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Obstetric Comprehensive Care Clinic

The Obstetric Comprehensive Care Clinic (OC3) has delivered more than 300 HIV-negative babies. Our team of doctors, nurses and case managers cares for HIV-positive women during pregnancy and birth, and for mothers and babies after delivery.

Conditions We Treat

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    HIV-positive pregnancy

Meet Your Care Team

Lavenia B. Carpenter

Lavenia B. CarpenterMD

    Gynecology, HIV in Pregnancy, High Risk Pregnancy, Maternal Fetal Medicine (High Risk Pregnancy)
Gregory J. Wilson

Gregory J. WilsonMD

    HIV, Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Periodic Fever, Primary Immunodeficiencies, Secondary Immunodeficiencies

Why Choose Obstetric Comprehensive Care at Vanderbilt

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    Knowledge and experience

    Your care team includes doctors, advanced practice nurses and other specialists who work in high-risk pregnancy care, obstetrics, postpartum care, pediatrics and HIV care. Our goal is to prevent transmission of HIV to your baby.

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    Recognized care

    The Joint Commission has named the Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic as a Primary Care Medical Home for HIV patients. Patients have increased access to their primary care clinician and interdisciplinary healthcare team. Care is tracked and coordinated, supported by increasing use of health information technology.

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    Comprehensive care

    The Oc3 team provides more than pregnancy care. We include a nurse case manager to help coordinate your care. We have on-site psychiatric services, and we can provide referrals for resources such as social workers, insurance and housing.

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    Long-term care

    Babies born to HIV-positive mothers are monitored by a Pediatric HIV Physician for 12-18 months postpartum until babies clear mothers' HIV antibodies. A Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist meets with OC3 patients at each visit.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:
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    Maternal-fetal medicine (high-risk pregnancy care)
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    Mental health services
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    Nutritional counseling
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    Pediatric care
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    Pharmacy services
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    Pre-conception counseling
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    Primary care
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    Social services referrals


719 Thompson Lane, Suite 37189
Nashville, TN 37204