Dr. Douglas Amend is an obstetrician-gynecologist practicing in Emporia, KS. Dr. Amend specializes in women's health, particularly the female reproductive system, pregnancy and childbirth. As an obstetrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, Dr. Amend can treat a number of health issues related to the vagina, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and breasts. Dr Amend can also treat women during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and the postpartum period. In this specialty, doctors focus on reproductive care from puberty through adulthood.
Education and Training
University of Wales in Great Britain 1976
Univ of Ks Sch of Med, Kansas City Ks 1976
Obstetrics and GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyABOG
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