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William (Bill) Henry Barth, MD

  • Vice Chair, Obstetrics, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Charles & Robert Montraville Green Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School

617-724-2229

Accepting New Patients

Overview

Departments

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests
  • Cervical incompetence
  • Preterm Birth
  • Multiple gestation
  • Delivery management
  • Labor management
  • High risk pregnancy
Medical Education
  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Residency, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult
Provider Gender
Male

Biography

William H. Barth, Jr, MD, is the Vice Chair for Obstetrics at Massachusetts General Hospital and is the Charles & Robert Montraville Green Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School.

He is a former Chair of the Committee on Obstetric Practice for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is an Oral Examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

Before retiring as a Colonel in the United States Air Force in 2005 he served as Department Chair at Wilford Hall Medical Center, as Chief Consultant to the Surgeon General for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and as Commander of the 407th Expeditionary Medical Group in Iraq.  He served as the Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at MGH from 2005 to 2019.

His primary research interests are intra-partum obstetrics, cervical insufficiency and preterm birth, and placental vascular physiology.

Research & Publications

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

Multimedia

Contact

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
Suite 304
Danvers, MA 01923-3623
Phone: 978-882-6767
Fax: 978-882-6775

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