Mercy Midwives Women's Health Center
2847 Webster Avenue Bronx, NY 10458
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Gloria Murray CNM Biography Page

Gloria L. Murray, MSN, NP, CNM
Owner/Certified Nurse Midwife
Leon Murray
Associate Director
Michelle Smith, MPH
Executive Administrator
Jacob Esses, MD
Michael Ihemaguba, MD

Consulting Physicians
Maria E. Rodriguez
Medical Assistant
Dorca Garcia

Front Desk Receptionist

Biography Page

Gloria L. Murray, MSN, NP, CNM is the sole owner and provider at Mercy Midwives Women's Health Center; safely delivering over ten thousand babies during her over forty-five year career!

Mrs. Murray started her career as a midwife in her hometown of Georgetown, Guyana in South America. She immigrated to the United States (Bronx, NY) in 1977 and enrolled in Bronx Community College. She received her degree and went on to further her education at Mercy College and the College of New Rochelle.

In 1996, she received both her Certified Nurse Midwife and Master's in Midwifery degrees from SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In 1999, she opened Mercy Midwives Women's Health Center in conjunction with Mercy OB/GYN P.C.  In 2001, she became the sole owner of the business and has continued to be a success.

In 2002, she was recognized for outstanding community service and great care by the Office of the Borough President, Fernando Ferrer, State Senator Ruth Hassel Thompson and Assemblyman Carl E. Heastie (the youngest African American New York State legislator).

Mrs. Murray is a strong believer in patient education, preventive medicine and early intervention. Her patients can look forward to receiving pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc. helping them to understand their bodies and their health. Her patients refer to her "caring and gentle manner" and her "vast knowledge and professionalism" as reasons why they come back year after year. Her office walls are covered with countless pictures of the smiling babies that she has delivered throughout the years!

She is affiliated with St. Barnabas Hospital. She has also worked at St. Agnes Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, Sound Shore Medical Center and Greenburgh Health Center with teams of physicians, nurse midwives and administrators. Recently, she was honored by the Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr. for her exemplary work with the women of the Bronx. Read about it at

She is proud to have her husband, daughter and grandson on staff as the Associate Director, the Executive Administrator and Billing Clerk respectively. She is as proud of being a Nurse Midwife as she is of being a wife, mother and grandmother.

If it is excellent OB/GYN care that you are seeking, look no further than Mercy Midwives Women's Health Center and the caring hands of Gloria L. Murray, CNM.

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