Gynecology & Obstetrics

Gynecology & Obstetrics is a branch of medicine that specializes in the care of women during pregnancy and childbirth and in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the female reproductive organs. It also specializes in issues of other women’s health, such as menopause, hormone problems, contraception (birth control), and infertility. It is commonly abbreviated as OB-GYN, OBG or O&G. Obstetrician-gynecologists are physicians who possess special knowledge, skills and professional capability in the medical and surgical care of the female reproductive system and their associated disorders.