Hope Ricciotti, MD

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Hope Ricciotti, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School and practices obstetrics and gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She is a contributor to many magazines and is co-author of several cookbooks and women’s health textbooks. Dr. Ricciotti oversees residency education in obstetrics, gynecology, and women's health at Harvard Medical School. Her other research projects include evaluating innovative methods of medical education, and simulation for training medical students and residents. 

Dr. Ricciotti is dedicated to educating the public and the Chair of the Medical Advisory Panel for You and Your Family Magazine and youandyourfamily.com. Her special interests include providing obstetrical care, contraception, cervical cancer prevention, and well-woman care for all phases of the lifecycle. In addition, she has special expertise in reproductive health, nutrition, and management of menopause.


M.D., Dartmouth Medical School
B.A., Brown University


  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School
  • Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • OBGYN Clerkship Committee Director, Harvard Medical School
  • Program Director, Residency Program, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Harvard Medical School Curriculum Committee


  • Face to Watch, Boston's Chronicle TV magazine
  • Best of Boston, Boston magazine


  • The Today Show
  • Good Morning America
  • The Food Network
  • Lifetime Live


  • The Real Life Body Book
  • I'm Pregnant, Now What Do I Eat?
  • The Pregnancy Cookbook, The Menopause Cookbook, Breast Cancer Prevention Cookbook, The Healthy Family Cookbook
  • Contributor, You and Your Family magazine
  • Contributor, Glamour, Fit Pregnancy, Pregnancy, and Prevention