017)
Baby-Friendly Resident Award (2013)
Sigma Sigma Phi (2011)
Ruth and Irving Kornberg Internal Medicine Scholarship (2010)
Graduated Cum Laude from Muhlenberg College (2004)
Phi Sigma Alpha (2003)

Age Groups

All ages

Area of Special Interest

Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, Public Health

Current Research

Use of Norethindrone Acetate for Management of Bleeding Associated with the Etonorgestrel Contraceptive Implant (Oral Presentation at North American Society for Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology Annual Clinical Meeting, April 2017)
Integration of Yoga Therapy into Traditional Residential Treatment for At Risk Adolescent Females: A Community-Based Approach (Poster Presentation at North American Society for Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology Annual Clinical Meeting, April 2017)

Philosophy Of Care

To be empathetic and compassionate, while creating a safe environment for pediatric and adolescent patients seeking comprehensive gynecologic care.  Empowering patients through shared decision making and facilitating self-care for optimal health.

Other Training and Certifications

MPH Degree - University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences (2015-2017)

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Wehbe-Janek H., Markova T, Polis RL, Peters M, Liu Y. Preparing Academic Medical Centers for the Clinical Learning Environment Review: Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers National Initiative IV Outcomes and Evaluation. Ochsner J Summer 2016;16(2):166-71.

Polis RL, Gussman D, Hong-Kuo Y. Yoga in Pregnancy: An Examination of Maternal and Fetal Responses to 26 Yoga Postures. Obstet Gynecol December 2015;126(6):1237-41.

Polis R, Santolaya-Forgas J, Tong C, Onieal G, Canterino J, Matta P, Oyelese Y. Personalized Medicine in a Patient With the Antenatal Diagnosis of an Umbilical Cord Knot and a Previous Adverse Outcome for This Reason. JUM April 2014; 33:735-736.

Lucas R, Gussman D, Polis R, Rattigan R, Matulewicz T. Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis with erythema nodosum simulating breast abscess in pregnancy: A case report. Obstet Med March 2014; 7(1):37-39.

Peters N, Domcheck S, Rose A, Polis R, Stopfer J, Armstrong K. Knowledge, attitudes, and utilization of BRCA1/2 testing among women with early-onset breast cancer. Genetic Testing April 2005; 9(1):48-53.

Book Chapters:

Polis RL, Fallat ME, Wiesenauer C. Chapter 95: Neonatal Ovarian Masses; In: Newborn Surgery, Fourth Edition, Prem Puri; 1029-1037; CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida;2017.

Review Article:

Polis RL, Hertweck SP. Treatment Options for the Adolescent Patient Experiencing Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. Current Treatment Options in Pediatrics September 2016; 2(3):184-195.

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