Convenient, Compassionate Care

Comprehensive health care as unique as you.

Through every stage of life, Pioneer Valley residents turn to us for all aspects of their health care, including pregnancy and childbirth, midwifery services and gynecology care. We offer comprehensive, sensitive, and gender-affirming care no matter your stage of life or state of health.

Our staff of registered nurses and office professionals are available by phone every weekday between 8 AM and 5 PM to speak with you if you have questions or a problem that cannot wait until your next office visit. At all other times, providers are on call to address urgent matters.

Childbirth Center

Cooley Dickinson’s Childbirth Center is second to none and has been voted best in the Valley for the past three years by Valley Advocate readers. Plus, with Cooley Dickinson, the same experienced providers you see locally in our offices in Northampton and Amherst will attend the birth of your baby at our Childbirth Center.

Maternity and Pregnancy Services

In addition to providing routine maternity and pregnancy services and testing, our board-certified obstetricians, gynecologists and certified nurse midwives facilitate specialized services, including:

From gynecologic surgery to treatments for menopause, the ObGyn & Midwifery care team make delivering quality care a top priority. Health and wellness services for you include:

GYN Care

  • Comprehensive gynecologic care
  • Birth control
  • Human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination
  • Disorders of the cervix; abnormal pap spears, and HPV
  • Sexually transmitted infection counseling, testing and treatment
  • Treatment of endometriosis, menstrual disorders, urinary incontinence
  • Vaginal/vulvar diseases and disorders

Fertility Services

Cooley Dickinson now offers fertility services, including preimplantation genetic testing, in vitro fertilization (IVF); egg, sperm and embryo freezing (cryopreservation). In addition, we offer fertility consultations, blood test, semen analysis, Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), and monitoring at our CDMG locations.


  • Menopause treatment
  • Hormone replacement therapy and natural alternatives

Breast Health

  • Breast exams and referrals for imaging (imaging; ultrasound; MRI)
  • Surgical referrals

Bone Density

  • Management of osteopenia (low bone mass) and osteoporosis (thinning bones)


  • Gynecologic ultrasound
  • Obstetric ultrasound


The experienced physicians of CDMG ObGyn & Midwifery perform a range of gynecologic surgeries. While many procedures may be done in the office setting, our providers also regularly perform more advanced surgeries at the Kittredge Surgery Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. We offer expertise in:

  • Endometrial ablation
  • Minimally invasive hysterectomy
  • Permanent birth control and sterilization
  • Surgical treatment of incontinence, fibroids, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, dropped uterus/bladder, sterilization

Cooley Dickinson Medical Group ObGyn & Midwifery

For more information or to make an appointment, call 413-586-9866.

With offices in three area locations, we offer the convenience of high-quality health care close to where you live and work:

The Childbirth Center

To contact the Childbirth Center, call 413-582-2125.



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The Breast Center at Cooley Dickinson

The new Breast Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital provides a compassionate, patient-centered experience for everyone in need of breast care, at any stage of prevention or treatment. The newly opened, 6,000+-square foot facility combines and consolidates services including breast exams, screening and diagnostic mammography, breast ultrasound, surgical biopsy and wire localization, and bone density screening. The breast center also provides a Nurse Navigator who is dedicated to guiding patients through every step of screening, diagnosis and treatment. Learn more about the new Breast Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital..