Ventura County Women Health Specialists
Ventura County Women Health Specialists is a comprehensive specialty group that proudly provides the women of Ventura County access to high quality, compassionate obstetrics and gynecology health care. From your very first prenatal visit to postmenopausal gynecologic care, we are dedicated to meeting all your health care needs at different stages in your lives. For over 40 years, our group has embraced a commitment to our patients to provide the highest quality women’s care in warm and safe environments so that you can feel confident and supported.
In addition to our excellent physician staff we have Certified Nurse-Midwives who are qualified to provide you individualized care for all stages in your life.
We staff conveniently located medical clinics around Ventura County and are affiliated with both Ventura County Medical Center and Santa Paula Hospital. Please see the “Contact Us” Section to find a clinic closest to where you live.
Ventura County Medical Center
Ventura County Medical Center opened the doors to its new hospital at the end of 2017. Our state of the art labor and delivery unit is designed to provide comprehensive compassionate care for women with low risk and high-risk pregnancies. Our high risk obstetrics specialists are available 24 hours a day if your pregnancy becomes complicated and our award-winning level III neonatal intensive care unit is just a few steps away. VCMC and Santa Paula hospitals have achieved the prestigious baby friendly designation for their commitment to supporting breast-feeding. VCMC and Santa Paula hospitals also consistently report the lowest cesarean section rate in Ventura County. Ventura County Medical Center offers the option of vaginal birth after prior cesarean section (VBAC).
VCMC boasts the only pediatric hospitalist in the county and houses the county’s first and only pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) VCMC’s family medicine residency is affiliated with UCLA and has been voted the top family medicine residency program in the United States.
Santa Paula Hospital
Santa Paula hospital is a 49 bed acute care hospital which sits atop a hill overlooking the town of Santa Paula and the beautiful Santa Clara Valley. The labor and delivery unit here is designed to feel more like home, away from the hustle and bustle of a big hospital. Many of the same highly skilled obstetric providers who work at VCMC can also care for you at Santa Paula Hospital. Santa Paula hospital is also home to Ventura County’s first in-hospital birth center staffed by our certified nurse midwives. Besides epidurals, women at Santa Paula Hospital have the options of nitrous oxide and a birthing tub for pain management during labor.