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Clinical Services at Rush Obstetrics and Gynecology Services
Program Description

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, provides patients with the highest quality of primary, subspecialty, and preventive health care in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The department achieves its mission by serving as an advocate for quality health care for women; by maintaining the highest standards of clinical practice and patient satisfaction; by stressing the importance of continuing education for department members; by promoting patient education to ensure patient understanding and participation in their medical care; and by increasing department members' awareness of the changing health care climate and the impact of change on the practice of medicine.

Learn about our residency program in obstetrics and gynecology.

Services Provided

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush is dedicated to delivering the highest quality comprehensive medical care to women of all ages. We offer this care directly through our own physicians and associated health care providers and through our colleagues at the Medical Center.

The department provides wellness care for women that includes annual examinations; cancer screening (vulva, vaginal, cervical, uterine, ovarian, breast and colon); and screening for thyroid dysfunction, elevated cholesterol and triglycerides, diabetes and osteoporosis. Other special programs and areas of interest include fibroids, laparoscopic gynecology surgery, vulvar conditions, pelvic pain, endometriosis and prenatal diagnosis by ultrasound, among others. 

Services offered by physicians in the department include:

  • General obstetrics: General obstetrics services provided at Rush are designed to provide a pleasant, safe atmosphere for the delivery of babies.
  • General gynecology: The Section of General Gynecology at Rush stresses the need for a balance in the surgical and nonsurgical aspects of gynecology.
  • Gynecologic oncology: For three decades, Rush University Medical Center — a principal member of the National Cancer Institute's Gynecologic Oncology Group — has paved the way in multidisciplinary treatment of gynecologic cancers.
  • Maternal-fetal medicine/high-risk obstetrics/ultrasound: The Section of Maternal-Fetal Medicine focuses on the care of high-risk mother and fetus. The section is also responsible for all antepartum admissions to its high-risk service as well as medical, surgical and other obstetrical complications of pregnancies.
  • Urogynecology and female pelvic reconstructive surgery: The Section of Urogynecology and Female Reconstructive Surgery provides comprehensive urogynecologic care, including consultations and treatment for urinary incontinence, pelvic organ and uterine prolapse, cystocele, rectocele, enterocele and fecal incontinence.
  • Reproductive endocrinology and infertility: The Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility provides up-to-date, comprehensive clinical and scientific evaluation and treatment of patients with infertility as well as a wide range of reproductive endocrine disorders.

Specialty Programs:

  • Fetal and Neonatal Medicine Center: Information on the Fetal and Neonatal Medicine Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, including treatment of fetal abnormalities and birth defects. 
  • Program for Abdominal and Pelvic Health: Information on the Program for Abdominal and Pelvic Health at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. The program offers a multispecialty, comprehensive approach to diagnosing and treating a wide range of abdominal and pelvic conditions in women and men of all ages. 
  • Rush Center for Advanced Reproductive Care: The Rush Center for Advanced Reproductive Care offers the newest assisted reproductive technology in addition to traditional methods of infertility treatment.  The center includes another very important ingredient — dedication by a team of specialists committed to helping you build your family.
  • Minimally Invasive and Robotic Gynecologic Surgery: The Minimally Invasive and Robotic Gynecologic Surgery program at Rush is dedicated to providing safe, state-of-the-art care through minimally invasive means. Our comprehensive approach is at the forefront of all innovative therapies for women.

Contact Name
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush
Contact Phone
(312) 942-6380
Contact E-mail
contact_rush@rush.edu

Included in this section:

Breastfeeding: At Rush University Medical Center, we believe that breastfeeding provides many health benefits and we support women in providing breast milk to their babies, even the most fragile babies in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Fetal and Neonatal Medicine Center: Information on the Fetal and Neonatal Medicine Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois including treatment of fetal anomalies and birth defects.

General Gynecology: The section of general gynecology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, stresses the need for a balance in the surgical and nonsurgical aspects of gynecology.

Gynecologic Cancer Center: For three decades, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has paved the way in the multidisciplinary treatment of gynecologic cancers. The center provides evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for women with cervical, uterine, ovarian, vaginal and related gynecological cancers.

High-Risk Pregnancies: The Section of Maternal-Fetal Medicine focuses on the care of the high-risk mother and fetus. The section is also responsible for all antepartum admissions to their high-risk service as well as medical, surgical and other obstetrical complications of pregnancies.

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery: The Minimally Invasive and Robotic Gynecologic Surgery program at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is dedicated to providing safe, state-of-the-art care through minimally invasive means. Our comprehensive approach is at the forefront of all innovative therapies for women.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): The new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Rush is designed to provide exceptional care to the most vulnerable babies (including premature babies and babies born with heart and breathing problems) and their families.

Ob-Gyn Care for Pregnant Women : Pregnancy can be one of the most exciting times in a womans life. It can also be an emotional time of great uncertainty. Ob-gyns at Rush offers highly skilled and compassionate care to women before, during and after pregnancy.

Pregnancy and Childbirth: Whether you are just beginning to think about becoming pregnant, trying to get pregnant or currently pregnant and awaiting childbirth, Rush University Medical Center has services designed to meet your needs.

Program for Abdominal and Pelvic Health: Information on the Program for Abdominal and Pelvic Health at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. The program offers a multispecialty, comprehensive approach to diagnosing and treating a wide range of abdominal and pelvic conditions in women and men of all ages.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility: The Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility provides up-to-date, comprehensive, clinical and scientific evaluation and treatment of patients with infertility as well as a wide range of reproductive endocrine disorders.

Rush Center for Advanced
Reproductive Care
: The Rush Center for Advanced Reproductive Care offers the newest assisted reproductive technology in addition to traditional methods of infertility treatment. The center includes another very important ingredient - dedication by a team of specialists committed to helping you build your family.

Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery: The Section of Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery provides comprehensive urogynecologic care, including consultations and treatments for urinary incontinence, pelvic organ and uterine prolapse, cystocele, rectocele, enterocele and fecal incontinence.



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Breastfeeding
Fetal and Neonatal Medicine Center
General Gynecology
Gynecologic Cancer Center
High-Risk Pregnancies
Infertility Treatment
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Ob-Gyn Care for Pregnant Women
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Reproductive Endocrinology
Urogynecology

   
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