Department and Faculty
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services for women. There are 32 physicians on the staff of the department. Besides patient care, staff members are also involved in research and medical education.
The Division 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, including preconception care, genetic testing, integrated care for chronic conditions during pregnancy, and obstetrical complications.
The Division of Gynecology treats disorders of the female reproductive and urinary systems. The Division of Gynecology is comprised of board-certified obstetricians and gynecologists; and includes specialty areas of interest in:
- Colposcopy and genital dysplasia
- Abnormal uterine bleeding
- Pelvic pain and vulvodynia
- Contraceptive management for high risk patients
- Ambulatory urogynecology
- Gynecologic cancer survivor care
- Community gynecologic care
The Division of Gynecology also includes experts in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.
The Division of Gynecologic Surgery is comprised of board-certified gynecologic oncologists who offer an integrated approach to the diagnosis and treatment of women's cancers, including cervical, uterine (endometrial), ovarian, vaginal and vulvar cancer; and board-certified urogynecologists who evaluate and diagnose women with pelvic floor conditions such as urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, vaginal fistulas and congenital uterine and vaginal anomalies (absence of the vagina or developmental defects of the uterus).
The Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility is comprised of board-certified reproductive endocrinologists who manage complex problems related to infertility, fertility preservation, recurrent pregnancy loss, amenorrhea, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian disease, premature ovarian failure and congenital uterine anomalies.
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.