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Karen Berkowitz,


Title: Associate Professor

Practices: Drexel Obstetrics and Gynecology

Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility


Drexel Ob/Gyn
10 Shurs Lane
Suite 204, Jamestown Street Entrance
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.477.4960
Fax: 215.477.6107


  • MD - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y. (1993)

Awards & Honors

  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia Magazine (2018)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society

Clinical Services

In vitro fertilization (IVF), Infertility, Endocrinology, Polycystic ovary syndrome, PCOS


Dr. Karen Berkowitz's areas of clinical interest include infertility, in vitro fertilization, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). She is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society. Dr. Berkowitz's practice is located in Center City Philadelphia.

Dr. Berkowitz is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility.


  • NIH Women's Reproductive Health Research Career Development Award - Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health, University of Pennsylvania
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility – University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1997-2000)


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Yale New Haven Hospital (1993-1997)


"The roles of cohesins in mitosis, meiosis, and human health and disease"
Brooker AS and Berkowitz KM
Accepted in Methods Mol Biol

"Disruption of Chtf18 Causes Defective Meiotic Recombination in Male Mice"
Berkowitz KM, Sowash AR, Koenig LR, Urcuyo D, Khan F, Yang F, Wang PJ, Jongens TA, and Kaestner KH
PLoS Genetics. 8 (11), November 2012

"Germline Expression of Mammalian CTF18, an Evolutionarily Conserved Protein Required for Germ Cell Proliferation in the Fly and Sister Chromatid Cohesion in Yeast"
Berkowitz KM, Kaestner KH, Jongens TA
Molecular Human Reproduction, 14(3): 143-150 (Cover), 2008