Seshu Sarma, M.D., FAAP 

Associate Professor

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Phone: 404-616-6634


Andhra Medical College/ Andhra University

Research Interests

Developed the “Emory Method” for rapid removal of Norplant implants

Clinical Interests

Reproductive health consultant for women with HIV at the Fulton County Ryan White program. She has been a member of the speakers' bureau at the Emory Regional Training Center and gave over 300 lectures, across the Southeastern United States, on various reproductive health issues including STDS and HIV. As a consultant to Cicatelli Associates Inc, she provides training in many reproductive health issues to clinicians in the Southeastern United States. She has been an STD consultant to the State of Georgia since 2007. In that capacity she provides state wide STD training to clinicians across Georgia.

Board Certification

American Academy of Pediatrics


Sarma SP, Hatcher RA., Neuro-vascular injury during Norplant removal.Am J Obstet Gynecol:172:1:1995:120-1

Sarma SP, Wamsher JG, Whitlock SW., Removal of deeply inserted nonpalpable levonorgestrel implants. Contraception:53:1996:159-61

Sarma SP, Silverstein M, Lewis C., Removal of a Norplant implant located near a major nerve using interventional radiology-digital subtraction fluoroscopy. Contraception:58:1998:

Sarma SP, Garafalo K, Graves WL., Use of the intrauterine device by inner-city women. Arch Fam Med:Vol 7:March/April 1998:130-3

Sarma SP, Lofton LE., Pelvic inflammatory disease after cryotherapy. J Lower Gen Tract Dis 1998;2(4) 249-51

Hatcher RA, Sarma SP., Contraceptive Implants. J Pel Surg:13(1);1997

Honors and Awards

1999, 1997: Best Teacher Award at Morehouse School of Medicine

1995: Participation in professional activities: Served as a special reviewer for the journal “Obstetrics & Gynecology” 

Member of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology 

Member of the Association for Reproductive Health Professionals