Obstetrics & Gynecology
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
- Laparoscopic surgery
- Labor, delivery and post-partum care