UI Hospitals and Clinics

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Best Hospital 2014 Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology offers care for your lifetime—from your first gynecological exam, to delivering your baby, through menopause.

We provide comfortable, compassionate care that includes access to advanced medical and technical expertise if necessary. Nearly 30 physician specialists are joined by certified nurse midwives, advanced registered nurse practitioners and an excellent nursing and ancillary health staff to insure you get the complete health care you need in a private and personal environment.

In addition to quality care, we offer in-depth information on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of conditions that affect women of all ages.

At the core of women's health is obstetrics and gynecology. In 2013, U.S.News & World Report ranked our gynecology services among the best in the nation.

Referring Providers

Read more about UI Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Spirit of Women

The Women’s Health Department at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics values women in the community and their overall happiness that comes with a healthy lifestyle. Our mission is to educate women and families with expert health information, which is why we have partnered with Spirit of Women, a national coalition of hospitals and healthcare providers. Interested in becoming a Spirit member? Learn more!


 Keeping women healthy is the goal of our well-woman care service, which include:

  • Annual physicals and screenings
  • Family planning and birth control
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Bone density tests
  • Mammograms
  • Colonoscopy

Specialty Care

The University of Iowa's nationally ranked obstetrics and gynecology services include:


We offer you these obstetric services for pre-pregnancy and pregnancy care:


The University of Iowa's world-renowned Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center provides cancer care for women of all ages.

Other Services

UI Hospitals and Clinics encompasses a multitude of other services of interest for women.


Our health care professionals are currently seeing patients at the following locations:

UI Women’s Health
UI Hospitals and Clinics - Iowa River Landing
UI Center for Advanced Reproductive Care – Quad Cities
Reproductive Endocrinology and Urogynecology appointments available

Why Choose Us?

Obstetrics and Gynecology Care

  • Ranked 15th as a Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report magazine in 2014.
  • First and only hospital in the United States offering multidisciplinary approach to patients with uterine fibroids.
  • Ranked as a top 100 Hospitals With Great Women's Health Programs by Becker's Hospital Review for offering outstanding women's health programs in 2013
  • UI Obstetrics and Gynecology offers the latest in women-focused comprehensive health care.
  • Approximately 2,000 obstetric deliveries (live births) annually.
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield designated UI Hospitals and Clinics as a Blue Distinction Center in assisted reproduction quality program.
  • Optum Health Care Solutions designated our infertility services as a "Center of Excellence."

Academic Departments that Provide Obstetrics and Gynecology Care