Dr. Dawson-Chalat, a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, joined Coastal Women's Healthcare in 1995. Her special interests include high-risk pregnancy, minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, adolescent gynecology, colposcopy, infertility and in-office endometrial ablation and sterilization. She received both her medical and undergraduate degrees from the University of Vermont and completed her internship and residency at the University of Miami. She is a member of: the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, the American Medical Association, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Maine Medical Association. She is a Certified Nutrition Coach through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Dr Dawson-Chalat started her practice in 1992. She is a native of Portland and lives with her family in Cape Elizabeth.