Ob-Gyn


Dr. Lachlan Smith, MD
Lachlan Smith, MD

Education and Training:
Undergraduate: DePauw University, Iowa, 1970; Iowa State University, 1973
Medical School: University of Iowa, 1977
Internship: Obstetrics/Gynecology – Valley Medical Center, California, 1978
Residency: Obstetrics/Gynecology – Valley Medical Center, California, 1981

Certification(s): American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Scope of Practice: Provides primary, specialty and subspecialty care for women of all ages. Evaluates, manages and treats uncomplicated and high risk pregnancies, disorders of the breast, genitalia and internal pelvic structure (such as prolapse or incontinence), family planning and contraception.  Treats gynecologic cancers (for more extensive cancers, the department provides support to gynecologic oncologists), peri-menopausal and menopausal symptoms and issues, infertility. Procedures include hysteroscopy, endometrial biopsies, colonposcopy, cryotherapy, LEEP, C-sections, cerclage, amniocentesis, laparoscopy, laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH),  laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH),  endometrial ablation for heavy menses,  bladder and rectocele repairs.

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