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We found 31 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Sharp Health Plan near Coronado, CA.

Dr. Kevin Charles Considine, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
230 Prospect Place; Suite 350
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Kevin Considine's area of specialization is family medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His clinical interests include warts, cryotherapy, and psoriasis. Dr. Considine is professionally affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Considine is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Warren Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), erectile dysfunction (impotence), sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Depression, Sports Health, Eczema, Sleep Disorders, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Danny Lee Keiller, MD
Specializes in Urology
4033 3rd Avenue; Suite 400
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Danny Keiller works as an urologist. Dr. Keiller attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Keiller include bladder cancer, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Keiller is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), erectile dysfunction (impotence), sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Varicocele, Incontinence, Circumcision, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marianne G Rochester, MD
Specializes in Urology
3969 4th Avenue; Suite 202
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Marianne Rochester practices urology (urinary tract disease) in San Diego, CA. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Rochester's clinical interests include erectile dysfunction (impotence), kidney stones, and incontinence. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rochester honors. Dr. Rochester attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas for residency. She is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), vasectomy

All Interests: Incontinence, Circumcision, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Vasectomy, Lithotripsy, Urologic ... (Read more)

Dr. John Richard Pedrotty Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1222 First Street; Suite 1
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. John Pedrotty specializes in family medicine. He attended Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and National Naval Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Pedrotty include warts, menopause, and cryotherapy. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pedrotty accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: San Diego Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), erectile dysfunction (impotence), sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Depression, Sports Health, Eczema, Sleep Disorders, Eating Disorders, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Maria Leonor Castillo, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics & Gynecology
911 E Plaza Boulevard
National City, CA
 

Dr. Maria Castillo is a physician who specializes in obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among Dr. Castillo's clinical interests: menopause, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and cryotherapy. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Castillo graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Henry Ford Hospital. She speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Sharp HealthCare. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction, female infertility, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Menopause, Cryosurgery, Adolescent Gynecology, Osteoporosis, Incontinence, Breast Issues, Vaginal ... (Read more)

Dr. Anna Louise Techentin, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
300 Fir Street
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Anna Techentin specializes in family medicine. Her average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Techentin's clinical interests: warts, diabetes, and sexually transmitted diseases (STds). She is professionally affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. Dr. Techentin honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients. She studied medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Cholesterol Problems, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kathryn P Nemanich, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
300 Fir Street
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Kathryn Maxwell sees patients in San Diego, CA. Her medical specialties are family medicine and emergency medicine. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Maxwell's areas of expertise include warts, diabetes, and sexually transmitted diseases (STds). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. She is affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Warts, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Cholesterol Problems, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Hay Fever, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Lincoln Roberts, MD
Specializes in Urology
4033 3rd Avenue; Suite 400
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. James Roberts is an urologist in San Diego, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Roberts include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), microsurgery, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Patient ratings for Dr. Roberts average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He completed his residency training at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Roberts's hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), erectile dysfunction (impotence), vasectomy

All Interests: Microsurgery, Incontinence, Circumcision, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Vasectomy, Vasectomy ... (Read more)

Dr. Alisa Lynn Williams, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics & Gynecology
4060 4th Avenue; Suite 640
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Alisa Williams is a San Diego, CA physician who specializes in obstetrics & gynecology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Williams include bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), colposcopy, and menopause. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Williams honors. She studied medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Williams completed her residency training at Wilmington Hospital, Medical Center of Delaware, Newark, and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Her professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Williams welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Adolescent Gynecology, Incontinence, Intrauterine Device, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
3969 4th Avenue; Suite 202
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. William Moseley's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has a special interest in sexually transmitted diseases (STds), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. Dr. Moseley takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Moseley welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Carey Fawcett, MD
Specializes in Urology
3969 4th Avenue; Suite 202
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. James Fawcett works as an urologist. He is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics' residency program. His areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, incontinence, and vasectomy. Dr. Fawcett's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fawcett is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , vasectomy

All Interests: Incontinence, Circumcision, Kidney Stones, Vasectomy, Lithotripsy, Urologic Disorders, Penile ... (Read more)

Dr. Isabelle Claire Chughtai-Harvey, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
300 Fir Street
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Isabelle Chughtai-Harvey's area of specialization is family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chughtai-Harvey include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), cryotherapy, and trigger point injections. Dr. Chughtai-Harvey is affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chughtai-Harvey's practice is open to new patients. She attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Depression, Eczema, Contraception, Hypertension, Diabetes, Shingles, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kofi D Sefa Boakye, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
230 Prospect Place; Suite 210
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Kofi Sefa-Boakye, who practices in Chula Vista, CA, San Diego, CA, and Coronado, CA, is a medical specialist in obstetrics & gynecology. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix. These areas are among his clinical interests: colposcopy, menopause, and cryotherapy. Dr. Sefa-Boakye's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Sefa-Boakye speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Sefa-Boakye has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Adolescent Gynecology, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free ... (Read more)

