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David B. Elmer, MD, FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clinical Overview


  • Department + Services

    Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Diplomat
    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Fellow
    Massachusetts Medical Society
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    Six Sigma Certification

Publications & Research

  • Operative Gynecology – Edited by Gershenson, DeCherney & Curry
    Contributed Chapter 9 “Benign Procedures of the Vulva and Vagina”
    W.B. Saunders Co. 1993
  • Elmer DB, Granai CO, Ball HG, Curry SL. Persistence of gestational trophoblastic disease. Obstet Gynecol 1993; 81:888-890.
  • Intrauterine Therapy of Fetal Supraventricular Tachycardia
    ACOG District I Junior Fellow Award Winning Paper
  • Block PC, Elmer DB, Fallon JT. Release of atherosclerotic debris. Circ 1982;65:950-952.
  • Block PC, Fallon JT, Elmer DB. Experimental Angioplasty. AJR 1980; 135:907-912.


Degree & Residencies

Tufts University, B.S.
Tufts University School of Medicine, M.D.
Tufts University Affiliated Hospitals, OB/GYN Residency


In his free time, Dr. Elmer enjoys fly-fishing, beekeeping, and is an instrument-rated general aviation pilot.
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Office Hours

Weekly on Tuesdays


(508) 825-8377
Physician referrals only


Nantucket Cottage Hospital
57 Prospect Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

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