Penny Z. Castellano, M.D.

Gynecology  |  Emory University Hospital

Dr. Castellano joined the Emory faculty in 1990 and is well known for balancing administrative skill with an active clinical practice focusing on preventative women’s health and management of menopause. She completed her medical education at Emory University in 1985. Dr. Castellano remained at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals to complete her residency and fellowship in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1989. Her current research interests include healthcare delivery, quality, and safety.

She has served on a variety of boards and committees within the Emory Healthcare system. From 1997-2001, she served on the Board of Directors for the Foundation of Medically Fragile Children. Since 2002, she has been an Honorary Board Member of the organization. Dr. Castellano is also a member of several professional societies including: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American College of Physician Executives, and Women’s Health Research Coalition.

Dr. Castellano is also an accomplished speaker who has lectured on a variety of women’s health topics around the country. Recently, she completed a project to produce interactive CDs for patient education in menopause medicine. As a professor at Emory University School of medicine, Dr. Castellano has published papers in many peer-reviewed medical journals including the Journal of Women’s Health and Gender Based Medicine, Journal of Lipid Research, and the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

  • Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Chief Medical Officer/Chief Quality Officer
    The Emory Clinic, Atlanta, Georgia

M.D., Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 1985


Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, 1989


American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations & Admitting Privileges
  • Emory University Hospital
  • Crawford Long Hospital
  • Grady Memorial Hospital