Mercy Hospital welcomes new medical director of women’s health
Northern Light Mercy Hospital has announced that board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist Loretta Hallock, DO
has joined its women’s health team as medical director. Prior to joining Northern Light Mercy Women’s Health
, Dr. Hallock was an attending physician at Yale Northeast Medical Group Obstetrics and Gynecology in Shelton, Connecticut.
In addition to providing general gynecology services, including annual women’s health screenings, Dr. Hallock treats all obstetrics patients, including those with high-risk pregnancies, complex medical conditions, and multigestational pregnancies. She also performs a wide range of gynecologic surgeries, including robotic-assisted procedures, various urogynecologic procedures, and the full scope of gynecologic laparoscopy and hysteroscopy. Dr. Hallock is also fluent in Spanish as a second language, and she participates in gynecologic surgery medical missions, performing and teaching surgery in South America.
Dr. Hallock has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; a Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Certificate from Philadelphia Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Philadelphia Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Hallock began her residency training in general surgery. Her passion for women’s health prompted her to change her focus to obstetrics and gynecology, and she completed her Ob/Gyn residency at St. Francis Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut.