Annual Exams are an important part of a woman's overall care. Our patients should expect a general physical exam, a breast exam, a pelvic exam, pap test and depending on your age, a review of vaccinations. These are great opportunities to ask a doctor general or specific questions in regards health issues or concerns. Patients shouldn't wait for an annual exam for more serious problems.
Adolescent Gynecology is generally practiced within a year after a girl has her first menstrual period. Our staff is equipped to handle the health care needs of women of all ages, and employs specialists trained to attend to special needs of adolescents.
Birth Control encompasses the many different forms of fertilization prevention. We educate our patients on all of the methods available to them and through discussions and counseling, we can provide solutions that fit any lifestyle.
Infertility Evaluation and Management techniques have advanced to make it possible for women to become pregnant who otherwise wouldn't be able to conceive. These techniques vary depending on the nature of the issues causing infertility. We help patients navigate through the various methods and prepare for them for the appropriate procedure.
Menopause Management enhances a patient's quality of life. While medical intervention is helpful, there are many lifestyle changes that can be made that are just as effective. Working with our staff, patients are armed with the information necessary to make the most healthy decisions.
Geriatric Gynecology is a growing field as the percentage of women over the age of 65 is projected to increase significantly. Our practice provides this specialized care to our patients for both routine and acute gynecological needs.
Osteoporosis is very difficult to detect in its early stages. Identifying its onset at the earliest possible time will improve a patients ability to treat it effectively. Osteoporosis is a preventable disorder, so screening and preventive care is imperative.
Bone Density Testing measures the amount of calcium and other minerals in bones to help diagnose osteoporosis. The spine, hip and forearm are most common areas tested using an enhanced form of X-ray technology.
Urodynamic Testing is a Urogynecological procedure that allows a doctor to observe bladder and urethra activity when the bladder is filled and emptied. This test is invaluable in diagnosing certain disorders and necessary for treatment decisions.
Minimally Invasive Surgery like Laparoscopic and Robotic Laparoscopic Surgery are surgical procedures that minimize the impact of surgery to the body. Both types utilize a laparascope which allow a doctor to see inside the body manipulated surgical instruments either by hand (Laparascopic) or through robotic assistance.
Hysterectomies are the most commonly performed gynecological surgical procedure in the United States. A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus and is preferably recommended when other treatment options are no longer viable.
Myomectomies are the surgical removal uterine leiomyomas (fibroids). Unlike a hysterectomy, a myomectomy leaves the uterus intact and the patient retains her reproductive capabilities.
Endometrial Ablation is a procedure for women who experience excessive or prolonged bleeding during periods. Novasure is a one-time, 5 minute procedure for women who experience this problem and are sure they don't want children in the future.
Tubal Ligation is a surgical procedure in which a woman's fallopian tubes blocked or severed wich prevents eggs from reaching the uterus.
Essure and Adiana is a procedure done in a doctor's office designed to block a woman's fallopian tubes with small, soft inserts that work with the patient's body to form a natural barrier to block sperm from reaching an egg. Visit the websites for Essure and Adian to learn more.
Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeries are procedures designed to reconstruct the various parts of the pelvis that may be affected by previous surgeries or treatments of disease. Technological advancements in this field have provided our specialists with the tools needed to help improve the quality of life and prevent future complications for our patients.