Obstetrics & Gynecology Doctors, Midwives and Nurses

Meet the doctors, certified nurse-midwives, nurses and fellows at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Doctors

Nurse-Midwives

Each nurse-midwife at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology is certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board and holds a master’s degree in nursing, midwifery, science or public health.

  • Marie Henderson, CNM, MSN

    Director, Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Nurse-Midwifery Service
    Education: University of Rhode Island, MSN; University of Mary, Bismarck, ND, BA
    Clinical Interests: Nutrition, Obesity, Labor management, Family planning
    Locations: Yawkey Center

  • Susan Hernandez, CNM, MSN

    Associate Director, Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Nurse-Midwifery Service
    Education: University of Pennsylvania, MSN & BSN; Mary Washington College, BA Sociology
    Clinical Interests: Care of underserved communities, Family planning Locations: Chelsea HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Spanish (Fluency)

  • Anne-Marie Armstrong, CNM, CNP, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Originally trained in the UK; Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, CAGS Midwifery; Northeastern University, BSN & MSN
    Clinical Interests: Mind-body connection, Wellness
    Locations: Charlestown HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Arabic (Conversational)

  • Velvet D. Baker, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: East Carolina University, MSN; University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, BSN
    Clinical Interest: Vaginal birth after cesarean, Labor management, Family planning

  • Marina Chyten, CNM, MS

    Staff Nurse-Midwife, Per Diem
    Education: University of Rhode Island, MS; University of Massachusetts, Amherst, BS
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent/teen health, Care of underserved communities
    Locations: Hospitalist, Postpartum Rounder
    Language Skills: Russian (Non-native fluency)

  • Autumn Cohen, CNM, WHNP, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: University of Pennsylvania, MSN
    Clinical Interests: Doulas, Breastfeeding and lactation support, Miscarriage management, Work-life balance
    Locations: Yawkey Center triage
    Language Skills:
    Spanish (High level conversational), French (Conversational), Bambara (Conversational)

  • Barbara Curtis, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Frontier Nursing University, CNM; Case Western Reserve University, MSN
    Clinical Interests: Nutrition, Medical complications and miscarriage management in the ambulatory setting, Global health
    Locations: Yawkey Center triage and the Revere HealthCare Center

  • Dana Cvrk, CNM, MS

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Baylor College of Medicine, MS
    Clinical Interests: Care of underserved communities, Breastfeeding and lacation support
    Locations: Hospitalist
    Language Skills: Czech (Fluency), Spanish (High level conversational)

  • Angela Ferrari, CNM, MS

    Staff Nurse-Midwife, Per Diem
    Education: Bachelor of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania; Master of Science Midwifery, Philadelphia University
    Clinical Interests: Group Prenatal Care
    Locations: All
    Languages:
    Beginning Spanish

  • Kim Deltano, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: University of Pennsylvania, MSN; Saint Anselm College, BSN
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent health care, Breastfeeding and lactation support, Care of underserved communities
    Locations: Hospitalist
    Language Skills: Spanish (Conversational)

  • Christiani Guerrero-Gatto, CNM, MPH, BSN, BA

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Boston University, MPH in Maternal/Child Health and Nurse-Midwifery; Johns Hopkins
    University, BSN; UCLA, World Arts & Cultures/Anthropology, Minor in Women's Studies, BA
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent/teen health, Community health, Global health, Midwifery/nursing education, Work-life balance
    Locations: Yawkey Center triage and the Revere HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Spanish (Non-native fluency)

  • Amelia Henning, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: University of Pennsylvania, MSN & BSN; Wheaton College, BA
    Clinical Interests: Breastfeeding and lactation support; Baby-Friendly Initiative, Natural childbirth, Mental health, Nutrition
    Locations: Yawkey Center and the Chelsea HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Spanish (High-level conversational)
    Additional Certification: Certified Lactation Specialist

  • Rebecca Keller, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife, Per Diem
    Education: Case Western Reserve University, MSN; Tufts University, BA
    Clinical Interests: Global health, Exercise physiology in pregnancy, Breastfeeding
    Locations: Hospitalist

  • Joelle Leacock, BSc, BSN, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Frontier Nursing University, MSN; Simmons College, BSN; Boston University, BSc
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent health, Racial/ethnic health disparities, Family planning, Care of underserved communities

  • Shawna Pochan, CNM

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: University of Washington, MS & BS; Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
    Clinical Interests: Family planning, Global health, Alternative therapies
    Locations: Revere HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Spanish (Conversational)

