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Shelun Tsai, MD

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Why did you choose Duke for your residency training?

Everyone I met on my interview day was super friendly and relatable! In addition, I knew Duke would prepare me to become an excellent physician in all aspects of Ob/Gyn.

What excites you about the residency/fellowship program at Duke OB/GYN?

Getting broad exposure to complicated and uncomplicated patients.

What are your career goals?

Considering fellowship, but presently undecided.

What are your hobbies?

Ultimate Frisbee, board games, Broadway musicals, trying new restaurants.

Education & Training


Harvard University 2013

Medical School:

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine 2017


Awards & Honors

  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District VI John Gibbons Medical Student Award, 2016


Publications & Presentations

  • Walter J, Hayman E, Tsai S, Ghobadi C, Xu S. Medical device approvals through the premarket approval pathway in obstetrics and gynecology from 2000-2015: Problems and process. Obstetrics & Gynecology 2016;127(6):1110-1117.
  • Tsai S, Blackburn J, Gaebler-Spira D. Validation of the 0-10 Numeric Rating Scale measure of spasticity in children with cerebral palsy. Journal of Pediatric Neurology 2016;14(1):12-16.

Research Interests

Possibly behavioral medicine, MFM or REI.