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Catherine Angela Sewell, M.D., M.P.H.

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Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics


Expertise: Cervical Disorders, Nonmalignant, Fibroids, Gynecology, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Human Papillomavirus Infections, Ovarian Cysts

Research Interests: Fibroids- new treatment options, animal models; practice patterns in gynecology; resident education

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 443-997-0400

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map



  • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics



  • MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1994)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Obstetrics and Gynecology (1998)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology / Obstetrics And Gynecology (2000, 2014)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Juillard C, Lashoher A, Sewell CA, Griffith JG, Chang DC. A national analysis of the relationship between hospital volume, academic center status and surgical outcome for abdominal hysterectomy done for leiomyoma. J Am Coll Surg 2009;208:599-606.

Coleman JS, Green I, Scheib S, Sewell, C, Lee JM, Anderson J. Surgical site infections after hysterectomy among HIV-infected women in the HAART era: A single institution's experience from 1999-2012. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug 30. pii: S0002-9378(13)00925-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2013.08.037.

Jernigan AM, Chen G, Sewell C. A randomized trial of chewing gum to prevent postoperative ileus after laparotomy for benign gynecologic surgery. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2014 Dec;127(3):279-82. doi:10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.06.008.

Boelig RC, Coleman JS, Keller J, Sewell C, Anderson JR. Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of HIV-infected Women and HIV-affected Couples Seeking Preconception Counseling. Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 2015, Article ID 240613, 6 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/240613.

Joffe HV, Chang C, Sewell C, Easley O, Nguyen C, Dunn S, Lehrfeld K, Lee L, Kim M, Slagel AF, Beitz J. FDA approval of flibanserin—treating hypoactive sexual desire disorder. N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 9; epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1513686

Activities & Honors


  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Teaching Award, 2009
  • George Andros, M.D. Residents Teaching Award, 2007
  • Amos Wainer Chairmans Award, 2007
  • George Andros, M.D. Residents Teaching Award, 2003
  • Whos Who in America, 58th edition, 2003
  • Delta Omega Public Health Honorary Society, 2000


  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, 2007
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2007
  • Delta Omega Public Health Honorary Society, 2000
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility, 1998

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