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Durham (10.42 mi)
Hillsborough (11.47 mi)
Morrisville (14.31 mi)

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27713 (1) (7.75 mi)
27278 (1) (11.23 mi)
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  • Jessica McPherson, MD
    100 Points

    Jessica McPherson, MD

    55 Vilcom Center Drive
    Boyd Hall
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • Kara McElligott, M.D.

    Kara McElligott, M.D.

    101 Manning Dr
    Cb# 7570
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • Duke University Health System, Inc.

    Distance: 10.42 mi
    3643 N Roxboro St
    Durham, NC 27704
  • Private Diagnostic Clinic, PLLC

    Distance: 10.42 mi
    5704 Fayetteville Rd
    Durham, NC 27713
  • Ellen Wells, MD
    200 Points

    Ellen Wells, MD

    Distance: 11.47 mi
    460 Waterstone Drive
    UNC Health Care Medical Office Building Hillsborough Campus
    Hillsborough, NC 27278
  • Lanford Peck, MD
    890 Points

    Lanford Peck, MD

    Distance: 14.31 mi
    3012 Village Market Place
    Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Jennifer Mersereau, MD
    510 Points

    Jennifer Mersereau, MD

    Distance: 25.32 mi
    7920 ACC Blvd.
    Brier Creek Medical Complex
    Raleigh, NC 27617
  • Steven Young, MD
    150 Points

    Steven Young, MD

    Distance: 25.32 mi
    7920 ACC Blvd.
    Brier Creek Medical Complex
    Raleigh, NC 27617
  • Marc Fritz, MD
    100 Points

    Marc Fritz, MD

    Distance: 25.32 mi
    7920 ACC Blvd.
    Brier Creek Medical Complex
    Raleigh, NC 27617
  • David Stamilio, MD
    100 Points

    David Stamilio, MD

    Distance: 25.32 mi
    4420 Lake Boone Trail
    REX Women's Center
    Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Anne Steiner, MD
    100 Points

    Anne Steiner, MD

    Distance: 25.32 mi
    7920 ACC Blvd.
    Brier Creek Medical Complex
    Raleigh, NC 27617

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Durham (10.42 mi)
Hillsborough (11.47 mi)
Morrisville (14.31 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 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