Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Vincenzo Berghella, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal-Fetal Medicine (High Risk OB)

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Office Locations

833 Chestnut Street
1st Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-5000
Fax: (215) 923-1089

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014

President of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Board member of Pregnancy Foundation

Editor of Journal of Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Medicine

International Scientific Editor for British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (BJOG)

Associate Editor for Cochrane Review

Associate Editor of American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Oral Examiner for American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Member and leader of several Committees of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

More than 300 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts, abstracts and chapters


  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School


  • New York Downtown Hospital


  • New York Downtown Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Recent Publications

Why STAN might not be dead

External cephalic version in premature rupture of membranes: a systematic review

Racial disparities in cervical length for prediction of preterm birth in a low risk population

Exercise during pregnancy and risk of gestational hypertensive disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis

US trends in abortion and preterm birth

Twins with short cervix: hope ahead


Cesarean in the second stage: a possible risk factor for subsequent spontaneous preterm birth

Placental Abruption with Delayed Fetal Compromise in Maternal Acetaminophen Toxicity

Intravenous fluid rate for reduction of cesarean delivery rate in nulliparous women: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Universal cervical length screening for preterm birth prevention in the United States*

Outpatient versus inpatient management for superimposed preeclampsia without severe features: a retrospective, multicenter study


Intracervical Foley Catheter with and Without Oxytocin for Labor Induction: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Prevention of preterm birth with pessary in twins (PoPPT): a randomized controlled trial

Antiphospholipid antibody profile based obstetric outcomes of primary antiphospholipid syndrome: the PREGNANTS study

Second-trimester cervical length and outcomes of induction of labor at term

The power of meta-analysis to address an important clinical question in obstetrics

Exercise in pregnancy!

Are Asian American women at higher risk of severe perineal lacerations?