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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Abe Shahim is a practicing board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist and clinical assistant professor at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
  • Forming relationships with patients is a key part of good healthcare. At Manhattan Women's Health we seek to know our patients as well as possible. Individual patients have different needs. Our goal is to care for each patient in a unique, personalized fashion.
  • Our innovative services include complete obstetrical care, gynecologic care offering the latest in laparoscopic-assisted surgical techniques, hysteroscopy, pre-conceptional counseling, contraception, Gardasil, well women and menopausal management. We offer in-house ultrasonography, urodynamic testing, NovaSure Endometrial Ablation, Essure Permanent Sterilization and childbirth classes.


  • Medical School - Sackler School of Medicine
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Sinai Hospital, Detroit (Residency)
  • Columbia University (Bachelor’s)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards and Publications

  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Lenox Hill Hospital
  • 2009 New York Super Doctors
  • 2008 Patients' Choice Award
  • Marvin B. Zuckerman Award for Surgical Excellence
  • Lenox Hill Hospital Award for Excellence in Research

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow - American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of the State of New York

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • French
  • Spanish