Patient education

Links to useful patient information about obstetrics, gynecology, contraception, procedures and more.

  1. ACOG (American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology):   http://www.acog.org/For_Patients

Learn about:

a. Pregnancy, Labor,  Postpartum period

b. Adolescent gynecology

c. Gynecologic problems such as Endometriosis, Premenstrual syndrome, HPV, Uterine Fibroids, Abnormal bleeding, Infertility.

d. Women’s Health

e. Contraception

    2. HPV (Human Papilloma Virus):

 a. Learn about HPV at: http://www.hpv.com

 b. HPV testing: www.theHPVtest.com 

   3. Da Vinci Robotic Gynecologic Procedures:

http://www.davincisurgery.com/da-vinci-gynecology/da-vinci-procedures/

   4. IUD (Intrauterine contraceptive Device)

a. Mirena IUD:

http://www.mirena.com/html/index.html

b. Copper IUD:

http://www.paragard.com

 5. Nexplanon implantable contraception:

http://www.nexplanon.com

 6. Cervical Cancer screening guidelines:

http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/cervical/basic_info/screening.htm

 7. ESSURE Hysteroscopic sterilization:

www.essure.com

 8. NovaSure endometrial ablation for management of uterine bleeding:

http://www.novasure.com/

 9. Thermachoice endometrial ablation for management of uterine bleeding:

http://www.pelvichealthsolutions.com/thermachoice

 10. Menopause: http://www.menopause.org/

a. MenoNotes:  Learn about treatments for:

-          Hot flashes: http://www.menopause.org/docs/for-women/mnflashes.pdf

-          Vaginal Dryness:  http://www.menopause.org/docs/for-women/mndryness.pdf

-          Bioidentical Hormone Therapy: http://www.menopause.org/docs/for-women/mnbioidenticals.pdf

 11. Pelvic Organ Prolapse:

http://www.webmd.com/urinary-incontinence-oab/tc/pelvic-organ-prolapse-topic-overview

 12. MedlinePlus:  Trusted information regarding many different medical conditions.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/