Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)

Find an OB-GYN in San Diego at Scripps Clinic

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Find an OB-GYN in San Diego at Scripps Clinic

When you arrive to the Scripps clinic department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, you will find compassionate care on your lifelong journey from adolescence through menopause and beyond. Our collaborative based approach includes you as a partner in high- quality care, hope, and solutions to complex questions.

The professionals of the OB-GYN department work in multidisciplinary teams to develop a customized treatment plan for each individual after a comprehensive evaluation. Our team includes highly trained physicians, certified nurse midwives, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, sonographers, and dedicated support staff.

It is because of this exceptional care that Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital are recognized as San Diego’s best hospitals for gynecology by U.S. News & World Report.

Services available at Scripps Clinic

Obstetric services and conditions we treat

Obstetric services and conditions we treat

We are committed to providing the highest quality care through prenatal, labor, delivery, and your postpatrum care. At Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, we provide a warm, caring, and secure environment for you and your newborn. At our Women’s Center (sometimes referred to as a birthing center), you can go through labor, delivery, and recovery all in one room.

  • Diagnostic testing and personal treatment plans by board-certified gynecologic oncologists for gynecologic cancer
  • Testing and treatment of hyperplasia
  • Genetic Mutations

Comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology services

Scripps cares for thousands of women with advanced obstetrics and gynecology services for a range of conditions, including:

  • Abnormal vaginal or uterine bleeding during or between menstrual periods 
  • Adenomyosis, in which the lining of the uterus grows into the wall of the uterus and may cause heavy menstrual bleeding, cramping or pain
  • Bladder incontinence or overactive bladder, the involuntary release of urine or the sudden and uncontrollable urge to urinate
  • Cancer treatment by board-certified gynecologic oncologists
  • Endometriosis, when the uterine lining grows outside of the uterus. Endometriosis symptoms may include heavy menstrual bleeding, excessive cramping, infertility and other problems
  • Infertility, the inability to become pregnant or to carry a pregnancy to full term
  • Ovarian cysts, fluid-filled sacs that form on the ovaries and may cause nausea or pain
  • Pelvic organ prolapse, when pelvic organs, such as the bladder or uterus, shift from their normal position
  • Pelvic pain, pain or discomfort in the lower part of the abdomen
  • Uterine fibroids, non-cancerous tumors that grow in the uterus