Women's Clinic FAQs
We provide complete, comprehensive gynecology and obstetric care for every stage of your life. This includes annual checkups, health screenings, prenatal care, labor and delivery, gynecologic exams, gynecological surgery, hysterectomy, care for incontinence, birth control and ultrasounds.
Yes. Most insurance plans cover physician-ordered services and health maintenance screenings. We work with most major insurance carriers and are happy to help coordinate benefits with your provider.
Please bring your insurance card along with one form of government-issued identification, such as a driver’s license, passport or military I.D. card.
If possible, plan to schedule your visit within 1 to 2 weeks of your first missed period or positive pregnancy test. If you are already past two weeks, please call to schedule an appointment as soon as possible.
Your first visit will consist of several tests and will take approximately an hour. Our goal is to gain a thorough knowledge of your medical history so we can best care for you and the health of your baby. Some of the tests you can expect include: blood type, antibody screening, syphilis, hepatitis B, urinalysis and culture, rubella immunity, blood count, HIV and diabetes.
Screening mammograms are recommended for women ages 40-49 every one to two years. Women 50 years and older should have a yearly screening. If you have a family history of breast cancer, your doctor may recommend earlier or more frequent screening.
The recommended time for a young woman to see a gynecologist varies, based on her age and unique circumstances. In general, it is advisable to schedule an appointment if your daughter: experiences heavy, painful periods; has not started her period by age 16; has become sexually active and wants to discuss birth control; or is experiencing painful sexual intercourse.