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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
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
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • International Lactation Consultant Association
  • Pennsylvania Lactation Consultant Association
  • Maternity Care Coalition
  • Philadelphia Breastfeeding Coalition

Honors & Awards

  • Physician of the Year, Pennsylvania Resource Organization, Lactation Consultants, 2008

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.