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Joseph A. Hill, III, M.D., Board-Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Before joining the Fertility Centers of New England, Dr. Hill served in academic medicine for over 17 years and was the Director of Reproductive Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and an Associate Professor in Ob-Gyn and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Hill is a world-renown speaker and expert in reproductive medicine, especially relating to infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss. He has been named as one of "The Best Doctors in America" in three national consumer publications annually since 1994.

Dr. Hill completed his medical degree and residency at The Medical College of Georgia. He completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and another in Reproductive Immunology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Hill has been awarded several academic scholarships; published more than 150 scientific and clinical papers and textbook chapters; and presented at numerous medical and scientific meetings in 22 countries. He is a member of many professional associations, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Dr. Hill enjoys winter sports, horseback riding, music (he has been a jazz drummer for 40 years and most recently, the piano), reading, writing, and traveling with his children.



A blog by Joseph A. Hill, III, MD, Fertility Centers of New England

Sometimes, a woman’s uterus has physical differences that may reduce her chances of a successful pregnancy and increase the chance of miscarriage. These potential anatomical causes of recurrent pregnancy loss can be divided into either:

  1. congenital anomalies, meaning a woman is born with them, or
  2. acquired anomalies, meaning a woman was not born with them and has acquired them since birth.

Anatomical anomalies are associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, which is why they are labeled as potential causes of pregnancy loss. Being associated with pregnancy loss does not necessarily mean they cause pregnancy loss; however, these anomalies should not be summarily dismissed as being unimportant.

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a blog by Joseph A. Hill, III, MD, Fertility Centers of New England, October 12, 2010


a blog by Joseph A. Hill, III, MD, Fertility Centers of New England, September 8, 2010

A variety of environmental factors have been linked to both isolated and recurrent pregnancy loss.