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
Maternal and fetal medicine (high-risk pregnancy care)
Ovarian, cervical and uterine cancer care
Primary care providers
Allina Health: Clinics with OB / GYN services
Pregnancy care: Birth centers
WomenCare® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
First published: 08/01/2004
Last updated: 12/14/2013
Reviewed by: Lisa Saul, MD, interim president, Allina Health Mother Baby Clinical Service Line