Message from the Chair

Dr. Sukhbir S. Singh

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 | Chef de département d’obstétrique, de gynécologie et soins aux nouveau-nés
The Ottawa Hospital | L’Hôpital d’Ottawa

Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology | Professeur et chaire, de département d’Obstétrique et de gynécologie
University of Ottawa | Université d’Ottawa

Dr. E. Jolly Research Chair in Gynecologic Surgery | Dr. E. Jolly chaire de recherche, de chirurgie gynécologique 
The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute | L'Institut de recherche de l'Hôpital d'Ottawa

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