We found 76 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Self-Pay/Uninsured near Culver City, CA.

Dr. Bruce Alan Levine, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
9107 Wilshire Boulevard; Suite #475
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Bruce Levine's specialty is psychology. His clinical interests include crisis intervention, behavioral medicine, and depression. On average, patients gave Dr. Levine a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , sexuality

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Phobias, Sports ... (Read more)

Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
450 N Roxbury Drive; Suite 500
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Carolyn Alexander specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Alexander has a special interest in male infertility, female infertility, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). She takes Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Alexander is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for her residency. She has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Alexander is professionally affiliated with Cedars-Sinai.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, female infertility

All Interests: Female Infertility, Male Infertility, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
444 S San Vicente Boulevard; Suite 1002
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Margareta Pisarska is a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist. Her areas of expertise consist of male infertility, female infertility, and in vitro fertilization (IVF). She is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Pisarska accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pisarska graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University and then she performed her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital. She has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors and Top Women Southern California Super Doctors. In addition to English, she speaks Polish.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, female infertility

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, in Vitro Fertilization, Female Infertility, Male Infertility

Dr. Gregory Lawrence Cason, PhD
Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Health Psychology, Counseling
566 South San Vicente Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Cason's specialties are cognitive-behavioral therapy, health psychology, and counseling. His areas of expertise include the following: sexuality, stress management, and anxiety. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UCLA Health and Private Practice. Dr. Cason is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Cason welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexuality, sexual orientation issues

All Interests: Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Employment Issues, Sexuality, Stress Management, Anxiety, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
8635 West Third Street; Suite 690w
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Malcolm Margolin is an obstetrics and gynecology specialist. Dr. Margolin's clinical interests include abortion, menopause, and menstrual disorders. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Margolin accepts. Dr. Margolin obtained his medical school training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and performed his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Southern California Super Doctors 2008 and Southern California Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai.

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Relevant Interests: , female infertility, contraception (birth control), intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Menopause, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Contraception, Ovarian Cancer, Vaginal Infection, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Urology
8635 W 3rd Street; Suite 870w
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Howard Kim's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). After completing medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kim include prostate problems, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Dr. Kim accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kim include: Southern California Rising Stars and Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Kim (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Korean and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cedars-Sinai.

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

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Cystoscopy, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal, ... (Read more)

Dr. Peyman Banooni, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
150 North Robertson Boulevard; Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Peyman Banooni is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Banooni average 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Banooni include female infertility, high risk pregnancy, and fibroids. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Banooni honors. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Banooni (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Banooni is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , female infertility, HPV (human papillomavirus), tubal ligation

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, HPV, Ectopic Pregnancy, Adenomyosis, Pelvic Pain, Pregnancy, High Risk Pregnancy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Barry Hackmeyer, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
8635 W 3rd Street; #690w
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Paul Hackmeyer's specialty is general gynecology. Dr. Hackmeyer's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menopause, and female infertility. He is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Hackmeyer is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at New York Medical College. His training includes a residency program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Hackmeyer has received include Southern California Super Doctors and Southern California Super Doctors 2008.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), female infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Hysteroscopy, Ectopic Pregnancy, Adenomyosis, Pelvic Pain, Pregnancy, Vaginal ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy Tsui, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
99 N La Cienega Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Timothy Tsui's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. His clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menopause, and female infertility. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Tsui is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. Dr. Tsui attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cedars-Sinai.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), female infertility, contraception (birth control), tubal ligation, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Menopause, Hysteroscopy, Contraception, Vaginal Infection, Intrauterine Device, Myomectomy, Pelvic ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
99 N La Cienega Boulevard; Suite 202
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Allison Canavan practices general obstetrics & gynecology. Her areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menstrual disorders, and menopause. She is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Canavan is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), female infertility, contraception (birth control), tubal ligation, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Menopause, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Pre-Eclampsia, Miscarriage, Hysteroscopy, Urinary ... (Read more)

Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
444 S. San Vicente Avenue; Suite 1002
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Erica Wang's medical specialty is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Her education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Her areas of expertise include the following: male infertility, female infertility, and in vitro fertilization (IVF). Dr. Wang takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. Dr. Wang has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Rising Stars. In addition to English, she speaks Mandarin. She is professionally affiliated with Cedars-Sinai.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, female infertility

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, in Vitro Fertilization, Female Infertility, Male Infertility

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
10309 Santa Monica Boulevard; #300
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Jessica Schneider is a Los Angeles, CA physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. She graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Schneider include menstrual disorders, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and myomectomy (fibroid removal). Dr. Schneider has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Schneider accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. She is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai.

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Relevant Interests: , herpes, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), contraception (birth control), tubal ligation, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Diabetes during Pregnancy, Cervical Dysplasia, Circumcision, Cesarean Section, Contraception, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
8631 W Third Street; Suite 840
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Scott Serden is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Los Angeles, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Serden include menopause, female infertility, and urinary tract infection (UTI). He is professionally affiliated with Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Serden attended New York Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for residency. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Serden takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and more. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Serden include: Southern California Super Doctors and Southern California Super Doctors 2008.

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Relevant Interests: , female infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Hysteroscopy, Female Infertility, Fibroids, Endometrial Ablation, Hysterectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lekeisha A Sumner, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
11340 W. Olympic Blvd 250
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Lekeisha Sumner specializes in psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Sumner include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Sumner accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include APA/NIH Cyber Mentee Research Award, HIV/AIDS research; Fellow, Academy of Clinical Health Psychologists; and NIH Loan Repayment Award, Health Disparities Research. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sumner's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , sexuality, infertility

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Infertility, Sports Health, Diagnostic ... (Read more)

Specializes in Other, General Gynecology
8920 Wilshire Boulevard; Suite 511
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Robert Katz is a medical specialist in general gynecology. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Katz include ectopic pregnancy, urinary tract infection (UTI), and pregnancy. Dr. Katz is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Katz graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then he performed his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: Southern California Super Doctors; Southern California Super Doctors 2008; and Los Angeles Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cedars-Sinai.

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Relevant Interests: , tubal ligation

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Ectopic Pregnancy, Adenomyosis, Pregnancy, Fibroids, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
8920 Wilshire Boulevard; #511
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Jay Goldberg's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. On average, patients gave Dr. Goldberg a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), female infertility, and fibroids. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Goldberg is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), female infertility, tubal ligation, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Ectopic Pregnancy, Vaginal Infection, Intrauterine Device, Adenomyosis, Pelvic Pain, ... (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.
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