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We found 3 ob/gyns who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Plymouth, MA.

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Specializes in General Gynecology
101 Court Street; 4th Floor Unit 8
Plymouth, MA

Dr. Deborah Wooten-Angelo works as a general gynecologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Wooten-Angelo is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is affiliated with South Shore Hospital. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Medicare. Dr. Wooten-Angelo has an open panel. She attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For her residency, Dr. Wooten-Angelo trained at George Washington University Medical Center. She has received the following distinctions: Most Compassionate Physician Award; Footer-Friedman Award 1992-3. Outstanding PYG-3; and Ob/Gyn).

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
100 Armstrong Road
Plymouth, MA

Dr. Erika Mello Souza practices general obstetrics & gynecology. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, Tufts Health Plan, and more. She attended medical school at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Mello Souza trained at UMass Memorial Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include Golden Apple Award for teaching medical students and dr. bahy luca award for humanitarianism in medicine. Dr. Mello Souza offers interpreting services for her patients. She is professionally affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Dr. Mello Souza has an open panel.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
275 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA

Dr. Russell Atkin's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. He studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital. On average, patients gave Dr. Atkin a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Atkin is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists SPECIAL EXCELLENCE IN ENDOSCOPIC PROCEDURES; Long Island University, C.W. Post Biology Department Award for Academic Excellence; and Tri-Beta National Biology Honor Society. He 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.