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Raja A. Sayegh, MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentObstetrics & Gynecology
Address720 Harrison Ave
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-7851
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-4687-3037
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
By virtue of training, continuing education, and continued busy clinical practice, I have developed special expertise in menopause management, management of infertility in low resource settings, and surgical management of uterine fibroids in reproductive age women. I also have developed a wide expertise in continuing medical education for women's health providers with the organization and leadership of annual regional and international CME activities in the field.

 Publications
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  1. Sayegh RA. A rose without thorns? Neutralizing the vice and magnifying the virtue of conjugated equine estrogens. Menopause. 2013 Feb; 20(2):120-2. PMID: 23340265.
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  2. Awwad J, Sayegh R, Yeretzian J, Deeb ME. Prevalence, risk factors, and predictors of pelvic organ prolapse: a community-based study. Menopause. 2012 Nov; 19(11):1235-41. PMID: 23096244.
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  3. Sayegh RA. Screening for postmenopausal osteoporosis after 70 years of age: dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, radiography, both, or none? Menopause. 2011 Jan; 18(1):15-6. PMID: 21243739.
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  4. Sayegh RA, Slanetz PJ. Breast density, hormones, and screening mammography: should women be less concerned? Menopause. 2009 Nov-Dec; 16(6):1085-6. PMID: 19724240.
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  5. Borgatta L, Sayegh R, Betstadt SJ, Stubblefield PG. Cervical obstruction complicating second-trimester abortion: treatment with misoprostol. Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Feb; 113(2 Pt 2):548-50. PMID: 19155952.
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  6. Stubblefield PG, Coonrod DV, Reddy UM, Sayegh R, Nicholson W, Rychlik DF, Jack BW. The clinical content of preconception care: reproductive history. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Dec; 199(6 Suppl 2):S373-83. PMID: 19081433.
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  7. Lee VH, Sulis C, Sayegh RA. Puerperal group A Streptococcus infection: a case report. J Reprod Med. 2005 Aug; 50(8):621-3. PMID: 16220770.
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  8. Sharara AI, Ramia S, Ramlawi F, Farhat B, Bahlawan M, Farhat U, Alameddine M, Nour E, Sayegh R, Yaghi C, Assi H, Ferzli A, Shatila R. Prevalence of restriction fragment length polymorphism patterns of hepatitis B virus compatible with genotype D in Lebanon. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004 Nov; 23(11):861-3. PMID: 15480884.
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  9. North M, Dubinchik I, Hamid A, Elderiny S, Sayegh R. Association between cervical schistosomiasis and cervical cancer. A report of 2 cases. J Reprod Med. 2003 Dec; 48(12):995-8. PMID: 14738030.
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  10. Sayegh RA, Stubblefield PG. Bone metabolism and the perimenopause overview, risk factors, screening, and osteoporosis preventive measures. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2002 Sep; 29(3):495-510. PMID: 12353670.
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  11. Huang E, Sayegh R, Craigo S, Chelmow D. Rupture of the renal pelvis associated with intravenous fluid bolus. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2002 May; 11(5):345-6. PMID: 12389678.
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  12. Sharara AI, Khalifeh M, Yaghi C, Noun R, Sayegh R, Khoury G. Update on the status of liver transplantation in Lebanon. J Med Liban. 2001 Mar-Apr; 49(2):117-20. PMID: 11910967.
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  13. Awwad JT, Sayegh RA, Tao XJ, Hassan T, Awwad ST, Isaacson K. The SCID mouse: an experimental model for endometriosis. Hum Reprod. 1999 Dec; 14(12):3107-11. PMID: 10601104.
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  14. Sayegh RA, DeLellis R, Alroy J, Lechan R, Ball HG. Masculinizing granulosa cell tumor of the ovary in a postmenopausal woman. A case report. J Reprod Med. 1999 Sep; 44(9):821-5. PMID: 10509308.
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  15. Sayegh RA, Kelly L, Wurtman J, Deitch A, Chelmow D. Impact of hormone replacement therapy on the body mass and fat compositions of menopausal women: a cross-sectional study. Menopause. 1999; 6(4):312-5. PMID: 10614678.
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  16. Tao XJ, Sayegh RA, Tilly JL, Isaacson KB. Elevated expression of the proapoptotic BCL-2 family member, BAK, in the human endometrium coincident with apoptosis during the secretory phase of the cycle. Fertil Steril. 1998 Aug; 70(2):338-43. PMID: 9696231.
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  17. Sayegh RA, Tao XJ, Leykin L, Isaacson KB. Endometrial alpha-2 macroglobulin; localization by in situ hybridization and effect on mouse embryo development in vitro. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1997 Dec; 82(12):4189-95. PMID: 9398738.
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  18. Tao XJ, Sayegh RA, Isaacson KB. Increased expression of complement component 3 in human ectopic endometrium compared with the matched eutopic endometrium. Fertil Steril. 1997 Sep; 68(3):460-7. PMID: 9314915.
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  19. Sayegh RA, Tao XJ, Awwad JT, Isaacson KB. Localization of the expression of complement component 3 in the human endometrium by in situ hybridization. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1996 Apr; 81(4):1641-9. PMID: 8636381.
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  20. Sayegh RA, Tao XJ, Isaacson KB. Immunohistochemical localization of alpha-2 macroglobulin receptor/low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein, receptor-associated protein, and Gp330 in the human endometrium. J Soc Gynecol Investig. 1995 Nov-Dec; 2(6):748-53. PMID: 9420885.
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  21. Sayegh R, Schiff I, Wurtman J, Spiers P, McDermott J, Wurtman R. The effect of a carbohydrate-rich beverage on mood, appetite, and cognitive function in women with premenstrual syndrome. Obstet Gynecol. 1995 Oct; 86(4 Pt 1):520-8. PMID: 7675373.
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  22. Sayegh R, Awwad JT, Maxwell C, Lessey B, Isaacson K. Alpha 2-macroglobulin production by the human endometrium. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1995 Mar; 80(3):1021-6. PMID: 7533769.
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  23. Karam K, Sayegh R, Saadeh G, Saba M. Gonadotropin secreting pituitary microadenoma. J Med Liban. 1992; 40(1):31-5. PMID: 1339871.
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  24. Suidan JS, Sayegh RA. Delivery of the low birthweight and the very low birthweight breech: cesarean section or vaginal delivery? J Perinat Med. 1989; 17(2):145-9. PMID: 2681668.
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