Women’s health care, especially the health of the reproductive system, is of utmost importance to the physicians at The Center for Women.
Among our gynecological innovations, we offer:
- State-of-the-art equipment to measure Bone Density, an important step in preventing osteoporosis.
- Programs to treat Infertility.
- Office-based ablations to treat uterine problems.
- Skilled in-office sterilization procedures.
At The Center for Women, you’ll find ultra-modern mammography equipment to help us monitor breast health; innovative urology solutions that address urinary incontinence, pelvic floor repair, heavy menstrual periods and benign uterine conditions such as fibroids and polyps. And our state of the art technology means that we can provide our patients greater comfort than you can imagine!
We’ll tell you about the most modern, up-to-date contraceptive options; as experts in menopausal medicine, we’ll provide treatment for menopause symptoms, both hormonal and alternative; we emphasize preventative health care including routine pap smears and breast exams.
Our comprehensive urology program incorporates the most advanced products and solutions available. Our laparoscopic surgical skills are unique to the area. We are simply the recognized Valley leaders in minimally invasive, laparoscopic surgeries and the only physicians able to offer laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy and total laparoscopic hysterectomy!
The decision to begin a family can be both exciting and, at times, overwhelming. Most couples who experience delays in conception are not “infertile”, but may experience decreased fertility rates, which can be due to a variety of reasons. Most causes of decreased fertility are easily diagnosed and treated. Follow the link to the left to learn more about planning for a healthy pregnancy and to answer any basic fertility questions. If you have concerns, speak with your physician about any testing you and your partner may need.
Patient Rights & Responsibilities Policy
- Patients have the right to quality services, appropriate to their health care needs, which are delivered in a timely manner.
- Patients have the right to appropriate Medically Necessary medical care.
- Patients have the right to reasonable access to medical care.
- Patients have the right to confidentiality in regard to medical and social history, individual medical records and medical information.
- Patients have the right to be treated with dignity, respect and consideration.
- Patients have the right to be informed about personal health as it concerns medical conditions, diagnostic tests and treatment plans.
- Patients have the right to change physicians/providers outside of our practice.
- Patients have the right to a second opinion.
- Patients have the right to involvement in decision-making concerning treatment.
- Patients have the right to refuse participation in research. Human experimentation affecting care or treatment shall be performed only with a patient’s informed consent.
- Patients have the right to auditory and visual privacy during a visit.
- Patients have the right to approve or refuse the release of information except when the release is required by law.
- Patients have the right to refuse treatment or therapy. Such persons will be made aware of the consequences of their decision and it will be documented in their medical record.
- Patients have the right to create Advance Directives which let providers and others know the persons’ wishes concerning medical treatment.
- Patients have the right to assert complaints and grievances about the providers and the health care provided.
- Patients have the right to be informed about the role of medical students/supervised practitioners and the right to refuse such care.
- To notify the office of current home address, current phone numbers you can be reached at current email address and current medical insurance carrier.
- To immediately notify the office of any changes in the above demographic information.
- To notify the provider of any changes from last appointment of past medical, family and social history.
- To become informed about their insurance plan including benefits available.
- To become knowledgeable of the system to access medical care.
- To keep all scheduled appointments and to notify the provider when unable to keep a scheduled appointment.
- To be on time for all scheduled appointments.
- To follow all medically appropriate physician orders and prescriptions.
- To treat all personnel with courtesy and respect.
- To provide complete health status information for accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
- To always call your primary care physician before receiving Urgent care and, when possible, Emergency care.
- To notify your primary care physician when you receive Emergency care within twenty-four (24) hours, or as soon as possible.