Marcus Ortega, MD, is board-certified in OB/GYN and completed a clinical and research fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a urogynecologist in the FPMRS division of the OB/GYN Department at Mass General and an instructor at Harvard Medical School.
He earned his medical degree from Sao Paulo University in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and then served in the Army as a general practitioner. He was a researcher in translational cancer biology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas and completed his residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Ortega also completed the clinical process improvement leadership training and value-based healthcare delivery course at the Harvard Business School.
During his fellowship, Dr. Ortega engaged in initiatives to enhance the quality of care offered to women undergoing hysterectomy. Among other quality improvement initiatives, he aimed to advance the accessibility and quality of care provided to patients by initiating a telehealth project for his division. Dr. Ortega’s research interests include patient-reported surgical outcomes and improvement of perioperative services.
Dr. Ortega evaluates and treats patients with wide variety of pelvic floor disorders which range from pelvic organ prolapse, including vaginal prolapse, to urinary and fecal incontinence. He specializes in minimally invasive surgical approaches, including laparoscopy, and robotically assisted laparoscopic surgeries. Dr. Ortega sees patients for clinical appointments and office procedures at Mass General Boston, Waltham and Danvers.
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