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.

Giving Residents a Competitive Edge

Our program offers many superior training opportunities so our residents experience success. Here are a few.

A Variety of Subspecialty Rotations for Broad Experience

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

  • Maternal fetal medicine
  • Reproductive endocrinology infertility
  • Urogynecology
  • Gynecological oncology
  • Family planning
Unique Osteopathic Manipulation Medicine (OMM) Training

OMM training is an important part of our osteopathic-focused, ACGME-accredited program. It begins with participation in our new OMM teaching clinic. OMM and Osteopathic Principles and Practice (OPP) are augmented by a monthly teaching skills lab.

Exposure to a Variety of Patient Populations and Settings

Sub-specialty rotations take place in teaching facilities where residents can receive the best training opportunities and exposure to a variety of clinical presentations. To that end, our residents work in rural, urban and suburban locations, with patients of all ethnicities and socio-economic backgrounds. This further augments their skill and competency as physicians.

Teaching facilities include: OhioHealth Doctors Hospital, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, The Ohio State University Medical Center, The Mark H. Zangmeister Cancer Center, Genesis Hospital, Ohio Reproductive Medicine and Planned Parenthood

Fellowship Placement
  • David White, DO – Maternal Fetal Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center
  • John Ross, DO – Maternal Fetal Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center
  • Jillian Kurtz, DO – Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Kurt Peterson, DO – Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Cincinnati
  • Emily Herfel, DO – Global Women’s Health Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center