Meet Dr. Saima Rafique
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical School: Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, India (2007)
Residency: Howard University Hospital, Washington DC (2018), Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Hospital, Aligarh, India (2010)
Languages: English, Hindi
Dr. Saima Rafique completed her medical school and a residency in obstetrics and gynecology from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, India after which she worked at a Hospital in New Delhi, India. She subsequently finished another residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Howard University Hospital, Washington, D.C in 2018. She has also worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland on several research projects on conditions effecting women’s reproductive health. She has co-authored several articles and presented in national meetings.
Dr. Rafique is passionate about providing patient centered and evidence-based care to women across all age groups. From pre-conception counseling to care throughout pregnancy and post-partum period, well women exams, contraception counseling including IUD and Nexplanon placements, she has expertise in a wide range of gynecological and obstetric conditions. She is also skilled in minimally invasive gynecologic surgeries like hysteroscopy and laparoscopy.
During her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with family and friends.