Bobbie S. Gostout, M.D.

Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Mayo Clinic

Watch Dr. Bobbie Gostout's Transform 2013 talk.

Bobbie S. Gostout, M.D., is a gynecologic oncologist with a practice focused in surgical care. She serves as vice chair for the Clinical Practice Committee at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and as a member of the Mayo Clinic Health System Board of Directors.

On a national level, Dr. Gostout is a member of the Oncology Division of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

In her role as obstetrics and gynecology chair, she enjoys planning for the practice changes that will assure vibrant and viable models for the future of women's health care. With support from the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, she and her obstetrician colleagues are exploring opportunities to improve value in prenatal care.

Her favorite words to live by are, "Life is so possible, every breath a frontier." — Libby Roderick