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Priyanka Gokhale, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology

Division of Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Center for Women’s Health:
Phone: (312) 413-7500
Fax: (312) 996-8331

Academic Office:
Phone: (312) 355-1661
Fax: (312) 996-4238

Medical School


Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Northwestern University, Chicago


Dr. Gokhale is an obstetrician and gynecologist. She graduated medical school from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed residency training at Northwestern University, where she served as Administrative Chief Resident.

She is an excellent clinical educator and has been recognized with medical student and resident teaching awards during her training. During residency, Dr. Gokhale developed curricula in surgical anatomy and reproductive justice. Her scholarly work has been in the areas of trauma-informed pregnancy care and family planning, and she has published five articles in national journals.

Dr. Gokhale sees patients for obstetrical and gynecological care. She also performs minimally invasive and robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery.

She has clinics in the Center for Women’s Health and UI Health at University Village.

Recent Publications

Gokhale P, Young MR, Williams MN, et al. Refining Trauma-Informed Perinatal Care for Urban Prenatal Care Patients with Multiple Lifetime

Traumatic Exposures: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health. 2020. PMID: 32083380.

Gokhale P, Madrigal JM, Aparicio J, Shim JY, Patel A. Demographics and rates of sexually transmitted infections in adolescents undergoing multiple abortions in one year. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 2018. PMID: 30081083

Kuo K, Gokhale P, Hackney DN, Ruangkit C, Bhola M, March MI. Maternal outcomes following the initiation of an institutional delayed cord clamping protocol: an observational case-control study. Journal of Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 2018. PMID: 28068852

Gokhale P, Lappen JR, Waters JH, Perriera LK. Intravenous Sedation Without Intubation and the Risk of Anesthesia Complications for Obese and Non-Obese Women Undergoing Surgical Abortion: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2016. PMID: 27177015

Leone J, Mostow J, Hackney D, Gokhale P, Janata J, Greenfield M. Obstetrician Attitudes, Experience, and Knowledge of Planned Home Birth: An Exploratory Study. Birth. 2016. PMID: 27004725

For a list of Dr. Gokhale’s publications, please click the following link:

Link to Orcid list for Dr. Gokhale's publications