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Sean Shaheen Tedjarati, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.

Clinical Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and GynecologySquare

Email: stedjara@nymc.edu

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
19 Skyline Drive 2N-B04
Phone: (914) 594-2110
Fax: (914) 594-2111

Sean Shaheen Tedjarati, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., serves as director of obstetrics and gynecology at Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), overseeing all Obstetrics and Gynecology and women's health services at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla and MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, including general obstetrics and gynecology, gynecologic oncology, maternal-fetal medicine, gynecologic endocrinology and infertility, pediatric gynecology and urogynecology and female pelvic medicine. Dr. Tedjarati is board-certified in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics and gynecology and is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He also holds board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Canada.

In his role as chief clinical integration officer at WMCHealth, Dr. Tedjarati is responsible for the integration and strategic oversight of all clinical services across WMCHealth's 10 hospitals. Dr. Tedjarati joined Westchester Medical Center in 2009 and served as chief of gynecologic oncology and robotic gynecologic surgery, as well as associate director of obstetrics and gynecology since 2015. 

Dr. Tedjarati's other areas of interest and passions are patient-centered value based efficient healthcare operations and delivery, incorporating academic and educational goals. He has focused on leadership and management capacity development for healthcare providers. Dr. Tedjarati has been involved in international health with a focus on women's health and rights, delivering and developing cancer care for women in developing countries for more than 20 years.


  • M.B.A., Leadership in Management Healthcare Operations, Yale University
  • M.P.H., Population Health Women's Health, Johns Hopkins University
  • Residency, Family Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University/Mt. Carmel Hospital
  • Fellowship, Gynecologic Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


  • Top Doctor in Westchester
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor Award by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations, 2017
    • Award that is officially recognized by both Houses of Congress as one of the nation’s most prestigious awards.
  • National and institutional excellence in teaching awards
  • Recognized as a passionate leader in education and teaching in graduate medical education


Dr. Tedjarati has contributed to the field of academic gynecologic oncology and has co-authored several publications in peer-reviewed journals and chapters in textbooks in gynecologic oncology. His clinical and research interests include robotic and radical/advanced surgical technologies, clinical trials with chemotherapy and targeted therapies for gynecologic malignancies as well as health care disparities and population health.


  • Kumaraswami S, Pradhan TS, Vrabie-Wolf S, et. al. "Response of an Obstetric Unit during the Coronavirus Disease of 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic: Experiences from a Tertiary Care Center." AJP reports, 10(3), (2020) e281-e287. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1716731
  • Shemshedini T, Pradhan TS, Pua TL, et. al. "The roles and limitations of robotic surgery for obese endometrial cancer patients: a common challenge in gynecologic oncology." Journal of robotic surgery, 9(2), (2015) 109-16. doi: 10.1007/s11701-015-0509-0
  • Shemshedini T, Pradhan TS, Labrecque S, et. al. "ASSESSMENT OF POSTOPERATIVE MORBIDITY RISK AFTER HYSTERECTOMY USING THE SURGICAL APGAR SCORE: IGCS-0041 05. Nursing, Symptom Management, Palliation." International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society, 25 Suppl 1(), (2015) 47.
  • Nguyen ML, Stevens E, LaFargue CJ, et. al. "Routine cystoscopy after robotic gynecologic oncology surgery." JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 18(3), (2014) . doi: 10.4293/JSLS.2014.00261
  • Nguyen ML, Han L, Minors AM, et. al. "Rare large cell neuroendocrine tumor of the endometrium: A case report and review of the literature." International journal of surgery case reports, 4(8), (2013) 651-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2013.04.027
  • Nguyen ML, Lafargue CJ, Pua TL, et. al. "Grade 1 endometrioid endometrial carcinoma presenting with pelvic bone metastasis: a case report and review of the literature." Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology, 2013(), (2013) 807205. doi: 10.1155/2013/807205
  • Nguyen ML, Friedman J, Pradhan TS, et. al. "Abdominal wall port site metastasis after robotically staged endometrial carcinoma: A case report." International journal of surgery case reports, 4(7), (2013) 613-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2013.04.006

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