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Women’s Health

Find world-class women’s health services from the region’s top hospital. From routine preventive care to treatments for complex conditions, we are by your side to offer guidance and support.

Medically reviewed on Oct. 13, 2023.

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Women’s Health Specialists for Every Stage of Life

Our Women’s Center for Health is home to top experts in obstetrics and gynecology, heart and cancer care, and many other specialties. You receive all the care you need in one convenient location, from providers committed to helping you live your best life.

Our Difference

Top Hospital

We are the region’s No. 1 hospital and a top hospital in the nation for obstetrics and gynecology, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Women’s Heart Health Leaders

We established the nation’s first cardiovascular program dedicated to women’s heart health.

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Trusted Expertise

We provide advanced care for breast and gynecologic cancers at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. Our cancer center has the distinction of being the only National Cancer Institute-designated center in Sacramento and all of inland Northern California.

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Our Women’s Health Services

Women’s health care describes a wide range of services tailored to the unique needs of women. At UC Davis Health, we have more than 1,000 providers and 150 specialties dedicated to your well-being.

Breast Health Care

We offer complete breast health care. Our breast imaging services include mammography, breast MRI, and other screening and diagnostic tests. We’re also a regional leader in breast cancer care.

Gynecology

Gynecologists care for conditions that affect the female reproductive system. Your gynecologist provides preventive care and screenings, such as pelvic exams and Pap tests. You can also see a women’s health specialist for specific concerns related to menopause, menstruation, family planning and gynecologic conditions.

Obstetrics

Our maternity services give you and your baby the best possible start. We offer comprehensive prenatal care, high-risk pregnancy expertise and private birthing suites. After your baby is born, you have access to Sacramento’s designated level 4 neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Reproductive Health and Infertility Care

Reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialists evaluate and treat conditions that affect your ability to get pregnant. Medication or surgery may help couples or individuals conceive. We also offer fertility procedures such as intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF).

Wellness Services

Staying active is essential for lifelong wellness. From nutrition and heart care to orthopaedics and sports medicine, we help you stay healthy at any age.

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Our Women’s Health Specialty Areas

We offer a wide range of specialties dedicated to you. We are known throughout the region for our expertise and leading-edge treatments.

Our women’s health specialties include:

Our women’s health specialties include:

Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Care

We offer the latest minimally invasive procedures and other innovative therapies for breast and female reproductive system cancers. In fact, we are ranked among the top 50 hospitals in the nation for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report.

Learn about our UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cosmetic Services

We offer a wide range of cosmetic services for women, including dermatology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and vascular care. In fact, our Vein Program is among the largest varicose vein treatment centers in the area.

Find out about our cosmetic services
Endocrine and Hormonal Disorders

We’re leading the way in women’s hormonal and endocrine disorders. We also specialize in treating diabetes in women.

Read about our Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Gastroenterology

Women are at a higher risk of certain gastrointestinal conditions, such as bloating, constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Our gastroenterologists diagnose and treat both routine and complex digestive disorders.

Find out more about our gastroenterology services
Headache Medicine and Migraines

Women are more prone to migraine headaches than men. Headache symptoms in women also tend to be more severe and last longer. Our multispecialty team works together to help you find relief.

Read more about headache medicine and migraines
Urogynecology

We offer complete care for urinary tract and pelvic floor disorders. From incontinence and frequent urinary tract infections (UTIs) to pelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction, we’re here to help.

Learn more about urogynecology
Women’s Cardiovascular Program

Women have different risk factors than men when it comes to heart disease. We combine research, education and innovation to help women understand and protect their hearts.

Learn more about our women’s cardiovascular program

"Common Gastrointestinal (GI) Problems in Women," American College of Gastroenterology, https://gi.org/topics/common-gi-problems-in-women/

"Migraine," Office of Women's Health https://www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/migraine

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Awards and Recognitions
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Ranked among the nation’s best hospitals

A U.S. News & World Report best hospital in cancer, cardiology, heart & vascular surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ENT, geriatrics, neurology & neurosurgery, obstetrics & gynecology, and pulmonology & lung surgery.

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Ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals

A U.S. News & World Report best children’s hospital in diabetes & endocrinology, nephrology, and orthopedics*. (*Together with Shriners Children’s)

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Ranked Sacramento’s #1 hospital

Ranked Sacramento’s #1 hospital by U.S. News, and high-performing in COPD, colon cancer surgery, diabetes, heart attack, heart failure, hip fracture, hip replacement, kidney failure, leukemia, lymphoma & myeloma, lung cancer surgery, ovarian cancer surgery, pneumonia, prostate cancer surgery, stroke, TAVR, uterine cancer surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery, and orthopedics.

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The nation’s highest nursing honor

UC Davis Medical Center has received Magnet® recognition, the nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence.

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“Most Wired” for acute care

UC Davis Health has been recognized as a level 10 out of 10 in the Digital Health “Most Wired” program from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The honor recognizes excellence in using technology to improve the delivery of care.

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“Most Wired” for ambulatory care

UC Davis Health has been recognized as a level 10 out of 10 in the Digital Health “Most Wired” program from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The honor recognizes excellence in using technology to improve the delivery of care.

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World-class cancer care

One of ~56 U.S. cancer centers designated “comprehensive” by the National Cancer Institute.

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A leader in health care equality

For the 13th consecutive year, UC Davis Medical Center has been recognized as an LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader by the educational arm of America’s largest civil rights organization.

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