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 including:

  • Family Planning
  • Gynecologic Cancers
  • HPV
  • Minimally Invasive and Robotic-Assisted Surgery
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • Urogynecology

BMC is proud to be named a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), the largest minimally invasive gynecologic professional organization in the world. The designation is awarded to facilities and surgeons that have met AAGL’s requirements for delivering high-quality perioperative patient care and are dedicated to offering women minimally invasive surgery whenever possible.

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Specialty Clinics

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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.

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.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Sometimes women will have concerns about their ability to have children – now or in the future. The Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) team understands how difficult this can be and provides a full range of patient-centered diagnostic services and personalized treatment options to help.

Urogynecology

Several of BMC’s OBGYN clinicians have expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence. Diagnostic testing includes urodynamics and office cystoscopy. A wide range of medical and surgical options are available to treat these disorders.

Conditions We Treat

Our Team

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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Tejumola M Adegoke, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Special Interests

Pregnancy and Prenatal care, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Contraception, Abnormal Bleeding/Menstrual Problems, Benign Gynecologic Surgery

Alexa Arlos, NP

Instructor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Special Interests

Long-acting reversible contraception, Contraception for women with complicated medical histories, Family Planning

Shannon L Bell, MD

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

Special Interests

Pregnancy, Heavy periods, Fibroids, Pelvic pain

Mari J Bentley, MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests

Family medicine

Ashley L Comfort, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Special Interests

Obstetrics, Fibroids, Pelvic Pain, Abnormal Bleeding, Colposcopy

Rachel Cannon, MD

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

Special Interests

Family planning, Miscarriage Management, Complex Contraception, Ectopic Pregnancy, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Sarah L Crane, MD

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

Special Interests

General Gynecology, Obstetrics, Menopause, Menstrual Disorders, Adolescent Gynecology

Benjamin C Eleonu, MD

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

Special Interests

General obstetrics; Gynecology; Colposcopy; Hysteroscopy; Laparoscopic surgery

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Jennifer A Farraye, NP

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

David C Harrison, MD

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

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

Special Interests

Obstetrics, Patient safety

Padmasini Kandadai, MD, MPH

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

Special Interests

Pelvic organ prolapse, Urinary incontinence, Pelvic floor disorders, Voiding dysfunction, Bowel incontinence

Wendy Kuohung, MD

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

Special Interests

Infertility and In Vitro Fertilization, Fertility Preservation, Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids and Endometriosis, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Gynecologic Surgery

Kettie R Louis, NP

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Special Interests

Prenatal / post partum care, Abnormal Pap smears / colposcopy, Family planning--all methods, Menopause/ postmenopausal bleeding management, Routine gynecology

Nyia L Noel, MD, MPH

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

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Danielle K O'Rourke-Suchoff, MD

Special Interests

Medical and Surgical Treatments for Abnormal Bleeding and Fibroids, Pelvic Pain, Contraception, Prenatal Care, Gynecology Surgery

Elizabeth W Patton, MD

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

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Rebecca B Perkins, MD

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

Special Interests

General Gynecology

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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

Special Interests

High Risk Pregnancy, Substance Use Disorders in Pregnancy, Buprenorphine Treatment, Addiction Medicine

Raja A Sayegh, MD

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

Special Interests

Uterine Fibroids, Ovarian Cysts, Gynecologic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Menopausal Symptoms

Michelle J Sia, DO

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

Special Interests

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Benign Gynecology, General Obstetrics, Substance Use Disorders and Pregnancy

Elizabeth A Stier, MD

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

Special Interests

Gynecology, Colposcopy, High Resolution Anoscopy (CID), GynDerm

Kelly M Treder, MD, MPH

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

Katharine O White, MD, FACOG

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

Special Interests

Contraception, Miscarriage management, Long acting reversible contraception

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Susan E White, MD

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

Special Interests

Gynecology, Contraception, Menopause

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

Special Interests

Contraception, Early pregnancy failure/ miscarriage management, Pregnancy termination

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Patient Resources

Minimally Invasive Surgeries

BMC is proud to be named a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), the largest minimally invasive gynecologic professional organization in the world. The designation is awarded to facilities and surgeons that have met AAGL’s requirements for delivering high-quality perioperative patient care and are dedicated to offering women minimally invasive surgery whenever possible.

Common Gynecologic Procedures

Following an appointment with a gynecologist, it is possible that some women may need a procedure to maintain their health.

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