Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

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City, UR Medicine Offer Free Screenings at 6th Annual Women’s Health Fair

August 22, 2014

The City of Rochester and UR Medicine will sponsor the sixth annual Women’s Health Screening Fair at the Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. The Fair will provide free screening tests for women ages 18 to 80, targeting a host of health risks, including heart disease, stroke and cancer.

Study Shows Childbirth Complications Vary Widely at U.S. Hospitals

August 04, 2014

Expectant mothers anticipate a smooth delivery, yet 13 percent of all women in the U.S. experience obstetrical complications. A University of Rochester-led study, published in the August issue of Health Affairs, shows complication rates can vary as much as five-fold among hospitals, prompting researchers to call for the development of a national quality reporting system to improve maternal...

Strong Fertility Center Lowers IVF Cost, Offers Package Pricing

April 08, 2014

UR Medicine’s Strong Fertility Center has good news for those who hope to start a family but are struggling with infertility. The Center has lowered the cost of in vitro fertilization (IVF), the most effective treatment for infertility.