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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Offering Residency, Fellowships, & Research Opportunities

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah is recognized internationally for excellence in clinical care, medical education, and research. Our physicians and staff provide world-class expertise in the specialty and sub-specialties of obstetrics and gynecology. Our department is committed to anti-racism, and seeks to foster a culture of diversity, equity, & inclusion


Department Chair - Robert Silver, MD

Robert Silver MD, department chair, obstetrics and gynecology

Robert M. (Bob) Silver, MD has been in the division of maternal fetal medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center for over 30 years. He holds the John A. Dixon Presidential Endowed Chair and is Professor and Chairman of the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Silver's clinical and research interests include recurrent pregnancy loss and stillbirth, cesarean delivery, placenta accreta spectrum, preeclampsia, vaginal birth after cesarean delivery, immunologic diseases in pregnancy, and medical disorders in pregnancy.     

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Upcoming Events

Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion


As part of Women’s Week: Making Public Policy Personal, the Ob/Gyn EDI Committee and our Department are proud to partner with Black Physicians of Utah and the SOM Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion to bring Aftershock, a Sundance-award-winning documentary about the Black maternal mortality crisis, to the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building Auditorium on Tuesday, February 28th from 6-9pm.

The event is free and open to the public. An audience Q&A panel including both medical professionals and individuals with lived experience of maternal morbidity will follow.

Please find more information and registration here.

Women's week Aftershock flyer, department of obstetrics and gynecology

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Susan Sandoval Memorial 5K

Thank you supporting the Susan Sandoval Memorial 5K for Ovarian Cancer Awareness. Since 2007, in honor and memory of our beloved Susan, we’ve been raising funds for education, awareness, and finding a cure for all gynecologic cancers.

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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Phone: 801-581-7647
Fax: 801-585-5146
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Salt Lake City, UT 84132