Find a Gynecologist
Comprehensive care for you at every stage of your life.
You are in good hands when you receive care from a BJC-affiliated gynecologists. BJC Medical Group and Washington University Physicians have breadth of knowledge and experience in women’s health that is unparalleled in the St. Louis region. From routine gynecology for preventative care to family planning, our experts are here for you at every stage of your life:
- Routine gynecological exams (wellness visits and pap smears)
- Birth control and family planning needs
- Treatment of sexually transmitted infections
- Pelvic health
- Diagnosis and treatment for a full range of gynecologic conditions, such as:
- Polycystic ovarian syndrome
- Heavy or painful menstrual cycles
Types of Gynecological Care Providers
Doctors who specializes in women’s overall healthcare needs including gynecologic and pregnancy care. They have completed four years of medical school and a residency program providing focused training in reproductive health care and the primary healthcare needs of women. They are trained for any birth situation, including c-sections.
Doctors who have similar training as an Ob/Gyn but have chosen to focus solely on diagnosing, treating, and managing conditions that affect the female reproductive organs.
Family Medicine Physician
Doctors trained in primary, maternal and pediatric care. Continually invested in all aspects of your health and your families. Some family medicine specialists are also trained as OBs, so they can perform c-sections or provide more care when complications arise.
Registered nurses who have a master’s degree in Nurse-Midwifery. They care for women who are low-risk providing general women’s health care throughout the lifespan, including preventative screenings, pregnancy and birth. They take a more holistic and natural approach to care, rarely using technological intervention and scheduling more time with the patient during appointments for education and to better understand the person.
Pediatric Adolescent Gynecologist
Ob/Gyn doctors who have advance training to understand the unique issues that affect the development and anatomy of growing girls and young women. They offer age-appropriate care for children and teens, and some even see babies.