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Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Our team works collaboratively to provide a wide range of highly specialized services to patients. Our patients have direct access, through our staff, to all of the specialists and medical services of Albany Medical Center – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

All of our physicians are also board-certified and serve as faculty at Albany Medical College, which keeps them at the forefront of new research and treatments as they train the next generation of doctors.

Our Divisions of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine comprise a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing unique services and care to women from pediatric gynecology through menopause. 

Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology Providers

Kevin C. Kiley, MD

Kevin C. Kiley, MD, FACOG
Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

General gynecology
Routine obstetrics
Menopausal care

Usha Bakhru, MD

Usha H. Bahkru, MD

Family planning
Menopause
Adolescent gynecology
Ambulatory obstetrics

Paul Burcher, MD, PhD

Paul Qualtere-Burcher, MD, PhD

General obstetrics and gynecology
Medical ethics

Peter Cole, MD

Peter R. Cole, MD, FACOG

General obstetrics and gynecology
Advanced laparoscopic surgery
Robotic surgery
Female urinary incontinence
Pelvic prolapse

Martha Dexter, MD

General obstetrics and gynecology

Tabitha Kane, MD

Tabitha Kane, MD

General obstetrics and gynecology
Family planning
Female sexual dysfunction

David Kimble, MD

David Kimble, MD

Female urology and urogynecology
Pelvic floor disorders
Pelvic organ prolpase
Urinary and bowel incontinence

Andrew Lefkovits, MD

Andrew Lefkovits, MD

General obstetrics and gynecology
Menopausal hormone therapy
Alternatives to hysterectomy

Syliva Sossner, MD

Sylvia Sossner, MD

General obstetrics and gynecology Adolescent and pediatric gynecology

Anna Varlamov, MD

Anna Varlamov, MD

General obstetrics and gynecology

Jeanne Ann Dahl, NP

Urogynecology


Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Providers

Maternal-Fetal medicine (MFM) is the branch of obstetrics that focuses on the medical and surgical management of high-risk pregnancies, including monitoring and treatment and fetal surgery. 

Camille Kanaan, MD

Camille Kanaan, MD
Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Prenatal diagnosis
Management of high risk pregnancies
CVS testing

Scott Dexter, MD

Scott Dexter, MD

High risk obstetrics
Medical and obstetrical complications
Pre-pregnancy consultation
Prenatal diagnosis and treatment
Evaluation of congenital anomalies
Pre-pregnancy counseling

Steven Pinheiro, MD

Steven Pinheiro, MD

Diagnostic ultrasound for high-risk pregnancies Fetal diagnosis
Gynecologic ultrasound

Renee Samelson, MD, MPH

Renee Samelson, MD, MPH

High risk obstetrics
Oral health and pregnancy
Prenatal diagnosis
Perinatal HIV and other infectious diseases

Brigid McCarthy, NP

Brigid McCarthy, NP

High risk obstetrics
Maternal fetal medicine

Julie Wheeler, NP

Julie Wheeler, NP

General obstetrics and gynecology
Family planning
High risk pregnancies 

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