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 also an Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School.

Katherine 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.  She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 

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.

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Locations

Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Service
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
617-724-2229
617-724-6850

Medical Education

  • MPH, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
  • MD, Mount 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.