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Women's Health

From their teens through the post-menopausal years, women face a range of health issues that require special care. Our skilled and caring OB-GYN doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives offer services for pregnancy, menopause and everything in between, while addressing your overall well-being.

We offer the broadest range of women’s health services available in the region — and that means experience you can trust. 

National Recognition

Becker’s Hospital Review has named UVA among the top 100 hospitals and health systems with great women’s health programs. This national recognition reflects the wealth of specialties we offer for women.

Conditions We Treat
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Breast Care

Whether you have a family history of breast cancer or concerning symptoms, our breast care experts have the diagnostic experience and high-tech tools to address your worries and risks.

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Midlife Health
You can live well and healthy with support from our Midlife Health Center

Menopause doesn't have to interrupt your life. Find an approach that keeps you moving.

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Pelvic Floor Disorders
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You don't have to live with pain and discomfort. We have options.

Find Pelvic Floor Relief
Uterine Fibroids
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At UVA, you'll find a range of fibroid treatments. We'll help you choose the best one.

See Fibroid Treatment Options
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Giving Birth at UVA

We're here to help you have a healthy pregnancy and baby. Our robust breastfeeding, midwife, and high-risk maternal-fetal programs can help you navigate pregnancy and childbirth, ready with expert care for any unexpected difficulties.

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Women's Health Stories from the Blog

Why You Need to Vary Your Workout

It's time to switch things up and vary your workout. If you're doing the same thing day after day, you may be setting yourself up for…

Severe Menopause Symptoms? Hormone Replacement Therapy May Help

Watch this video to figure out why UVA OB-GYN JoAnn Pinkerton says hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the "gold standard" for severe menopause…

Folic Acid: Does Everyone Need this Vitamin?

Folic acid is important for pregnancy because it can help prevent congenital heart defects and prematurity. But here’s why everyone can benefit…

News in Women's Health

Study Reveals Gaps in HIV Healthcare Providers’ Knowledge of ACA

A new study has revealed surprising gaps in some HIV medical providers’ knowledge of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), with more than a quarter of…

UVA Developing ‘Two-Headed Arrow’ to Kill Ovarian Cancer

A School of Medicine researcher is developing a two-fisted, antibody-based approach to destroy deadly ovarian cancer — an approach he…

Infant Death Study Reveals Unsafe Sleep Practices Among Babysitters, Relatives, Others

Babies who died in their sleep while being watched by someone other than parents often had been placed in unsafe sleep positions, such as on their…