Conditions & Treatments
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
From family planning services to cancer treatment, Yale Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences is dedicated to helping women at all stages of life. Our department has expanded to become a worldwide leader in women’s medicine. We are also known for major contributions to the field, including the introduction of fetal heart monitoring and programs dedicated to helping women rediscover intimacy after surviving cancer.At Yale Medicine, we care deeply about women’s health. We offer many subspecialty care sections and more than 15 programs to help women navigate from adolescence to adulthood. We believe that when you combine compassionate doctors with groundbreaking medicine, every patient benefits.
Refer a PatientObstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Whether you are a caregiver, a patient, or a referring provider, our department is equipped to handle your requests. Our physicians are happy to see new referrals as well as patients desiring a second opinion.Second opinions are your right as a patient, and our doctors encourage them. Your insurance company or health care plan may even require a second opinion for certain conditions or procedures.Here are some important reasons to seek the opinion of a second doctor:You've been diagnosed with a serious illness or condition, or a rare or life-threatening disease.You have multiple medical problems and could benefit from easy coordination of care among different specialists.Your doctor is recommending major surgery and you are wondering if...
Our ProgramsObstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Our specialists tap into the broad expertise of our entire institution in order to provide compassionate, customized care for all of our patients. With seven subspecialty areas of medicine to serve our patients, we offer the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic approaches combined with the latest advances in technology.Our providers offer the following clinical services in these subspecialty sections:
Prepare for Your VisitObstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
You play a key role in your own healthcare by being an active participant. Our specialists welcome your questions and concerns, and will provide you with ample time to thoroughly discuss your condition and treatment options.Preparation will help you get the most out of your office visit. Here are a few recommendations for preparing for your appointment:Write down a list of current and past health symptoms and relevant family history information.Bring a list of questions to review with your doctor.Bring a list of your current medications and dosing instructions. Or, if you wish, you may put all your medications in a bag to bring with you.Print out any new patient forms, complete them at home, and bring them to the office on the day of your...
Clinical ResearchObstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Yale researchers have introduced countless medical and health advances over the last century, including the first success with antibiotics in the United States and the first use of chemotherapy to treat cancer. Yale scientists identified Lyme disease and discovered genes responsible for such disorders as high blood pressure, osteoporosis, dyslexia, and Tourette's syndrome. We did early work on the artificial heart and developed the first insulin pump to treat diabetes. Our investigators are also world-renowned for basic science research, including groundbreaking discoveries about how the cell and its components function at the molecular level.Our skilled physicians are world-class researchers, pioneering cutting-edge treatments to advance...
How You Can HelpObstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Your generosity helps to maintain the unparalleled scope of our patient care, research and education programs. Your gift will help:Provide quality and compassionate care for our patientsAdvance cutting-edge researchEstablish endowed professorships for our top facultySupport essential resident education opportunitiesIf you would like to help, please visit the online donation page. You can designate your gift to your doctor, our research efforts, or our department. Thank you for your support!To make a donation online: Step One:Enter the amount of your gift in the "My gift" fieldStep Two:Select the areas that you would like to supportStep Three:Assign percentages of the amount you would like to donate for each area selectedFill out the...