The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Boston Medical Center is a leader in women’s health. Caretakers contribute to the long-term health and well-being of the women served by consistently providing the highest quality medical care to each and every patient.

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Services and Programs

Obstetrics

When it is time to decide where baby will be born, BMC is an excellent choice. Comprehensive obstetric care is provided at BMC and at affiliated Community Health Centers. Prenatal care is provided by a variety of fully trained practitioners including OB/GYN physicians, family medicine specialists and certified nurse midwives.

Gynecology

Boston Medical Center is proud to be a nationally recognized leader in women's health. Those who seek care with the Department of Gynecology are provided with comprehensive gynecologic healthcare.

Our Team

Aviva Lee-Parritz, MD

Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chair and Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Women and Infants Center

Jodi F Abbott, MD, MSc, MHCM

Physician, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assistant Dean for Patient Safety & QI Education
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

Shannon L Bell, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

Rachel Cannon, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Instructor, Boston University School of Medicine

Somphit Chinkam, CNM

Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

Sarah L Crane, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Thamarah Crevecoeur, CNM

Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

Jennifer A Farraye, NP

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Instructor, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Rosha N Forman, CNM

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

Cecilia T Girard, CNM

Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

David C Harrison, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Paul Hendessi, MD

Vice Chair of Gynecology
Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests

Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Ronald E Iverson, MD, MPH

Vice Chair of Obstetrics, Director of Labor and delivery; Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Wendy Kuohung, MD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Program, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Daphne B Landau, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

Glenn R Markenson, MD

Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Ann M Massed, CNM

Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

Nyia L Noel, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

Elizabeth W Patton, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology , Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Rebecca B Perkins, MD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

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Jordana Price, MD

Clinical Associate, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Kari A Radoff, CNM

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

Dona M Rodrigues, CNM

Director, Birth Sisters Program
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

Kelley A Saia, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA, Director Project RESPECT, Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Pregnancy at Boston Medical Center, Boston MA

Raja A Sayegh, MD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Michelle J Sia, DO

Program Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Kelly M Treder, MD, MPH

Instructor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

Catherine E Walker, CNM

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

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Susan E White, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Elisabeth J Woodhams, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Family Planning and Contraception
Associate Director of OBGYN Residency Program

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Philip D Connors, MS, MPH, CGC

Assistant Professor

Special Interests

Genomic sequencing and personalized medicine, public health and public policy, and ethical considerations in genetics and genetic counseling.

Karen Cullen, CNM

Soledad Diaz, CNM

Paula Latortue Albino, MD

Matthew Medina, CNM

Diane Nezar, CNM

LaKedra Pam, MD

Bianca Passarelli, NP

Marsha Tahquechi, CNM

Melissa Wong, MD

Patient Resources

Newly Pregnant?

Newly Pregnant?  Be sure to schedule your first appointment before 12 weeks! Q&A about the first appointment with OBGYN Medical Director, Sarah Crane, MD

Additional Information

Department News

Research Overview

Learn more about our OBGYN Research in collaboration with BU Medical School. 

Residency and Fellowship Information

The Obstetrics and Gynecology Department offers clerkship, fellowship and residency programs for medical students and recent graduates interested in specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. Because Boston Medical Center is New England's largest safety-net hospital serving a diverse patient population, medical educational opportunities here are especially rewarding and challenging.

The Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Boston Medical Center is affiliated with the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). Learn more about our programs here:

Affiliations

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As the principal teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), Boston Medical Center is devoted to training future generations of healthcare professionals.  Learn more about Boston University School of Medicine.