Health Services

Gynecology Services

Surgical

  • Hysterectomy (abdominal, vaginal, minimally invasive)
  • Sterilization (permanent: tubal ligation, tying of the tubes)
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Tubal anastomosis
  • Chronic pelvic pain treatment
  • Pelvic floor/prolapse repair
  • Incontinence treatment       

Clinical

  • Urgent PC (overactive bladder treatment)
  • Urodynamic testing
  • Well Woman Exam (yearly exams) 
  • Menstrual complains, heavy or irregular bleeding
  • Limited OB/GYN ultrasound
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) test & treatment
  • Sexual assault follow-up
  • Pap smear 
  • Colposcopy
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)
  • Contraception management, including Intrauterine devices (IUD), Nexplanon

Office Procedures

  • Pap smear
  • Colposcopy
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Saline sonogram
  • IUD insertion and removal 
  • Nexplanon insertion and removal 
  • Pessary fitting
  • Urgent PC (overactive bladder treatment)
  • Simple cystometrics
  • Urodynamic testing – complex cystometrics
  • Potassium solute testing
  • Office cystoscopy
  • Office hysteroscopy
  • Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)
  • Incision and drainage/ catheter placement of Bartholin’s cyst 
  • Injection of pelvic floor muscles for pain

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a “normal period?”

  • Happens monthly – every 24-38 days can be considered “monthly”
  • Normal menstrual bleeding lasts from 4.5-8 days
  • Volume of blood is less than or equal to 80mL (or bleeding that does not interfere with physical, emotion, social well-being or quality of life)
  • Occurs at fairly regular intervals, with some slight variation – less than 9 days variation from month to month

What types of birth control do you offer?

  • Pills
  • IUDs
  • Injections
  • Patches
  • Vaginal rings
  • Nexplanon
  • Sterilization

What sort of problems can you evaluate or treat at GLWACH?

  • Well woman exam, Pap smears, breast exams – routine examination
  • Menstrual complaints, heavy or irregular bleeding
  • Pelvic pain
  • Contraception, Family Planning
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease test & treatment
  • Female urinary or fecal incontinence
  • Painful bladder
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Sexual assault follow-up
  • Basic infertility work-up
  • Basic infertility treatment (oral medications for ovulation induction only)
  • Surgical consultation and follow-up
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