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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
818 W King Street; Suite 102
Owosso, MI
(989) 729-4300

Dr. C. Chaves is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Owosso, MI. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Chaves attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He is conversant in Filipino.

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Catherine Kerr Winslow MD
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
818 W King Street; Suite 300
Owosso, MI
(989) 729-4300

Dr. Catherine Winslow is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She is professionally affiliated with Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. She is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Winslow honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
818 W King Street; Suite 102
Owosso, MI
(989) 729-4300

Dr. Jessica Laforest specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Laforest attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Laforest average 2.5 stars out of 5. She honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine (Perinatology)
1767 S M 52
Owosso, MI
(989) 725-7048

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
818 W King Street; Ste 201
Owosso, MI
(989) 729-4220

Dr. Kurt Aurand specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Owosso, MI. Dr. Aurand is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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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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