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Mark B. Woodland

Mark B. Woodland, MS, MD

Professor and Interim Academic Chair

Department: Obstetrics & Gynecology

Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • MD - George Washington University School of Medicine (1985)
  • MS in General Biology - Villanova University (1981)
  • BS in Biology and Chemistry, Honors Philosophy & Religion, Ursinus College (1980)

Awards & Honors

  • Leader in Women's Health Care, Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Consumer Guide of Top Docs, Gynecologic Surgery
  • Patient Recognition Award for compassion and clinical care, Patient Choice Awards
  • 3rd Sterling Memorial Lecture Keynote Speaker for the Council on Resident Education in OBGYN (CREOG)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, Federation of State Medical Boards (2022-2024)
  • Chair, PA State Board of Medicine (2022-2023)
  • ACGME Grievance Committee
  • AAMC Holistic Review Committee

Mark B. Woodland, MS, MD, is professor and interim academic chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Drexel University College of Medicine. He has been a member of our faculty for over 20 years. He served as the OB/GYN residency program director and vice dean for graduate medical education at the College of Medicine until joining Reading Hospital as chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2015. He is one of six physicians on the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine, and was elected chair of that board in October 2020. He is also chair of the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology for the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In May of 2022 Woodland was elected to the board of directors of the Federation of State Medical Boards. In December 2022, he was reappointed by former Governor Tom Wolf for a 2nd term to the PA State Medical Board and elected for a 3rd term as chair of the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine. Woodland currently serves on the ACGME Grievance Committee and the AAMC Holistic Review Committee.

Dr. Woodland received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and served his internship at George Washington University Medical Center. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital.

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.

Contact Information

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Reading Hospital Tower Health
420 S. 5th Avenue
West Reading, PA 19611
Phone: 484.628.8827