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Gihad H. Shabib, MD, MRCOG, FRCSC

OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)

Dr. Gihad Shabib is an obstretrician-gynecologist practicing in Ottawa, Ontario. Dr. Shabib specializes in women's health, particularly the female reproductive system, pregnancy and childbirth. As an obstretrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, Dr. Shabib can treat a number of health issues related to the vagina, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and breasts. Dr Shabib can also treat women during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and the postpartum period. In this specialty, doctors focus on reproductive care from puberty through adulthood.

During his 25 years of experience Dr. Shabib has managed all kind of Obstetrical and Gynaecological clinical and surgical situations. Now he is enjoying teaching these clinical & surgical skills to University of Ottawa Residents to prepare them to start their own independent practice. In addition to his busy practice, Dr. Shabib is committed to the research and the advancement of his specialty.
Gihad H. Shabib, MD, MRCOG, FRCSC
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Royal College
  • Accepting new patients

I'm pregnant, and I feel like I'm gaining a lot of weight. Is there anything I can do?

You need to exercise a lot. At least 30 minutes of Cardio daily. Avoid excess carbs & perhaps go for a gluten-free diet. Also, make sure that you don’t have Gestational Diabetes. READ MORE
You need to exercise a lot. At least 30 minutes of Cardio daily. Avoid excess carbs & perhaps go for a gluten-free diet. Also, make sure that you don’t have Gestational Diabetes. And perhaps ask your doctor to check your HbA1c to ensure that your baby is not too big.

G. Shabib, MD

What can cause redness and itching around my vagina?

Yeast infection is the commonest cause. Lichen planus or sclerosis cause localized redness and itching.

Anterior Prolapse

Yes, it is safe to have sex. It will not make it worse. Go ahead. You need this treated by surgery or pessary. You need an experienced gynecologist.

G. Shabib

Do fibroids grow back after surgery?

Yes. Fibroid is decided in the women genes. No one can change this.