Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Vincenzo Berghella, MD

Jefferson University Physician

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

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

Make An Appointment

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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

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Devon
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

Recent Publications

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

Uterine massage for preventing postpartum hemorrhage at cesarean delivery: Which evidence?

Cervical length in adolescents versus adults

Very tight vs. tight control: what should be the criteria for pharmacologic therapy dose adjustment in diabetes in pregnancy? Evidence from randomized controlled trials


Screening and treatment for short cervical length in pregnancy: a physician survey in the United States

Are women positive for the One Step but negative for the Two Step screening tests for gestational diabetes at higher risk for adverse outcomes?

Implementation of vaginal cleansing prior to cesarean delivery to decrease endometritis rates

Decrease in the incidence of threatened preterm labor after implementation of transvaginal ultrasound cervical length universal screening


Delayed cord clamping and cord gas analysis at birth

Cervical Pessary for Preventing Preterm Birth in Singleton Pregnancies with Short Cervical Length: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Cervical pessary for preventing preterm birth in twin pregnancies with short cervical length: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Current options for mechanical prevention of preterm birth

Development of a nomogram for prediction of successful membrane sweeping*



Risk of Cesarean scar defect following single- vs double-layer uterine closure: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Cerclage for sonographic short cervix in singleton gestations without prior spontaneous preterm birth: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials using individual patient-level data

Discontinuing Oxytocin Infusion in the Active Phase of Labor: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis