The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is one of 21 teaching departments of Albany Medical College and is responsible for all undergraduate and graduate education in the discipline. The Chairman is also the Obstetrician/ Gynecologist-In-Chief at Albany Medical Center Hospital, a 651-bed tertiary care facility. The Obstetrical Service is located in the Labor and Delivery / Antepartum Perinatal Unit with state-of-the-art monitoring and computerized data retrieval and storage. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of 55 beds is located on the floor directly above Labor and Delivery. These units comprise the core of the Capital Regional perinatal program which serves 25 counties and three states.
22 New Scotland Avenue Campus
The Department is organized into divisions; each headed by a Board Certified or subspecialty certified specialist. All major areas of obstetrical and gynecological practice and education are available. The Divisions of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Urogynecology also provide regional referral services with active inpatient and outpatient programs. Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility training is provided by outstanding practice in Albany that are in close association with our department.
St. Peter's Hospital, located approximately two miles from Albany Medical Center, is a 447-bed community hospital, and has been integrated in the education programs of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as many of the other major residency training programs at Albany Medical Center Hospital. The program is fortunate to have the active participation of a large voluntary faculty, most of whom practice at both institutions. Twelve months of the four-year residency training program are conducted at St. Peters. Combined statistics from Albany Medical Center Hospital and St. Peter's Hospital demonstrate the wealth of experience available to residents in our program.
In addition to the training noted above, all residents are trained to fulfill the role of providing primary health care to women of all ages. Ambulatory medicine experience and the provision of primary care of emphasized throughout the program. Residents are assigned a panel of patients for which they care for throughout their years of training. Residents spend one half day per week in the continuity clinic.
The residency program at Albany Medical Center is affiliated with several other institutions to expand the experience and education of the residents.
Albany Medical Center is the major referral center in northeastern New York and western New England. We serve over 2 million people in a 25-county area. AMC includes 651 beds and is the only academic health sciences center in the region. The Medical Center sponsors 33 residencies and fellowships. AMC (as noted in the table below) is responsible for over 4500 deliveries per year, as well as over 2500 gynecologic surgeries.
A service of Ellis Medicine, Bellevue Women's Center provides OB/GYN services including breast care, surgery, pelvic health and maternity, to deliver a meaningful patient experience, and expertise that’s unmatched in the Capital Region.
This 450-bed community hospital is located approximately two miles from Albany Medical Center. St. Peter's is a teaching community hospital that helps educate medical students and residents in many disciplines.
South Clinical Campus, well-equipped 20-bed facility that provides ambulatory surgery and surgery for short term in-patient care.
Located in nearby Latham, CNY Fertility Center provides comprehensive reproductive services in a compassionate, honest, and friendly environment.
Located in Loudonville, Albany IVF's mission is to exceed our patients’ expectations with each step towards their dreams of parenthood provides comprehensive, advanced, and quality reproductive services in a nurturing and efficient environment.
Women’s Cancer Care Associates seeks to provide the highest level of care through their highly skilled health care professionals and state of the art technologies. With years of experience, the physicians of Women's Cancer Care Associates are board certified and highly skilled in all the aspects of Gynecologic Oncology care. Utilizing the latest technology for diagnosis as well as medical and surgical treatment, and are recognized experts in the field of gynecologic oncology.