Brett Worly, MD, MBA

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
College of Medicine
395 W. 12th Ave., 5th Floor
Columbus, OH, 43210

Dr. Worly is an internationally respected leader in obstetrics, gynecology, medical education, contraception, sexual dysfunction and chronic pelvic pain. His research focuses on contraception options, sexual dysfunction, racial and ethnic health care disparities, vaccine hesitancy and the response of the immune system to vaccines in pregnancy. His work has been widely published in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Worly is currently working on a research project funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It focuses on evaluating the immunologic response to the tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine in pregnancy, as well as patient hesitancy related to this vaccine.

Areas of Expertise

  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Gynecologic surgery, including minimally invasive surgeries
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Chronic pelvic pain

Research Interests

  • Contraception options
  • Medical education
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Racial and ethnic health care disparities
  • Immune responses to vaccines during pregnancy


  • Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
  • MBA: Indiana University Kelley School of Business
  • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Honors and Awards

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2020-2022
  • Courage to Teach Award, 2019
  • Patient Satisfaction Achievement Award, 2019