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The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences offers expertise in the depth and breadth of care of throughout a woman’s lifetime.  Our service has specialists that are renowned in the region, providing evidenced-based and state of the art health care.

In Obstetrics, our providers provide both low and high-risk management for pregnancies.  This includes a midwife program, one of the first in its kind in an academic center and an option of a low-risk birthing center.  For those desiring a traditional model, there is an outstanding group of Obstetricians & Gynecologists providing prenatal and delivery care at both Jacobs Medical Center and at the UCSD Hillcrest Medical Center.  When there are high-risk pregnancies, Maternal-Fetal Medicine subspecialists that can perform consultative management, assisting referring physicians and provide prenatal care.  There is an outstanding prenatal diagnosis program, which attracts referrals regionally.

General Gynecology has a number of offices throughout the county.  Patients may be referred for routine care.  However, there are a number of centers of excellence including management of uterine myomata, menopausal disorders, conditions affecting sexuality and minimally invasive surgery.

For patients with pelvic floor disorders and incontinence, a world renowned Urogynecologist Division accepts referrals.  This service not only provides direct patient care, but is also internationally regarded, studying and contributing to the knowledge and management of these conditions.

The Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Division cares for women with underlying endocrine disorders as well as evaluates and manages couples with infertility.  Providers have expertise in polycystic ovary syndrome, treating uterine abnormalities and assisted reproductive technology.

For those with issues complicating contraceptive management, or need for pregnancy termination services, the Family Planning Division has a team of providers that are adept not only in evaluation and management, but also provide extremely compassionate care.

The Gynecologic Oncology Division, working at the highly acclaimed Moore’s Cancer Center as well as other sites in the community are available for referrals.  This division provides comprehensive management of patients including surgery and chemotherapy.

While the number of specialists and sub-specialists seem vast, the goal is to ensure that a patient desiring the best care, for whatever her condition, will find it at our institution.  Our department is committed to providing a wide spectrum of the highest quality knowledge, patient care and service.

to this end, the Patient and Family Advisory Council, Women and Infants Services was founded in April 2011.  Its mission is to improve the safety, quality, and overall care experience for women and their families at UC San Diego Health. For more information, email Susie Guidi.

If you are searching for a primary provider or specialist please use our Looking For A Physician directory or you can link directly with UC Healthcare.

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