Apr 13, 2023

Dr. Jacqueline Marecheau Named St. John’s Episcopal Hospital’s Interim Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology

By The Wave | on June 09, 2022

Dr. Jaqueline Marecheau, St. John's Episcopal Hospital

St. John's Episcopal Hospital is pleased to announce Jacqueline Marecheau, MD FACOG has been appointed as the Interim Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN). In her new role, Dr. Marecheau will oversee the various services performed by the OB/GYN team to improve the overall quality of care.

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Dr. Marecheau comes to her role with nearly 20 years of experience as a Faculty and Voluntary Attending. She initially joined St. John's in early 2020 as the Director of Quality and Patient Safety for Women's Health. For the last two years, Dr. Marecheau has led the department with a focus on quality improvement, patient safety, policy, and procedure.

"It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Jacqueline Marecheau as Interim Chairperson of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology," says Dr. Donald Morrish, Chief Medical Officer & SVP of Medical Affairs. "Her experience and passion for women's health will benefit the Rockaway community at large and I look forward to working with her as we improve the way St. John's provides care to women."

Before joining St. John's Episcopal Hospital, Dr. Marecheau was a faculty staff attending at the Long Island College Hospital (LICH), where she completed her residency training and became a Medical Student Clerkship Director. She then spent nine years as a Faculty Attending at NYU Langone-Brooklyn (Formerly Lutheran Medical Center) where she chaired the quality assurance committee for the FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) in Women's Health.

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The Bronx native received her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Education from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education (currently known as the CUNY Medical School). She obtained her medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn and is Board Certified in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Marecheau has received numerous awards throughout her career, most notably the CREOG (Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology), which she has received twice. Outside of her career, Dr. Marecheau is a proud wife of 11 years and mother to an 8-year-old son.

St. John's Episcopal Hospital is the only hospital providing emergency and ambulatory care to the densely populated, culturally and economically diverse, and medically underserved populations of the Rockaways and Five Towns in southern Queens County and southwestern Nassau County, New York. Celebrating over 110 years of community care, the 257-bed facility provides people of all faiths with comprehensive preventive, diagnostic treatment, and rehabilitative services, regardless of ability to pay. For more information, visit

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