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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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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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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

The Most Important Muscle All Women Forget to Exercise

SELF interviews physicians, including Grace Chen, M.D., about the importance of performing Kegel exercises to strengthen female pelvic floor muscles.

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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 Expert 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.

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.