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We found 4 ob/gyns who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold PPO near Athens, TX.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
115 Medical Circle; Suite 103
Athens, TX
 

Dr. Teri Baumgartner specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Baumgartner is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
607 E Clinton Avenue
Athens, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Mondini is an Athens, TX physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. He studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Mondini honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2000 S. Palestine Avenue; 2nd Floor
Athens, TX
 

Dr. Mark Eldore is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Eldore graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Eldore average 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
115 Medical Circle; Suite 103
Athens, TX
 

Dr. Francine McCain's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. McCain is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.