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Gail M. Herrine, MD, FACOG, IBCLC, FABM

Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Reproductive Sciences
Medical Director, Post-Partum

Gail Herrine
For Patients
Contact Information

Contact Information


About Me

Clinical Interests

  • General OB/GYN
  • Lactation medicine
  • Breastfeeding advocacy
  • Female sexual dysfunction
  • Contraception

Research Interests

  • Lactation medicine
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Safe Zone: Dr. Herrine has completed Safe Zone training to learn about LGBTQ identities, gender and sexuality, and examine prejudice, assumptions, and privilege. She welcomes patients from the LGBTQ community in her practice. 
  • Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1993
  • Internship, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1988
  • MD, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 1987
  • BA, Chemistry, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, 1983


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
  • International Lactation Consultant Association

Honors & Awards

  • Physician of the Year, Pennsylvania Resource Organization, Lactation Consultants
  • Top Doctors, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Philadelphia magazine, 2017-2020
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2017
  • Exceptional Women In Medicine, Castle Connolly, 2017
  • Regional Top Doctor, Castle Connolly, 2016-2017
  • Best Doctors in America®, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2015-2016, 2019-2020
  • Top Doctor, Castle Connolly, 2015

Digital Bibliography

View PubMed Publications

Massa K, Herrine GM, Yu D. Skin to skin contact after delivery: Nurse education and perspectives, Breastfeed Med. 2013;8(S1):S1-S20.

Herrine GM, McCarthy M, Valeggia C. Breastfeeding attitudes and intentions: Effects of a small-scale intervention in northeastern Philadelphia. Breastfeed Med. 2010;5(6):325-341.

Herrine GM, Romcevich L, Valeggia C. Breastfeeding attitudes and intentions in an inner-city northeast Philadelphia community, Breastfeed Med. 2009;4(4)233-246

Haurani FI, Herman GM. Methotrexate and the thymidylate synthetase gene. Blood. 1982;60:113A.