Protect yourself from cervical cancer and sexually transmitted diseases through regular gynecologist appointments.
Statistics Show That Women In The Bronx Are At An Increased Risk Of Getting Cervical Cancer When Compared With The Rest Of Nyc. Mortality Rates Are Also Higher.
Gynecologists diagnose and treat conditions and diseases of the female reproductive system, while OB-GYNs also specialize in pregnancy.
These physicians offer routine screenings for STDs, including HIV and HPV, and contraception counseling to women of reproductive age. In addition, women over 40 should talk to their gynecologist about breast cancer screenings.
Here is a little more information on the services offered by gynecologists
Cervical Cancer Screenings
Breast Cancer Screenings
If you are sexually active and aren’t planning to have a child, there are many methods of contraception for you to choose from. Deciding which is best for you can be daunting. A good gynecologist can help inform you of how each option works and their general effectiveness, and talk you through your options to help you decide which method best suits your body and your lifestyle.
Here is a list of your options.
Book Your Gynecologist Appointment Now And Discuss Any Of The Following With The Doctor
Here At Westchester Medical Healthcare
We provide a full range of gynecological services to suit your needs at every stage of life. As well as providing routine screenings for STDs, and breast and cervical cancers, we also handle menopause management and test for other diseases for which women are particularly prone to in later life, such as osteoporosis.
Whether you’re in need of contraceptive counseling, about to start a family, or considering hormone treatment to manage your menopause, whatever your needs, our board-certified obstetricians are here to help you make informed decisions about your treatment with a compassionate and patient-centered approach.