Gynecology is a branch of medicine specializing in caring for reproductive health in women. Modern gynecology provides care for menstrual disorders, menopause, infectious disease and abnormal development of the reproductive organs, prescription of contraceptive devices, and disturbances of sex hormones.
What is a Gynecologist?
A gynecologist is a physician who has a successfully completed specialized education and training in the health of the female reproductive system, including the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases. Typically, the education and training of gynecology occurs concurrently with obstetrics, resulting in an obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN).