Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Services at Mount Sinai West
The Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Services Department at Mount Sinai West offers the full range of women’s reproductive health care, including complete pregnancy and newborn care. All is provided by a dedicated, expert group of physicians, midwives, nurses, and other clinical staff. Affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, we teach and train new physicians. In addition, our physician faculty and trainees are involved in research to fuel evidence-based diagnosis and treatment options in obstetrics and gynecology.
Our department includes a large group of general obstetrician-gynecologists, each trained to provide comprehensive gynecologic care, prenatal care, and normal obstetric care. Highly experienced, certified nurse-midwives are also available for normal obstetric and gynecologic care. Each midwife can attend births in Mount Sinai West’s Labor and Delivery Suite or in the Birthing Center. In addition, we have groups of specialists in seven major divisions that together encompass care for a woman’s total reproductive health at all stages in her life.
Our Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) is a team of specialists who provide expert care for high-risk pregnancies. A high-risk pregnancy may be the result of a pre-existing medical condition such as type 2 diabetes, or a condition arising during pregnancy, such as preterm labor. Depending on the situation, your general obstetrician may consult with a high-risk pregnancy specialist about your care; alternatively, you may receive all obstetric care at the MFM practice office. Among other conditions, the office provides ongoing care for women with preexisting diabetes or gestational diabetes and has a dedicated diabetes nurse educator and nutritionist. We are also responsible for teaching and training new MFM specialists.
Our Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Division provides services at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York–Westside, offering comprehensive reproductive health care treatment, including help with infertility, in vitro fertilization, recurrent pregnancy loss, and all hormonally related health problems.
The Gynecologic Oncology Division offers complete and integrated services for the diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers and precancerous conditions. These services include the latest surgical options, often avoiding the most invasive procedures. These highly trained subspecialists also provide surgical treatments for complex non-cancerous gynecologic problems.
The Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Division’s specialists have advanced training in diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor disorders, including bladder control problems, fecal incontinence, and the dropping or falling of the uterus, bladder, rectum, and vagina. These specialists provide patient education as well as care.
In the Minimally Invasive Surgery Division, doctors from several areas of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology come together to offer a wide range of minimally invasive surgical treatments for gynecologic problems. These treatments are as safe and effective as open surgery but produce less scarring, shorter hospital stay and recovery time, and fewer potential complications than traditional surgery.
Ultrasound and Evaluation Services
Whether you have a doctor at Mount Sinai West or not, our genetics, ultrasound, and maternal-fetal evaluation suites provide state-of-the-art screening and diagnostic testing services. The Genetics Division offers complete prenatal genetic testing and counseling. The Ultrasound and Evaluation Center screens for and diagnoses all maternal, fetal, and gynecologic problems using the latest technology; our expert maternal-fetal medicine specialists interpret all test results. We perform comprehensive testing for fetal anatomy; biophysical testing for fetuses and babies in utero; pregnancy record taking; gynecologic evaluations, including hysterosonograms; and pulse and color Doppler imaging.