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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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    Downstate Delivers Brooklyn's First Baby of the 2013 New Year

    New Year's Eve 2013 turned out to be very busy for Downstate's Labor and Delivery team.

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    Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Residency Program

    Providing residents with broad clinical training in all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology.

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    Robotics Program

    da Vinci Robotic Surgical Platform

    Providing the opportunity for training and proctoring starting surgeons.

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Obstetrics and Gynecology at Downstate


As a department we are committed to improving healthcare access for our patients and addressing healthcare disparities to the underserved communities. We participate in multiple programs designed to increase access to preventative health services in our community.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has had the privilege of taking care of the women of Brooklyn for more than more than 100 years.

Upcoming Events

Grand Rounds
Mondays at 8am in Lecture Hall 1

November 7

Gross and microscopic images of ovarian tumors are presented with emphasis on how they are classified

Janet Schneller, MD
Clinical Professor
Pathology Department
SUNY Downstate Medical Center

November 14

The Adverse Effects of of Maternal Obesity In Pregnancy

Patrick M. Catalano, MD
Professor of Reproductive Biology
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
MetroHealth Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University

November 21

Reviewing the dynamic landscape of prenatal screening, specifically with cell free DNA technology, including current guidelines and emerging trends

Lisa Demers, MS, LGC
Genetic Counselor, Medical Science Liaison

November 28

Gynecology Oncology Morbidity & Mortality

Yi Chun Lee, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Director of Gynecology Oncology