Education & training
Obstetrics and gynaecology (OB-GYN) is the amalgamation of two disciplines, both involved in the healthcare of women. An obstetrician is a physician who has completed specialist training in managing pregnancy, labour and postnatal care (puerperium). Obstetrician is concerned with the care of pregnant woman, her unborn child. Gynaecologist diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions of the female reproductive system from fungal infections, pelvic pain and period problems through to more serious conditions like endometriosis, ovarian cysts and ovarian cancer, fertility conditions, menopause and early pregnancy symptoms.