General obstetrics and gynecology is the largest section of physicians within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Calgary. General obstetricians and gynecologists provide a broad range of clinical services to women of all ages, and are actively involved in training medical students and residents. Members practice at all four adult hospital sites within the City of Calgary (Foothills Medical Centre, Peter Lougheed Centre, Rockyview General Hospital and South Health Campus) and independent out-patient clinics. For more information visit our website.
Information for the public is available at www.ahs.ca/obgyncalgary.
The section of Gynecologic Oncology currently consists of five members with specialized training and expertise in cancers of the female reproductive organs, such as cervical, endometrial, ovarian, uterine and vulvar cancers. Members practice out of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre located within the Foothills Medical Centre. For more information visit our website:
The section of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Calgary is a dynamic, innovative group whose mission is to provide highest quality maternal fetal care in a patient-centered environment while contributing to the academic environment through research and teaching. The service provides outpatient and inpatient (24/7) ultrasound and consultation services, invasive procedures, high risk antepartum care and outreach services. Given the multidisciplinary nature of MFM, the group has close clinical and academic affiliations with a number of different sections, including obstetric medicine, genetics, pediatric subspecialties, diabetes in pregnancy and neonatology. The section members are actively involved in teaching and research in addition to clinical care. Residents, clerks and other subspecialty residents rotate through the program, as well as the subspecialty resident.
The section of Maternal Fetal Medicine offers a fully accredited Royal College Residency in Maternal Fetal Medicine. For more information visit Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Residency Training Programs.
The Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) currently consists of seven members with specialized training and expertise on the investigation and management of female and male infertility and reproductive endocrinology. Patient care, teaching and research occur out of the Regional Fertility Program (RFP), which was established since 1984. The program offers a full range of diagnostic and treatment programs for both male and female fertility disorders as well as for recurrent pregnancy loss. RFP is one of the busiest and most successful infertility centers in Canada. The in-vitro fertilization program has resulted in the successful delivery of over 12,000 babies.
Areas of research interest and ongoing study within the section of REI include fertility preservation, premature ovarian insufficiency, enhancement of artificial reproductive technology outcomes, obesity and infertility and obstetrical outcomes after fertility treatments.
The section of urogynecology consists of five members who provide medical and surgical care for women with pelvic floor disorders such as incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, or chronic pain. Members practice out of the Foothills Medical Centre.