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Harvard Medical School


Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecology

Dr. Jon Ivar Einarsson is the Director of the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harvard Medical School. He is internationally known in his field and has been invited to speak and operate in numerous countries and 5 continents. Dr Einarsson is the Past President of the AAGL, the largest international MIGS organization and he has published well over 100 original scientific articles as well as coauthor book chapters and has edited and published his own textbook in the field of MIGS.

Dr. Einarsson is also an innovator with several granted or pending medical device patents. He is the Founder of Freyja Healthcare, a medical device startup company that has successfully licensed medical devices to large medical device companies. Freyja continues to develop innovative medical devices that have the potential to safe lives and make surgery safer and simpler.

Clinical Interests

  • Cervical Insufficiency/Incompetence
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroids
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • LGBT Health
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Prolapse


  • Medical School
    • University of Iceland School of Medicine, 1995
  • Residencies
    • Landspitali University Hospital, 1996 - 1998
    • Baylor College of Medicine, 1999 - 2002
  • Board Certifications
    • Gynecological Surgery, 2005
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2005
  • Fellowship
    • Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 - 2004


  • Boston Magazine Top Doctor, 2019
  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2017

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