Cornelia van der Ziel, MD

Cornelia van der Ziel retired from her practice as an OB/GYN.

She worked as an OB/GYN since 1979, first for Kaiser in northern California, and later for Harvard Community Health Plan and its subsequent iterations.

Cornelia is coauthor, with Jacqueline Tourville, of “Big, Beautiful and Pregnant: Expert Advice & Comforting Wisdom for the Expecting Plus-size Woman,” published in 2006.

She is currently involved in many volunteer activities in the Boston area and enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren.