Christina Thomas, MD has been named Associate Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Emerson Hospital. Dr. Thomas practices at Concord OB/GYN Associates and has served at Emerson for three years. As Associate Chair of OB/GYN, Dr. Thomas is responsible for working with the Chair of OB/GYN, Jeffrey Riley, MD, to oversee obstetrics and gynecology services at Emerson and provide the highest quality care to patients. Prior to becoming a physician at Emerson, she practiced at South Shore Hospital.
“Christina is a wonderful physician whose dedication to her patients and to the field of obstetrics and gynecology is first rate,” said Jeffrey Riley, MD, Chair of OB/GYN at Emerson Hospital. “We are very proud to have her on our team treating patients and ensuring that everyone who chooses Emerson for prenatal care, to have a baby, or receive gynecological care is treated with the best possible care and compassion.”
Dr. Thomas received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. She completed an internship and residency in OB/GYN at Tufts Medical Center and is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.
A resident of Carlisle, Massachusetts and mother of young twins, Dr. Thomas says of her appointment, "I am excited to take on the role of Associate Chair of OB/GYN at Emerson Hospital and make a difference in the community. In collaboration with our colleagues at Brigham and Women's Hospital, we are able to care for patients who are high risk right here in the community. As a mother of twins I understand the unique challenges and care that these patients need. Emerson is a gem, patients receive such a unique level of personal care that can only be found in a community hospital."
Commenting on her favorite part of being an obstetrician and gynecologist, Dr. Thomas says, "Seeing new parents' faces as their child is born and being part of the experience is something very special that keeps me going through the long days and nights."
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Emerson Hospital is a multi-site health system headquartered in Concord, Mass., with additional facilities in Sudbury, Groton and Westford. The 179-bed hospital provides advanced medical services to more than 300,000 individuals in 25 towns. To learn more, visit www.emersonhospital.org.