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Dr. Abe Shahim is a practicing board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist in New York City.
Dr. Shahim graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Middle Eastern Studies from Columbia University. He earned a medical degree from the University of Tel Aviv; Sackler School of Medicine.
He completed his internship in Ob/Gyn at Sinai/Grace Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and then completed training in an OB/GYN residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
Dr. Shahim received the Dr. Marvin P. Zuckerman Award for excellence in surgery and the Lenox Hill Hospital Excellence in Research Award.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and also an active member of the American Medical Association, the Medical Society of the State of New York and the New York County Medical Society.

Dr. Shahim has special interest in minimally invasive surgery, particularly laparoscopy and hysteroscopy. He is an active member of American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists.

Dr. Abe Shahim

Dr. Jennifer Wu

Dr. Melissa Duperval

Dr. Flavia Wajnsztajn-Theil

Dr. Jennifer Wu is a practicing board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist in New York City.

She graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Romance Languages and Literature. She went on to earn a medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dr. Wu completed training in OB/GYN residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

She was recognized for 4 years as the winner of the Dr. Frederick Silverman Award for academic achievement. She also received the Dr. Marvin P. Zuckerman Award for excellence in surgery and the Lenox Hill Hospital Excellence in Research Award.

She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and also a member of the American Medical Association, the Medical Society of the State of New York and the New York County Medical Society.

Dr. Melissa Duperval is a practicing board certified obstetrician gynecologist in NYC.

She graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University with Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a minor in Anthropology. She completed her post baccalaureate premedical studies at Harvard University. She earned her medical degree at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr Duperval completed her training in obstetrics and gynecology at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC. She served as chief resident and was the recipient of several awards for excellence in research and teaching. She was also given the award for compassionate patient care.

She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of American Medical Association.

Dr. Flavia Wajnsztajn-Theil is a practicing board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist in New York City.dr-flavia-theil

She began her medical education in her native Brazil in 1996, graduating with honors from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Following graduation, she completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Instituto Fernandes Figueira, where she also completed her post graduate degree in minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Theil completed a second residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Lenox Hill Hospital where she was named chief resident and received numerous accolades including the Compassionate Resident, Best Research and Mentor of the Year awards.

Her practice focuses on a variety of women’s health issues with a focus on preventive care, prenatal care, menopause, fibroids, sexually transmitted diseases, ovarian cysts, contraception, endometriosis, among many others.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Theil contributed in publishing Tratado de Videoendoscopia e Cirurgia Minimamente Invasiva em Ginecologia, one of the most widely used textbooks on Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy in Brazil.

She is fluent in both English and Portuguese.

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