OSF Medical Group

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Three pregnant women OSF Medical Group offers obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) care in many of its service areas.

What does OB/GYN mean? OB/GYN is an abbreviation commonly used to describe obstetrics and gynecology.  

OB is short for obstetrics or for an obstetrician, a doctor who delivers babies. GYN is short for gynecology or for a gynecologist, a doctor who specializes in treating diseases of the female reproductive organs.

An obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN) is a doctor who both delivers babies and treats diseases of the female reproductive organs.


Some common services include:

  • Care during pregnancy
  • Family planning services
  • General obstetrics/gynecology
  • Gynecologic problems – diagnosis and treatment
  • High-risk obstetrics
  • Infertility
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Labor, delivery and post-partum care