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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 practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Owosso, MI, Livonia, MI, and Canton, MI. Dr. Winslow is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Providence Hospital. She is affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and St. Mary Mercy Livonia.

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
818 W King Street; Suite 102
Owosso, MI
(989) 729-4300; (989) 729-4800

Dr. C. Chaves' area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Chaves graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Filipino.

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

Dr. Luna Alkhafaji's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. She takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Alkhafaji is a graduate of the University of Baghdad. She trained at Hurley Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. She is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Healthcare.

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
818 W King Street; Suite 102
Owosso, MI
(989) 729-4300; (989) 729-4800

Dr. Jessica Laforest works as a general ob/gyn in Owosso, MI. Dr. Laforest is affiliated with Memorial Hospital. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. She attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
818 W King Street; Suite 300
Owosso, MI
(989) 729-4220

Dr. Kurt Aurand is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Owosso, MI. He graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Aurand at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital.

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

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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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