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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
801 E Williams Avenue
Fallon, NV
 

Dr. Karen Rodeffer-Evans is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. She accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Rodeffer-Evans graduated from East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Carilion Clinic. She is affiliated with Banner Health Clinic and Banner Health Center.

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Dr. William Ewart Beckman Iii III, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fallon, NV
 

Dr. William Beckman is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Beckman honors Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Banner Health Clinic and Banner Health Center.

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Dr. Tedd Mikel McDonald, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
801 E. Williams Avenue
Fallon, NV
 

Dr. Tedd McDonald, who practices in Fallon, NV and Fernley, NV, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McDonald takes. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at JPS Health Network. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. McDonald's professional affiliations include Banner Health Clinic and Banner Health Center.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Obstetrics
801 E Williams Avenue
Fallon, NV
 

Dr. Galen Reimer is a physician who specializes in family medicine and obstetrics. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Reimer accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
801 E Williams Avenue
Fallon, NV
 

Dr. Cynthia St. Pierre is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. St. Pierre is a graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics
801 E. Williams Avenue; #3309
Fallon, NV
 

Dr. James Hockenberry sees patients in Fallon, NV. His medical specialties are general practice, family medicine, and general surgery. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Hockenberry is 4.0 stars out of 5.

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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.