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Dr. Ian Fields on the BackTable OBGYN Podcast

Dr. Ian Fields


Dr. Ian Fields is a urogeyncologist and an assistant professor with OHSU School of Medicine in Portland, Oregon.

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Ep 15 The Microbiome with Dr. Ian Fields
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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Ian Fields

Episode #15


In this episode, Dr. Ian Fields joins Dr. Mark Hoffman at the mic to discuss the role of the microbiome in obstetrical and gynecological conditions.

Articles Featuring Dr. Ian Fields

The Microbiome & Its Effects On Human Health

The microbiome comprises all organisms outside of human cells, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi, that can both sustain health and contribute to disease. Dr. Ian Fields, a urogynecologist, discusses the complexities of the human microbiome with a focus on clinical applications and the wide-ranging impact on human health.

The Role of the Microbiome in Gynecological Disorders

Urogynecologist Dr. Ian Fields highlights the human microbiome and how it plays a dynamic and multifaceted role in gynecological disorders. A new perspective on the vaginal microbiome is presented, challenging the common misconception that all bacteria signify infection and emphasizing the delicacy of balance in this area.

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