Dr. Dawn M Long, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
300 Fir Street; #5
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Dawn Long specializes in family medicine. She attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Long include warts, cryotherapy, and liver disease. Dr. Long honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), erectile dysfunction (impotence), sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Depression, Eczema, Men's Health Issues, Sleep Disorders, Neck Pain, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Leland Dale Lapp, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
4060 Fourth Avenue; Suite 640
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Leland Lapp is a medical specialist in obstetrics & gynecology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Lapp include bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), colposcopy, and menopause. Dr. Lapp honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and then he performed his residency at Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Lapp is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction, female infertility, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Adolescent Gynecology, Osteoporosis, Incontinence, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard L Fassett, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4116 W. Point Loma Boulevard
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Richard Fassett works as a family medicine practitioner. He attended Ohio State University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at National Naval Medical Center. Dr. Fassett's clinical interests include warts, menopause, and cryotherapy. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is professionally affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Fassett is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Colitis, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney ... (Read more)

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What is Sexual Health?

Sexual health is a broad and loosely defined term that encompasses several extremely different areas of medicine. Sexual health not only includes physical health related to the act of sex, but also emotional, mental, or identity issues that can interfere with healthy sexuality. Because this scope is so broad, a huge number of health care professionals can accurately say they work in the sexual health specialty. Some of the many varied conditions included in sexual health include intimacy disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, reproductive health, LGBTQ issues, and sexual violence.

Sexual intimacy disorders are those that cause problems with the act of sexual intercourse, such as erectile dysfunction or vulvodynia. Erectile dysfunction, the inability to get or maintain an erection hard enough for sexual intercourse, is extremely common. It affects fully half of men over 40 to some degree. It is treated with medications, devices, or surgery. Vulvodynia, burning pain in the vulva that can be made worse with sexal activity, has no known cause. It is treated with oral or topical medications.

Sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, herpes, gonorrhea, and chlamydia, are bacterial or viral infections that are contagious in the bodily fluids exchanged during sexual contact. Barrier methods of contraception, such as condoms, help prevent the spread of STDs. HIV is a virus that can be caught from an infected person’s sexual fluids or blood. When the virus infects the body, it interferes with the immune system and causes the disease known as AIDS. There is no cure, but anti-viral medications can help people with AIDS live a long and healthy life. Herpes is also a virus found in sexual fluids, called HSV-2. It causes blisters that come and go on the genitals. There is no cure for herpes, but anti-virals can minimize outbreaks. Gonorrhea and chlamydia are both bacterial infections. They are extremely common and often have no symptoms. The most common signs of an infection are burning pain and discharge. Gonorrhea and chlamydia can be treated with medications.

Reproductive health refers to both contraception and infertility treatment. Contraceptives prevent and plan the timing of pregnancy. Some, such as a vasectomy or tubal ligation, are extremely effective at preventing pregnancy. Others, such as spermicides, are less reliable. Popular contraceptives include condoms, birth control pills, IUDs, and diaphragms. On the other side of reproductive health, infertility is the inability to carry a pregnancy to term after one year of trying. It can be due to problems in either the man or the woman, and both genders are affected equally. In total, about 15% of the population suffer from infertility. Infertility treatments include medications and surgery.

Gay and transgender people are as healthy as anyone else, but they have a few specific health care needs that may sometimes fall under the sexual health umbrella. First, many LGBT people still face discrimination from healthcare providers, so providing supportive and appropriate care is an issue. Because of social attitudes surrounding sexual orientation and gender identity, many gay and transgender people struggle with their identities. Rates of depression, substance abuse, and suicide are all higher in this group. Providing mental health support and counseling to those in transition is critical. Finally, transgender patients who are undergoing gender affirmation require sensitive medical health care, including surgical and hormonal treatment.

Sexual violence can be defined as any unwanted or non-consensual sexual activity. It ranges from sexual harassment to touching to rape. It affects women more than men and is widespread: 1 in 4 women report being victims of sexual violence at the hands of a partner, and as many as 1 in 3 girls report their first sexual contact as being violent. Sexual violence has lasting physical and emotional consequences for victims, but educating both girls and boys can prevent violence. Care for those who have endured sexual violence includes counseling and mental health support, medical care, and legal support.

Humans are sexual creatures from the time we reach puberty through the rest of our lives. Sexuality is more than a reproductive requirement -- it is a form of expression and identity. Sexual health blends all these aspects of our experience together and helps us lead sexually fulfilling lives.