Obstetrics & Gynecology Doctors, Midwives and Nurses

Meet the doctors, certified nurse-midwives, nurses and fellows at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Doctors

Nurse-Midwives

Each nurse-midwife at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology is certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board and holds a master’s degree in nursing, midwifery, science or public health.

  • Susan Hernandez, CNM, MSN

    Director, Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Nurse-Midwifery Service
    Education: University of Pennsylvania, MSN & BSN; Mary Washington College, BA Sociology
    Clinical Interests: Care of underserved communities, family planning
    Locations: Chelsea HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Spanish (Fluency)

  • Katherine Rushfirth, CNM, MSN

    Associate Director, Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Nurse-Midwifery Service
    Education: Yale School of Nursing, MSN; Barnard College, BA
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent/teen health, family planning, racial and ethnic health disparities, nutrition
    Locations: Chelsea HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Spanish (High level conversational)

  • Anne-Marie Armstrong, CNM, CNP, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Originally trained in the UK; Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, CAGS Midwifery; Northeastern University, BSN & MSN
    Clinical Interests: Mind-body connection, wellness
    Locations: Charlestown HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Arabic (Conversational)

  • Velvet D. Baker, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: East Carolina University, MSN; University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, BSN
    Clinical Interest: Vaginal birth after cesarean, labor management, family planning

  • Marina Chyten, CNM, MS

    Staff Nurse-Midwife, Per Diem
    Education: University of Rhode Island, MS; University of Massachusetts, Amherst, BS
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent/teen health, care of underserved communities
    Locations: Hospitalist, Postpartum Rounder
    Language Skills: Russian (Non-native fluency)

  • Autumn Cohen, CNM, WHNP, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: University of Pennsylvania, MSN
    Clinical Interests: Doulas, breastfeeding and lactation support, miscarriage management, work-life balance
    Locations: Yawkey Center triage
    Language Skills:
    Spanish (High level conversational), French (Conversational), Bambara (Conversational)

  • Barbara Curtis, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Frontier Nursing University, CNM; Case Western Reserve University, MSN
    Clinical Interests: Nutrition, medical complications and miscarriage management in the ambulatory setting, global health
    Locations: Yawkey Center triage and the Revere HealthCare Center

  • Dana Cvrk, CNM, MS

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Baylor College of Medicine, MS
    Clinical Interests: Care of underserved communities, breastfeeding and lactation support
    Locations: Hospitalist
    Language Skills: Czech (Fluency), Spanish (High level conversational)

  • Kim Deltano, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: University of Pennsylvania, MSN; Saint Anselm College, BSN
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent health care, breastfeeding and lactation support, care of underserved communities
    Locations: Hospitalist
    Language Skills: Spanish (Conversational)

  • Angela Ferrari, CNM, MS

    Staff Nurse-Midwife, Per Diem
    Education: University of Pennsylvania, PSN; Philadelphia University, Master of Science Midwifery
    Clinical Interests: Group prenatal care
    Locations: All
    Languages:
    Beginning Spanish

  • Rachelle M. Garcia, CNM, WHNP-BC, MS

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, MS; Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences University, BSN
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent health, contraception and family planning, mental health, gender and orientation inclusivity, substance use disorders
    Locations: Chelsea Healthcare Center, Labor & Delivery and Postpartum Ward
    Language Skills: Italian (fluent), Portuguese (conversational), Spanish (beginning)

  • Christiani Guerrero-Gatto, CNM, MPH, BSN, BA

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Boston University, MPH in Maternal/Child Health and Nurse-Midwifery; Johns Hopkins University, BSN; UCLA, World Arts & Cultures/Anthropology, Minor in Women's Studies, BA
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent/teen health, community health, global health, midwifery/nursing education, work-life balance
    Locations: Yawkey Center triage and the Revere HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Spanish (Non-native fluency)

  • Marie Henderson, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: University of Rhode Island, MSN; University of Mary, Bismarck, ND, BA
    Clinical Interests: Nutrition, obesity, labor management, family planning
    Locations: Yawkey Center

