Downeast OB/GYN

Independent Care in a Friendly Environment

Your OB/GYN should make you feel like family.

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Downeast OB/GYN is a private practice conveniently located in Bangor, Maine, offering exceptional women’s healthcare in a warm, friendly environment.


Established by Dr. Joseph Benoit in 1994, In 2019 the practice changed hands of ownership, it is now owned and operated by Dr. Christopher Rumsey. With this transition, Downeast OB/GYN remains one of Bangor, Maine's few private practices.

A Personal Touch

At Downeast OB/GYN our mission is to make each patient feel comfortable while receiving superior care.


The reliable staff at Downeast OB/GYN have over 30 years of combined service from phone calls to office visits. Our compassionate staff takes pride in the care provided to our patients.

Our Services

Women's Healthcare

Women's Healthcare

At Downeast OB/GYN, we provide annual exams, PAP tests, menopause education, health management, and breast healthcare.

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Becoming a parent, whether it's your first time or not, can be unnerving. At Downeast OB/GYN, we offer care for high-risk pregnancies, ultrasounds, and maternal NST testing.

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Downeast OB/GYN provides family planning, contraception, treatment of vaginal infections, UTIs, and in-office procedures like colposcopy, LEEP, and endometrial biopsies.

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About Our Practice

The physicians and staff at Downeast OB/GYN, an Obstetrics and Gynecology practice in Bangor, Maine, are dedicated to the highest level of care in a warm, friendly environment. Our Board Certified doctors offer obstetrical and gynecological expertise, so our patients are confident that they are receiving exceptional care.

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Athena Patient Portal

Our patient portal offers a convenient way to receive test results, review patient care summaries, and view or pay billing statements from your mobile device or computer.

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2 weeks ago

Downeast Ob/Gyn

Our office will be closing early today, January 23rd, at 12 PM to allow our staff to get home safely. If your need is urgent, please contact our on-call provider at (207) 745-9694. We will resume normal office hours tomorrow, January 24th. Thank you for your understanding!

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3 weeks ago

Downeast Ob/Gyn

Reminder, our office will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As always, if your need is urgent please reach out to our on-call provider at (207) 745-9694. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 17th. Thank you for your understanding! ... Read MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

Downeast Ob/Gyn

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month. Represented by the color teal, the nation-wide initiative aims to increase awareness about cervical cancer, HPV, and the importance of early detection. Early-detection is key for prevention and treatment of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is one of the easiest gynecological cancers to prevent with regular screening tests.

If you are overdue for your papsmear, please give our office a call so we can get you scheduled. (207) 990-1615 option 4 if you are a current patient, or option 3 if you are looking to establish your care.
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