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Shailaja Nair,


Title: Associate Professor of Medicine; Clinical Director, Drexel Center for Women's Health

Practices: Drexel Center for Women's Health

Specialty: Women's Health, Primary Care, General Internal Medicine, Primary Care for Women


Drexel Center for Women's Health
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.762.5181
Fax: 215.762.5176


  • MD - Drexel University College of Medicine
  • MBBS - Calicut Medical College, Kerala, India

Awards & Honors

  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia magazine (2017-2019)
  • Castle Connolly "Top Doctor" (2013-2019)

Clinical Services

Metabolic syndrome, Obesity, Primary care, Internal medicine, Women's health, PCOS, Insulin resistance


Dr. Shailaja Nair graduated from Calicut Medical College in India and completed her internal medicine residency at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Nair serves as the chief and clinical director of the Drexel Center for Women's Health.

Specializing in women's health, her areas of clinical expertise include obesity, PCOS, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. Dr. Nair has also been actively involved in student and resident education at Drexel University.

Dr. Nair has been certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine since 2006.


  • Internal Medicine - Drexel University College of Medicine


  • Drexel University College of Medicine

In the Media


"PCOS, a misnomer?"
Presentation at 'Updates in Women's Health Conference,' May 2017
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"Women's Health, the Ripple Effect"
Medicine Grand Rounds Presentation, March 2017
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Updates in Women's Health Conference
May 20, 2016
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