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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.

  • Phone: 617-724-2229
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
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


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
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: 617-882-6775

Vincent Ob/Gyn West
40 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451

Phone: 781-487-3860
Fax: 781-487-3870