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.

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    Our physicians are regularly honored as some of the best in the country including these physicians on the following lists: Best Doctors in America, Castle Connolly, U.S. News & World Report rankings, and Consumer’s Research Council of America.

    The following department physicians have been recognized as U.S. News & World Report top doctors:

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

    • Dr. Kelly Ward received the 2012 Patient Satisfaction and Service Excellence Award from the University of Iowa Physicians. She is cited for going the extra step.
    • Dr. Brad Van Voorhis and the In Vitro Fertilization Team received the 2012 Excellence in Quality Award from the University of Iowa Physicians.
    • Dr. Rachel Maassen has been awarded a Forty under Forty Award from the Corridor Business Journal for her outstanding leadership and for making a significant impact on the corridor community. Her commitment to education and patient care as well as her hard work and devotion to Women’s Health at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics qualified her.
    • 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 41st for 2012-2013.