Definition of obstetrician in English:

obstetrician

noun

  • A physician or surgeon qualified to practice in obstetrics.

    • ‘For many women, their obstetrician or gynecologist plays an important role in primary or preventive health care.’
    • ‘It is always helpful for obstetricians and gynaecologists to have their practices carefully scrutinised, since so much is not underpinned by rigorous evidence.’
    • ‘A multicentre randomised controlled trial of routine antenatal care by general practitioners and midwives compared with shared care led by obstetricians.’
    • ‘Discuss this issue with both your obstetrician or health care provider and your future baby's doctor before you give birth.’
    • ‘Neonatologists and obstetricians need to seek consent in every neonatal death or stillbirth while pathologists need to provide the service sought by clinicians and relatives.’
    • ‘There is a large litigation industry in cerebral palsy and the threat of litigation is one of the major reasons for obstetricians leaving obstetrics.’
    • ‘After practicing for three years, she moved on to medical school to become an obstetrician / gynecologist.’
    • ‘Again, close liaison between obstetrician, midwife, general practitioner, cardiologist, and neonatologist is vital.’
    • ‘In nineteenth-century Britain, transfusion was primarily the domain of obstetricians, though, from the 1870s, surgeons began to use it as well.’
    • ‘I highly recommend this book to my surgical and pediatric pathology colleagues, neonatologists, and obstetricians.’
    • ‘We also interviewed 19 clinicians: six obstetricians, six paediatricians, four general practitioners, and three nurses.’
    • ‘If you are pregnant, discuss your immunization record with your obstetrician well before your due date.’
    • ‘Childbirth without fear should become a reality for women, midwives, and obstetricians.’
    • ‘Surgeons and obstetricians are leaving or curtailing their practices, fleeing the increasingly high cost of malpractice insurance.’
    • ‘Family physicians and obstetricians need to be aware of this useful method of natural childbirth.’
    • ‘By the late 19th Century, teaching hospitals came up and were staffed by physicians, surgeons and obstetricians.’
    • ‘With the diversification in the healthcare market, most obstetricians now have demanding peripatetic work schedules.’
    • ‘He did GP obstetrics and looked after patients with tuberculosis at a time when there was neither an obstetrician nor a chest physician on the island.’
    • ‘After completing his medical degree in Switzerland in 1973 he became an obstetrician and gynaecologist.’
    • ‘In rural areas, family physicians are more likely to attend births, due to a lack of specialists, obstetricians, and anaesthesiologists in these areas.’

Pronunciation:

obstetrician

/ˌäbstəˈtriSHən/