The full spectrum of reproductive health care, including abortion and contraception/birth control, is legal and available in Massachusetts. BMC is here for all your healthcare needs and patients are able to safely and legally access both contraception/birth control and abortion here at BMC and in other clinics in the state.
Learn more about our commitment to reproductive health care here.
If you have questions, please ask your healthcare provider by calling 617.414.2000. You can also always send your doctor non-urgent medical questions through MyChart.
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.
Services and Programs
- Birth Sisters
- Genetic Counseling
- Childbirth Education
- Labor and Delivery
- Postpartum Care
- Common Procedures
- Family Planning
- Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery/Urogynecology
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Gynecologic Oncology
- Minimally Invasive Surgeries
- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
BMC's extraordinary range of support services are available including a full-time medical interpreter staff that provides more than 30 languages on site, 24/7.
Services and Programs
Aviva Lee-Parritz, MD
Jodi F Abbott, MD, MSc, MHCM
Tejumola M Adegoke, MD, MPH
Shannon L Bell, MD
Rachel Cannon, MD
Philip D Connors, MS, MPH, CGC
Sarah L Crane, MD
Thamarah Crevecoeur, CNM, MSN, DrPH
Brittany A Diaz, CNM, MSN, RN
Joselyn S Diaz, MS, CGC
Alison B Dick, MD
Anissa E Dickerson, CNM, MSN, MPH
Stephen J Fiascone, MD
Estefany J Flores-Godaire, CNM, MPH
Rosha N Forman, CNM, MSN
Cecilia T Girard, CNM, BSN
David C Harrison, MD
Paul Hendessi, MD
Erica Holland, MD
Katharine B Hutchinson, DrPH, CNM, MSN
Ronald E Iverson, MD, MPH
Monica M Joyce, CNM, MSN
Padmasini Kandadai, MD, MPH
Samantha E Kaplan, MD, MPH
Rasha S Khoury, MD, MPH
Marie S Kourtelidis, CNM, MSN
Wendy Kuohung, MD
Daphne B Landau, MD
Glenn R Markenson, MD
Ann M Massed, CNM, MPH
Cara M McGuinness, CNM, MS, RN, WHNP
Julie G Mottl-Santiago, DrPH, CNM
Melissa Nelson, CNM, MSN, WHNP-BC
Cesylee Q Nguyen, CNM, MSN, RN
Nyia L Noel, MD, MPH
Danielle K O'Rourke-Suchoff, MD
Elizabeth W Patton, MD
Rebecca B Perkins, MD
Kari A Radoff, CNM
Dona M Rodrigues, CNM
Jo Anna L Rorie, CNM
Emily W Rosenthal, MD
Kelley A Saia, MD
Raja A Sayegh, MD
Michelle J Sia, DO
Lillian B Siegel, CNM
Lillian T Sosa, MS, CGC
Elizabeth A Stier, MD
Kelly M Treder, MD, MPH
Catherine E Walker, CNM, MPH
Katharine O White, MD, FACOG
Susan E White, MD
Elisabeth J Woodhams, MD, MSc
Ebonie S Woolcock, MD, MPH
Soledad Diaz, CNM
Paula Latortue Albino, MD
Sarah O’Connor, MD
LaKedra Pam, MD
Bianca Passarelli, NP
Melissa Wong, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology Resources
Personalized Online Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment Tool
Fibroid Management Tool
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Black women, infants face highest risk during and after pregnancy
Pregnancy-related deaths were already rising in the US. Then COVID arrived and made things worse.
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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 Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. Learn more about our programs here:
- Obstetrics and Gynecology clerkship program (Medical Student Education)
- Family Planning Fellowship
- Residency Program
- Maternal Health Addiction Fellowship
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