About Katherine Pocius, MD, MPH

Katherine D. Pocius, MD, MPH, is Medical Director of Family Planning for the Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Service at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Program Director of the Brigham and Women's/Massachusetts General Hospital Integrated Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is an Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School.

Kat completed her residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Integrated Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She completed a fellowship in Family Planning at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She also received a Masters from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. After completion of her training in 2015, she joined the faculty at MGH where she provides clinical care, supervise trainees, and continue her scholarly activities. 

Katherine is passionate reproductive health and committed to  providing safe and equitable contraceptive, family planning, and obstetric care.  Her clinical areas of expertise include: contraception, long-acting reversible contraception, intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUD’s), contraceptive implants, complex contraception care in women with medical comorbidities and potential medication interactions, early pregnancy loss, medical abortion, surgical abortion, and sterilization.

In addition to her expertise in Family Planning, she is committed to training and education. She has been involved with the Harvard Medical School (HMS) community and work with trainees and faculty from across MGH since 2009.

Outside of work, Kat enjoys spending time with her husband and adorable 3-year-old son. They can be found playing dress-up, biking around the Boston area, and going out for ice cream.

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Locations

Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital

Vincent Obstetrics Service
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-2229
Fax: 617-724-3498

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Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital

Vincent Gynecology Service
55 Fruit Street
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 4E
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-6850
Fax: 617-724-5843

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Medical Education

  • MPH, Harvard T. H Chan School of Public Health
  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • MD, Mt. Sinai Medical Ctr.
  • MD, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Accepted Insurance Plans

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Publications

  • Pocius KD, Dutton CR. Update on hormonal contraception and obesity. Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports. March 2015; 4(1): 61-68.

    Michaels AY, Washburn EE, Pocius KD, Benson CB, Doubilet PM, Carusi DA. Outcome of cesarean scar implantation pregnancies diagnosed sonographically in the first trimester. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Apr; 34(4): 595-9. PMID 25792574.

    Pocius KD, Mauer R, Fortin J, Goldberg AB, Bartz D. Early serum human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) trends after medication abortion. Contraception. 2015 Jun; 91(6):503-6. PMID: 25765358.

    Brady PC, Pocius KD. Chapter 8: Spontaneous Abortions.  In: Brady PC, ed. Handbook of Consult and Inpatient Gynecology.  Ed 1. New York, NY: Springer, 2016

    Brady PC, Pocius KD. Chapter 17: Induced Abortion.  In: Brady PC, ed. Handbook of Consult and Inpatient Gynecology.  Ed 1. New York, NY: Springer, 2016.