Obstetrics & Gynecology

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.

Latest News

Connecting to Our Primary Purpose
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Nov 12, 2018

Connecting to Our Primary Purpose

As we celebrate nine years among the nation’s Top 10 academic medical centers for quality and safety, Chief Medical Quality Officer Bob Pendleton, MD, reflects on the cultural evolution that is driving our deep commitment to improved patient care. ... Read More

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Inducing Labor at 39 Weeks Decreases Need for Cesarean Section
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Aug 08, 2018

Inducing Labor at 39 Weeks Decreases Need for Cesarean Section

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Inducing labor in healthy women at 39 weeks into their pregnancy reduces the need for cesarean section and is at least as safe for mother and baby as waiting for spontaneous labor. Choosing to induce could also reduce the risk that mothers will develop preeclampsia and that newborns will need respiratory support after delivery, according to a study publishing online in the New England Journal of Medicine.... Read More

Obstetrics and Gynecology

DEPARTMENT CHAIR

Department Chair

Robert Silver, MD

Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Chair, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology

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

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