Obstetrics/gynecology doctors

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Obstetrics and gynecology doctors

Obstetrics and Gynecology Doctors, often abbreviated as OB/GYNs, are doctors specializing in women's health, with a particular focus on pregnancy, childbirth, and disorders of the female reproductive system. They play a vital role in both obstetrical care and gynecological health.

Overview[edit | edit source]

OB/GYNs are experts in managing all aspects of women's health. They provide prenatal care, deliver babies, and manage a variety of gynecological conditions. These doctors also play a key role in health education and preventative care for women.

Roles and Responsibilities[edit | edit source]

  • Pregnancy and Childbirth: Provide care during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum period.
  • Reproductive Health: Diagnose and treat disorders related to the female reproductive system, including menstrual and fertility issues.
  • Preventive Care: Conduct routine check-ups, Pap smears, breast exams, and preventive screenings.
  • Surgical Procedures: Perform surgeries such as cesarean sections, hysterectomies, and laparoscopies.
  • Health Counseling: Offer advice on contraception, sexual health, and menopause management.

Education and Training[edit | edit source]

  • Undergraduate Degree: A bachelor's degree, typically in a science-related field.
  • Medical School: Completion of medical school to earn an MD or DO degree.
  • Residency: A residency in obstetrics and gynecology, usually lasting four years.
  • Board Certification: Obtained by passing exams from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Subspecialties[edit | edit source]

OB/GYNs can further specialize in areas such as:

Practice Settings[edit | edit source]

OB/GYNs work in various settings, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Private practices
  • Women’s health clinics
  • Academic medical centers

Professional Bodies[edit | edit source]

Organizations like the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) provide resources, continuing education, and advocacy for OB/GYNs.

Find an obstetrics/gynecology doctor (world)[edit | edit source]

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Angola Cabinda Clinics -5.554811578, 12.19267238 General Paediatrics Gynaecology Obstetrics Imagiology Cabinda Clinic Cligest - Centro Médico do (BNA) Banco Nacional de Angola
Antigua-and-barbuda Saint John Clinics 17.12545609, -61.84151301 Gynaecology General practice Obstetrics St. John's Clinic The Women's Clinic
Argentina Santa Fe Clinics -32.94943417, -60.69359193 General Gynaecology Paediatrics Nursing Obstetrics S2009 Rosario Clinic Centro de Salud Doctor Esteban Maradona
Bolivia Cochabamba Hospitals -17.38646663, -66.14838464 Obstetrics Gynaecology Paediatrics Cochabamba Hospital Hospital Materno Infantil Germán Urquidi
Bolivia Santa Cruz Clinics -17.80109415, -63.17169154 General Gynaecology Obstetrics Santa Cruz de la Sierra Clinic Clínica El Trompillo
Brazil São Paulo Doctors -23.58352942, -46.67093496 Gynaecology Mastology Obstetrics 04534-013 Doutor Carlos del Roy
Brazil Sergipe Healthsites -11.14467464, -37.62440915 Obstetrics 49360-000 Maternidade de Boquim
Brazil Sergipe Healthsites -11.14467464, -37.62440915 Obstetrics 49360-000 Maternidade de Boquim
Bulgaria Sofia City Hospitals 42.71430049, 23.25715664 Gynaecology Gastroenterology Endocrinology Obstetrics Pediatrics Cardiology Dermatology Dermatovenereology Oncology Neurology Nephrology Orthopaedics Pulmonology Otorhnolaryngology Urology Surgery Rheumatology General 1336 София Hospital ДКЦ Софиямед - Люлин
Canada Ontario Doctors 43.64869603, -79.50645945 Obstetrics Gynecology M8X 1B5 Etobicoke Doctor Dr. B. Grygowski
Indonesia Lampung Hospitals -5.39406193, 105.265856 Obstetrics Maternity 35132 Bandar Lampung Hospital Rumah Sakit Ibu dan Anak Puri Betik Hati
Iran Tehran Hospitals 35.71355978, 51.36838325 Obstetrics Gynaecology 1456974133 تهران Hospital دكتر سميرا حسن خاني جراح و متخصص زنان، زايمان و نازايي
Iran Tehran Hospitals 35.71355978, 51.36838325 Obstetrics Gynaecology 1456974133 تهران Hospital دكتر سميرا حسن خاني جراح و متخصص زنان، زايمان و نازايي
Ireland Dublin Doctors 53.39684958, -6.24493918 Gynaecology Obstetrics D09 Doctor ObGyn Clinic
Ireland Dublin Doctors 53.39684958, -6.24493918 Gynaecology Obstetrics D09 Doctor ObGyn Clinic
Ireland Dublin Doctors 53.39684958, -6.24493918 Gynaecology Obstetrics D09 Doctor ObGyn Clinic
Ireland Dublin Doctors 53.39684958, -6.24493918 Gynaecology Obstetrics D09 Doctor ObGyn Clinic
Japan Hokkaido Doctors 42.83419045, 141.6342588 Obstetrics Gynecology 066-0038 千歳市 Doctor マミーズクリニックちとせ
Japan Hokkaido Doctors 43.05059543, 141.3550651 Obstetrics Gynaecology 064-0808 札幌市 吉尾産婦人科
Japan Hokkaido Doctors 43.05059543, 141.3550651 Obstetrics Gynaecology 064-0808 札幌市 吉尾産婦人科

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Conclusion[edit | edit source]

Obstetrics and Gynecology Doctors are integral to women's health, offering specialized care through all stages of a woman's life. Their expertise in both obstetrics and gynecology ensures comprehensive care for their patients.

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