The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health

Welcome to Our Department

Our department mission is to provide comprehensive women's health care to improve health outcomes for the diverse population of women we serve in our community. Complementary to our mission is our commitment to educate the next generation of health care professionals and to participate in evidence based research to ensure patient care continues to evolve in the areas of quality and safety. To this end, a culture of learning and collaboration is present within the department through innovative interdisciplinary relationships. We are proud of our history and are building on our strengths to be the department of choice for highly capable medical staff, trainees and faculty who share our mission.

Patient Care

Patient Care  



The Research Division aims to pursue and support research with the goal of providing excellent clinical care, enhancing educational opportunity and promoting scientific inquiry. learn more > 


Department Chair

Sharmila K. Makhija 

Sharmila K. Makhija, M.D., M.B.A

The Chella and Moise Safra Endowed Chair
Professor, Gyn Oncology and University Department Chair

Our dedication to provide patient centered care along with our commitment to education and research aligns with our mission to provide comprehensive women’s health care to improve the health outcomes for the diverse population of women we serve in the community.

Letter from the Chair 

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