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Welcome to Chord Road's OBG Department

At Chord Road, our OBG department provides comprehensive care for women throughout their reproductive journey, addressing a wide range of gynecological and obstetric needs. Our team of experienced healthcare professionals is dedicated to delivering personalized, evidence-based care in a compassionate and supportive environment. Explore the sub-departments within our OBG department to learn more about the specialized services we offer.

Gynecologic Oncology

Gynecologic Oncology focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of gynecological cancers. Our skilled gynecologic oncologists employ advanced techniques and multidisciplinary approaches to provide comprehensive care for patients. Services offered include cancer screening, diagnostic procedures, surgical interventions, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.

Types of cancers treated under Gynecologic Oncology
  • Cervical Cancer:

    Cervical cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the cervix, the lower part of the uterus. Gynecologic Oncology specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer, including surgical interventions, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.

  • Ovarian Cancer:

    Ovarian cancer refers to the abnormal growth of cells in the ovaries. Gynecologic Oncologists employ various treatment modalities, such as surgery, chemotherapy, and targeted therapies, to manage ovarian cancer and improve patient outcomes.

  • Uterine Cancer:

    Uterine cancer, also known as endometrial cancer, occurs in the lining of the uterus. Gynecologic Oncology offers comprehensive treatment options, including surgery, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, and chemotherapy, to address uterine cancer.

  • Vulvar Cancer:

    Vulvar cancer involves the abnormal growth of cells on the outer surface of the female genitalia. Gynecologic Oncologists specialize in the surgical management of vulvar cancer, which may involve excision, lymph node evaluation, and reconstructive procedures.

  • Vaginal Cancer:

    Vaginal cancer refers to the abnormal growth of cells in the vaginal lining. Gynecologic Oncology provides treatment options for vaginal cancer, including surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.

Potential Risks:
  • Surgical Risks: Surgical procedures carry risks such as bleeding, infection, damage to surrounding structures, and anesthesia-related complications.
  • Radiation Therapy Risks: Potential side effects of radiation therapy include fatigue, skin changes, nausea, and long-term effects on surrounding tissues or organs.
  • Chemotherapy Risks: Chemotherapy can cause side effects such as hair loss, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, increased risk of infections, and damage to healthy cells.

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery specializes in the evaluation and management of pelvic floor disorders, including urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and other conditions affecting the female pelvic region. Our team offers a range of treatment options, including non-surgical therapies, minimally invasive procedures, and reconstructive surgeries.

Types of conditions treated under Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse:

    Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when the pelvic organs, such as the bladder, uterus, or rectum, descend or bulge into the vaginal canal. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery offers surgical and non-surgical interventions to restore pelvic organ support and improve pelvic floor function.

  • Urinary Incontinence:

    Urinary incontinence refers to the involuntary loss of urine. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery provides treatment options, including behavioral therapies, medication, and surgical procedures, to manage urinary incontinence and improve bladder control.

  • Voiding Dysfunction:

    Voiding dysfunction encompasses various conditions that affect the normal process of urination. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery offers diagnostic evaluations and treatment strategies to address voiding dysfunction and optimize bladder function.

  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction:

    Pelvic floor dysfunction involves the impairment of the muscles, ligaments, and connective tissues in the pelvic region. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery employs a multidisciplinary approach, combining physical therapy, medication, and surgical interventions, to manage pelvic floor dysfunction and enhance quality of life.

Potential Risks
  • Surgical Risks: Surgical procedures carry inherent risks such as bleeding, infection, damage to surrounding structures, and anesthesia-related complications.
  • Adverse Effects: There can be potential risks associated with surgical interventions, including urinary or fecal incontinence, pelvic pain, mesh-related complications (in specific cases), and recurrence of pelvic floor disorders.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility deals with the evaluation and treatment of hormonal and reproductive disorders. Our reproductive endocrinologists provide comprehensive care for couples and individuals experiencing difficulties in conceiving. Services offered include fertility assessments, assisted reproductive technologies, hormonal therapies, and surgical interventions.

Types of conditions treated under Reproductive Endocrinology

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS):

    PCOS is a hormonal disorder that affects the ovaries and can lead to irregular periods, ovulation problems, and infertility. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility offers comprehensive management of PCOS, including lifestyle modifications, medication, and assisted reproductive technologies.

  • Endometriosis:

    Endometriosis occurs when the tissue lining the uterus grows outside the uterus, causing pain and fertility issues. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility provides specialized treatment options, such as hormonal therapy, laparoscopic surgery, and fertility treatments, to address endometriosis.

  • Infertility:

    Infertility refers to the inability to conceive after a year of unprotected intercourse. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility offers a range of fertility services, including fertility evaluations, ovulation induction, intrauterine insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilization (IVF), and other assisted reproductive technologies.

  • Hormonal Imbalances:

    Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility diagnoses and treats hormonal imbalances that can affect reproductive health, such as irregular menstrual cycles, thyroid disorders, and pituitary gland dysfunction. Treatment options may include medication, hormonal therapies, and lifestyle modifications.

Potential Risks
  • Multiple Pregnancy: ART procedures carry a higher risk of multiple pregnancies, which can increase the risk of complications for both the mother and babies.
  • Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS): In some cases, the use of hormonal medications to stimulate egg production can lead to OHSS, a condition characterized by enlarged ovaries, fluid accumulation in the abdomen, and other symptoms.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy: There is a slightly increased risk of ectopic pregnancy (implantation outside the uterus) associated with certain fertility treatments.

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Maternal Fetal Medicine focuses on the specialized care of high-risk pregnancies. Our team of maternal fetal medicine specialists provides expert monitoring, diagnosis, and management of complex maternal and fetal conditions. We offer comprehensive prenatal screening, genetic counseling, ultrasound services, and advanced fetal interventions.

Types of conditions treated under Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • High-Risk Pregnancies:

    Maternal Fetal Medicine specializes in the care of women with high-risk pregnancies, which may include conditions such as gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, multiple pregnancies, or maternal medical complications. Maternal Fetal Medicine provides close monitoring, specialized testing, and intervention to optimize maternal and fetal well-being.

  • Fetal Anomalies:

    Maternal Fetal Medicine offers expertise in the diagnosis and management of fetal anomalies or birth defects. This involves detailed fetal ultrasound examinations, genetic counselling, and coordination of multidisciplinary care to ensure the best possible outcomes for the baby.

  • Fetal Growth Restriction:

    Fetal growth restriction occurs when a baby fails to grow at a normal rate during pregnancy. Maternal Fetal Medicine provides comprehensive assessments and monitoring to detect and manage fetal growth restriction, optimizing prenatal care and fetal development.

  • Preterm Labor:

    Preterm labor refers to the onset of labor before the 37th week of pregnancy. Maternal Fetal Medicine employs strategies to prevent and manage preterm labor, including medication, lifestyle modifications, and close monitoring of maternal and fetal well-being.

Potential Risks
  • Procedure-related Risks: Diagnostic procedures carry a small risk of complications, including infection, bleeding, or injury to the mother or fetus.
  • Preterm Birth: Some high-risk pregnancies may be associated with an increased risk of preterm birth, which can lead to potential complications for the baby.
  • Maternal Health Risks: Depending on the underlying maternal condition, there may be potential risks associated with the management of maternal health conditions during pregnancy.

Critical Care Medicine

Critical Care Medicine provides specialized care for pregnant women with critical medical conditions or complications. Our critical care specialists work closely with obstetricians and other healthcare providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for both mother and baby. We offer advanced monitoring, life support interventions, and comprehensive critical care management.

Types of conditions treated under Critical Care Medicine
  • Obstetric Emergencies:

    Critical Care Medicine focuses on providing intensive care for pregnant women experiencing obstetric emergencies, such as severe preeclampsia, placental abruption, or cardiac complications. This sub-specialty ensures immediate intervention and comprehensive critical care support for maternal well-being.

  • Maternal Critical Illness:

    Maternal Critical Illness involves the specialized care of pregnant women with severe medical conditions, such as sepsis, organ failure, or trauma. Critical Care Medicine provides advanced monitoring, intervention, and management of complex medical needs in critically ill pregnant patients.

Potential Risks
  • Complication-related Risks: Critical care interventions may carry inherent risks associated with managing complex medical conditions and emergencies.
  • Maternal and Fetal Risks: Depending on the underlying medical condition and severity of the illness, there may be potential risks to both the mother and fetus.

Complex Family Planning

Complex Family Planning offers specialized care for individuals with complex reproductive needs, including contraception counseling, management of unintended pregnancies, and care for fetal anomalies. Our team provides compassionate counseling, access to a wide range of contraceptive options, and expert guidance on family planning decisions.

Types of procedures offered under Complex Family Planning
  • Pregnancy Termination:

    Complex Family Planning provides safe and confidential pregnancy termination services, including both medical and surgical options, for individuals facing complex reproductive choices.

  • Contraceptive Counseling:

    Complex Family Planning offers comprehensive contraceptive counseling and guidance, helping individuals and couples make informed decisions about birth control methods that best suit their needs and preferences.

  • Reproductive Health Complications:

    Complex Family Planning addresses reproductive health complications, such as ectopic pregnancy, molar pregnancy, and miscarriage management, ensuring sensitive and supportive care during difficult reproductive circumstances.

Potential Risks
  • Procedure-related Risks: Depending on the chosen contraceptive method or pregnancy termination procedure, there may be associated risks such as infection, bleeding, or anesthesia-related complications.
  • Emotional Considerations: Complex Family Planning involves addressing the emotional and psychological aspects associated with reproductive decisions, which may require additional support and counseling.

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology focuses on the unique gynecological needs of young girls and teenagers. Our specialists offer comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and management of gynecological conditions specific to this age group. Services include puberty and menstrual health management, evaluation of reproductive disorders, and counseling on sexual health.

TyTypes of conditions treated under Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
  • Puberty and Menstrual Disorders:

    Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology focuses on the evaluation and management of puberty-related concerns and menstrual disorders in young girls and adolescents. This includes addressing issues such as irregular periods, heavy bleeding, menstrual pain, and hormonal imbalances.

  • Adolescent Reproductive Health:

    Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology provides comprehensive care and education regarding reproductive health for teenagers. This includes counseling on topics such as contraception, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and menstrual hygiene.

  • Congenital Anomalies:

    Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology deals with congenital anomalies of the reproductive system, such as vaginal malformations, uterine abnormalities, and ovarian disorders. Evaluation, diagnosis, and surgical interventions may be offered to manage these conditions.

  • Gynecologic Infections:

    Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology addresses common gynecologic infections in young girls and adolescents, including vulvovaginitis and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Appropriate diagnosis, treatment, and prevention strategies are provided to promote gynecologic health.

Potential Risks
  • Procedure-related Risks: Surgical procedures, if required, carry risks associated with anesthesia, infection, bleeding, or injury to surrounding structures.
  • Emotional and Psychological Considerations: Addressing gynecological conditions in pediatric and adolescent patients requires sensitivity and support to address emotional and psychological concerns that may arise.

Menopausal and Geriatric Gynecology

Menopausal and Geriatric Gynecology addresses the specific healthcare needs of women during menopause and the geriatric stage of life. Our team provides comprehensive care for menopausal symptoms, age-related gynecological conditions, and hormonal management. We offer personalized treatment plans, including hormone replacement therapy, preventive care, and health screenings.

Types of conditions treated under Menopausal and Geriatric Gynecology
  • Menopause Management:

    Menopausal and Geriatric Gynecology specializes in the management of menopause and its associated symptoms, such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, mood changes, and hormonal imbalances. Hormone replacement therapy, lifestyle modifications, and counseling are offered to support women during this transitional phase.

  • Geriatric Gynecologic Care:

    Menopausal and Geriatric Gynecology provides comprehensive gynecologic care for older women, including routine screenings, prevention, and management of age-related gynecologic conditions. This may involve addressing issues such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, and gynecologic cancers.

  • Osteoporosis and Bone Health:

    Menopausal and Geriatric Gynecology emphasizes the importance of maintaining optimal bone health in menopausal and older women. Evaluation, treatment, and preventive measures are employed to manage conditions such as osteoporosis and minimize the risk of fractures.

Potential Risks
  • Hormone Therapy Risks: If hormone replacement therapy is prescribed, there may be potential risks associated with its use, such as increased risk of blood clots, stroke, or breast cancer. These risks should be discussed with healthcare providers.
  • Age-related Health Concerns: The treatment process may involve managing other age-related health conditions, and potential risks associated with those conditions should be considered.

Minimal Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Minimal Invasive Gynecologic Surgery employs advanced surgical techniques to perform gynecological procedures with minimal incisions and faster recovery times. Our surgeons specialize in minimally invasive approaches such as laparoscopy and robotic-assisted surgery for conditions such as fibroids, endometriosis, and hysterectomy.

Types of procedures offered under Minimal Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery:

    Minimal Invasive Gynecologic Surgery employs laparoscopic techniques to perform various gynecologic procedures with minimal incisions. This includes procedures such as hysterectomy, myomectomy (removal of uterine fibroids), ovarian cystectomy, and treatment of endometriosis.

  • Hysteroscopic Surgery:

    Minimal Invasive Gynecologic Surgery involves hysteroscopic procedures to diagnose and treat intrauterine conditions, such as polyps, fibroids, and uterine septum. Hysteroscopic surgery is a minimally invasive approach that uses a thin, lighted instrument inserted through the vagina to access the uterus.

  • Robotic-Assisted Surgery:

    Minimal Invasive Gynecologic Surgery utilizes robotic-assisted surgery to perform complex gynecologic procedures with enhanced precision and control. This advanced technology allows surgeons to operate with smaller incisions, reduced blood loss, and faster recovery for patients.

  • Endometrial Ablation:

    Minimal Invasive Gynecologic Surgery offers endometrial ablation as a treatment option for heavy menstrual bleeding. This procedure uses various techniques, such as thermal energy or radiofrequency, to remove or destroy the uterine lining, reducing or eliminating menstrual flow.

  • Potential Risks
    • Surgical Risks: As with any surgical procedure, there are inherent risks associated with anesthesia, infection, bleeding, damage to surrounding structures, or complications related to the specific surgery performed.
    • Recovery Process: The recovery process after minimal invasive gynecologic surgery typically involves a shorter hospital stay, less postoperative pain, and faster return to normal activities compared to traditional open surgery. However, there may still be a period of recovery and potential risks associated with the healing process.