Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

News and Events

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.

URMC Physician-Couple Gives $750K Gift to Orthopaedics

April 07, 2014

Eva K. Pressman, M.D., chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Henry A. Thiede Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Seth M. Zeidman, M.D., a neurosurgeon who is a member of Highland Hospital’s medical staff, pledged a gift of $750,000 for orthopaedics research at the University of Rochester Medical Center.