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Shailaja Nair,


Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine; Chief and Clinical Director of the Drexel Center for Women's Health

Practices: Drexel Center for Women's Health, Drexel Internal Medicine

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)

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


"Future Directions of Research and Care for Urinary Incontinence: Findings from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Summit on Urinary Incontinence Clinical Research in Women"
Chai TC, Asfaw TS, Baker JE, Clarkson B, Coleman P, Hoffstetter S, Konkel K, Lavender M, Nair S, Norton J, Subak L, Visco A, Star RA, Bavendam T.
Journal of Urology, March 9, 2017

"A call to address the curricular provision of emotional support in the event of medical errors and adverse events"
Varjavand N, Nair S, Gracely E
Commentary in Medical Education, 46(12):1149-51, December 2012

"Cardiovascular effects of cocaine use"
Pamphlet for patient education, January 2011


"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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