Dr. Jill Hechtman | OB/GYN & Medical Director of Tampa Obstetrics

Dr. Jill Hechtman | OB/GYN & Medical Director of Tampa Obstetrics

Dr. Jill Hechtman is the Medical Director of Tampa Obstetrics and the past Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital in Tampa. She is the past Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brandon Regional Hospital and served on the hospital’s Board of Trustees for 2 years. She is a frequent face in local media as “Dr. Jill” and currently is the obstetrics and gynecology expert for “Daytime,” a nationally syndicated talk show. Jill was also recently appointed as a member of the Florida House of Representatives Medicaid Low Income Pool Council. She is also featured in various videos about pregnancy, which can be found on this website under “Patient Education.”

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Premature Birth: Understanding Your Risk

It is estimated that approximately 1 in 10 pregnancies in the United States will result in a premature birth–this is one of the highest rates in the developed world. Premature birth remains the leading cause of newborn death globally, and it can happen to anyone. Although its ...

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