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Cite this article as: Schnatz PF, Murphy JL, O’Sullivan DM, Sorosky JI. Patient choice: comparing criteria for selecting an obstetrician-gynecologist based on image, gender, and professional attributes. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2007;197:548.e1-548.e7.