  • Amelia Henning, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: University of Pennsylvania, MSN & BSN; Wheaton College, BA
    Clinical Interests: Breastfeeding and lactation support, Baby-Friendly Initiative, natural childbirth, mental health, nutrition
    Locations: Yawkey Center and the Chelsea HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Spanish (High-level conversational)
    Additional Certification: Certified Lactation Specialist

  • Rebecca Keller, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife, Per Diem
    Education: Case Western Reserve University, MSN; Tufts University, BA
    Clinical Interests: Global health, exercise physiology in pregnancy, breastfeeding
    Locations: Hospitalist

  • Joelle Leacock, BSc, BSN, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Frontier Nursing University, MSN; Simmons College, BSN; Boston University, BSc
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent health, racial/ethnic health disparities, family planning, care of underserved communities

  • Blake Rainie, CNM, WHNP, MS

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, MS & BS; University of Richmond, BA
    Clinical Interests: Midwifery education, global health, domestic violence, care of underserved communities, group prenatal care
    Locations: Yawkey Center and the Chelsea HealthCare Center
    Language Skills: Spanish (Non-native fluency)

  • Natalia S. Richey, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Columbia University, MSN, BSN; Bowdoin College, BA
    Clinical interests: Care of underserved populations, caring for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, reproductive rights, LGBT health
    Locations: Chelsea HealthCare Center, Yawkey Center Triage, and Labor Delivery
    Language skills: Spanish (native speaker), French (high level proficiency), Portuguese (conversational)
    Additional Certification: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)

  • Angela Rostami, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: Yale University, BSN, MSN, CNM; Colgate University, BA
    Clinical Interests: Labor, postpartum and lactation support
    Locations: Hospitalist

  • Mary Trabulsi, CNM, MS

    Staff Nurse-Midwife, Per Diem
    Education: University of Illinois Chicago, MSN; Curry College, BSN
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent and teen healthcare, natural childbirth, labor management, breastfeeding and lactation support
    Locations: Hospitalist

  • Carol Wong, CNM, MSN

    Staff Nurse-Midwife
    Education: University of Pennsylvania, MSN, BSN; Brown University, BA
    Clinical Interests: Family planning, care of underserved communities, global health
    Locations: Chelsea Healthcare Center
    Certification: First Assistant at Cesarean section
    Language Skills: Spanish (Conversational)

Nurses

Nurses at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology provide clinical care to our patients. Nursing leadership also oversees the administrative functions of practices within the department.

  • Kim Francis PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC

    Nurse Director
    Antepartum, Postpartum and Nurseries

  • Hiyam Nadel, RN, BSN, MBA, CGC

    617-724-2229

    Nursing Director
    Ambulatory Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Mass General Waltham

  • Michele O'Hara, RN

    Nurse Director
    Labor and Delivery

  • Christina Davison, WHNP, MSN

    Nurse Practitioner
    Urogynecology

  • Lisa Marie Doyle, MSN, FNP-BC

    617-724-4800

    Nurse Practitioner
    Gynecology Oncology

  • Kelly Linden, RN

    Nurse Coordinator
    Mass General Fertility Center

  • Hilary Levinson, RN

    Nurse Coordinator
    Gynecology and Urogynecology

  • Robin Mahrouk, RN

    Nurse Coordinator
    Outpatient Obstetrics

  • Alisa Pascale, DNP, WHNP-BC

    617-724-6850

    Nurse Practitioner
    Gynecology

  • Maria Wallace, BS, MSN, WHNP

    617-724-4800

    Nurse Practitioner
    Gynecology Oncology

  • Jill Woods, RN, BSN

    781-487-3860

    Nurse Coordinator
    Mass General Waltham

  • Barbara Wuerthner, NP-C

    Nurse Coordinator
    Fertility Center

Fellows

The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology offers specialized fellowship programs in addition to its residency program. Fellows study in an integrated clinical and research environment and may be part of your expert care team.

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

Gynecologic Oncology

Reproductive Endocrinology

See all fellowship programs.