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Healthcare at a Glance in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love, has several top-rated healthcare facilities. Ranked #1 are the Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian. Of special note for children’s care is Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. There are several medical centers and primary care clinics that serve the suburbs. The VA has a medical center as well as community-based outpatient clinics. And great resources exist for the uninsured.

Philadelphia’s Top-Rated Facilities

One of Philadelphia’s most accomplished healthcare facilities is Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The first hospital in the nation to exclusively practice children’s care, it has 594 beds and ranks #2 on U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. It also ranks nationally in 10 children’s specialties, including:

  • #1 in Pediatric Cancer and Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • #4 in Pediatric Urology and Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • #8 in Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery

For comprehensive care, U.S. News ranks the Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian at #1. It ranks #13 on U.S. News Best Hospitals Honor Roll and nationally in 12 adult specialties, including #10 in cancer.

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OB-GYN Frequently Asked Questions

Medically reviewed by Carolyn Kay, MD – Written by Megan Lentz
What is an OB-GYN?

Finding an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN) will help you manage your women’s healthcare needs. An OB-GYN is trained to deliver babies and specializes in treating and managing disorders involving a woman's reproductive organs.

OB-GYNs are licensed to perform routine women's reproductive checks such as: Pap tests (aka Pap smears), sexually transmitted infection (STI) checks, pelvic exams, ultrasounds; procedures such as IUD insertions; and surgeries such as a hysterectomy or removal of ovarian cysts.

How often should I see an OB-GYN?

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It's recommended that women see an OB-GYN once a year for routine checkups. If you're pregnant or have an underlying health condition, you may need to see an OB-GYN more frequently.

What procedures do OB-GYNs perform?

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OB-GYNs can perform or order the following procedures and surgeries:

What conditions do OB-GYNs treat?

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OB-GYNs treat the following conditions:

An OB-GYN can also provide prenatal care and help you manage your health during pregnancy.

What should I ask an OB-GYN?

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Top questions to ask an OB-GYN during your appointment that you may not have thought of:

  • Do you have experience treating people with my condition?
  • How often have you performed this procedure? Do you recommend a specialist?
  • Will this treatment affect my fertility?
  • How can I perform a breast self-exam at home?
  • When should I have my first mammogram? How often should I have one?
  • Should I be screened for cervical cancer? How often should I be screened?
  • Will the procedure hurt?
  • What are my birth control options? What side effects should I be aware of?
  • Based on my family history, should I get genetic testing?
  • Should I get tested for STIs?
  • What happens when it's time for me to give birth? Should I get an epidural?

OB-GYNs are trained to discuss sensitive subjects, so you shouldn't hesitate to ask questions about your sexual health.