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Obstetrics Clinic

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(OB High Risk, OB Diabetes and OB Testing)

Scope:

  • To evaluate high-risk obstetric patients.

Appropriate patients for referral include:

  • Hypertension (Chronic or Pregnancy Induced)
  • Diabetes — refer to OB Diabetic Clinic on Mondays if diabetes management is desired. Nutrition counseling without diabetic management is also available.
  • History of spontaneous abortions or premature births
  • Placenta Previa / Preterm Labor:
    • If Suspected — refer to USG Clinic
    • If Diagnosed w/ previous USG — refer to OB High Risk Clinic
  • Late Entry into Care (No prenatal care prior to 30 weeks gestation)
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Previous C-section
  • Large/small for dates — refer only after evaluated by an OB physician.
  • Post Date — refer to OB Testing Clinic
  • Cholestasis of pregnancy
  • Breech > 36 weeks
  • Medical disorders complicating pregnancy including:
    • AIDs/HIV positive o Thyroid Disorder o Renal Disorder
    • Drug Dependence
    • Lupus
    • Seizure Disorder

Documentation required for scheduling an appointment:

  • Completed referral form
  • ACOG (IOB) Forms
  • Results of recent labs and pathology results (i.e. pap smears and biopsies)

NOTE: Instruct patient to report to specialty clinic appointment no earlier than 15-30 minutes prior to appointment time.