OB/GYN | Women's Health Services in Iowa



What IS Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN)?

Obstetrics and gynecology is a medical/surgical specialty focused primarily on women.

This field combines two specialties:


Obstetrics focuses on the care of women before, during, and after childbirth 


Gynecology involves the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system, breasts, and associated disorders.

Long-Term Women’s Health

Relationships with patients are long-term and are often maintained through the postmenopausal stage of a patient's life. The specialty also offers opportunities to practice other skills such as laparoscopic surgery, endocrinology, and preventive medicine. 

Picture of Elizabeth Tigges, D.O.Our OB/GYN Team

  • Who does not want to be pregnant but will in the future

    • Birth Control/Contraception, including Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
    • Sexual health counseling
    • STD Testing and Treatment
  • Who wants to be pregnant

    • Pregnancy testing
    • Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    • Infertility treatment
  • Who are pregnant

    • Pregnancy/Obstetrical care
    • High-Risk Obstetrics including Twins
    • High blood pressure and Preeclampsia
    • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • Who is done being pregnant and want to make sure it stays that way

    • Birth control/Contraception, including Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
    • Permanent sterilization procedures
  • Who can’t even think about pregnancy because of another problem

    • Management of Abnormal PAP smears
    • STD Testing and Treatment
    • Pelvic Prolapse
    • Medical and Surgical Management of Pelvic Pain
    • Vulvar Conditions
    • Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Gynecologic Minimally Invasive Surgery, & DaVinci Robotic Surgery
    • Medical and Surgical Management of Abnormal Bleeding
    • Hormone Therapy
  • Who just want a doctor who cares!

    • Adolescent Gynecology
    • Postmenopausal Gynecology
    • Management of Abnormal PAP smears
    • Preventative Health Care
    • Hormone Therapy
    • HPV vaccination, testing, and treatment    

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