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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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Meet Our Experts 
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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Apply for our top-ranked residency and fellowship programs.


Featured Stories

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Our History
Discover the history of gynecology and obstetrics at Johns Hopkins.

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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.

News and Events

So About That Woman Who Got Pregnant Twice in Ten Days

Mindy Christianson, M.D., speaks with Gizmodo to debunk a news story that claimed a woman's twins were conceived ten days apart.

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Staying Healthy During Pregnancy

Each trimester of pregnancy brings exciting new changes for you and your baby. Learn from Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics physicians about your baby's growth and development, physical changes you may experience, and what to expect at your prenatal visits throughout your entire pregnancy.

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Our Patient-Centered Care


Cervical Cancer | Ashley's Story

Ashley was diagnosed with a rare form of cervical cancer when she was 29 weeks pregnant with her first child. Watch and learn how experts at Johns Hopkins were able to save her life and the life of her unborn son.

First Annual Fetal Therapy Family Picnic

Over the summer, the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy hosted its First Annual Family Picnic. The picnic provided families with the opportunity to meet others who had gone through similar challenges during their pregnancies. The event was also a treat for the Center for Fetal Therapy team, who loved spending time with their littlest patients and celebrating them with their families.