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Is there a type of doctor that just deals with maternity medical issues but is not a high risk pregnancy doctor?
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
All docs who practice OB understand medical issues in pregnancy.
This is important to screen all pts & to not miss a serious medical condition that may affect a pregnancy or require more specialized care. There is a large overlap of docs who understand maternity issues - then they individually decide which ones they want to follow & which ones benefit from a high risk physician's care.

In brief: Yes
All docs who practice OB understand medical issues in pregnancy.
This is important to screen all pts & to not miss a serious medical condition that may affect a pregnancy or require more specialized care. There is a large overlap of docs who understand maternity issues - then they individually decide which ones they want to follow & which ones benefit from a high risk physician's care.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano
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Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
A ob/gyn can deal with those isuues, as well as a high risk ob/gyn who also can deal with them.

In brief: Yes
A ob/gyn can deal with those isuues, as well as a high risk ob/gyn who also can deal with them.
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Dr. Walter Kobasa
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