• Dr. Yasuko Yamamura

    2015 Top Docs Named

    Nine of our doctors from within the Department of Ob/Gyn were named "Top Doctors" this year byMpls. St. Paul Magazine.

    Gynecologic Oncology: Peter A Argenta, MD; Linda F Carson, MD; Melissa A Geller, MD
    Maternal/Fetal Medicine: Daniel V. Landers, MD; Tracy L. Prosen, MD; Kirk D. Ramin, MD; Yasuko Yamamura, MD
    Obstetrics/Gynecology: Carrie Ann Terrell, MD
    Reproductive Endocrinology: William R. Phipps, MD
    The magazine's rankings are determined by a survey sent out to Minnesota physicians and registered nurses, to choose who they would go to in a specific speciality.
    Physicians who received the top 15% of the vote were feature in the Mpls. St. Paul Magazine.

    Learn more!

  • Girls sitting in front of Northrup

    5 Health Tips for Women

    Dr. Carrie Terrell, an Obstetrician and Gynecologist, who specializes in women's health, at the University of Minnesota shares her top 5 health tips for women.

    Dr. Terrell reminds us that it is never too late to start reaching your health and fitness goals.

    Read Dr. Terrell's top 5 tips to help you reach your health goals here.

  • Tracy Prosen, M.D.

    UMN Health Spotlight: Tracy Prosen, M.D.

    We are very excited that Dr. Tracy Prosen, a member of our care team in the Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic, was featured in an article by UMN Health.

    Dr. Prosen is not only a maternal-fetal medicine physician and clinical geneticist, but is also the director of the University of Minnesota Health Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center.

    Read more on this amazing physician here

  • Yoga

    Why Women Over 40 Should Consider Yoga

    Dr. Carrie Terrell, from the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, answers questions such as
    • What is Yoga?
    • Why is yoga beneficial to women?
    • How does yoga help practitioners overcome stress?
    • How do I find a good yoga class?


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  • Resident Community Outreach Group

    Resident Community Outreach

    A group of Residents in the Department of Ob/Gyn have been collecting money and toiletries for Women's Health Fairs being held across the Minneapolis/St. Paul Area. The initial proposal for this community outreach was recognized by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 

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  • WHS Newsletter 2015

    2015 Issue of Women's Health

    Check out the latest newsletter to stay current with the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health.

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 Our vision is to define the standard of care for all women, today and tomorrow.

What is important to us?

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health is dedicated to solving women’s health problems through medical education, research, and patient care with the ultimate goal of improving women’s lives. Our mission is to pursue excellence in teaching and research in an environment of superior clinical care.

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health operates in a unique partnership with Fairview Health Services and the University’s Academic Health Center and draws on the strengths of both organizations to combine innovative academic medicine with world-class health care.

Research Spotlight

Smart Mentoring

We would like to take the lead in research productivity among the clinical departments in the Academic Health Center over the next 5-8 years.

About her passion for research mentoring

My love of teaching and research began when I was a resident. 

Starr on KARE 11

Colon Cancer Patient raises money for U of M research

On March 3, 2015, Dr. Timothy Starr was featured in a KARE 11 News story about a colon cancer patient raising money to help fund research at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Starr is one of our cancer researchers who looks into genes that can mutate and cause colon cancer.

Watch the video

RMC Closing

Reproductive Medicine Center (RMC) closed its practice on June 26, 2015. We reached this decision upon learning three of our physicians will move into private practice later this summer. We believe the closing is the right decision for our patients and our staff.

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We thank each of you for entrusting us with your care and reproductive health. It’s been our pleasure and honor to provide your care as part of your journey to parenthood and throughout your lives.