While many of the unique health care needs for women are common throughout life, there are medical issues specific to each age group. Balanced Care for Women understands these particular needs, and we are able to expertly and professionally address any concerns you may have.
We welcome young ladies as early as age 13 to discuss and address any gynecological concerns. At the initial visit, we will discuss reasons for different tests and exams and determine which are appropriate for each patient. We understand the anxiety associated with a first visit and will try to make you feel more comfortable. When you call to set up your first appointment, let us know which doctor you wish to see, and we’ll mail to you a letter of confirmation with instructions for how to get started, and a brochure about our practice.
Returning patients may schedule either an annual exam or a problem/consultation visit. An annual exam includes a breast and pelvic evaluation, which supplements your primary care physician’s regular check-ups. During an annual exam we will review any changes in your medical history as well as review your current menstrual cycles or menopausal symptoms. A patient should schedule a “problem” visit consultation if she is experiencing concerns such as pelvic pain, abnormal menstrual cycles, significant menopausal symptoms, or if she has any breast concerns. If you are experiencing symptoms which might require more immediate attention, our Nurse Practitioners can see you for evaluation so that the appropriate testing can be initiated.
Our physicians are Board-certified Fellows of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). Balanced Care for Women has earned accreditations including American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD), and others.
We provide information to help you prepare for your surgical procedure, as well as what you must do to recover quickly and completely. Whenever feasible, patients are offered minimally invasive surgery. After you and your doctor have determined the appropriate surgery for your condition, you will work with our surgery coordinator to complete the necessary preoperative questionnaires and consent forms. Our office also handles the pre-certification process with your insurance company and guides you through the entire process.