Personalized, Comprehensive Care

Obstetrics Services & Maternity Care

Laurel OB/GYN uses a team-based system to guide and care for expecting mothers throughout pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care.  As a result, our patients receive some of the best prenatal and obstetrics care in the Asheville area. 

We understand that bearing a child is one of life’s greatest gifts.  This is why we approach obstetrics care from an informative, authentic, and individualized manner with evidenced-based care.  We’ve found this best supports patients and their families through pregnancy.

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Pregnancy Care

Laurel offers comprehensive prenatal care within our clinic. We also partner with Mission Hospital for labor and delivery services.

    • Fertility & Prenatal Planning
    • Prenatal Care 
    • Pregnancy
    • Ultrasounds
    • Postnatal/Postpartum Care
  • Early & High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Childbirth Consultation
  • Multiple Births
  • Pregnancy and High Blood Pressure

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Postpartum Care

Postpartum care is treated as an ongoing process and occurs within the first six weeks of delivery to support the needs listed below.

  • Health Maintenance
  • Infant Care & Feeding
  • Sleep & Fatigue
  • Contraception & Birth Spacing
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Abnormal/ Heavy Bleeding
  • Physical Recovery from Childbirth
  • Chronic Disease Management

We’re Not Only Obstetricians, But Mothers Too

Laurel is composed of a diverse group of women’s health physicians, midwives, and certified nurses.  For over 33 years we have been providing obstetrics care to women in the Asheville area.  Check out our provider profiles to see who can be a great fit for your pregnancy care. 

 Lindsay Veazey, MD  |  Ruchi Moore, MD  |  Summer Gilmer, MD

Rita Kaplon, MD  |  Ellen Howard, CNM

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We understand that experiencing infertility can be challenging, often leading to physical or emotional unrest.  Laurel offers fertility services related to infertility, endometriosis, miscarriage, menstruation abnormalities, fibroids, and other reproductive problems of women.  

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Prenatal Care

Prenatal care should begin prior to contraception.  When planning a pregnancy, get a complete health check to ensure you’re healthy and don’t have any conditions that can affect your pregnancy.  Our staff will support your prenatal needs and structure a birth plan when you’re ready.

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Clinical Midwife

Our certified nurse-midwife (Ellen Howard, CNM) plays an important role in Laurel’s obstetrics care team.  In addition to consulting and supporting patients, she offers telehealth appointments as well as comprehensive prenatal care and postpartum services for women of Asheville and Western North Carolina.

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Clinic Ultrasounds

Laurel OB/GYN has an onsite, licensed sonographer that conducts patient ultrasounds in-house.  This adds convenience for patients and helps us evaluate and treat common health conditions. We also use the latest ultrasound technology and large screen monitors for patient evaluations.

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Get Obstetrics Care Today

Our practice is conveniently located beside AB Tech’s campus and west of Mission Hospital, less than one block off Victoria Road. You can call or email us to schedule your next appointment.

Our labor and delivery services are conducted at Mission Hospital, located on Biltmore Avenue outside of Kenilworth.  You can call or email us to schedule your next appointment.

Call (828) 253-5381


Mon – Fri: 8:15- 5:00
Sat – Sun: Closed


About Laurel OB/GYN

Laurel OB/GYN serves women of
Western North Carolina as an
independent obstetrics and
gynecology practice in Asheville.


Mon-Fri: 8:15 AM – 5:00 PM
Closed: Sat-Sun

41 Oakland Rd, Suite 200
Asheville, NC 28801

Call: 828-253-5381

Fax: 828-253-9087

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