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  • Our Mission: Minimally Invasive Obstetrics

    Village Obstetrics™ is an elite private practice dedicated to normal birth and high-risk obstetrics. We aim to assist women and their partners in achieving safe and satisfying pregnancy, birth, and parenthood. We recognize that women should not have to choose between a safe delivery and a beautiful experience.

  • Village Obstetrics Dr. Worth Dr. Mussalli

    Our Philosophy: Trust, Joy, Caring, Dependable, Excellent, Fun

    We approach your pregnancy with enthusiasm. We understand the joys as well as the challenges that pregnancy brings. With a genuine reverence to the natural process of birth, we strive to balance the best of modern medicine with the wisdom of unhurried care.

  • Our Passion: Highest Patient Satisfaction

    Village Obstetrics believes that immediate easy access of patients to their doctors translates into the best pregnancy outcomes with the highest patient satisfaction. At VOb, your doctors are available 24 hours a day for medical emergencies.

Unmedicated Birth

Why would anyone want unmedicated birth when pain-free birth is available. Modern epidurals give magical pain relief. This is a complex question. Probably the answer is very personal and different for every mom but these are some of the answers we have heard in support of using less medication with birth: …

We Love Doulas

At Village Ob we are whole-hearted fans of doulas. Drs. Worth & Mussalli consider doulas to be a gift from heaven for any labor, an infusion of positive energy and caring. In our view they are an essential component of the team, especially for a first labor or a VBAC labor…

Gentle Cesarean Section

If you need a cesarean delivery for this birth rest assured that your doctors are expert surgeons.  We are meticulous and experienced and have outstanding results.  We take inspiration from our colleagues in England and Massachusetts profiled in the following videos and have adopted the “gentle cesarean” technique as our own…

High Patient Satisfaction

Compassionate High Risk Care

Sometimes no intervention is needed and at other times quite a bit is required, but our approach is always gentle and respectful.

Low Cesarean Section Rate

We are meticulous and experienced and have outstanding results. Village Obstetrics™ has delivered thousands of babies in New York City and shares a genuine love of obstetrics.

24/7 Availability from Your Doctors

At VOb, your doctors are available 24 hours a day for medical emergencies. Throughout your pregnancy, we are always happy to answer any questions you have about your health and the health of your baby.


At Village Obstetrics we track some of the quality measures advised by the National Quality Forum, The Joint Commission, Healthy People 2010/2020 and ACOG as well as some of our own. Tracking data supports transparency and self-reflection. Numbers are only a tool and are never a rigid goal. Numbers help us think about the care we give and help us continuously learn and improve.

Epidural for labor pain
Labor Induction
Skin to skin at delivery
Continuous labor support (doula)
TSV** Cesarean Rate
NTSV† Cesarean Rate
Total Cesarean Rate
VBAC Trial of Labor Success
Gentle Cesarean technique‡

Village Obstetrics Patient Data 1/1/17 – 6/30/17

*excludes operative vaginal delivery and non reassuring fetal status
**TSV is 37+ weeks, baby head down, all patients except scheduled cesarean and multiple gestation
† NTSV is 37+ weeks, baby head down, first birth
‡Gentle Cesarean technique is clear drape, skin to skin and breast feeding in OR when medically appropriate

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