Dr. Rita Shats


Dr. Rita Shats is a distinguished obstetrician and gynecologist, celebrated for her clinical abilities, innovative thinking, and empathetic patient care. Her wide-ranging expertise in various obstetrics and gynecology procedures has solidified her as one of the finest professionals in her discipline.

Dr. Shats is recognized for her precise and meticulous approach, which consistently leads to the most effective and natural results for her patients. She is resolutely committed to delivering personalized care, always prioritizing her patients' needs. Her practice revolves around understanding each patient's unique concerns, thoroughly answering their queries, and devising a treatment strategy that best suits their needs and expectations.

Dr. Rita Shats, affiliated with Richmond University Medical Center, possesses an impressive spectrum of experience and proficiency in obstetrics and gynecology, reinforced by her numerous significant roles. She is greatly admired for her surgical abilities, forward-thinking perspective, and caring attitude. Her exceptional patient outcomes stand as a testament to her capabilities. As a valuable member of various esteemed medical organizations, Dr. Shats ensures delivery of high-quality health services.


  • Cosmetic Gynecology Surgery Mini-Fellowship (2019) International Society of Cosmetic Gynecology
    Bayonne, N.J.
  • Intuitiv Surgical, da Vinci System Training (2013) Certified Console Robotic Surgeon
    Hackensack, N.J.
  • Ross University School of Medicine (2003) Doctor of Medicine Degree
    Dominica, West Indies
  • Bernard Baruch College (1997) Bachelor of Arts
    Biology, New York, New York

Professional Memberships:

  • Member, Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Member, Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynecology
  • Member, Brooklyn Society of Gynecology
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG)
  • Member, American College of Pediatric Gynecology
  • Member, International Society of Cosmetic Gynecology

Honors & Awards:

  • Basic/Advanced Life Support/Neonatal Resuscitation, 1999 – present
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, 2007 – present
  • Board Certified –Obstetrics and Gynecology, FACOG, 2009 – present
  • Advanced Robotic Laparoscopic Surgery, 2013 – present
  • Certified Cosmetic Gynecology Surgery, 2019 – present
  • Board Certified – Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, FACOG, 2020 – present
  • Board Eligible – Minimally Invasive Surgery, FACOG, 2021 – present
  • Bernard Baruch College Dean’s Scholar Award
  • Multiple Bernard Baruch College Dean’s List Awards
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery 2007
  • Mentorship Award 2010
  • CREOG 2013
  • Faculty of The Year Award, RUMC, OB/GYN 2008-2013
  • Best Doctor of The Year OB/GYN, 2012, 2013
  • America’s TOP Ob/Gyn Award, 2013
  • National Faculty Award 2013
  • Power Women in Business Award, 2017

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