Nancy Macchiarella, DO

“I feel honored that the community trusts me as their physician during some of life’s most delicate moments.”

Nancy Macchiarella, DO

“I feel honored that the community trusts me as their physician during some of life’s most delicate moments.”

Dr. Nancy Macchiarella grew up in rural Michigan. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hope College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry.  She matriculated at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and subsequently completed her ob/gyn residency at Saginaw Cooperative Hospitals.  She was recognized both as the Outstanding Junior Resident and the Outstanding Senior Resident, and an award was named in her honor for exemplifying the ideals of obstetrics and gynecology, and a commitment to personal excellence. Dr. Macchiarella worked in private practice near her hometown in rural Michigan for 20 years before joining WHP in 2022.

Professional Achievements

  • Board-certified 2003, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Fellow, 2002. American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • North American Menopause Society
  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • Certified in ACLS, BLS and Da Vinci Robotics.

An Interview with Nancy Macchiarella

What led you to the field of obstetrics/gynecology?

My interest in medicine began when I was growing up on a family beef farm in rural Michigan. I learned to appreciate the importance of health and nutrition, and actually considered a career in veterinary medicine. The intricacies of the human body drove me to medical school instead, where exposure to an amazing Ob/Gyn truly changed my life. For this I will be forever grateful.  It’s a cherished gift to be able to care for women in this manner.   

How many years have you been practicing in the field?

I dedicated my last 20 years of practice to the people who helped guide me as a young girl, in the same rural area of Michigan where I was raised. I felt honored that the community trusted me as their physician during some of life’s most delicate moments.  

What makes your job rewarding? What do you enjoy about your work?

I view my patients as an extension of my family, and I’m grateful that my patients rely on my expertise in all stages of their lives. As an Ob/Gyn, I can empower women as we tackle issues together.  

What brought you to the area and to this practice?

Although I loved my private practice in Michigan, I wanted to commit myself to the care of pregnant women as a laborist. After 20 years in a rural community, I also was looking for a change: My husband (who grew up in Long Island) and I are both avid travelers who seek cultural adventures, and we love what New York has to offer.

Do you have special interests or areas of specialty as an ob/gyn?

Although I am a ob/gyn generalist, I have taken great care in mastering the art of vaginal surgery.  Having performed thousands of vaginal hysterectomies, I would definitely consider this to be an area of expertise. I do however enjoy every aspect of the specialty!

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Free time for me typically includes spending time with my three children. I also have a special interest in bodybuilding: I compete nationally in the National Physique Committee, in the Figure division. When I am not in the gym with my husband, however, I do love walking my corgi, Lizzy, tending to flowers and vegetables in the garden, playing the piano, and traveling.

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