Your well being is our priority. We are women’s health specialists.

The medical staff in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology provides care and advice for women from puberty through adulthood. In addition to providing physical examinations, breast examinations, and pap smears, our specialists help patients with family planning decisions and birth options and care for them during pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause. Our registered nurses and experienced childbirth educators offer childbirth and breastfeeding classes to help prepare our soon-to-be mothers.

Cancer Types

Cervical
Ovarian
Uterine and endometrial
Vulvar
Vaginal

Cancer Treatments

Laparoscopy
Hysterectomy
Chemotherapy
Cancer Surgery
Integrative Medicine
Minimally-invasive and robotically-assisted surgical techniques

Who is at risk for gynecologic cancer?

The following are risk factors for different kinds of gynecologic cancers. Each cancer has its own general risk factors, and may affect women in various ways. Every woman is different, so talk to your doctor or gynecology oncology specialist about any questions or concerns you may have.

Risk factors include:

  • Post-menopausal (over age 50)
  • Endometrial hyperplasia – a condition where the cells of the endometrium are abnormal
  • Cervical dysplasia – a condition where the cervical cells are abnormal
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • High blood sugar
  • Other cancers (colon, rectal, breast)
  • Early age of first menstruation
  • Women who have never been pregnant
  • Hormone-related issues
  • Family history of breast or ovarian cancer

Cancer Center Specialties

Detailed information about our Specialties