Jeffrey Lawrence (Jeff) Ecker, MD
Director, Obstetrical Clinical Research and Quality Assurance
Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship
Dr Ecker practices maternal-fetal-medicine (high risk ob). His clinical work involves managing complications of pregnancy and prenatal diagnosis. He runs the fellowship in high risk obstetrics at MGH and is director of Quality and Safety for Ob/Gyn.
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Clinical Interests
- High risk pregnancy
- Obstetric ultrasound
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
- Waltham: Mass General West
- Medical Education
- MD, Harvard Medical School
- Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Fellowship, University of California San Francisco
- Board Certifications
- Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Maternal & Fetal Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Foreign Languages
- Accepting New Patients
- Insurances Accepted
- Aetna Health Inc.
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
Cigna (PAL #'s)
Fallon Community HealthCare
ForMost Managed Care
Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
Humana/Choice Care PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
OSW - Maine
OSW - New Hampshire
OSW - Rhode Island
Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
Tufts Health Plan
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Ecker JL, Frigoletto FD. Cesarean Delivery and the Risk-Benefit Calculus. N Engl J Med 2007; 356: 885-8
Minkoff H, Ecker JL. Genetic testing and breach of confidentiality: Law, ethics and pragmatics. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008; 198:489e1-4.
Minkoff HL, Ecker JL. The California octuplets and the duties of reproductive endocrinologists. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2009, 201:15.e1-3.
Ecker JL, Greene MF. Gestational Diabetes-Setting limits, exploring treatments. N Engl J Med 2008; 358: 2061-3.
Ecker, JL. Gestational Diabetes: An Opportunity for Improvement. J Clin Endocrinol, Metab 2008; 93: 4646-7.
Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Service
55 Fruit Street
Massachusetts General Hospital
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Mass General OB/GYN at Mass General/North Shore Center
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA 01923-3623
Vincent Ob/Gyn West
40 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451
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