Associate Professor

Mara Sobel

Core Obstetrics & Gynaecology


Mount Sinai Hospital
Research Interests
Medical education, optimization of peri-operative care
Clinical Interests
minimally invasive surgery, Endometriosis

Dr. Mara Sobel graduated medical school from the University of Ottawa and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Toronto. She pursued a fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at McMaster University. She has a Masters degree in medical microbiology from Queen's University and is completing a second Master's degree in health research methodology from McMaster University. She recently started at Mount Sinai Hospital as staff with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2015. Her research interests include medical education, optimization of peri-operative care, minimally invasive surgery and the surgical management of women with endometriosis.


Recent Publications


Sobel ML, Kingdom J, Drewlo S. 2011. Angiogenic response of placental villi to heparin. Obstet Gynecol. Jun;117(6):1375-83.

Drewlo S, Levytska K, Sobel ML, Baczyk D, Lye SJ, Kingdom JC. 2011. Heparin promotes soluble VEGF receptor expression in human placental villi to impair endothelial VEGF signaling. J Thromb Haemost. Dec;9(12):2486-97.

Murji A, Sobel ML, Hasan L, McLeod A, Waye JS, Sermer M, Berger H. 2011. Pregnancy outcomes in women with elevated levels of fetal hemoglobin. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. Feb;25(2):125-9

Murji A, Sobel ML. 2011. Bowel obstruction and pelvic mass. CMAJ. Apr 5;183(6):686-9.

Murji A, Sobel ML, Feig DS, Sermer M. 2010. Propylthiouracil-induced agranulocytosis in the third trimester of pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 116(S2):485-7.