Rita Shats, M.D.

Rita Shats, M.D. Cosmetic Gynecology in ManhattanDr. Rita Shats is our highly trained cosmetic gynecologist at New Look New Life Surgical Arts. She joined our Manhattan practice in 2019 and has extensive experience as an Ob/Gyn. Dr. Shats has received multiple awards and recognition for her work in the gynecology field in New York. She offers unique procedures to our patients, such as vaginal rejuvenation and other GYN services, some of which are covered by insurance. Her drive to help women achieve their cosmetic goals and improve their self-confidence makes her a valuable addition to our team. 

If you’re interested in vaginal rejuvenation or to learn more about your cosmetic gynecology options, contact Dr. Shats at New Look New Life Surgical Arts today at (646) 559-2854. Dr. Shats speaks Italian and Spanish and is fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian. 

Dr. Shats offers these procedures at New Look New Life Surgical Arts:

  • Vaginoplasty
  • Revision of Episiotomy
  • Vaginal Relaxation
  • Labiaplasty
  • Clitoral Hood Reduction
  • Perineoplasty
  • Hymenoplasty

Education & Research 

After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Bernard Baruch College, Dr. Rita Shats earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at Ross University School of Medicine in 2003. She then completed her three-year residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center of New York at the Staten Island Division in the Obstetrics and Gynecology department (Ob/Gyn). During her residency training, Dr. Shats was the Chief Resident, Research Coordinator, and Educational Activities Coordinator in the Ob/Gyn department. 

She worked with Dr. Richard Grazi in Genesis Infertility Reproductive Endocrinology and completed Family Planning and Galloway Fellowship rotations at Metropolitan Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Her time at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center included research involvement in multiple areas on topics such as maternal factors and effects on birth weight and gestational age as well as maternal obesity, weight gain, pregnancy, and ultrasound features of placental pathology. 

Dr. Shats is a founding physician of Pavlides, Benson & Shats Ob/Gyn Associates, P.C. in Staten Island, and serves at Richmond University Medical Center as an Attending Physician, Associate Director of Gynecology, and Director of Family Planning Clinic. She is also the Director of Medical Education at the American University of Antigua & St. George School of Medicine. 

Awards, Honors, and Certifications 

Rita Shats, M.D., was the 2017 recipient of the Power Woman in Business Award and America’s Top Ob/Gyn Award in 2013. During her education, Dr. Shats received multiple dean’s list awards, including the Dean’s Scholar Award. Her certifications include: 

  • Certified Robotic Surgeon 
  • Board-Certified Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology 
  • Instructor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at New York Medical College
  • Certified in Basic and Advanced Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation 

Contact Dr. Rita Shats at New Look New Life Surgical Arts 

Dr. Shats leads our Cosmetic Gynecology and other GYN services at our Manhattan boutique practice. If you’re interested in vaginal rejuvenation or have other concerns, contact New Look New Life Surgical Arts today at (646) 559-2854 to schedule your consultation. We provide cosmetic surgery and gynecology to patients in surrounding areas of NYC and offer services to those living outside of New York as well. 

Meet Our Physician Team

Victoria Karlinsky
Claudia J. Kim, D.O.
Benjamin Liliav, MD
Carey J. Nease, MD
Rita Shats, M.D. Cosmetic Gynecology in Manhattan

Victoria Karlinsky-Bellini, M.D., Claudia J. Kim, D.O., Benjamin Liliav, M.D.Carey J. Nease, M.D. & Rita Shats, M.D.

Our cosmetic surgeons are highly-skilled and trained as body scultpting, facial and vaginal rejuvenation specialists with extensive experience in all aspects of cosmetic surgery and treatments.

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