Southcentral Foundation provides a full range of health services for women, both pregnant and non-pregnant, throughout the life continuum, from adolescence to post-menopausal.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology provides a full spectrum of women’s health services to Alaska Native and American Indian women.
Your care team consists of a physician, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, behavioral health consultants, pharmacists, dietitians, certified medical assistants, management and support staff. Services include:
- Low risk and high risk obstetric care
- Comprehensive gynecologic care, including diagnosis and treatment of
- Abnormal uterine bleeding
- Menstrual cycle disorders
- Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery
- Office-based gynecologic surgery
- Urinary incontinence
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Sexual disfunction
- Menopausal conditions
- Cervical dysplasia
- Vulvar and vaginal disorders
- Comprehensive family planning services
- Initial evaluation and treatment of infertility
- Gynecologic cancers
These services are provided by certified nurse midwives or board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist physicians, depending on your preference.
The OB/GYN Clinic works closely with Southcentral Foundation’s Health Education Department to ensure expectant mothers have access to thorough, timely and relevant information as they prepare to have a baby. For more information about classes, including childbirth workshops during the first, second and third trimesters, please see the Mother/Baby/Child page.
Southcentral Foundation Nutaqsiivik Nurse-Family Partnership is a voluntary, home visiting program that works with families, mothers and infants to provide education and support as a supplement to regular prenatal care and well-child checkups. For more information, see Nutaqsiivik Nurse-Family Partnership on the pediatrics page.