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Dr. Erica Frecker

Clinical Department Head
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fredericton Area

Originally from Newfoundland, Dr. Erica Frecker began working in Fredericton in 2007. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Philosophy from the University of King's College in Halifax, and obtained her medical degree from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., before graduating from the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program at Dalhousie University.

A Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Obstetrics and Gynecology),

Dr. Frecker practices medicine in English and French, and her academic interests are in minimally invasive gynecology and the treatment of placenta accreta spectrum disorder.

Dr. Frecker has served on the Baby-Friendly Initiative committee, the Midwifery Council of New Brunswick, and as the provincial Obstetrics and Gynecology representative to the New Brunswick Medical Society. She is also a founding board member of L'Arche Fredericton, a community committed to sharing the gifts of adults with intellectual disabilities.

Academic/Teaching Positions

Training, Certification/Degree

  • Bachelor of Science, University of King's College/Dalhousie University, 1992-1997
  • Doctor of Medicine, McMaster University, 1999-2002
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency, Dalhousie University, 2002-2007
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Obstetrics and Gynecology), 2007

Clinical Interests

  • Minimally Invasive Gynecology
  • Placenta Accreta Spectrum Disorder

Recent Research Publications

  • SOGC Clinical Practice Guideline No. 383 Screening, Diagnosis, and Management of Placenta Accreta Spectrum Disorders


  • 1997 Governor General's Award Biology, Dalhousie University
  • 1997 Governor General's Award Philosophy, Dalhousie University
  • 2007 Irving Perlin Resident Education Award
  • 2007 SOGC Resident Research Poster Award
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