Best Monett Obstetricians and Gynecologists (OB-GYNs)

2 doctors found for 'Obstetrician and Gynecologist (OB-GYN) in Monett, Missouri and surrounding areas.

Frank Shirley
Obstetrician and Gynecologist (OB-GYN)
Monett, Missouri 65708
John E Cisna, DO
Obstetrician and Gynecologist (OB-GYN)
Mount Vernon, Missouri 65712
(417) 269-2460
1- 2 of 2 Obstetrician and Gynecologist (OB-GYN) in Monett, Missouri

Obstetrician and Gynecologist (OB-GYN) Information:

An OB-GYN is a physician who provides medical and surgical care to women and has particular expertise in pregnancy, childbirth, and disorders of the reproductive system. This includes preventative care, prenatal care, detection of sexually transmitted diseases, Pap test screening, and family planning. An obstetrician/gynecologist, commonly abbreviated as OB/GYN, can serve as a primary physician and often serves as a consultant to other physicians. OB/GYNs can have private practices, work in hospital or clinic settings, and maintain teaching positions at university hospitals.

One should see an OB-GYN if they are pregnant, think they are pregnant, are a female and age 21 or older or need to be tested for Std's. Procedures include but are not limited to Pap tests, std testing, delivery of children and family planning.

Some sub specialties of an OB-GYN include but are not limited to:
  • Adolescent gynecology
  • Behavioral problems
  • Cancer
  • Endocrinology
  • Health maintenance during pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • Operative gynecology
  • Pregnancy and delivery
  • Preventative health
  • Urinary tract disorders