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Damien J. Croft, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

  • Practice:Drexel Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Specialty:Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Education: MPH - Drexel University School of Public Health (2009); MD - SUNY Upstate Medical University (2000); BS in Nursing, BA in Biology - Syracuse University (1995)
Patient Care

Damien Croft, MD, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine. He practices in Philadelphia. 

Awards and Honors

  • CREOG Exam Achievement Award, 2004/2005
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Achievement Award, 2005

Memberships

  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
Research

Dr. Croft received a departmental research grant ($10,000) to develop the Obstetric Database Project, a pilot project for creation of a computerized database of deliveries for an urban academic labor and delivery unit at Hahnemann University Hospital. The project ran from 2009 to 2011.

Publications

"Academic Obstetrics-Gynecology Departments in the City of Philadelphia: Are the Wheels Coming Off?"
Croft, D
Academic Medicine, 86:288-292, 2011

Teaching

Dr. Croft is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Drexel University College of Medicine. He teaches medical students, residents and fellows in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Teaching Awards and Honors

  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology “Taki” Recognition Award for Innovation in Education, 2010
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Faculty Resident Teaching Award, 2010
Specialties
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Services and Clinical Interests
  • Adhesion
  • Amenorrhea - primary
  • Anemia
  • Birth and delivery
  • Breast exam
  • CA-125
  • Cervical dysplasia
  • Cesarean section
  • Childbirth
  • Chlamydia
  • Chlamydia infections in women
  • Colposcopy - directed biopsy
  • Colposcopy-directed biopsy
  • Contraception
  • D and C
  • Eclampsia
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Endoscopy
  • Episiotomy
  • Fibrocystic breast disease
  • Fibroid tumors
  • Genital herpes
  • Genital sores (female)
  • Genital sores - female
  • Genital warts
  • Gynecologic exams
  • Gynecologic surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Herpes simplex
  • Hormone therapy
  • HPV infection
  • Human papillomavirus
  • Hysterectomy
  • Infertility
  • Laparoscopy
  • Menopause
  • Obstetrics
  • Ovulation
  • Painful menstrual periods
  • Painful periods (dysmenorrhea)
  • Pap smear
  • Pap smears and cervical cancer
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Sexual intercourse - painful
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Uterine prolapse
  • Vaginal bleeding between periods
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Vaginal diseases
  • Vaginal tumors
  • Vaginal yeast infection
  • Vaginosis
  • Yeast infections
Internship
  • Emergency Medicine - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2000)
Residency
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Hahnemann University Hospital (2005)
Fellowship
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine - Massachusetts General Hospital (2014)
Presentations

"Philadelphia Birth Outcomes Workforce"
Policy Discussion, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, June 2011

“Development of a Multidisciplinary Database to Study Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes”
Symposium on Health Informatics, Drexel College of Information Science and Technology, December 2010

“Philadelphia Maternity Unit Closures: The Impact on Public Health and the Role of Academic Medicine”
Grand  Rounds, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, June 2010

“Philadelphia Maternity Unit Closures: The Impact on Public Health and the Role of Academic Medicine”
Grand  Rounds, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, June 2010

“Management of Obstetric Emergencies in the Emergency Department”
Grand Rounds, Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, April 2008

 

Primary Practice

Drexel Ob/Gyn
216 N. Broad Street
Feinstein Building, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-762-3600
Fax: 215-762-4323

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