Physicians > Stephanie W. Costa, M.D.

Dr. Stephanie Costa was born and raised in Defiance, Ohio. She received her bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She completed her medical training at The Ohio State University in 1994, and completed her OB/GYN residency at The Ohio State University in 1998. She has been in private practice with Kingsdale Gynecologic Associates since 2000.

Dr. Costa is the Chair of the Department of OB/GYN at Riverside Methodist Hospital and she serves on the Quality Assurance Committee of the United States Women's Health Alliance. She is a graduate of the Physician Leadership Academy, an initiative of the Columbus Medical Association Foundation. She serves on the Risk Management Committee for Ascent Management Services. Dr. Costa has participated in workshops for Transformative Scenario Planning addressing Health Care Equity in the United States, an initiative of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Reos Partners.

One of Dr. Costa's greatest professional satisfactions is helping patients understand how their bodies function, and working to help them feel their best throughout their variuos stages of life. By empowering patients with information regarding nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices, as well as any needed medical or surgical treatment, patients may maintain health, prevent problems and treat existing conditions.

Dr. Costa is an enthusiastic foodie and enjoys travel and outdoor pursuits of all kinds. She lives and laughs with her family and Airedale Terrier in Upper Arlington.

Background

Residency: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

M.D.: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

B.S: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

Research

"The Use of Prostaglandin E2 in Outpatient Cervical Ripening"

"Fetal Fibronectin in Preeclampsia"

"Maternal Height: A Predictor of Preterm Birth in Multiple Gestations?"

"A Study of Entry Into Prenatal Care"
 

Specializations

  • Pregnancy
  • Women's Health Issues
  • Ultrasounds
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Treatement of Osteoporosis
  • Pelviscopy Procedures
  • Menopausal Health
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Health Promotion and Education
  • Fibroids
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • D&C Procedure
  • Contraception
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Adolescent Health Care
  • Preventative Wellness and Medicine
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Nexplanon Contraception, IUDs

Contact Information

1315 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, OH 43221
P: (614) 457-4827
F: (614) 326-0250

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