|Dr. DelRiccio and Dr. Hastings earn OB/GYN board certification|
Feb 12, 2013
(Feb. 11, 2013) Veronica DelRiccio, M.D. and Alison Hastings, D.O. of Northern Berkshire OB/GYN have both earned board certification in obstetrics and gynecology from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG).
According to the ABOG, board certification includes a written exam to demonstrate the physician has obtained the special knowledge and skills required for medical and surgical care of women. The physician must also show experience in treating women’s healthcare prior to the oral examination. The oral exam is given by a team of well-respected medical experts, testing the physician’s skill, knowledge and ability to treat different conditions.
Dr. DelRiccio earned her undergraduate degree and master’s of science from the University of Toronto and her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Dr. DelRiccio provides a full spectrum of obstetric and gynecologic care including labor and delivery, abnormal bleeding, pelvic pain, infertility, and cancer screening. She is well trained in gynecologic surgery including laparoscopic hysterectomy.
Dr. Hastings earned her medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency at the University of Connecticut. During medical school she was a National Health Service Corps scholar and volunteered in rural health clinics. During her residency at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Hastings received extensive training in maternal-fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, gynecologic oncology, and uro-gynecology.
Northern Berkshire OB/GYN has offices on the third floor of North Adams Regional Hospital. For information or to schedule an appointment: (413) 664-4343.