Department and Faculty
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services for women. There are 32 physicians on the staff in the department. Besides patient care, staff members are also involved in research and medical education.
The Section of Obstetrics offers expert, personalized care for women before, during and after pregnancy. The Section of Maternal and Fetal Medicine specializes in high-risk pregnancies.
The Section of Gynecology treats disorders of the female reproductive and urinary systems. The Section of Gynecologic Surgery includes seven board-certified gynecologic oncologists, offering highly skilled, state-of-the art care for women with cancers of the female reproductive tract. Gynecology also includes pelvic and reconstructive surgery specialists (urogynecologists) as well as experts in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.
The Department of Oncology has one of the largest, most comprehensive cancer diagnosis and treatment programs in the world. It is closely aligned with the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center (opens in new window), designated by the National Cancer Institute as a comprehensive cancer center. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center ranks in the top tier of cancer centers in the United States for cancer research, clinical treatment, and education.
Each year more than 13,000 patients are diagnosed with 200+ different types of cancer and receive treatment through the department.
The teaching faculty working in the clinics and hospitals are exclusively Mayo Clinic staff. Therefore, the Mayo patient population is available to provide an extensive learning opportunity and experience for resident education.
The teaching staff is dedicated to the three shields of Mayo’s emblem: clinical medicine, education, and research.