Department Welcomes New Fellows, 2023-2024

Duke Ob/Gyn welcomed its six new fellows to the department on Aug. 1, 2023. Two new maternal-fetal medicine fellows, as well as new first-year fellows in reproductive endocrinology and infertility; gynecologic oncology; female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery; and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (the department's first) will train as future subspecialists. This year marks the inaugural MIGS fellowship. Additionally, two of this year’s fellows are graduates of Duke Ob/Gyn's 2023 residency class. 

Fellows joining the department this academic year:

Osinakachukwu Mbata, MD — Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Residency: Oregon Health and Science University)

Anthony Melendez Torres, MD — Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Residency: New York University)

Abigail Bernard, MD — Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (Residency: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Mary Katherine Anastasio, MD — Gynecologic Oncology (Residency: Duke University School of Medicine)

Annika Sinha, MD — Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation)

Stephanie Lim, MD — Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (Residency: Duke University School of Medicine)

The department is currently recruiting for its next quality and safety in women’s health fellow, and its first complex family planning fellow (with 2024 start dates). The inaugural interviews for the CFP fellowship take place at the end of this month.

Duke Ob/Gyn placed in the top 10 nationally for graduate specialty programs, ranking fourth in the nation in 2023 (U.S. News & World Report). 

Fellows roster