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.
Our woman-focused health care team also collaborates with experts in family medicine, heart and vascular care, breast health, women's wellness and counseling and complementary and alternative medicine.
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 2010, U.S.News & World Report ranked our gynecology services among the best in the nation (33rd).
UI Women’s Health Care encourages all women to take time to celebrate the special women in their lives, and has compiled a list of healthy suggestions for celebrating these essential relationships because research shows it can lead to a healthier, happier life.
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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
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.
UI Hospitals and Clinics encompasses a multitude of other services of interest for women.