The Johns Hopkins Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics was founded in 1889 by Howard Kelly, the forefather of gynecology and obstetrics in the United States. As one of the original specialty services at Johns Hopkins, our department has been advancing women's health care initiatives since the field was in its infancy. Our faculty represents a team of highly trained experts who continue to lead the field through extraordinary patient care, innovative research and comprehensive training of the future generation of women's health leaders.
Offering Full Spectrum Gynecologic and Obstetric Patient Care
Meet Our Director
Dr. Satin is the Director of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics and is a maternal fetal medicine specialist. Hear him speak about why he got into maternal fetal medicine and the type of care we provide at John's Hopkins.Read more about Dr. Satin's work to drive the department forward
Since The Johns Hopkins Hospital was founded in 1889, our departments' physicians and researchers have helped to change the face of obstetrics and gynecology in the United States - from their academic study to their impact on women and their babies.
Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics
From the earliest echoes of our history, education has been an integral and valued part of the Johns Hopkins culture. The department of Gynecology and Obstetrics offers a variety of continuing education programs with the goal of giving our students the skills to meet the challenges of the future world of rapidly changing medicine.
The Gynecology and Obstetrics Alumni Society
The Gynecology and Obstetrics Alumni Society is dedicated to promoting the continual pursuit of innovation and to training the next generation of clinicals who will pursue careers in women’s health care.
All alumnus of the Department’s residency and fellowship programs, medical school graduates pursuing careers in our specialty and subspecialties, and current and former faculty are eligible for membership.
Serving the LGBTQ Community at the Johns Hopkins Fertility Center
Fertility specialists at Johns Hopkins offer full range of options for same-sex and transgender couples, as well as those who choose to be single parents.
#1 in Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Johns Hopkins Hospital ranks as No. 1 in Newsweek’s The World's Best Specialized Hospitals 2024 ranking. Note: you are being directed to a website outside Johns Hopkins for informational purposes only. Johns Hopkins is not responsible for any aspect of the external website.
Keeping Reproductive Health, Research and Care at the Forefront
Our department firmly believes that the Supreme Court erred when it ended federal constitutional protections for abortion that have been in place for nearly 50 years. Johns Hopkins remains firmly committed to supporting the reproductive health of our patients.