The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is a leading institution in all aspects of women's health with nationally recognized programs in obstetrics and gynecology including high risk pregnancy, reproduction genetics, gynecology, breast disease, infertility, contraception and cancer. Faculty members also have expertise in subspecialty areas such as gynecologic urology, infectious diseases and genetics.
The department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology looks after only women patients. Obstetrics deals with pregnancy and child birth. An obstetrician gives pre pregnancy counseling, looks after the woman and her baby during pregnancy, helps with child birth and looks after the woman for six weeks after delivery.
A gynaecologist looks after women with diseases of the reproductive system. These include period problems, infections, benign tumours like fibroids and ovarian cysts and cancers.
Women wanting to conceive are looked after by the Reproductive Medicine Unit which will look after the gynaecological problems of these women also.