Dr. Aiman Shilad
It’s important for a woman’s overall health and wellness to get the expert medical care necessary at every stage of life.
Dr. Aiman Shilad, an experienced OB/GYN at Wombkeeepers, is proud to offer a full range of obstetricand gynecologic services for women of all ages. Dr. Shilad practices the latest techniques in women’s health care. From the initial gynecological exam to childbirth, and through menopause and beyond, Dr. Shilad offers a patient-centered approach to gynecology and obstetrics for women of all ages. Dr. Shilad places great emphasis on tailoring care and treatment to each individual patient He’s trained in the latest medical procedures, including laparoscopic and robotic surgeries, and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and
After earning his medical degree, Dr. Shilad completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the prestigious Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. He
is a member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and was recognized as a New Jersey Top Doctor.
Taking a personalized approach to health care, Dr. Shilad helps patients feel comfortable discussing their health concerns in their native languages, including English, Hindi, Spanish,
and Urdu. He explains conditions, procedures, and any other health concern in terms his patients understand, so they can make educated decisions regarding their own health and
Jessica Couper, CNM
Jess Couper, MSN, CNM received her Master of Science in Nurse Midwifery from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, KY, and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ. She completed her clinical training for midwifery in NY and NJ, in various home and hospital birth settings. Jess has a passion for natural birth, and for helping women to feel empowered and autonomous in their pregnancies, births, and beyond.
During her nursing program, she created and implemented original research and ultimately evaluated over 3,000 participant responses in order to complete this project. Her research focused on the relationship between interpersonal processes of care as exhibited by the primary care provider and the level of maternal satisfaction with the birthing experience. She was grateful to be able to present her research findings across the country during multiple research conferences. Her abstract is published in Nursing Research. Jess would like to continue to add to the growing body of midwifery related research in the future.
Jess has been married for over 11 years to her loving husband, Tim, and is the proud mom of their adorable goldendoodle, Ellie, and their human rainbow baby, Juniper Snow. In her spare time you can find her hiking all over NJ, quilting, crafting, gardening, and spending quality time with her family.
Jess, who was a staff doula here in 2013-2014, is so thankful to finally be coming home to Wombkeepers as a provider, and can’t wait to meet each incredibly special patient that walks through the door!
Jessica Kowalewski, CNP
Jessica Kowalewski is a compassionate Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner who delivers quality primary and reproductive care for the changing health patterns across the lifespan of women. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Nursing from William Paterson University. She excelled her education attending Rutgers University where she received a Master’s in Science and Advanced Nursing in Women’s Health. While at Rutgers, she became a member of the Omicron Pi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau and was a recipient of the Rutgers University Academic Excellence Award.
Jessica has a combined 16 years of experience in Women’s Health as a Labor and Delivery Nurse at Hackensack University Medical Center and as a National Certification Corporation (NCC) board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and Inpatient Obstetrics.
She belonged to both medical/surgical teams at Our Children International (OCI) and International Humanitarian Aid Foundation (IHAF). These non-profit organizations affiliated with the New York Giants, provided Jessica the opportunity to travel to Africa to orchestrate surgeries, offer needed care, and educate in Ghana.
Most recently, Jessica received the 2017 American Health Council “100 Best in Nursing” award for exemplary care. This was awarded based on her consummate clinical ability, great enthusiasm, solid work ethic, superb team player qualities, as well as her authentic communication and listening skills.
Jessica is known for her bedside manner and attention to detail.