Women have special health needs. Our experts are here to help.
Obstetrician / gynecologists -- OB/GYNs -- are doctors who specialize in the care of the female reproductive system. This may include:
Some women choose an OB/GYN as their primary care provider.
Nurse practitioners also can specialize in health care for women.
Obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN)
Beginnings: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond (online manual)
Ovarian, cervical and uterine cancer care
Primary care providers
Women's health support groups
Women's heart centers
Clinics: OB / GYN services
Allina Health Pregnancy Care: Locations and services
WomenCare® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
First published: 08/01/2004
Last updated: 08/13/2009
Reviewed by: Patricia Chang, MD, Allina Medical Clinic – Parkview OB/GYN St. Paul; Kitty Haight, RN, performance improvement consultant, Allina Health Performance Resources