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William Henry Barth, MD

  • Chief, Maternal Fetal Medicine


Accepting New Patients



Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests
  • Cervical incompetence
  • Preterm Birth
  • Multiple gestation
Medical Education
  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Residency, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group

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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.

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Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Service
55 Fruit Street
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
Suite 304
Danvers MA, 01923-3623
Phone: 978-882-6767
Fax: 978-882-6775

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