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Professional Statement

  • Barbara E. Shortle, MD, PhD is a native New Yorker. After graduating from Vassar College she did her graduate work at Rockefeller University and Columbia University, from which she obtained a PhD in chemistry. After graduating from Albert Einstein College of Medicine she completed a residency at St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital in OB/GYN, and a fellowship at Columbia/Presbyterian Medical Center in Reproductive Endocrinology.
  • Dr. Shortle shared a position of Director of Reproductive Endocrinology at Long Island College Hospital with the distinguished Dr. Michelle P. Warren for several years. She has also worked at the Center for Menopause at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center-East Side with Dr. Warren. She is a published author in the field, with the book Clinical Aspects of Cervical Incompetence among her extensive list of works.
  • Dr. Shortle has been affiliated with Presbyterian Hospital, Long Island College Hospital, Beth Israel North, Baptist Medical Center and Lenox Hill Hospital. She is a Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.


  • Medical School - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Columbia University (Master’s)
  • Columbia University, PhD in Chemistry

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professional Memberships

  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Language Spoken

  • English