Medical Education

Obstetrics & Gynecology - Doctors Hospital

Obstetrics & Gynecology - Doctors Hospital

At Doctors Hospital, we prepare OBGYN residents to be outstanding physicians.

Those who join our rigorous residency program are trained to be the best in their medical field with a robust curriculum, broad patient exposure and intensive ultrasound training. Our residents experience a 100% first-time board pass rate for the written and oral exams and 100% post-graduate placement.

NRMP Program Code: 2122220C0

Mission Statement:
The Doctors Hospital OhioHealth Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology is committed to producing outstanding women's health physicians through innovative education of the highest standards and patient-centered care deeply rooted in our Osteopathic heritage. We are committed to providing excellent care to the diverse communities we serve by providing the most advanced medical treatments while respecting cultural differences.

Why Choose Obstetrics and Gynecology at Doctors Hospital

Our residency program is designed to bring you up to speed smoothly, while learning from the best minds in the field.


A Comprehensive Curriculum That Sets Us Apart

4 Year Extensive Ultrasound Curriculum with both didactics and hands-on training, exceeding ACGME requirements.

Research opportunities where residents receive unparalleled support from a dedicated research staff providing resources and assistance.

Exceptional ultrasound skills to prepare residents to sit for Sonography Boards upon graduation.

State-of-the-art simulation lab experience with laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, ultrasound, advanced patient simulation and da Vinci robotic training.

Our intense obstetrics and gynecology residency program offers residents a comprehensive, innovative learning experience.  

With our expansive CORE faculty, we take every opportunity to remain on the leading edge. While focusing on our osteopathic principles, our residents benefit from our diverse patients, providers, and learning environments. This comprehensive clinical training is enhanced by innovative teaching and augmented by our state-of-the-art skills lab. 

At the end of the four-year program, our residents are proficient, competent, compassionate providers that are prepared to practice in any clinical setting. Our residents have benefited from a rare and emerging direction in medical education that immerses them in experiences of managing diverse patients in a variety of clinical settings. 

Giving Residents a Competitive Edge

Our program offers comprehensive training to prepare our residents for success.


The rotations in our program give residents a greater competitive edge in pursuit of employment and fellowship opportunities. Unique rotations in the following areas are offered:

  • Ultrasound
  • Mature Women
  • Addiction
  • Ambulatory Breast Care
  • OMM
  • Colposcopy
  • Research
  • Family planning
  • Maternal fetal medicine
  • Reproductive endocrinology infertility
  • Urogynecology
  • Gynecological oncology

OMM training is an important part of our osteopathic-focused, ACGME-accredited program. It begins with participation in our new OMM teaching clinic. Education in OMM and OPP are augmented by Osteopathic Journal Clubs, lectures, and hands-on labs.


Our residents work with diverse patients in a variety of teaching hospitals. Rotations take place in teaching facilities where residents learn to care for diverse patients in our Community Hospital – DH, our Trauma Center – GMC, our Suburban affiliate – RMH, and our University affiliate – OSU. This comprehensive exposure enhances their knowledge, skills and proficiency as physicians.

Doctors Hospital – DH
Grant Medical Center – GMC
Riverside Methodist Hospital – RMH
The Ohio State University - OSU


Our preceding Program Director (James Perez, DO), in collaboration with our Director of Ultrasound Education (Lori Crites, RDMS), amongst others, have set the standard for Ultrasound training in OB/GYN residency.

Please see their work: Obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound curriculum and competency assessment in residency training programs: consensus report. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Volume 218, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 29-67