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We found 4 ob/gyns who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas near Decatur, TX.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1713 S Fm 51; Suite 201
Decatur, TX
 

Dr. Renee Smith works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1713 S Fm 51; Suite 201
Decatur, TX
 

Dr. Douglas Kyle's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Kyle honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1713 South Fm 51; Suite 201
Decatur, TX
 

Dr. Russell Edwards practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Decatur, TX. He is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Edwards takes.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2451 S Fm 51; Suite 200
Decatur, TX
 

Dr. Cynthia Hartman is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Hartman graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to 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.