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We found 5 ob/gyns who accept Blue Advantage Plus near Bay City, TX.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1700 Golden Anvenue; Suite 1003
Bay City, TX
 

Dr. Greg Keffer specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Keffer is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes 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
1701 Golden Avenue
Bay City, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Pappas' specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Pappas's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pappas takes. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1700 Golden Avenue
Bay City, TX
 

Dr. James Ely is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Ely is an in-network provider for 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
1701 Golden Avenue
Bay City, TX
 

Dr. Ladonna Rutledge is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Rutledge attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Gynecology
1700 Golden Avenue
Bay City, TX
 

Dr. Melissa Lister is a Bay City, TX physician who specializes in general gynecology. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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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.