About Us

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

Our experts are equipped to provide you with cutting-edge treatment and services. Some of our areas of expertise include:

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

Support Our Work

Learn more about charitable giving for the department of Gynecology and Obstetrics.

Latest News

  • 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.

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  • #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.

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  • 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.

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