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Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics

The distinguished faculty of the Johns Hopkins Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics provide women with compassionate, research-based care at every stage of life. Led by Dr. Andrew Satin, our team of highly trained experts is advancing the field of gynecology and obstetrics through remarkable patient care, trailblazing research and comprehensive training of the next generation of women’s health leaders.

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Our well-known and respected physicians care for women at every stage of life.

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Explore Our Research
Led by Dr. James Segars, our team of highly funded reproductive scientists are developing new treatments for women and their offspring.

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Featured Article and Video


Zika Virus: What You Should Know

As the Zika virus becomes more prominent throughout the Americas, awareness and prevention efforts are increasing for expectant mothers. Learn what you need to know about the Zika virus.

Innovation, Education, Collaboration

Dr. Andy Satin, Director of Gynecology and Obstetrics for Johns Hopkins, discusses the cutting edge treatments, innovative clinical research and unique education programs that distinguish the Johns Hopkins Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics.

News and Events

7 Signs of Ovarian Cancer You Might Be Ignoring

Ovarian cancer is known as a silent disease, but there are often signs leading up to diagnosis. Reader's Digest interviews physicians, including Amanda Nickles Fader, M.D., about these signs and what you should look for.

Learn more.

Congresswoman's 'Miracle Baby' Born Without Kidneys Finally Gets One – from Her Dad: 'We Are Blessed'

People magazine tells the story of U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler's infant daughter who did not develop kidneys in the womb. Rep. Beutler and her husband sought treatment from Jessica Bienstock, M.D., M.P.H., who helped their daughter survive a near-fatal diagnosis.

Read more about this incredible story.

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Our Expert Care

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Gynecologic Cancer | Q&A

Dr. Edward Tanner discusses the benefits, risks and recovery time of minimally invasive surgery for gynecologic cancers.

Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome | Q&A

Dr. Ahmet Baschat, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy, discusses twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, including how it is diagnosed, options for treatment and follow-up care.