​Dr. Robert C. Lawler

Dr. Robert Lawler is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist who has practiced in Downers Grove , IL since 1993. He is a graduate of Creighton University Medical School and completed his residency in Chicago at Mercy Hospital. He is a board certified Ob/Gyn.  He founded Downers Grove Ob/Gyn in 2013 to provide the best healthcare for women that follows the ethical and religious directives of the Roman Catholic Faith.


Dr. Lawler has been an outspoken advocate for the unborn. He recently was awarded the 2016 Henry Hyde Award given annually by American Catholic Press. Past recipients have included Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Father Frank Pavone, founder and head of Priests for life. He is also the past recipient of the Saint James the Apostle award given annually to Christ Hero's in the Chicagoland area.


His practice offers comprehensive women’s care, delivered in a compassionate and relaxing environment. He specializes in general obstetrics and gynecology, along with high risk Obstetrics and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.


He promotes all methods of fertility awareness including Billings, Creighton Model, Marquette and Sympto-Thermal Method as a means of helping his patients achieve pregnancy and if appropriate avoid pregnancy.


His practice is located in downtown Downers Grove. He is within walking distance of the Metra train station. Many of his patients from the city take advantage of this convenient location and take the train out for their appointments. 


Dr. Lawler is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG).  He is an active member of American Association of Prolife Obstetrician and Gynecologist (AAPLOG).  He is member the Catholic Medical Association and the Chicago Catholic Physician’s Guild. He is member of The Knights of Malta.


He is a regular contributor on Relevant Radio (AM 950) being a guest on “A Closer Look” with Sheila Liaugminas and “On Call” with Wendy Weise. He is an avid lecturer.

Dr. Lawler is currently on staff at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, which is conveniently located five minutes from his office. He is accepting new patients.  His office contact information is (630) 541-7788 or visit the website at: http://www.downersgroveob.com/

Dr. Lawler and his wife Paula have 11 children and live in Lemont, IL.

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