Alexandra Spadola is an obstetrician and gynecologist who specializes in the care of women with complicated pregnancies. She practices maternal-fetal medicine and is the director of labor and delivery at Tufts Medical Center, which she joined in 2018.
Prior to her move to Boston she was an associate professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, where she practiced high-risk obstetrics as the regional director of the Central New York Perinatal Program. Throughout her career she has worked on developing conversations between disciplines, promoting patient safety initiatives, and disseminating best practices over complex health networks.
Alex has attended over 3,000 births and partnered with many women in making decisions in illness and in health. She is an advocate for justice and transparency in medicine and has had the great pleasure to work with many wonderful colleagues in midwifery, nursing, and public health. She has won numerous teaching awards and highly values her role of training the next generation of doctors in compassionate and ethical care. She is honored to be a member of the Our Bodies Ourselves Board of Directors.