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Nielufar Varjavand,


Title: Professor

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 - George Washington University

Clinical Services

Preventive health care, Preventive medicine, Primary care, Internal medicine, Women's health


Nielufar Varjavand, MD, is an internal medicine physician focused on preventive care to help patients maintain good health. She is honored to care for patients at Drexel's Center for Women's Health providing general internal medical care in downtown Philadelphia.


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

In the Media


"Returning Inactive Obstetrics and Gynecology Physicians to Clinical Practice: The Drexel Experience" [PDF]
Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (Winter 2015)

"Physician Refresher/Reentry Course: To Regain Up-to-Date Clinical Knowledge & Skills" [PDF]
The Pulse, National Association of Physician Recruiters' newsletter (2013)

"Regional Refresher/Re-entry Course for OB-GYN Physicians" [PDF] or [PDF]
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Newsletter (Spring 2013)

"Returning Physicians to the Workforce: History, Progress, and Challenges"
Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (2012)

"Assessment of an innovative instructional program to return non-practicing physicians to the workforce"
Medical Teacher (2012)

"A path to reentering clinical medicine"
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LocumLife, 22, August 2010

"Physician Re-entry: One Way to Address the Physician Shortage" [PDF]
Provided by Physicians News Media (August 2010)

"eHumanities: Teaching Ethics and Professionalism with On Being a Doctor. Playing God"
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Annals of Internal Medicine (in development)

"Despite barriers, more inactive physicians seek to reenter work force"
Medical Staff Briefing (August 2009)