Gynecology Services & Treatments
Gynecology Frequently Asked Questions
What is a gynecologist?
A gynecologist is a doctor who provides health care for women and their unique needs outside of pregnancy.
What exactly does a gynecologist do?
A gynecologist treats women of all ages from puberty through the end of life helping maintain their health and any problems that occur throughout their lifetime. Gynecologists receive special training in women’s health and reproductive organs.
When should I go see a gynecologist?
Women should start to see a gynecologist in their teen years prior to sexual activity. It is important to have a relationship with your gynecologist throughout your lifetime, starting early for education. A yearly check in is important to make sure all preventive care is up to date.
What is the difference between obstetrics and gynecology?
Obstetrics focuses on taking care of women during pregnancy. Gynecology focuses on function and prevention of disease of reproductive organs.