Hospital Patients


Michael Woods, M.D.

The OB-GYN Clinic is available the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

An OB/GYN is a physician specialist who provides medical and surgical care to women and has particular expertise in pregnancy, childbirth and disorders of the reproductive system. This includes preventive care, prenatal care, detection of sexually transmitted diseases, Pap test screening and family planning.

Dr. Woods received his B.A. in biology from Knox College in Illinois. He then completed his medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Illinois. He completed his residency at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Dr. Woods is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in the area of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.

The following are some of the procedures that can be performed by Dr. Woods at MRHC:

  •     Vaginal and Abdominal Hysterectomy
  •     TVT-O (Surgical treatment for urinary incontinence)
  •     D&C
  •     Essure Sterilization procedure
  •     Hysteroscopy
  •     Perineal Repair
  •     Cesarean Sections
  •     Hysterosalpingogram (visualize the Fallopian tubes and check patency)
  •     Endometrial Ablation
  •     Amniocentesis
  •     Laparoscopy
  •     Bladder control issues treatment
  •     Pelvic relaxation and pelvic pain rehabilitation

To make an appointment to see Dr. Woods at Manning Regional Healthcare Center, call (712) 655-2072.

*In addition, there is a family practice physician on staff, Dr. McLaws, able to provide general OB care and delivery of babies in the beautiful labor, delivery and recovery suites at the hospital.