Obstetrics Specialist

North Fulton OB-GYN

Lisa Vinokur, MD, FACOG

Board Certified Obstetrics & Gynecology located in Alpharetta, GA

Selecting the right obstetrics practice is vital when you’re an expecting mother. Lisa Vinokur, MD, of North Fulton OB-GYN in Alpharetta, Georgia, is a caring obstetrician and gynecologist with exceptional expertise in treating expectant and new mothers, and their babies. If you’re pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant, Dr. Vinokur can address all your questions to help guide you through your journey. Call North Fulton OB-GYN today or book your appointment online.

Obstetrics Q & A

What is obstetrics?

Obstetrics is a specialized field of medicine concerning pregnancy and childbirth. An obstetrician is usually known as an OB-GYN, as their training covers gynecology as well as obstetrics. Gynecologists focus on women’s reproductive health, so while the two specialties are closely aligned, obstetrics, covers the time before, during, and after childbirth, including:

  • Pregnancy
  • Labor and childbirth
  • Post-birth care of mother and child
  • Genetics and genetics counseling

Although OB-GYNs are specialists in both disciplines, some choose to focus on either obstetrics or gynecology. Dr. Vinokur provides a full range of both obstetric and gynecology services at North Fulton OB-GYN, including in-office laboratory services, ultrasounds, and non-stress testing. She is committed to attending to the needs of women in her care every step of the way, from before conception to the birth of the baby, and is present for labor and childbirth.

What does an obstetrician do?

Obstetrical services at North Fulton OB-GYN are comprehensive, from infertility workups through preconception care, all the way to the delivery of a healthy newborn.

Dr. Vinokur makes it her priority to supervise all routine tests and examinations throughout your pregnancy, and monitors yours and your baby’s health. She checks for any changes in your health that could cause problems, such as:

  • Infections
  • High blood pressure
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Genetic disorders

Dr. Vinokur offers advice on how to stay healthy during your pregnancy by managing exercise, diet, medications, and stress.

She can also treat the side effects you may experience during your pregnancy, including morning sickness, indigestion and heartburn, and back and leg pain.

Dr. Vinokur provides outstanding and personalized obstetrical services and delivers at both Northside Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital so you can birth your new baby at the hospital closest to you.

What if my pregnancy is considered high risk?

Some pregnancies are deemed high risk, meaning carrying a child to term may threaten the health of the mother or baby. An obstetrician is highly recommended for anyone experiencing a high-risk pregnancy. Risk factors include:

  • Existing health conditions, such as diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Multiple births, such as twins or triplets
  • Young or old age

Dr. Vinokur has over 20 years of experience caring for expectant mothers, including those who fall into this category. She takes a thorough assessment of each patient and pregnancy, and provides individualized treatment plans with the highest level of quality and comfort in mind.

An obstetrician like Dr. Vinokur is the ideal pregnancy partner even if you have no obvious risk indicators. She provides comprehensive obstetric care for both routine and high-risk patients. Make an appointment to discuss your needs by calling North Fulton OB-GYN or booking directly online.