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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
1690 Hwy 192 West
London, KY
(606) 451-3145

Dr. Tara Horn's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Horn average 3.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Horn studied medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
803 Myers - Baker Road; #200
London, KY
(606) 878-3240

Dr. Charles Barton practices general obstetrics & gynecology in London, KY. He graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
803 Meyers Baker Road; Suite 200
London, KY
(606) 878-3240

Dr. Marc Briere, who practices in London, KY, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Briere studied medicine at the University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
803 Meyers Baker Road; #200
London, KY
(606) 878-3240

Dr. Thomas Mechas, who practices in London, KY, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Mechas's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
803 Meyers Baker Road; Suite 200
London, KY
(606) 878-3240

Dr. Krista Preston works as a general OB/GYN in Lexington, KY and London, KY. She honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Preston attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
803 Meyers Baker Road; Suite 200
London, KY
(606) 878-3240

Dr. Dorothy McGehee works as a general OB/GYN in London, KY and Lexington, KY. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. McGehee takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
803 Meyers Baker Road; Suite 200
London, KY
(606) 878-3240

Dr. Aishawarya Sarkar is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She honors Medicare insurance.

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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.
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