115 East 67th Street, Suite 1A
New York, NY 10065
Phone: 212-249-3949
Fax: 212-249-3916
903 Lexington Ave, Suite 1A
New York, NY 10065
Phone: 212-249-3844
Fax: 212-988-0500​

Our Clinical Team

The specialists of 67th Street OB/GYN training and expertise encompass a woman's total reproductive health at all stages of her life and includes a full range of comprehensive to urgent gynecologic care.


Dr. Howard Shaw, MD

Dr. Howard Shaw has been a practicing Obstetrician and Gynecologist since 1995. He graduated Cum Laude from Rutgers in 1987 where he earned his bachelor's degree in biological science. Dr. Shaw was then admitted to the Phi Beta Kappa society and studied at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn College of Medicine, which he graduated from in 1991. Immediately after, he began training at Lenox Hill Hospital and since his graduation in 1995, he has been an attending physician there.

In addition, Dr. Shaw has received board certification from the Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. His expertise includes family planning, menstrual and Pap smear irregularities, annual check ups, pre and post- menopausal symptoms, obstetrics and gynecology.

When he is not practicing medicine, Dr. Shaw enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, Benjamin and Samantha. He currently resides in Manhattan's East Side, which allows him to be immediately available for his patients. Having a family has really instilled in him the desire and ability to care for each one of his patients and make them feel comfortable that they are receiving the best treatment possible.

Dr. Will W. Lee, MD

Dr. Will W. Lee is a Gynecologist and Women's Healthcare Specialist providing a premium and highly attentive clinical service for all of our patients. He was educated at Dartmouth Medical School and completed his Obstetrics & Gynecology residency training at Boston Medical Center/Boston University Medical Center integrative program.

His past experiences include proudly serving our country as a medical officer and Obstetrician & Gynecologist with the United States Air Force Medical Corps. Dr. Lee is here to listen to your unique health concerns and will advocate the treatment options that best meet your needs. He has a special interest in office based infertility assessments, minimally invasive procedures, and welcomes second opinion consultations for all gynecological disease states.

I have specialize fellowship training in Fertility Medicine/ Assisted Reproductive Technologies (A.R.T.) from one of the largest NYC Fertility Centers; thereby, affording our patients a timely workup to help you in starting a wonderful new family. I am available everyday and will work with you from the moment you are evaluated and plan a customized ovarian stimulation cycle or a more natural holistic approach. ALL infertility patients are seen regardless of age and can reach me during off hours. You are NEVER alone and ultimately will feel secure by my approach.

Currently, Dr Lee’s practice does not include hospital based deliveries.

Dr. Ashwin Jadhav, MD

Dr. Ashwin Jadhav is a Maternal Fetal Medicine and OB/GYN specialist. He completed his fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine from New York University in 2012. He also has Master's degree in Health Informatics from University of Texas at Houston. His interests in Maternal Fetal Medicine include Prenatal ultrasound for fetal diagnosis, fetal neurosonography and fetal echocardiography. His other interests include Diabetes complicating pregnancy and multiple gestation. Dr. Jadhav performs procedures for fetal diagnosis including CVS (Chorionic villi sampling) in first trimester of pregnancy as well amniocentesis.

When not working, Dr. Jadhav enjoys spending time with his family as well reading.

Katherine Taylor, MD

Katherine Taylor

Dr. Katherine Taylor attended the University of California, Irvine for her medical school training before moving to New York to complete her residency in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. During residency she was honored to receive awards for excellence in office practice as well as medical student teaching, and received the Special Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Award during her chief year. These awards reflect some of her passions - teaching, providing excellent patient care, and minimally invasive surgical procedures. She is committed to providing high quality patient care in all settings, whether that is in the office, the operating room, or on labor and delivery.

She is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. 

Katherine Taylor, MD

Fereshteh Boozarjomehri, MD, FACOG

Dr. Boozarjomehri is a board certified in OBGYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician. She earned her OBGYN medical degree from University of Wisconsin Medical School. Dr. Boozarjomehri is fellowship trained in Maternal-Fetal Medicine from the prestigious Presbyterian Hospital, College of Physicians and surgeons of Columbia University.

Dr. Boozarjomehri treatment expertise includes OBGYN ultrasound, fetal diagnostics/ therapeutic procedures, and the specialized care of both inpatient and outpatient high risk pregnancies. She is experienced in managing laboring patients with years of proficiency in successful deliveries. In addition to taking care of pregnancy complications, she has special interest and expertise in emergency cerclage in preterm delivery prevention. She has authored multiple medical publications in this area.

Dr. Boozarjomehri serves as an adjunct associate professor of OBGYN at New York Medical College. She is a member of Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American College of OBGYN, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Society of Reproductive Investigation and Bellevue OBGYN.

Dr. Boozarjomehri strives to provide the highest quality specialized medical care with sensitivity and caring to each patient.

Dr. Setareh Shams

Dr. Setareh Shams

Dr. Shams received her Bachelor in science degree in Biology with minor in chemistry from Montclair State University in 2007. She earned her doctorate in medicine degree from at St George’s University in 2012. Subsequently, Dr. Shams completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Monmouth Medical Center where she trained in minimally invasive surgery including robotics.

Dr. Shams was chosen as administrative chief resident during her final year and has received multiple awards highlighting her accomplishments during her residency training. She joins the 67th St Ob/ GYN clinical team serving women's need and providing personalized care in Upper East Side, Manhattan.

Shira Plonka, MS, CGC

Shira Plonka is a board certified genetic counselor and a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC); she earned her Master of Science in Human Genetics from Sarah Lawrence College. Prior to receiving her master’s, Shira received an honors degree in psychology and social work from University of Waterloo. Shira has held internships in many of New York City’s top hospitals, acquiring a broad exposure to many disciplines and specialties, including cancer and pediatric genetics.

Shira focuses on preconception and prenatal genetic counseling: carrier screening, prenatal genetic screening and diagnostic testing. She provides information about the risks of chromosome abnormalities, birth defects, genetic conditions, and teratogen exposure to individuals, couples or families. Shira is committed to informing patients about potential genetic risks, enabling them to make informed decisions for a current or future pregnancy in a supportive and non-directive environment. This process assists patients in making the best choices for themselves in the framework of their personal and cultural beliefs.

Visit the caring gynecologists and obstetricians at 67th Street OB/GYN in New York, New York, for 2D, 3D and 4D fetal ultrasound, prenatal, and ob-gyn services. Call them today at 67th Street OB/GYN to make an appointment.