Assessment and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

August 15, 2023

Document Type


Country of Publication


Document Objectives

To develop and translate rigorous, comprehensive evidence-based diagnosis, assessment and treatment guidelines, to improve the lives of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) worldwide.

Target Patient Population

Female patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome

Target Provider Population

OBGYNs, endocrinologists and reproductive endocrinologists, primary care, pediatricians and other allied providers

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Adolescent, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings


Intended Users

Dietician nutritionist, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant, psychologist


Counseling, Diagnosis, Assessment and screening, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D011085 - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome


polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), Reproductive Health, women's health, PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome

Source Citation

Teede HJ, Tay CT, Laven JJE, Dokras A, Moran LJ, Piltonen TT, Costello MF, Boivin J, Redman LM, Boyle JA, Norman RJ, Mousa A, Joham AE; International PCOS Network. Recommendations From the 2023 International Evidence-based Guideline for the Assessment and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2023 Aug 15:dgad463. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgad463. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37580314.

Supplemental Methodology Resources

Technical Review