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We found 4 ob/gyns who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1410 near Fort Pierce, FL.

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Specializes in General Gynecology
1304 N Lawnwood Circle
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Leigh Hoppe is a general gynecology specialist. She studied medicine at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Hoppe average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hoppe accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2402 Frist Boulevard; Suite 202
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Alisha Williams' medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Williams studied medicine at Meharry Medical College.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2402 Frist Boulevard; Suite 202
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Anitra Brown, who practices in Fort Pierce, FL, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Ob Hospitalist Group, Inc.; Lawnwood Regional Med. Center
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Michael Girtelschmid specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Girtelschmid is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. In addition to English, he speaks Czech. He is affiliated with Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center.

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What is Obstetrics & Gynecology?

An obstetrician / gynecologist, or OB/GYN for short, is a doctor who specializes in women’s health, pregnancy, and disorders of the female reproductive system. Obstetrics refers to medical care for issues surrounding pregnancy, from preconception until after birth; gynecology refers to other health issues specific to women, such as birth control and infertility treatment, female urology, breast care, and disorders of the ovaries and uterus.

There are four recognized subspecialties of obstetrics and gynecology:
  • Maternal-fetal medicine, which is a branch of obstetrics caring for high-risk pregnancies
  • Reproductive endocrinology, a subspecialty focused on the treatment of infertility
  • Gynecological oncology, which deals with cancers of the female reproductive system
  • Female pelvic medicine, which involves surgical treatments for problems of the pelvic organs

An OB/GYN performs a large range of procedures. Some of these include biopsies, ultrasounds, laparoscopy, breast exams, tubal ligation, endometrial ablation, cervical cerclage, amniocentesis, and newborn circumcision.

Obstetricians and gynecologists are one of the few specialists that can provide preventative care for their patients when they are healthy, medical care for patients when they are sick, and surgical care. For example, an OB/GYN may counsel an adolescent about safe sexual health, prescribe medication such as birth control pills, take a pap smear, and perform a cesarean section surgery all in the same day. OB/GYNs specialize in providing care for healthy women and pregnancies, as well as treating medical issues from incontinence and infertility to cancer.