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 FACOG
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.
Tracey Fein MD FACOG
Dr. Tracey Fein has been a practicing Obstetrician and Gynecologist since 1984. She graduated with highest honors from Suny Stony Brook with a bachelors in Biology in 1980 where she then continued her medical education. Immediately after, she began her internship and residency at Lenox Hill Hospital where she was honored with the Outstanding Chief Resident Award in 1988. She is an expert in treating Genito Urinary Syndrom of Menopause, including the Mona Lisa Touch Laser [an FDA approved, safe & painless office procedure].
Dr. Fein, who is a member of the NYS Medical Society American Board OBGYN, is also an author. She published her first book called “The Menopause Plan” in 2016.
Dr. Will W. Lee, MD FACOG
Dr. Will W. Lee is a Gynecologist and a 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 specialized 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. Ketly Michel, MD FACOG
Dr. Ketly Michel, MD is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in New York, NY and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Michel has more experience with Gynecologic Conditions and Obstetric Care than other specialists in her area. She graduated from New York State U, College of Medicine – Upstate medical school in 1984.
She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Michel to book an appointment.
Shira Plonka, MS, CGC FACOG
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 the 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.
Dr Michael Abrahams, MD, FACOG
Dr. Michael Abrahams is proud to join Rosh MFM at NYU Langone after practicing Ob/Gyn at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn for the last 23 years. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the Yeshiva of Flatbush in Brooklyn, who went on to Boston University Medical School’s prestigious combined degree medical program after which he completed his residency at Maimonides and Harvard University’s Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. Dr Abrahams also completed a one year fellowship in gynecologic surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, only to return to New York for an extended career in solo private practice. Dr Abrahams is board certified and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He also maintains certification as a North American Menopause Society (NAMS) menopause practitioner. He has a particular interest in advanced maternal-age pregnancy, premature menopause, primary ovarian insufficiency, and complicated menopause transition. In addition to his enjoyment of taking care of patients during their pregnancy, he has developed a regional reputation for his attentiveness to issues of abnormal uterine bleeding, hormone balancing, and integrative care of menopause and peri-menopause. He is Halachicly (Jewish law) aware and well-connected to the local rabbinical community. Dr. Abrahams looks forward to working together with the excellent team at Rosh MFM for the care and safety of his patients.
Dr. Ira Jaffe DO, FACOG
Dr. Ira Jaffe is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He attended the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and completed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in Greenwich Village. Dr. Jaffe brings his expertise in high-risk obstetrics, vaginal breech deliveries & VBAC. He has a very low c-section rate and is committed to helping women manage high-risk pregnancies resulting in a normal birth experience.
In addition to these expertise, Dr. Jaffe is specially trained in osteopathic relief of pregnancy back pain.This training is based on a model of health and healing that focuses on the whole person as opposed to one organ at a time and gives him the ability to offer effective, safe treatments for the common aches and pains that accompany pregnancy and the post partum period.He has extensive experience performing laparoscopic hysterectomies, managing ovarian masses, treating endometriosis and performing procedures that allow a woman to go home the same day of surgery and resume normal activities within 1 to 2 weeks.
Dr. Boris Petrikovsky, MD
Boris Petrikovsky, MD, is a maternal and fetal medicine specialist, researcher, and educator at Garden OB/GYN in Lake Success. With additional locations in Midtown West, the Upper East Side, and the Upper West Side of Manhattan, as well as Forest Hills, Garden City, Lake Success, Massapequa, Commack, and Cedarhurst, New York, is one of the most highly regarded OB/GYN practices in the state.
Dr. Petrikovsky draws upon more than 30 years of clinical experience to provide exceptional obstetric and high-risk pregnancy care to his patients. Known for his kindness and attentive, detail-oriented approach, Dr. Petrikovsky creates a bond with women and their families that lasts throughout their childbearing journey, and frequently through multiple pregnancies and deliveries.
An internationally recognized researcher, Dr. Petrikovsky has won several prestigious awards for his research, including The New York Perinatal Society Research Award. He has served on the editorial advisory boards of the Journal of Neonatal Intensive Care, the Russian edition of the Journal of Pediatrics, and Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has also served as a reviewer for numerous medical journals in the United States and Europe.
Sara Davis, Nurse Practitioner
Sarah completed her undergraduate education at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. She remained in Birmingham where she worked as a labor and delivery nurse for four years. She went on to complete graduate school at The University of Alabama before relocating to New York City. As a board certified family nurse practitioner, Sarah strives to provide the highest quality of holistic, compassionate and evidence-based care to women across the lifespan.
Visit the caring gynecologists and obstetricians at 67th Street OBGYN in NYC, for 2D, 3D and 4D fetal ultrasound, prenatal, and ob-gyn services.
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- 115 East 67th Street, Ste. 1A
New York, NY 10065
- Phone: 212-249-3949
- Phone: 212-249-3844
- Monday – Thursday:
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
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