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Dr. Rachel Oliver
Medical Doctor, OB/GYN
Dr. Rachel Kolbinsky Oliver is an accomplished obstetrician and gynecologist with extensive experience in women’s health. She currently works at OGA Women’s Health in Meridian, ID, providing OB hospitalist services at St. Luke’s Heath System in Boise, Meridian, and Nampa ID, as well as gynecology services at Valor Health Medical Center in Emmett, ID. Dr. Oliver also serves as OB Faculty at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho in Nampa, ID, and is an Associate Professor at WAMI School of Medicine, where she proctors medical students in OB/GYN core rotation.
Dr. Oliver’s impressive educational background includes completing her residency at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA, where she served as Chief Administrative Resident in 2012-2013. She obtained her M.D. degree from the Fifth Pathway Program at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY, and Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Guadalajara, México. During her medical training, she also completed clinical clerkships at Kent School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA, and Washington University of St. Louis in St. Louis, MO.
Throughout her career, Dr. Oliver has been recognized for her outstanding work in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. She received the Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery Award from Riverside OB/GYN Department in June 2013 and the Extraordinary Resident Award from Riverside OB/GYN Department in August 2011. She was also the recipient of the Alumna Sobresaliente (Outstanding Student Award) from Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in December 2007, an honor given to the student with the highest cumulative GPA in the class.
Dr. Oliver is an active member of the American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopy and the Medical Society of Virginia. She has presented her research on various topics, including “Is Fetal Lung Maturity Testing Necessary Over 40 weeks EGA?” and “Implications of Early (prior to 20 weeks) Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes on Progression to Overt Diabetes Mellitus” at various conferences.
In addition to her professional achievements, Dr. Oliver is also a former NCAA athlete, having won the NCAA Bronze Medal as part of the UNC Varsity Women’s Rowing team at the NCAA National Championships in Atlanta, GA, in May 1998. She was also a candidate for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award in May 2000. Dr. Oliver earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where she majored in Political Science with a minor in Chemistry.