Gynecology

We added new information about routine exams

A very important part of women's health are routine exams, pap smear and breast exams. Please visit our Routine Exams and Pap Smear section for more details.

Routine Exams and Pap Smear

An annual or routine exam for women involves a complete breast exam and collection of Pap smear. Unless you have a medical problem, these exams should start three years after you first have vaginal intercourse or when you turn 21 — whichever comes first.

A pelvic exam is required in order to obtain the Pap smear screening. During a pelvic exam, your health care provider examines your pelvic area. It includes your vulva and your internal reproductive organs — your cervix, ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, and vagina.

During your pelvic exam, your provider will look for signs of infection and other conditions. It will most likely include taking a few cells from your cervix for a Pap test. This is to protect you from cervical cancer. Detecting problems early can help you get the treatment you need to keep healthy.

The pelvic exam is a very important part of a woman's periodic gynecological visit — also called a gyn exam. Gynecology is health care for women. A gyn exam checks out a woman's health — especially her sexual and reproductive health. It may include:

  • taking your medical history
  • a general physical exam
  • a breast exam
  • tests for sexually transmitted infections
  • a pelvic exam
  • vaccinations
  • talking with your health care provider and learning about any issues that come up during the visit

If you are interested in having a routine exam, please contact us.

Services and Procedures

Obstetrics:

Surgical Procedures:

  • da Vinci robotic surgery
  • da Vinci Hysterectomy
  • Hysterscopic myomectomy
  • Hysterscopic polypectomy
  • Vaginal sling incontinence surgery
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Pelvic reconstruction surgery
  • Vaginal rejuvenation
  • Vaginal hysterectomy
  • Abdominal hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic management of ovarian conditions
  • Infertility evaluation and services

Non-Surgical Procedures

Gynecological Care:

  • Routine exams and pap smear
  • Evaluation of abnormal pap smear
  • Contraception
  • STD screening, prevention, and treatment
  • Treatment of fibroids
  • Endometriosis management
  • Management of pelvic pain
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Pelvic and vaginal infection
  • Perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause management
  • Osteoporosis screening and management
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Urinary incontinence evaluation and treatment

Patient Education

Several links in this section will take you to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) website.

Pregnancy, labor and delivery

Post Partum

Precancers & Cancer

Contraception

Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Menopause

Surgery

Infertility

Breast Health

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