Meet Dr. Sikka

Dr. Shobha Sikka

Center for Advanced Gyn & Urogynecology

Dr. Shobha Sikka has been honored to be selected as one of the TOP WASHINGTONIAN DOCTORS continuously since 2015. She is Board Certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has Sub-specialty Board Certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology). She also completed a 2 year Sub-specialty Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Utica NY in 2010.

Being Board Certified in Urogynecology, she has the expertise to treat women with a diversity of bladder and pelvic health issues including urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Her approach is to use a combination of conservative and surgical treatments which can be offered to women in these situations. Her training enables her to use advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat complex gynecological conditions like fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic pain, uterine anomalies and several urogynecological conditions. She specializes in robotic, laparoscopic, hysteroscopic and vaginal surgeries.

She pursued a 4 year residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY from 2002-2006. During her residency, she received a commendation for teaching. She completed her medical school at Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. She completed a 3 year residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, India prior to coming to the United States.

She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at George Washington University School of Medicine. She is also actively involved with the AAGL (American Association for Gynecologic Laparoscopy) where she has presented papers and surgical videos at their annual conventions. She is also a member of AUGS (American Urogynecologic Society).

She is a COEMIG (Center for Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology) certified surgeon. The COEMIG program recognizes hospitals and surgeons around the world providing exceptional minimally invasive gynecologic surgical care and is dedicated to continuously improving healthcare quality and patient safety.

She has also been nominated as the gynecologist to serve the women in the Indian Embassy. She is fluent in English and Hindi and lives with her husband and two children. She loves to paint and spend time with her family.

Kerry Martin PA-C

Kerry Martin, PA-C received her Masters Degree in Clinical Medical Science from Barry University in Miami, FL in December 2017. During her time at Barry University, she received the Dean’s Scholarship for academic excellence and worked as both a peer tutor and laboratory assistant in the Physical Diagnosis Lab. Prior to pursuing her graduate education, she completed an internship at Bradley Children’s Hospital in the Pediatric Partial Hospitalization program, working with psychiatrists and social workers in an outpatient setting. Afterwards, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Providence College in Providence, RI. In the years between her undergraduate and graduate studies, Kerry worked as an Emergency Medical Technician.

Kerry has always been passionate about women’s heath. She joined our practice in 2018 and is enjoying her time taking care of women with gynecological and urogynecological issues. She worked at a dermatology practice in Florida prior to joining us. She enjoys traveling, trying new food, and spending time with family.

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