Milford, Mass.—Milford Regional gynecologist and obstetrician Mary Kay Myers, MD, FACOG, has been named chair of the hospital’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Department. In her new leadership role, Myers will oversee the direction of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive health throughout the Milford Regional healthcare system.

“Milford Regional’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Department is comprised of a dedicated and compassionate group of providers whose sole focus is devoted to women’s health,” said Dr. Myers. “I’m honored to take on this new role and have the opportunity to work alongside such gifted and committed professionals who continually advocate for the health and wellbeing of the women we are privileged to care for.”

Myers has more than 25 years of experience practicing in her specialty. Before joining Womne's Health of Franklin and the staff of Milford Regional, Myers primarily practiced at St. Vincent Hospital and performed surgery at UMass Memorial. Prior to that, she served as a clinician and partner of the Valley OB/GYN practice in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

Her expertise also spans across other areas in the field, including her training and usage of the daVinci robotic surgical system for minimally invasive gynecological surgeries.  

Dr. Myers received her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School and was accepted into the prestigious national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha there. She completed her residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The New York Hospital, in New York City.

“Dr. Myers’ extensive experience and reputation within the Milford Regional community makes her an excellent leader of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department,” said Chief Medical Officer Peter Smulowitz, MD, MPH. “Her skill set, dedication and phenomenal bedside manner will only help to strengthen the care we deliver to the women in our community.”

“I am thrilled Dr. Myers is chairing the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department,” said Milford Regional Chief of Gastroenterology and Medical Staff President Albert Crimaldi, MD, PhD. “Dr. Myers’ leadership will only help strengthen the shared goals of the Department’s clinical care team to offer outstanding healthcare to all women through Milford Regional’s maternity service line.

Myers succeeds Leonard DiGiovanni, MD, who announced he would be stepping down as Obstetrics and Gynecology Department chair after serving in the role for six years.

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