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Natalie Whaley, M.D., M.P.H.
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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Gender Wellness, Obstetrics and Gynecology

125 Lattimore Road, West Entrance, Suite 150
Rochester, NY 14620

About Me

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Hospital. 2013 - 2015

Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2009 - 2013


MPH | Johns Hopkins University. 2014

MD | University Of Washington Medical Center. 2009


National Faculty Award for Resident Education. 2017

Ward L. Ekas Award Award for Resident Leadership. 2013

Dr. Curtis J. Lund Award for Resident Scientific Paper. 2012

Gilford W. Wilson Award for Compassionate Care. 2012

Urogynecology Award. 2012

Obstetrical Perinatology Award. 2012

Gilford W. Wilson Award for Compassionate Care. 2011

Richard E. Fullerton Award for Excellence in Teaching. 2011


Journal Articles

Prenatal care utilization in pregnant women who consider but do not have abortions.

Toscano M, Wood J, Spielman S, Ferri R, Whaley N, Seligman NS

BMC pregnancy and childbirth.. 2022 January 2122 (1):53. Epub 01/21/2022.

Women with sickle cell disease report low knowledge and use of long acting reversible contraception.

Pecker LH, Hussain S, Lanzkron S, Tao X, Thaler K, Burke AE, Whaley N

Journal of the National Medical Association.. 2021 June 9 Epub 06/09/2021.

Evaluating sensitivity and specificity of handheld point-of-care ultrasound testing for gynecologic pathology: a pilot study for use in low resource settings.

Toscano M, Szlachetka K, Whaley N, Thornburg LL

BMC medical imaging.. 2020 October 2720 (1):121. Epub 10/27/2020.

The patient perspective: perceptions of the quality of the abortion experience.

Altshuler AL, Whaley NS

Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology.. 2018 December 30 (6):407-413. Epub 1900 01 01.

Improving LARC Access for Urban Adolescents and Young Adults in the Pediatric Primary Care Setting.

Onyewuchi UF, Tomaszewski K, Upadhya KK, Gupta PS, Whaley N, Burke AE, Trent ME

Clinical pediatrics.. 2018 October 13 :9922818805234. Epub 10/13/2018.

The Rise of Female Sterilization: A Closer Look at Colombia.

Folch BM, Betstadt S, Li D, Whaley N

Maternal and child health journal.. 2017 September 21 (9):1772-1777. Epub 1900 01 01.

Update on Medical Abortion: Expanding Safe and Equitable, Patient-Centered care

Whaley, NS; Betstadt SJ.

Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports. 2016; 5(1): 48-54.

Update on medical abortion: simplifying the process for women.

Whaley NS, Burke AE

Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology.. 2015 December 27 (6):476-81. Epub 1900 01 01.

Intrauterine contraception.

Whaley NS, Burke AE

Women's health.. 2015 November 11 (6):759-67. Epub 12/02/2015.

Contraception in the postpartum period: immediate options for long-acting success.

Whaley N, Burke A

Women's health.. 2015 March 11 (2):97-9. Epub 1900 01 01.


Neurological Diseases and Pregnancy: A Coordinated Care Model for Best Management (2018)

Chapter: Pregnancy Safety and Termination

Authors: Natalie Whaley, MD, MPH

Publisher: Oxford 2018

Global Perspectives on Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health Across the Lifecourse (2017)

Chapter: Claiming the Abortion Narrative: A qualitative exploration of mainstream and social media reflections on abortion

Authors: Whaley NS, Brandt JL

Publisher: Springer 2017