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Emily C. Von Bargen, DO

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Associate Fellowship Director
  • Associate Obstetrics & Gynecology clerkship director, Harvard Medical School


Accepting New Patients



Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests
  • Pelvic organ prolapse/relaxation
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Pelvic reconstructive surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Cystocele
  • Rectocele
  • Vaginal prolapse
  • Uterine prolapse
  • Urethral diverticulum
  • Rectovaginal fistula
  • Vesicovaginal fistula
  • Urogynecology
Medical Education
  • DO, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency, UMASS Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Mount Auburn Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Newton: Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • Waltham: Mass General Waltham
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
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • 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.

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Research & Publications


Von Bargen E, Patterson D. Cost utility of the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 May-Jun;21(3):150-153.

Apostolis C, Von Bargen E, Disciullo A. Atypical presentation of a vaginal epithelial inclusion cyst. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2012 Sep-Oct;19(5):654-657.

Wang R, Won S, Haviland MJ, Von Bargen E, Hacker MR, Li J, Lefevre R. Voiding trial outcome following pelvic floor repair without incontinence procedures. Int Urogynecol J. 2016 Aug;27(8):1215-1220.

Mazloomdoost D, Kanter G, Chan RC, Deveaneau N, Wyman AM, Von Bargen EC, Chaudhry Z, Elshatanoufy S, Miranne JM, Chu CM, Pauls RN, Arya LA, Antosh DD. Social networking and Internet use among pelvic floor patients: a multicenter survey. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Nov;215(5):654.e1-654.e10.

Von Bargen EC, Grimes CL, Mishra K, Wang R, Haviland MJ, Hacker MR, Carnevale JA, Estes AJ, Elkadry EA. Prevalence of occult pre-malignant or malignant pathology at the time of uterine morcellation for benign disease. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2017 May;137(2):123-128.

Rosenblatt P, Von Bargen E. Use of biologic grafts in pelvic organ prolapse surgery. Contemp Ob Gyn.  June 2017.

Von Bargen E, Urinary Incontinence: Finding a voice to talk about “it” Menopause. 2018 January;25(1):9.


  • Mass General Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders

    The Pelvic Floor Disorders Center at Mass General brings together a multidisciplinary team of specialists. This team works together to treat the complex and often interconnected problems that cause pelvic floor disorders. The center’s treatment philosophy is built upon a foundation of honest, open communication with every patient. Learn more about the center and its specialists.

  • Evaluation & Treatment of Pelvic Floor Disorders

    Emily Von Bargen, DO, a urogynecology specialist in the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery program at Mass General discusses the risk factors for pelvic floor disorders and the issues they can bring. Dr. Von Bargen explains that pelvic floor disorders are not a normal part of aging and discusses the various treatment options. This presentation is a part of the Midlife Women's Health Center's annual community conference.


Gynecology Department - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
55 Fruit Street
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 4E
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone 1: 857-238-8496
Phone 2: 617-724-9014
Fax: 617-724-5843
Mass General Waltham - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
40 Second Ave.
Suite 515
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 857-238-8496
Fax: 781-487-3870

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