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Difference between Gynecologist & Obstretician Gynecologist


A woman goes through changes in reproductive system and it’s important to know who you need to see for specific conditions and issues.

Obstretrics and Gynecology are terms related to the female’s reproductive system.


An Obstetrician specializes in obstetrics, which deals with all aspect of pregnancy, baby delivery, ie from Prenatal Care to Post-natal Care.

An Obstetrician deliver babies, where as a gynecologist does not.

An Obstetrician can also provide therapies to help you get pregnant such as fertility treatments.

An Obstetrician helps with the care of entire pregnancy journey of the mother and ensures that the fetus is in best condition to deliver a healthy baby.

An Obstetrician Gynecologist OB/GYN encompasses two specialities-

  1. Obstetrics
  2. Gynecology

While a Gynecologist specializes in Gynecology only.

Obstetricians are also trained to handle pregnancy complications, such as:

  • when there are signs of fetal distress in which the fetus is not doing well for various reasons.
  • Delivery through Cesarean
  • Preeclampsia – pregnancy complication characterised by high blood pressure.
  • Placenta Issues


Gynecology is concerned with the well-being and health of the female reproductive organs and the ability to reproduce. 

Issues related to non-pregnancy is looked after by Gynecologist.

A gynecologist may diagnose and treat issues, such as:

  • Irregular menstruation
  • Vaginal infections
  • Conditions that cause pain during sex
  • Cancers of the reproductive system
  • Prolapse of pelvic organs
  • Endometriosis
  • Cervical and vaginal polyps
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Uterine fibroids

Many physicians specialize in both obstetrics and gynecology to provide comprehensive care to patients when it comes to any conditions that affect the reproductive system, such as those with the cervix, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, or vagina, perform recommended screenings such as breast exams, pap smears, and pelvic exams, perform hysterectomies and tubal ligations or to provide human papillomavirus (HPV) shots to protect against cancer-causing HPV, provide advices on contraceptives and Pregnancy Care.

This way, they can address the full spectrum of their patients’ healthcare needs. These physicians are called Obstetrician Gynecologist OB/GYN. 

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Difference Between Gynecologist & Obstetrician Gynecologist