Physicians and doctors who are specialized in diagnosing and treating medical conditions and diseases related to the vagina, ovaries, uterus, and breasts are Gynecologists and the ones who take care of pregnant women throughout childbirth and the postpartum period are Obstetricians. Gynecology is the field of medicine that deals with the female reproductive system. It also involves the treatment of the bladder and urinary system. Obstetrics is the field of medicine that concentrates on the study of prenatal development, pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.
A 5-year medical degree [MBBS], recognized by the General Medical Council and a 2-year foundation course of general training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology are the basic requirements for an individual to be a Gynecologist-Obstetrician. Additionally, the following are the specialties or extra qualifications required to be a Gynecologist-Obstetrician:
Gynecologists are doctors specialized in diagnosing and treating medical conditions related to women’s reproductive organs and health. Obstetricians are the ones who treat all the medical conditions of pregnant women before, during and after pregnancy.
Common surgeries and procedures performed by Gynecologists are:
Following are some of the common procedures performed by:
Individuals who are suffering from any of the following diseases or medical conditions should consult a Gynecologist-Obstetrician:
You can consult a Gynecologist-Obstetrician either online or offline. However, depending on the availability of the doctor and the convenience of the patient, pre-booking may be required for consultation.
Individuals who are suffering from diseases and medical conditions related to the vagina, ovaries, uterus and breasts should consult a Gynecologist once in 6 months. However, it is recommended that a healthy individual should consult a Gynecologist once a year. Pregnant women should consult an Obstetrician once in a month until childbirth and the individuals who are suffering from any problems related to pregnancy should consult once in every 2 months.