We found 12 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Health Net Seniority Plus Green near Dublin, CA.

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Dr. Andy Tie Wen Chang, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Andy Chang is a family practitioner in Fremont, CA and Dublin, CA. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in general care. Dr. Chang's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Chang accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He is closed to new patients at this time. He graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Mandarin.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Men's Health Issues, Sleep Disorders, Contraception, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Simon Yoon Kimm, MD
Specializes in Urology
4000 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Simon Kimm's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Kimm studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Stanford University Medical Center. In his practice, he is particularly interested in urologic (genitourinary) cancer, urethral stricture, and vasectomy. Dr. Kimm's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Kimm (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. Kimm is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), vasectomy, no-scalpel vasectomy

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Urologic Disorders, Benign ... (Read more)

Dr. Laura Nicole Silverstein, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4000 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Laura Silverstein is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She has a special interest in women's health issues. Dr. Silverstein is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland, Dr. Silverstein attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Silverstein is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Silverstein honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , HPV (human papillomavirus), dyspareunia (painful sex), intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Amenorrhea, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicole Avril Jeffrey Starr, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4050 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Nicole Jeffrey-Starr's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. She is especially interested in women's health issues. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Jeffrey-Starr honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Jeffrey-Starr graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Her medical residency was performed at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Dr. Jeffrey-Starr (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, sterilization, HPV (human papillomavirus), infertility, dyspareunia (painful sex)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Frank Lin, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Frank Lin's medical specialty is family medicine. He has indicated that his clinical interests include general care. On average, patients gave Dr. Lin a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Lin studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He is conversant in Mandarin and Taiwanese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Unfortunately, Dr. Lin is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Men's Health Issues, Contraception, Bone Problems, Migraine, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Michelle M Oliveira, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
4050 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Michelle Oliveira is a specialist in general gynecology. She works in Dublin, CA. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Oliveira accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Oliveira welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Essure, Gynecological Problems, Laparoscopic Supracervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Megan Beatty, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4050 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Megan Beatty is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Dublin, CA. In her practice, Dr. Beatty focuses on women's health issues. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Beatty obtained her medical school training at Drexel University College of Medicine and performed her residency at Stanford University Medical Center. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Beatty's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, sterilization, HPV (human papillomavirus), intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Essure, HPV, Vaginal Hysterectomy, Sterilization, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nancy Zhining Tang, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
4050 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Nancy Tang's area of specialization is general gynecology. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Tang attended medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine. Her clinical interests include women's health issues. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tang (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, HPV (human papillomavirus), dyspareunia (painful sex), tubal ligation, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Adolescent Gynecology, Amenorrhea, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nancy N Pham Thomas, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4050 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Nancy Pham-Thomas practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Dublin, CA. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She has a special interest in women's health issues. Dr. Pham-Thomas accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Pham-Thomas's education and training includes medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Incontinence, Sexual Dysfunction, Fibroids, Women's Health Issues, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rita Rosicker, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Rita Rosicker practices family medicine in Dublin, CA. In her practice, Dr. Rosicker focuses on general care. Dr. Rosicker takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. She studied medicine at Kaunas University of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Rosicker completed a residency program at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Rosicker (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Lithuanian, Spanish, and Russian. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is closed to new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: General Care, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues, Intrauterine Device

Dr. Michael Thomas Margolis, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology
5575 W. Las Positas Road; Suite 330
Pleasanton, CA
 

Dr. Michael Margolis is a specialist in gynecologic oncology and urogynecology. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Good Samaritan Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. Dr. Margolis is especially interested in pelvic surgery, cancer, and uterine problems. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Margolis accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual medicine

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Implant Surgery, Sexual Medicine, Fecal Incontinence, Urogynecological Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kim B Benson, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 3rd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Kim Benson's specialty is general internal medicine. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Benson's clinical interests include general care. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Benson accepts. Dr. Benson is not accepting new patients at this time. She attended medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Benson's residency was performed at Montefiore Medical Center. She speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Hypertension, Liver Disease, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Asthma, Preventive ... (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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