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We found 4 ob/gyns who accept Aetna near New Bedford, MA.

Dr. Kerry Gowell, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Preventive Medicine
60 Brigham Street
New Bedford, MA
 

Dr. Kerry Gowell is an obstetrics & gynecology and preventive medicine specialist in New Bedford, MA and Dartmouth, MA. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, Aetna, and more. After attending Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. Gowell completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Gowell include: the University of Connecticut "DORFMAN" Award; Excellence in Patient Care.; and The American Association of Gynecological. Dr. Gowell (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Suzanne Caron, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Preventive Medicine
60 Brigham Street
New Bedford, MA
 

Dr. Suzanne Caron is an obstetrics & gynecology and preventive medicine specialist. Dr. Caron (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Dr. Caron attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland for residency. She accepts Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
13 Sawyer Street
Wareham, MA
 

Dr. Robert Tripp practices general obstetrics & gynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Tripp is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Aetna, Medicaid, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Tripp attended medical school at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has received distinctions including Certified By The Osteopathic Board Of Ob and Stretics & Gynecology.

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Dr. Matthew Anthony Esposito, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics
67 Brigham Street
New Bedford, MA
 

Dr. Matthew Esposito specializes in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and obstetrics. Dr. Esposito graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. For his professional training, Dr. Esposito completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. He honors Neighborhood Health Plan, Aetna, Medicaid, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. Dr. Esposito is accepting new patients.

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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.