An obstetrician & gynecologist, or OB/GYN, is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system (gynecologist), as well as the care of women who are pregnant and the delivery of babies (obstetrician). Many physicians specialize in both of these fields in order to provide complete overall health services to women at any stage of life.
Some common sub-specialties of obstetrician/gynecologists are:
Maternal-fetal medicine: special focus on high-risk pregnancies
Reproductive endocrinology and infertility: a focus on finding the cause of and treatment for infertility
Gynecological oncology: diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the female reproductive system
Family planning: advice on contraception, as well as abortion
Menopausal and geriatric gynecology: treatment of women going through menopause as well as senior citizens
The area of Apalachicola, FL has a population of approximately 11,574 people. There is 1 obstetrician & gynecologist near Apalachicola, which gives it a ratio of 1 obstetrician & gynecologist per 11,574 residents or a ratio of 1 obstetrician & gynecologist per 4,608 households. There are 4,608 households in Apalachicola.