Topics: Childbirth, Obstetrics, Gynaecology Pages: 3 (396 words) Published: April 21, 2013
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The department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology looks after only women patients. Obstetrics deals with pregnancy and child birth. An obstetrician gives pre pregnancy counseling, looks after the woman and her baby during pregnancy, helps with child birth and looks after the woman for six weeks after delivery.

A gynaecologist looks after women with diseases of the reproductive system. These include period problems, infections, benign tumours like fibroids and ovarian cysts and cancers.

Women wanting to conceive are looked after by the Reproductive Medicine Unit which will look after the gynaecological problems of these women also.

The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology now have five units. The outpatient days and contact details of the five units are given below.

|OG unit 1 |   Gynaecology and Gynae cancer | |Phone No: |   0416 – 2283395 | |Email : |   og1@cmcvellore.ac.in | |OPD days : |   Mondays & Thurdays | |  |   Menopause clinic on Wednesday afternoon | |Faculty : |   Dr. Abraham Peedicayil (Professor & Head of the Unit) | |  |   Dr. Alice George (Professor ) | |  |   Dr. Rachel Chandy (Professor) | |  |   Dr. Anitha Thomas (Asst. Professor) | |  |  | |OG unit 2...
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