Effective immediately, all Roper St. Francis Physician Partners OB/GYN offices are allowing one support person over the age of 16 to attend all appointments. Please check with your provider if you have any questions. We are asking all other patients to come by themselves to their visit.
For all postpartum patient visits, patients are able to bring their newborn to the appointment but no other children. One support person is permitted for the safety of our pregnant patients. If you have any concerns about an upcoming appointment or would prefer to do virtual visit, please contact your provider.
For Ultrasounds patients may bring one support person over the age of 16.
Our gynecologists help guide their patients through the phases of womanhood. From pap smears and breast exams to menopausal support and gynecological procedures, including the full range of surgical GYN procedures such as hysterectomy, you can count on your Roper St. Francis Physician Partners OB/GYN for thorough care and trusted support.
Robotic Gynecological Surgery
Robotic surgery can be an excellent alternative for many gynecological procedures. In many cases, your surgeon can access the target anatomy using a vaginal approach, which often requires no external incision. In cases when robotic incisions are made, they are tiny, which generally leads to reduced pain, faster recovery and shorter hospital stays.
Gynecologic conditions frequently treated with robotic surgery:
- Uterine cancer
- Uterine fibroids
- Uterine prolapse
- Menorrhagia or excessive bleeding
Our obstetrics doctors believe in creating personal relationships with their expectant mothers. From your earliest days of pregnancy through delivery and recovery, our doctors are committed to making your child's birth a safe and memorable experience for you and your family.
The CenteringPregnancy model of care brings together small groups of expectant mothers who have similar due dates with an OB/GYN doctor to learn from one another. Mothers have 10 prenatal gatherings lasting between 1 1/2 to 2 hours, giving women more time with their providers. By providing access to innovative, patient-centered care, OB/GYNs can improve outcomes for mother and baby.
Preventing preterm and low birth weight deliveries lowers the risks of life-threatening health problems and developmental delays. This national model, studied for more than 20 years, has been proven successful in decreasing disparities in birthing outcomes in high-risk groups of patients and increasing breastfeeding rates and the well-being of moms.
Talk to your Roper St. Francis Physician Partners OB/GYN to learn more about CenteringPregnancy or visit centeringhealthcare.org and our CenteringPregnancy® FAQs.