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William Henry Barth, Jr., MD

Chief, Maternal Fetal Medicine

  • Phone: 617-724-2229
Departments
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clinical Interests
Cervical incompetence
Preterm Birth
Multiple gestation
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Medical Education
MD, Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications
Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal & Fetal Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gender
Male
Foreign Languages
Spanish
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

William H. Barth, Jr, MD, is Chief of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Service at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School.

He is Chair of the Committee on Obstetric Practice for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is an Oral Examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Before retiring as a Colonel in the United States Air Force in 2005 he served as Department Chair at Wilford Hall Medical Center, as Chief Consultant to the Surgeon General for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and as Commander of the 407th Expeditionary Medical Group in Iraq.

His primary research interests since 1996 have been in the design and conduct of a number of randomized trials in clinical obstetrics and perinatology. His clinical practice and interests are in the areas of preterm birth, cervical insufficiency, multiple gestations and intrapartum obstetrics.

William J. Barth, MD, talks about the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division

William J. Barth MD, chief of the General Obstetrics Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division at Massachusetts General Hospital, talks about the practice and the importance he finds in the patient-physician relationship.

Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Service
55 Fruit Street
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-2229
Fax: 617-724-3498

Mass General OB/GYN at Mass General/North Shore Center
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA 01923-3623

Phone: 978-882-6767
Fax: 978-882-6775

Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Service
55 Fruit Street
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-2229
Fax: 617-724-3498

Mass General OB/GYN at Mass General/North Shore Center
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA 01923-3623

Phone: 978-882-6767
Fax: 978-882-6775

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