Physicians in this specialty are trained in the medical and surgical care of the female reproductive system and associated medical problems. They also care for patients during pregnancy and deliver babies.
Provides medical and surgical care of the female reproductive system and associated disorders. Care related to pregnancy and delivery. Related specialties: Gynecology and Obstetrics
OB/GYN is the field of medicine devoted to conditions specific to women. Obstetrics is the care of a woman during pregnancy and during and after childbirth. Gynecology is the study and care of the female reproductive system. An OB/GYN specialist combines these two disciplines to provide comprehensive care for women.
The branch of medicine dealing with birth and the diseases & hygiene of women.
The combined medicine fields of obstetrics (dealing with women's health during pregnancy, childbirth, and the recuperative period following delivery) and gynecology (dealing with women's health and the female reproductive organs). Find an OB-GYN doctor
Involves the female reproductive system, the fetus, and the newborn. Some physicians specialize in obstetrics or gynecology, rather than both. Obstetrics involves care of the woman during pregnancy, delivery of babies, and follow-up treatment. Gynecology is the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive organs and the reproductive process. Conditions treated are infertility, infections of the genital tract, cancer of the genital organs, and complications of pregnancy.