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When it comes to issues surround women's health, you need to consult a specialist. Conditions like menopause or endometriosis require your care team to develop a plan specific to you. We understand that and have a large network of specialists ranging from primary care providers to OB/GYN providers that are here to offer you care in every stage of life.
Conditions We Treat
When tissue that is supposed to line the inside of the uterus grows outside of it and in the ovaries, fallopian tubes or the tissue lining the pelvis. This causes pain and other gynecological complications.
Menopause is a natural occurrence in women in which their reproductive window and menstruation ends. It begins when a woman’s ovaries start to produce less estrogen, typically around the age of 40.
Pelvic Floor Disease
Multiple conditions that affect the pelvic floor, muscles, ligaments and tissues in the lower pelvis are considered pelvic floor disease or pelvic floor disorder.
Uterine fibroids are benign or noncancerous growths on the uterus. They can also be referred to as myomas, leiomyomas, uterine myomas or fibromas. It is rare that uterine fibroids become cancerous, but they can cause fertility issues or other bothersome symptoms.
Treatments We Offer
During a colposcopy, the cervix, vagina, and vulva are examined for signs of gynecological disease. A colposcope is used the perform the test. A colposcope is a large microscope that allows the doctor to examine the cervix more clearly to look for abnormal cells.
A hysterectomy is a procedure in which the woman’s entire uterus is removed. In some cases, the procedure includes removing the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Removal of the uterus means the woman will no longer have periods or be able to conceive.
A Pap smear, or sometimes called a Pap test, screens for cervical cancer. A Pap smear is performed during a pelvic exam in which the doctor will collect a sample of cells from the cervix to be examined for any abnormalities.