Nearby Cities

Medford (12.76 mi)
Woburn (13.31 mi)
Boston (13.89 mi)
Cambridge (14.6 mi)
Lexington (17.43 mi)

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01801 (1) (13.44 mi)
02115 (3) (15.94 mi)
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  • Melanie Nathan, MD

    55 Highland Ave
    Suite 301
    Salem, MA 1970
  • Distance: 12.75 mi
    170 Governors Ave
    Hallmark Health Medical Associates Inc (#2)-Non-Pchi
    Medford, MA 2155
  • Melissa Martin, MD
    520 Points

    Distance: 13.31 mi
    800 West Cummings Park
    Ste. 4050
    Woburn, MA 01801
  • Julian Robinson, MD 200 Points

    Distance: 13.89 mi
    75 Francis Street
    Boston, MA 02115
  • Daniel Katz, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 13.89 mi
    75 Francis Street
    CWN-3
    Boston, MA 02115
  • Katherine Economy, MD 40 Points

    Distance: 13.89 mi
    75 Francis Street
    Boston, MA 02115
  • Yvonne Gomez-Carrion, M.D.

    Distance: 13.89 mi
    330 Brookline Ave
    Boston, MA 2215
  • Daniel Kaser, MD

    Distance: 13.89 mi
    75 Francis St
    Department Ob-Gyn
    Boston, MA 2115
  • Cecile Unger

    Distance: 13.89 mi
    75 Francis St
    Boston, MA 2115
  • Chana Wasserman, MD

    Distance: 14.59 mi
    77 Mass Ave
    Medical e23-395
    Cambridge, MA 2139
  • Susan Mann, MD
    450 Points

    Susan Mann MD
    Distance: 17.3 mi
    1180 Beacon Street
    Suite A
    Brookline, MA 02446
  • Distance: 17.42 mi
    One Forbes Road
    Lexington, MA 2421
  • Distance: 20.67 mi
    60 East St
    Suite 3300
    Methuen, MA 1844
  • Loren Fickies, M.D.

    Distance: 20.74 mi
    90 Libbey Pkwy
    Suite 105
    Weymouth, MA 2189
  • Distance: 21.19 mi
    111 Grossman Dr
    Braintree, MA 2184
  • Distance: 22.74 mi
    295 Varnum Ave
    Lowell, MA 1854
  • Keri Cloherty, M.D.

    Distance: 23.99 mi
    56 the New Driftway
    Scituate, MA 2066

Nearby Cities

Medford (12.76 mi)
Woburn (13.31 mi)
Boston (13.89 mi)
Cambridge (14.6 mi)
Lexington (17.43 mi)
Methuen (20.68 mi)
Weymouth (20.75 mi)
Braintree (21.2 mi)
Lowell (22.75 mi)
Scituate (24 mi)

Obstetrician Info

Obstetrician Summary:
An obstetrician is a medical doctor that specializes in pregnancy and childbirth. Obstetrics is a specialty within the gynecology field, with doctors who care for mothers and their children during prenatal, delivery, and postnatal events.

Obstetricians treat the following conditions:



- Pregnancy and labor
- Prenatal care
- Morning sickness
- Labor induction
- Natural childbirth
- C-section delivery
- Episiotomy
- Neonatal care
- Pregnancy complications
- Ectopic pregnancy
- Pre-eclampsia
- Placental abruption
- Uterine rupture
- Umbilical cord prolapse
- Fetal distress
- Obstetrical hemorrhage
- Sepsis

Obstetrician Sub-Specialties:


Maternal-fetal medicine is a sub-specialty within the field of obstetrics that is often referred to as perinatology. Physicians in this sub-specialty focus on high risk pregnancies and complication. Treatments or surgical intervention may be performed on the mother or the fetus in an effort to reduce morbidity and mortality rates.

Obstetrician Procedures and Treatments:


Obstetricians perform interviews, pelvic examinations, ultrasounds, tests, labor induction, rupture of membranes, vaginal and c-section deliveries, episiotomies, and fetal monitoring during pregnancy. Obstetricians often perform traditional gynecological duties in addition to obstetrical duties.

Obstetrician Profession Details:


After completing a medical degree and two years of experience in a hospital or clinic setting, physicians must complete an additional 4 to 7 years of residency in gynecology and obstetrics residency requirements in addition to any additional certification requirements. Those wishing to pursue a maternal-fetal medicine sub-specialty will need an additional 2 to 3 years of education and clinical experience in an approved fellowship program. The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology provides certification for obstetricians.


Obstetrician FAQs:

What Is the Difference between a Gynecologist and an Obstetrician?
A gynecologist is a physician that focuses on women's health issues, especially those that affect the reproductive system. An obstetrician is a gynecologist with additional training that focuses on pregnancy and childbirth with its related issues. In most cases, a physician that practices one of these specialties also practices the other and often has the label of OBGYN to stand for obstetrician (OB) and gynecologist (GYN).

When Should I See an Obstetrician?
If you are pregnant, you should see an obstetrician for prenatal care and delivery of your baby.

How Can I Find a Good Obstetrician in My Area?
The directory on Wellness.com can help you to locate an obstetrician that practices in your area. You can also check with your family doctor or other health care providers for recommendations. If you have current medical problems, be sure to find an obstetrician that specializes in high risk pregnancies.

Can I See the Obstetrician after Childbirth?
Obstetrician offer postnatal care for a short time following delivery. If your obstetrician also provides gynecological services, you may continue to use this provider for women's health issues.


Obstetrician Related Terms:
obstetrician, obstetrics, gynecology, OBGYN, prenatal, postnatal, neonatal, fetus, childbirth, delivery, high risk pregnancy, pregnancy, reproduction, reproductive, multiple birth, placenta, umbilical cord, c-section, natural childbirth, fetal care, labor