Mark S. DeFrancesco, MD, MBA, FACOG

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Mark S. DeFrancesco, MD, MBA, FACOG

Westwood Women's Health

Waterbury (Main Office), Southbury*

(203) 574-5501

Languages: English

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

  • Friendliness and Courtesy: 100.0
  • Concerns for Worries: 98.8
  • Likelihood of Recommending: 99.4
  • Confidence in Provider: 100.0
  • Office Staff Teamwork: 98.4

Scores are representative of patients surveyed by Press Ganey in 2020.
*Provider may not practice at all locations.

Learn about this provider.

Mark S. DeFrancesco, MD, received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his medical degree from the University of Connecticut. Dr. DeFrancesco is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and has been practicing since 1984. He is a founder of Women’s Health Connecticut/Physicians for Women’s Health, one of the largest ObGyn practices in the country, and served as its Chief Medical Officer from 1997 to 2014.

Dr. DeFrancesco served as President of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) from 2014 to 2017, and has served on many ACOG committees and task forces, including Finance, Practice Management, Ambulatory Practice Operations and the Task Force on Patient Safety in the Office Setting.

In addition to his ACOG activities, he is a board member of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and is the past President of the New England Obstetrical and Gynecological Society. He has also served as the Chair of the ObGyn Department of St. Mary’s Hospital for many years.

Dr. DeFrancesco is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. DeFrancesco served as a State Representative in the Connecticut State Legislature.

Find out what patients are saying.

Dr. DeFrancesco is a truly caring physician, he always demonstrates patience and the ability to answer questions.

Dr. DeFrancesco has been my doctor for at least 25 years. He has always been very compassionate and listens thoroughly to my concerns. I would definitely recommend him to others.

Dr. DeFrancesco is always kind and professional. I am comfortable being a patient of his, and I trust his judgement.

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