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Stifani, Bianca, MD, MPH, FACOG 

Stifani, Bianca
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Language(s): English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Certification: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • Fellow, Society of Family Planning 
  • Member, Global Doctors for Choice 

Selected Research Publications 

  • Whitehouse KC, Stifani BM, Duffy JMN, Kim CR, Creinin MD, et al. “Standardizing abortion research outcomes (STAR): results from a consensus development study. Contraception. 2021 Jul 14:S0010-7824(21)00224-9
  • Stifani BM, Smith A, Avila K, Boos EW, Ng J, Levi EE, Benfield NC. “Telemedicine for contraceptive counseling: patient experiences during the early phase of the Covid-19 pandemic in New York City”. Contraception. 2021 Apr 20:S0010-7824(21)00111-6
  • Stifani BM, Avila K, Levi EE. “Telemedicine for contraceptive counseling: an exploratory survey of US family planning providers following rapid adoption of services during the Covid-19 pandemic.” Contraception. 2021 Mar; 103(3):157-162
  • Stifani BM, Vilar D, Vicente L. "Referendum on Sunday, working group on Monday: a success story of implementing abortion services after legalization in Portugal." Int J Gynaecol Obstet (2018): 143 Suppl 4:31-37
  • Stifani BM, Gil Urbano L, Gonzalez Velez AC, Villarreal Velasquez C. "Abortion as a human right: The struggle to implement the abortion law in Colombia." Int J Gynaecol Obstet (2018): 143 Suppl 4:12-18
  • Stifani BM, Couto M, Lopez Gomez A. "From harm reduction to legalization: The Uruguayan model for safe abortion." Int J Gynaecol Obstet (2018): 143 Suppl 4:45-51
  • Chavkin W, Stifani BM, Bridgman-Packer D, Greenberg JMS, Favier M. Implementing and expanding safe abortion care: An international comparative case study of six countries. Int J Gynaecol Obstet (2018): 143 Suppl 4:3-11
  • Stifani BM, Plagianos M, Vieira CS, Merkatz RB. "Factors associated with nonadherence to instructions for using the Nestorone®/ ethinyl estradiol contraceptive vaginal ring." Contraception (2018): 97(5), 415-421

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Medical School: Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
Internship: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Fellowship: Complex Family Planning, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY


Specialties: Complex Family Planning
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Special Clinical Interest:
  • Contraception
  • Contraception for patients with medical conditions
  • Sterilization 
  • Miscarriage 
  • Medication abortion 
  • Surgical abortion
  • Pregnancy of unknown location 
  • Abnormal early pregnancy 


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