What is Obstetrics & Gynecology? Obstetrics and gynecology are specialties within the field of Women’s Health.
Obstetrics is a branch of medicine that is more closely associated with pregnancy, labor, childbirth and postpartum care. Physicians in the field of obstetrics & gynecology specialize in both branches of medicine, establishing long-term relationships with women as they move into, through and out of their childbearing years.
Gynecology is a branch of medicine that focuses on women’s reproductive health from puberty through adulthood. It includes diagnosis, treatment and preventive care of the female reproductive system.