The OGAWNY Blog - OB•GYN Associates of WNY

Please Welcome Dr. Taylor Johnson!

Posted on: 09/9/21

OBGYN Associates of Western New York is pleased to welcome Dr. Taylor Johnson! Dr. Johnson joined our provider team in August 2021. The Panama, N.Y. native attended Baldwin Wallace University, graduating Summa Cum Laude while studying Neuroscience and Chemistry before completing medical school at the University of Buffalo and completing residency training in Buffalo, where […]


Have You Gotten Your COVID-19 Vaccine?

Posted on: 08/16/21

The COVID-19 pandemic may have turned the world upside down, but vaccine rollouts offer hope and potential for a return to normality. As of early August 2021, almost 60% of the country has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. With that said, however, some folks are holding because of fears of side […]


Five Tips For a Healthy & Active Summer

Posted on: 07/8/21

With the weather heating up and pandemic restrictions around the country lifting, folks are not only getting out, they’re staying active. While you’re out and about this summer, here are five insightful tips to help you stay healthy and active.  1.) Get Outside! For many folks, pandemic restrictions limited how often they could get out. […]


June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month!

Posted on: 06/8/21

It’s June, which means it’s LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Since 1999, we’ve set aside the month of June to celebrate, recognize, and honor the LGBTQ+ community. Originally designed to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots, today millions of folks around the world join hands to remember how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to […]


May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted on: 05/13/21

Mental health can be a tough subject to talk about. But at the end of the day, your mental well-being is just as important as your physical well-being. In fact, the two go hand in hand. In the words of the World Health Organization, “there is no health without mental health.”   Mental Health & […]


Welcome Back Jennifer Phillips, PA!

Posted on: 04/7/21

OBGYN Associates of Western New York is pleased to announce Physician Assistant Jennifer Phillips will be rejoining the practice, effective Monday, April 12th. PA Phillips has worked in women’s health since 1999 and especially enjoys working with women of all ages to improve their quality of life. She believes a focus on patient education is […]


Bigger is better: 5 ways physician group partnerships improve women’s healthcare

Posted on: 03/29/21

The idea of combining more doctors into one larger group might seem, at first, like one designed to move as many patients through practice as possible. Instead, it’s part of a growing trend in healthcare delivery that places more emphasis on the quality of patient care rather than the quantity of care provided. By forming networks that include […]


We’re Partnering With GPPC!

Posted on: 02/15/21

We’re pleased and excited to announce our upcoming partnership with General Physician, PC, one of Western New York’s largest, most well-respected medical groups. What does this mean for you? First and foremost, we aim to provide improved health care for women in Western New York by increasing accessibility to first-rate cardiology and cancer care. Through […]


Have You Been in For Your Checkup Lately?

Posted on: 12/28/20

Let’s face it: going to the doctor’s isn’t at the top of everyone’s to-do list, even in a perfect world. Add Covid-19 into the picture and the anxiety multiplies. In reality, however, a doctor’s office is one of the safest places to be right now! A CDC study from June found that over 40% of […]


COVID-19 Infection and Vaccination during Pregnancy Summary

Posted on: 12/16/20

COVID-19 Infection and Vaccination during Pregnancy Summary Currently, available data suggests that symptomatic pregnant patients with COVID-19 are at increased risk of more severe illness compared with non-pregnant peers. Even though the risk for severe COVID-19 is low, these data indicate an increased risk of need for ICU admission and ventilatory support in pregnant women […]