Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Assistant Professor, Director of Global Women's Health Program, Acting Medical Director Maryland Women's Center, Acting Program Director of Ryan Residency Program
Academic Office: 11 South Paca Street, Suite 400, Baltimore, MD 21201 Clinical Office: 419 West Redwood Street, Suite 500, Baltimore, MD 21201
667-214-1300 (Clinical office)
Education and Training
1999, B.S., Biological Sciences, The George Washington University
2000, Post Baccalaureate, MCP-Hahnemann University School of Medicine
2004, M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine
Post Graduate Education and Training
2004-2008, Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University
Dr. Chawla was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in Cherry Hill, NJ. She received her MD from Drexel University College of Medicine and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the New York University Medical Center. Upon finishing her training she worked with Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) in Liberia.
She specializes in general obestetrics and gynecology with a subfocus in Global Women's Health, cervical cancer screening & management of abnormal pap smears [colposcopy, in office leep, cryotherapy and visual inspection], family planning, contraceptive management, and surgical managment of gynecologica disorders. Her global work involves teaching, training and supporting women's healthcare programs in multiple countries and in providing support to programs that help decrease overall maternal morbidity and mortality.
global health, family planning, cervical cancer screening
Peltier, M.R., Gurzenda, E.M., Murthy, A., Chawla, K., Lerner, V., Kharode, I., Arita, Y., Rhodes, A., Maari, N., Moawad A. and Hanna, N. “Can Oxygen Tension Contribute to an Abnormal Placental Cytokine Milieu?” American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 66(4):279-85, 2011 Oct
Mark, K., Bragg B., Chawla K., Hladky, K. "Medical abortion in women with large uterine fibroids: a case series." Contraception. 2016 Nov; (5): 572-574