Specialized Medicine

UConn Health is proud to offer many specialty services, providing you with more options and access to expert physicians who are leaders in their field. Specialists work closely with you and the obstetrics and gynecology team when necessary, allowing for the best care possible for our patients.

Services Offered



At UConn Health, we understand the emotional and health care needs of infertile individuals and couples and we focus on what you want most – a baby.

Our expertise in maternal-fetal medicine and collaboration with leaders in the field of fertility allow us to offer access to the most advanced techniques to help patients achieve successful pregnancies.

Ask your doctor today about fertility treatments that are right for you.

Gynecologic Oncology


Women with gynecologic cancers, including cervical, uterine, ovarian and other cancers related to female reproductive health, receive compassionate, state-of-the-art care from nationally-recognized experts at the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Learn more about gynecologic oncology.

Medical Genetics


The Division of Medical Genetics at UConn Health provides up-to-date information about the cause, heritability, and management of genetic conditions, such as birth defects, intellectual disability, and adult-onset diseases.

Our services are available to primary care providers and specialists as well as family members.

Learn more about medical genetics.

NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)

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The Connecticut Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at UConn Health’s John Dempsey Hospital is a major component of Connecticut Children’s regional perinatal program and an important tertiary care referral center for central and northern Connecticut.

Learn more about the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Urogynecologic Surgery (Incontinence, Prolapse)

Jonathan P. Shepherd, M.D., M.Sc., talks with a patient going over results

Urinary incontinence, pelvic organ support problems, and bladder disorders affect the health and quality of life of millions of men and woman of all ages. We believe that individualizing the evaluation and treatment of each patient’s symptoms is the key to successful treatment.

Learn more about urogynecologic surgery.