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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ottawa is a national leader in obstetrics, gynecology and newborn care.

About us

Message from the Chair

Welcome to the University of Ottawa Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Newborn Care. Our department is proud to be the Capital regions tertiary academic leader and provide the necessary complex care, training, and research infrastructure to serve our community and beyond. 

Our strength is in our people which is made up of physicians, midwives, nurses, administrative staff and medical learners across many levels. Each team member strives deliver the mission of our Faculty of Medicine and that of our partner hospital, The Ottawa Hospital. Our scientists and researchers also work under the support of the faculty and in partnership with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.

The diverse Divisions within our department provide the complete spectrum of tertiary level care and includes General Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Neonatology, Gynecologic Oncology and Urogynecology. Additional subspecialized care in pediatric and adolescent gynecology, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, vulvar health and family planning further complements our department offerings.

Starting in 2022 our department will begin our Strategic Planning process and help us build a vision that will establish our 5-to-10-year trajectory. This plan will make the difference for our community, our learners, and future generations of health care providers.

Please browse through our resources and feel free to provide us with feedback and your thoughts.

Sukhbir S. Singh MD, FRCSC, FACOG
Chief, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Newborn Care
The Ottawa Hospital
Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Ottawa
Dr. E. Jolly Research Chair in Gynecologic Surgery
The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Dr. Sukhbir S. Singh

Strategic Plan

At the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Newborn Care, when we envision the delivery of world class care, exceptional educational experiences, and leading research initiatives - we are thinking about the dedication, expertise, and passion of our people. We recognize that our strength lies in the many individual contributions that make up our collective impact.

Contact us

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Natalie Rybak
Chief Administrative Officer
University of Ottawa / The Ottawa Hospital
501 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6

Email: [email protected]

* For any clinical matters regarding patients followed by physicians at the Shirley E. Greenberg Women’s Health Centre or patients who have questions regarding their care should contact the reception at 613 738 8400 x 81725

The Ottawa Hospital

Please contact the Ottawa Hospital for all clinical care questions: 613-798-5555