What A Gynecologist Does And When To See Them

Definition: A gynecologist (MD) is defined as a physician who specializes in women’s healthcare; including the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the reproductive tract and breasts.

Specialty: Conditions that are typically treated by a gynecologist include issues with pregnancy, menstruation, fertility, and menopause, PCOS, endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, fibroids, gynecologic cancers, and more.

Training: Training typically includes at a minimum:

  • Four Years of Undergraduate School
  • Four Years of Medical School
  • Four Years of Residency


This is an excerpt from a post written by Sabina Braverman, MPA and originally published on August 29, 2019.

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