  • Blake Rainie, CNM, WHNP, MS

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, MS & BS; University of Richmond, BA
    Clinical Interests: Midwifery education, Global health, Domestic violence, Care of underserved communities, Group prenatal care
    Locations: Yawkey Center and the Chelsea HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Spanish (Non-native fluency)

  • Katherine Rushfirth, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Yale School of Nursing, MSN; Barnard College, BA
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent/teen health, Family planning, Racial/ethnic health disparities, Nutrition
    Locations: Chelsea HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Spanish (High level conversational)

  • Mary Trabulsi, CNM, MS

    Staff Nurse-Midwife, Per Diem
    Education: University of Illinois Chicago, MSN; Curry College, BSN
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent and teen healthcare, Natural childbirth, Labor management, Breastfeeding and lactation support
    Locations: Hospitalist

  • Lesli Ellen Warren, CNM, MS

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Stony Brook University, MS; Plattsburgh State University, BSN
    Clinical Interests: Vaginal birth after cesarean, Reproductive rights, Natural childbirth, Lactation, Alternative medicine, Maternal mood disorders, Maternal substance abuse
    Locations: Yawkey Center and Charlestown Health Center Additional
    Certification: Reiki Master, First Assistant at Cesarean section

  • Carol Wong, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: University of Pennsylvania, MSN, BSN; Brown University, BA
    Clinical Interests: Family planning, Care of underserved communities, Global Health
    Locations: Chelsea Healthcare Center
    Certification: First Assistant at Cesarean section
    Language Skills: Spanish (Conversational)

  • Laura Betz, CNP, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, MS; Jacksonville University, BS
    Clinical Interests: Electronic fetal monitoring, Neotatal resuscitation, Basic life support
    Locations: Yawkey Center triage, Postpartum Rounder

Nurses

Nurses at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology provide clinical care to our patients. Nursing leadership also oversees the administrative functions of practices within the department.

  • Linda Kelly, DNP, ANP-BC

    617-726-5291

    Nursing Director
    Ambulatory Gynecology
    Midlife Women’s Health Center
    Ambulatory OB/GYN at the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care in Danvers

  • Hiyam Nadel, RN, BSN, MBA, CGC

    617-724-2229

    Nursing Director
    Ambulatory Obstetrics
    Mass General Waltham

  • Christina Davison, WHNP, MSN

    Urogynecology Nurse Practitioner

  • Lisa Marie Doyle, MSN, FNP-BC

    617-724-4800

    Gynecology Oncology

  • Joan Eilers, RN

    Nurse Coordinator
    Mass General Fertility Center

  • Hilary Levinson, RN

    Nurse Coordinator
    Gynecology and Urogynecology

  • Michele O'Hara, RN

    Nurse Director
    Labor and Delivery

  • Alisa Pascale, DNP, WHNP-BC

    617-724-6850

    Gynecology

  • Lori Pugsley, RN, BSN, MEd

    Nurse Director
    Antepartum, Postpartum and Nurseries

  • Alicen Savary, RN, BSN

    978-882-6767

    Nurse Coordinator
    Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care in Danvers

  • Maria Wallace, BS, MSN, WHNP

    617-724-4800

    Gynecology Oncology

  • Jill Woods, RN, BSN

    781-487-3860

    Nurse Coordinator
    Mass General Waltham

  • Barbara Wuerthner, NP-C

    Gynecology Oncology
    Phone: 617-724-4800
    Benign Gynecology
    Phone: 617-724-6850

Fellows

The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology offers three specialized fellowship programs in addition to its residency program. Fellows study in an integrated clinical and research environment and may be part of your expert care team.

  • Caroline Foust-Wright, MD

    Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

  • Kristen Hung, MD

    Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

  • Angel Johnson, MD

    Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

  • Amy Bregar, MD, MS

    Gynecologic Oncology

  • Elisabeth Diver, MD

    Gynecologic Oncology

  • Tracilyn Hall, MD

    Gynecologic Oncology

  • Ingrid Liff, MD

    Maternal-Fetal Medicine

  • Mariam Naqvi, MD

    Maternal-Fetal Medicine

  • Malavika Prabhu, MD

    Maternal-Fetal Medicine

  • Eden Cardozo, MD

    Reproductive Endocrinology

  • Allison Lange, MD

    Reproductive Endocrinology

  • Amy Lee, MD

    Reproductive Endocrinology