Obstetrics and Gynecology

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    UI Obstetrics and Gynecology provides consultation, treatment planning and inpatient and outpatient care for a comprehensive range of general and specialty obstetrics and gynecology services for all stages of a woman’s life. We provide prepregnancy and pregnancy care for all women ranging from pentering pregnancy with a midwife through high risk pregnancies including assisted reproductive technologies. We provide gynecologic services that include a range from well woman visits through gynecologic oncology including fibroids, infertility care , menopause, PMS, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), urogynecology and pelvic reconstruction surgery, and vulvar vaginal diseases. Our nationally acclaimed faculty sees patients in both clinics and as private patients.

    Our physicians are regularly honored as some of the best in the country including these physicians on the following lists: Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors, and Consumer’s Research Council of America.

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    • David Bender, MD
    • Noelle Bowdler, MD
    • Catherine Bradley, MD, MSCE
    • William Davis, MD
    • Marygrace Elson, MD, MME
    • Thomas Gellhaus, MD
    • Rene Genadry, MD
    • Stephen Hunter, MD, PhD
    • Susan Johnson, MD, MS
    • Kimberly Leslie, MD
    • Jennifer Niebyl, MD
    • Ginny Ryan, MD, MA
    • Gregory Skopec, MD
    • Colleen Kennedy Stockdale, MD, MS
    • Craig Syrop, MD
    • Bradley Van Voorhis, MD

     Our faculty serve as Board Examiners for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology:

    • Noelle Bowdler, MD
    • Catherine Bradley, MD, MSCE
    • Marygrace Elson, MD, MME
    • Thomas Gellhaus, MD
    • Kimberly Leslie, MD
    • Bradley Van Voorhis, MD

    Our physicians are active in all arenas from local to international and have received recognition of their efforts.

    Dr. Colleen Stockdale received the 2014 Best Consulting Provider Award from the University of Iowa Physicians for her outstanding consulting or specialized services to the inpatient and ambulatory surgery patients of UI Health Care.

    Dr. Ginny Ryan was named a 2014 Woman of Influence by the Corridor Business Journal for her work with Girls on the Run locally, and for her dedication to care for women here and in Haiti.

    Dr. Colleen Stockdale received a 2014 Distinguished Mentor of the Year Award from the District VI Junior Fellows, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

    Dr. Merida Miller received a 2013 GME clinical coaching award selected from across all UIHC residency programs and nominated by the residents.

    Dr. Kelly Ward received the 2012 Patient Satisfaction and Service Excellence Award from the University of Iowa Physicians.

    Dr. Thomas Gellhaus received the Mentor Award from the Junior Fellows, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in 2012.

    Dr. Rachel Maassen received a Forty under Forty Award from the Corridor Business Journal for her outstanding leadership and for making a significant impact on the corridor community.

    Dr. Tom Gellhaus elected as the Assistant Secretary of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2012.

    Dr. Tom Gellhaus received the 2011 APGO faculty teacher of the year award voted on by the M3s.

    Dr. Tom Gellhaus received the 2011 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Award for International Service in recognition of his work with international health care missions to the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Tanzania, Peru, and Bolivia.

    Dr. Mark Santillan received the 2011 National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education.

    "The Best Hospitals in America" listing is compiled annually by U.S. News & World Report. Gynecology was listed 15th for 2014-2015.