On-site obstetric and gynecology (OB/GYN) services at Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) are provided by Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, one of the largest multi-specialty physician groups and providers of OB/GYN services in Massachusetts. Click here for more information about these providers.
Obstetrical and Gynecological Care
The Harvard Vanguard physicians, nurse practitioner, and nurse provide a wide range of gynecological care for women from adolescence through post-menopause. They offer professional and individualized care, combined with diagnostic services when needed. Their general gynecological care focuses on routine preventive care, including Pap smears, breast exams, contraceptive counseling, and other gynecologic screenings.
The Harvard Vanguard team understands that each woman has different medical needs and questions about pregnancy, and takes the time to listen to each patient's concerns and goals, to provide clear and accurate information and support from conception to postnatal care. Obstetrical services at HUHS include:
- Pre-conception planning
- Prenatal care, including all routine testing
- Nutrition counseling
- Fetal-risk screenings
- On-site laboratory services
- Childbirth and breast-feeding education
- Postnatal care
- General health, nutrition, and weight loss education
- General counseling, education, and emotional support
Mount Auburn Hospital, The Bain Birthing Center
Harvard Vanguard providers deliver babies and perform procedures at Mount Auburn Hospital, which is affiliated with Harvard Medical School. The Bain Birthing Center at Mount Auburn Hospital welcomes 2,500 newborns each year in a state-of-the-art facility that offers many different options to meet the specific needs of each family. Click here to watch a video tour of the newly expanded birthing center.
Provider Contact Information
Harvard University Health Services, 617-495-2333
75 Mt. Auburn Street, Fifth Floor Cambridge, MA 02138
Please call Harvard Vanguard Patient Registration at 800-249-1767 prior to making your first appointment.