Biftu Mengesha, MD

Fellow in Family Planning

Dr. Mengesha has served as administrative chief resident and performed a retrospective review on contraceptive counseling in women undergoing bariatric surgery. In her fellowship, she hopes to evaluate attitudes towards and barriers to contraceptive methods among immigrant populations, as well as continue investigative work with medically complex patients.


Areas of interest:

  • Contraceptive counseling, access and provision in medically complex patients
  • Attitudes and beliefs towards contraceptive methods among international communities, particularly immigrant populations



  • Northwestern University, Medical Doctorate and Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology