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About the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Ohio State University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology includes 40 full-time faculty obstetricians and gynecologists committed to patient care, teaching and research who are consistently ranked among the “Best Doctors in America.”
 
They lead a gynecology program that has been named one of the best in the nation numerous times by U.S.News & World Report, the only central Ohio hospital program so recognized.
 
Our faculty includes such luminaries as:
  • Department Chair Mark B. Landon, MD, the Richard Meiling Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, an international expert in diabetes and pregnancy as well as vaginal birth after cesarean section
  • Steven G. Gabbe, MD, Chief Executive Officer of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, one of the world’s top experts on diabetes and pregnancy and co-editor of the leading textbook in obstetrics and gynecology
  • Charles J. Lockwood, MD, Dean of Ohio State’s College of Medicine, nationally renowned in the study of birth outcomes

Ob/Gyn Education at Ohio State

 
For Medical Students: Students transition to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology during their third year of medical school for a six-week clinical clerkship. They spend an equal amount of time in obstetrics, oncology and gynecology and can serve their clerkship in one of five central Ohio hospital locations. Elective courses in obstetrics and gynecology are also available. Learn more in our Medical Students section.
 
For Residents: The Ohio State University/Mt. Carmel Health Integrated Training Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology offers 42 residents the best of two worlds – the strength of a large academic medical center and collaboration with leading community hospitals. Learn more about our fully accredited, four-year residency program at our ObGyn Residency website.
 

Ob/Gyn Research

 
We manage more than 55 clinical trials and other studies funded by such organizations as Bayer, Merck, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute and National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
 
We are also a 21-year member of the highly selective Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network, sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

 
In addition, our department houses three prominent research laboratories, studying the most fundamental aspects of human reproductive health. Read more on our Laboratories page.
 

Ob/Gyn Patient Care at Ohio State

 
Our Department physicians practice, teach and conduct research in the six hospitals of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. We have expertise in a wide range of clinical problems and pathologic conditions, and support one of the largest maternal transport services in the country caring for high-risk pregnancies and gynecologic oncology. Learn more about our patient care services at the Wexner Medical Center ObGyn Services website.
 

OSU Ob/Gyn Divisions

 
The OSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is comprised of six divisions. Learn more at: