Rachel Breedlove

Rachel L. Breedlove, MD

Obstetrics/Gynecology
4.8of 5 | (233) | View Reviews
About our provider ratings

Accepting new patients ARC South Ob/Gyn Ages seen: 14 - 99 Joined ARC: 2009

About Rachel L. Breedlove, MD

  • Labor and Delivery services provided at:

    Dr. Breedlove enjoys spending time outdoors, crafts, baking, and spending time with her husband and three children.

I am so lucky to work in a field where, on any given day, I get to be a part of other women’s lives in such a deeply personal way. Helping my patients through times, not only of joy but also the times when they may be dealing with a frustrating or upsetting medical issue, is such a rewarding part of my job.

Services

Adolescent Gynecology: "The First Visit"

Adolescent Gynecology: "The First Visit"

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), adolescents should have their first routine gynecologic visit between ages 13 and 15 years old, which includes an introduction to the gynecologist and general health counseling, as well as discussion of any concerns.

Annual Gynecological Exam

Annual Gynecological Exam

The annual gynecological exam is a yearly preventative and diagnostic examination that helps monitor any ongoing physical or hormonal conditions. The examination typically includes a routine breast and pelvic exam, and may include a screening for sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia or gonorrhea.

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Birth Control and Contraceptive Counseling

Birth Control and Contraceptive Counseling

Contraception (birth control) is any activity, medicine, or equipment used to prevent pregnancy. There are many types of birth control available for women who do not wish to become pregnant. The choice of a birth control method is a complex decision; ARC provids information and supporting patients' decision-making about birth control methods through contraceptive counseling.

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Comprehensive Gynecological Care

Comprehensive Gynecological Care

A gynecologist sees patients of all ages for a wide variety of health issues, including pap tests, menopause, UTIs, birth control, well-checks, and STD testing and treatment.

Comprehensive Obstetric Care

Comprehensive Obstetric Care

Obstetrical care is a term used to describe the management of both normal and complicated pregnancy as well as the delivery and postpartum periods.

Endometrial Ablation for Menstruation with Heavy Bleeding (Minerva®)

Endometrial Ablation for Menstruation with Heavy Bleeding (Minerva®)

Endometrial ablation is a procedure to remove a thin layer of tissue (endometrium) that lines the uterus. It's done to stop or reduce heavy menstrual bleeding.

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Endometrial Ablation for Menstruation with Heavy Bleeding (NovaSure®)

Endometrial Ablation for Menstruation with Heavy Bleeding (NovaSure®)

Endometrial ablation is a procedure to remove a thin layer of tissue (endometrium) that lines the uterus. It's done to stop or reduce heavy menstrual bleeding.

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Fertility Care

Fertility Care

Fertility care at ARC focuses on monitoring, maintaining, and restoring your reproductive and gynecological health.

Flu Vaccinations for Pregnant Women

Flu Vaccinations for Pregnant Women

Flu vaccine can help prevent a flu-related visits to the doctor each year. CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated every flu season. 

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Genetic Screening

Genetic Screening

Genetic screening is the process of testing for a genetic disorders that may be passed to offspring.

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High Risk Pregnancy Care

High Risk Pregnancy Care

A high-risk pregnancy is one where the mother or the fetus has an increased risk of adverse outcomes compared to uncomplicated pregnancies.

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Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus. In some cases, other parts of the reproductive system may be removed.

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Labor and Delivery

Labor and Delivery

For your convenience and to provide you with the best care, ARC Ob/Gyn doctors are credentialed to deliver at a hospital near your clinic location.

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Mammograms

Mammograms

Mammograms play a key role in early breast cancer detection and can help decrease breast cancer deaths. Often, a mammogram can detect cancer, noncancerous or benign tumors, and cysts before they can be felt.

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Menopause

Menopause

An ARC Ob/Gyn physician can help treat menopause symptoms and help prevent osteoporosis and will work with you to recommend lifestyle changes and possibly medicine.

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Pap Smears and Other Gynecological Screenings

Pap Smears and Other Gynecological Screenings

Getting regular preventive care and screenings may help find cancer and other health risks early, when they are most treatable and more treatment options are available.

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Postpartum Care

Postpartum Care

Your ARC doctor will show you what to expect and how to manage soreness and discharge, soreness, mood changes, and more after delivery.

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Prenatal Medical Care

Prenatal Medical Care

Prenatal care provides the best care for you and your unborn child. It also helps prepare you for the delivery of a healthy baby.

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Preparing for Pregnancy

Preparing for Pregnancy

If you're planning to become pregnant, you want to take the best care of you and your baby to help reduce risks. Proper health before deciding to become pregnant is almost as important as maintaining a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy. We recommend you begin with a pre-pregnancy exam with an ARC Ob/Gyn physician or Nurse Practitioner. 

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Preparing for Your Baby

Preparing for Your Baby

Proper health before deciding to become pregnant is almost as important as maintaining a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy. We recommend you begin with a pre-pregnancy exam with an Ob/Gyn physician or Nurse Practitioner.

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Sonography

Sonography

A sonogram is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves, or ultrasound waves, to look at the organs and structures in your pelvic area.

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STD Screening and Treatment

STD Screening and Treatment

STIs are infectious diseases passed from person to person through sexual contact. They may also be called STDs for sexually transmitted diseases.

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Telemedicine Visits

Telemedicine Visits

ARC offers telemedicine visits for primary and specialty care. Doctors can quickly evaluate you for a new health issue or follow up with you via a phone call or video visit from the comfort of your home.

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Tubal Ligation

Tubal Ligation

Tubal ligation, or “tying your tubes,” is a surgical procedure that prevents you from becoming pregnant.

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Locations & Hours

Credentials

  • Board Certifications
    Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Medical School
    The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2005
  • Residency
    Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2009
  • Professional Positions
    • Associate Chief of ARC Ob/Gyn Department
    • Chief Resident at Ohio State University during residency, 2008-2009
    • Member, Gold Humanism Honor Society
    • Member, OSU Graduate Medical Education Council, 2007-2009
    • Vice Chair of the Ob/Gyn Department, St. David's South Austin Medical Center
  • Awards & Honors
    • Alumni Merit Award, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 2005
    • Austin Monthly Top Doctors For Women 2020
    • "Austin’s Top Doctors," Austin Monthly, 20212022 
    • Class of 2005 Philanthropy Award
    • OSU Department of Ob/Gyn Resident of the Year, 2009
    • Texas Monthly, "Super Doctors," 2019, 20202021, 2022, 2023

Patient Reviews

OVERALL PROVIDER RATING

Rating based on "Did the healthcare provider or doctor provide the care you expected?"

4.8out of 5
  • April 10, 2024

    Dr. Breedlove is an excellent listener. I felt seen, heard and understood surrounding issues no other doctor has guided me through with such medical prowess.

  • April 5, 2024

    Dr. Breedlove is amazing, knowledgeable, and personable. Love her!

  • April 3, 2024

    I liked the time that dr Breedlove spent w me to address my healthcare needs

  • March 28, 2024

    Dr. Breedlove is the best!!! I’m so grateful to have found her. She’s so help and so knowledgeable and made me feel comfortable.

  • March 25, 2024

    Always great to see Dr Breedlove. Takes her time to answer all questions and truly makes you feel like her only patient

  • March 25, 2024

    Dr Breedlove is great. She listens and takes the time to address issues and provides helpful information.

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