OB-GYN

OBGYN- A gynecologist is a doctor who specializes in women’s reproductive health. Obstetricians care for women during their pregnancy and just after the baby is born. They also deliver babies. An ob-gyn is trained to do all of these things.

Obstetrician- a doctor who specializes in pregnancy, childbirth, and a woman’s reproductive system. Although other doctors can deliver babies. An obstetrician, also called an OB/GYN.

Gynecologist- a surgeon and usually a Medical Doctor (M.D.) who specializes in diseases of the female genital tract and women’s health. This means diseases of the uterus (womb), Fallopian tubes, ovaries, cervix (opening of the womb), vagina, and vulva (external genital organs).

Fertility Specialist- a reproductive endocrinologist — a physician who practices a sub-specialty of obstetrics and gynecology called reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI). REI is an area of medicine that addresses hormonal functioning as it pertains to reproduction and infertility in both women and men.

Urogynecologist- a physician who has completed medical school and a four-year residency in obstetrics and gynecology, and then gone on to receive additional, highly specialized training in surgical and non-surgical treatment of pelvic floor disorders.

Endocrinologist- have the training to diagnose and treat hormone imbalances and problems by helping to restore the normal balance of hormones in the body. The common diseases and disorders of the endocrine system that endocrinologists deal with include diabetes mellitus and thyroid disorders.

 

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