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Seema Venkatachalam, MD

  • Obstetrics Gynecology

BIOGRAPHY




Dr. Seema Venkatachalam graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Biology and French Literature. She received her Masters in Public Health from the George Washington University in Washington D.C., specializing in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. After earning her MD from the University of Tennessee, Memphis, she completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at New York University. Dr. Venkatachalam is a Junior Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of the Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology.



Dr. Venkatachalam has spent time abroad providing prenatal care in developing countries. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient in French. Prior to joining Obstetric and Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern in 2007, she served on faculty at Emory University, acting as a residency coordinator in addition to providing outstanding patient care. She is currently a Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. While interested in all aspects of general obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Venkatachalam's particular obstetrical interest is in high risk pregnancies, particularly those complicated by diabetes, hypertensive, cardiac, and hematological disorders, and has presented research at the regional and national levels. She is also adept at minimally invasive surgery, particularly in new modalities to treat abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids, and providing permanent sterilization.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    University of Tennessee College of Medicine - 2001
  • Residency
    New York University Medical Center - 2005

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

PRIMARY LOCATION


Northwestern Specialists for Women, LLC

900 N. Kingsbury

#130 North

Chicago, IL 60610

312-775-1112
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Abnormal Pap Smear
  • Adolescents
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometriosis
  • Essure Technique
  • Hysterectomy
  • Incontinence
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Multiple Gestations
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Pregnant Athlete

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • Hlth Mrktng Inc (Super PPO)
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus