Dr. Ralph Pellecchia, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Throughout his career, making certain that women receive the care and treatment they need and deserve has been Dr. Pellecchia’s top professional priority. That is one of the reasons his patients are so devoted to him. Now making sure that women, men, and children get the best care possible is precisely why he will be successful in his new post as Chief Medical Officer. 

Dr. Pellecchia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from State University of New York-Binghamton, and a medical degree from Albany Medical College, where he was presented with the Kenneth M. Archibald Prize for Outstanding Achievement. He completed his residency at University of Medicine and Dentistry-New Jersey Medical School, and received the Residents Research Award while there. 

After completing his residency, Dr. Pellecchia established a private practice. In 2000, he came to Jersey City Medical Center and served as New Margaret Hague Faculty Staff Attending Physician. In 2002, he was named Director of Women’s Health Services for the Family Health Center of Jersey City Medical Center. In 2006, Dr. Pellecchia became the Director of Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN) here at Metropolitan Family Health Network. In 2019, he was named Clinical Chief of MFHN’s Department of OB/GYN. He was named MFHN’s Chief Medical Officer on July 1, 2022.