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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:

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Latest News

  • Intercepting Ovarian Cancer

    Johns Hopkins doctors are teaming up with doctors and researchers from other institutions to investigate a breakthrough in preventing ovarian cancer. A common precursor could be just the start of intercepting cancer in its tracks.

    Egg under microscope
  • Timely Preservation

    At the age of 25, Alexandra Piselli was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. The new Johns Hopkins’ Fertility Preservation Innovation Center is helping patients like Piselli find hope for a fertile future.

    Alexandra Piselli stands with fiancé
  • Hopkins Doctors Team Up For Women's Heart Health

    Drs. Jason Vaught, Garima Sharma and team work together to help women with heart conditions through pregnancy and beyond. NOTE: You are being directed to an outside website for informational purposes only. Johns Hopkins is not responsible for any aspect of the external website.

    Dr. Jason Vaught on WBAL
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