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Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Yale’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences is dedicated to helping women at all stages of life. A global leader in women’s health, Yale is known for its innovative contributions to diagnosis and treatment, including:

  • Developing the first fetal echocardiography
  • Pioneering the first obstetrical ultrasound
  • Developing the first fetal blood sampling and first fetal transfusion
  • Offering the first chorionic villus sampling in New England
  • Co-authoringthe firstU.S. study for first-trimester risk assessment
  • Developing the first comprehensive first-trimester risk assessment program in New England
  • Inventing fetal monitoring and many prenatal diagnostic and treatment techniques

Our Services

Our physicians tap into the broad expertise of our entire institution to provide compassionate, customized care for all of our patients, from adolescence through adulthood. Through eight subspecialty areas, we offer the most advanced diagnostics and therapies that harness the latest advances in technology.

Recent clinical research includes a new emphasis on therapeutic vaccines in gynecologic oncology, novel treatments for endometriosis and menopause, a comprehensive patient safety program in maternal-fetal medicine, and an advanced fetal therapy program.

Specialized care is offered in the following areas:

  • Family planning
  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Gynecologic specialties
  • Maternal-fetal medicine
  • Obstetric specialties & midwifery
  • Pediatric & adolescent gynecology
  • Reproductive endocrinology &infertility
  • Urogynecology & reconstructive pelvic surgery

Distinguishing Factors

  • Maternal-fetal medicine service offers 24-hour on-site dedicated space for complex pregnancies and fetal care
  • First in Connecticut to perform in-utero laser therapy in pregnancies complicated by twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
  • Outstanding survival outcomes for all types of gynecologic surgery, from open to robotic
  • Pioneer in caring for patients with sexual intimacy issues after cancer surgery
  • Fetal therapy program
  • Midwifery and birthing center