7 doctors weighed in:

Is it better to have a male or female ob/gyn?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vanita Patel
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No difference

Male or female doesn't matter.It all depends on who you would feel comfortable going to and is an individual preference

In brief: No difference

Male or female doesn't matter.It all depends on who you would feel comfortable going to and is an individual preference
Dr. Vanita Patel
Dr. Vanita Patel
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Either

You need a physician you feel comfortable with, can discuss your health with, and be able to understand your options & treatment plan completely.
Your doc should also be a qualified surgeon, experienced, & know their limitations. Being board certified helps confirm their training & dedication to learning. This isn't gender specific & i hope you find the right physician for you.

In brief: Either

You need a physician you feel comfortable with, can discuss your health with, and be able to understand your options & treatment plan completely.
Your doc should also be a qualified surgeon, experienced, & know their limitations. Being board certified helps confirm their training & dedication to learning. This isn't gender specific & i hope you find the right physician for you.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano
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Dr. Anthony Gingo
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: OB/Gyn

There is nothing 'better' about a male or female OB/Gyn.
It is more what you are comfortable with, a male or female examining you and talking to you about your health. Some women find it difficult speaking about sex problems or their periods with a male. Either way you have to feel comfortable opening up with your doctor, and ultimately should see someone you can tell anything.

In brief: OB/Gyn

There is nothing 'better' about a male or female OB/Gyn.
It is more what you are comfortable with, a male or female examining you and talking to you about your health. Some women find it difficult speaking about sex problems or their periods with a male. Either way you have to feel comfortable opening up with your doctor, and ultimately should see someone you can tell anything.
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Dr. Anthony Gingo
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