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Gynecology

Our gynecologists provide compassionate care for women through all stages of life. From routine care to rare conditions, our doctors have seen and treated any condition that you may face. 

Choosing a gynecologist at the Women & Infants Center means you receive the latest in preventive medicine during well visits (regular physical exams). You also have access to national leaders in gynecology who use the newest treatments and procedures to treat gynecological conditions.

A woman and her gynecologist discuss health topics

Patient-Centered Care 

We structure our care around a patient-centered approach that includes:

Individualized attention

Patients come to us with various conditions and differing goals for their health. That’s why our team spends time getting to know you and your needs. Working closely with you, we use our clinical experience and the latest research to develop personalized care plans.

Shared decision making

In women’s healthcare, you may have multiple treatment options. We encourage you to actively participate in the process with your care team so that you understand all your options. 

Your doctor will discuss the “why” behind the best options for your care. The result is a path forward that you can feel confident about. 

Care built on relationships

When you come to the Women & Infants Center for gynecologic care, you’ll work closely with the same familiar faces from diagnosis through treatment and follow-up care. Although most patients choose one doctor to see for general appointments, any of our doctors can see you in an emergency.

Gynecological Services at the Women & Infants Center

Our highly trained doctors provide a wide range of gynecological care, including:

  • Wellness visits and annual screenings: Physical exams and tests for cancer and other abnormalities
  • Birth control: Prescriptions for oral medications and placement of intrauterine devices (IUDs) and other contraceptive implants
  • Surgery: Minimally invasive procedures for tubal ligation (surgery to close the fallopian tubes to prevent pregnancy), hysterectomy (surgery to remove the uterus) and other gynecological treatments

Gynecological Disorders

When you have pain or other symptoms, it’s important to get the medical attention you need. Our gynecologists can pinpoint the problem with evaluation and testing. We commonly see patients who are experiencing:

  • Pelvic pain
  • Heavy, painful periods
  • Signs of a bacterial or yeast infection
  • Symptoms of a urinary tract infection 
  • Symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases

Our doctors handle a wide range of gynecological needs. Learn more about the conditions we treat.

Menopause

Menopause is a natural process that every woman can experience differently. Our gynecologists spend time talking with you to learn about your particular symptoms. We discuss the menopause process and how the changes may affect your life. 

Once we have a firm understanding of your specific needs, we tailor a therapy to address symptoms such as:

  • Insomnia
  • Hot flashes and night sweats
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Loss of sex drive
  • Mood swings
  • Anxiety or depression

Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

We provide specialized care for children and adolescents who may need treatment for birth defects and abnormalities, injuries and gynecological conditions. Our gynecologists provide compassionate care to help you and your child feel at ease and understand your options. Learn more about our pediatric and adolescent gynecology service. 

Specialty Care for Gynecological Concerns

If you need specialized care for a gynecologic condition, our gynecologists can refer you to specialists at the Women & Infants Center, depending on the type of care you need. Our specialists have additional years of advanced training in specific areas of gynecology (subspecialties) from infertility to pelvic floor disorders to gynecologic cancer

Contact Us

To make an appointment with a Washington University gynecologist at the Women & Infants Center, call [Dynamic_Phone_Number].