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

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

Gail Herrine
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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

  • 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, 2018
  • Exceptional Women In Medicine, Castle Connolly, 2017
  • Regional Top Doctor, Castle Connolly, 2016-2017
  • Best Doctors in America®, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2015-2016
  • Top Doctor, Castle Connolly, 2015

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. 


PubMed Publications

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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.