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We found 44 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Anthem near Fair Oaks, CA.

Dr. Mary Ellen Gardner, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Mary Parman is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Parman at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She has a special interest in women's health issues. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Parman welcomes new patients. She graduated from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her residency was performed at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction, infertility

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

Dr. Anne Elizabeth Davis, MD
Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine
370 Distel Circle
Los Altos, CA
 

Dr. Anne Ray's areas of specialization are general practice and family medicine; she sees patients in Los Altos, CA. Dr. Ray is conversant in Spanish. She has indicated that her clinical interests include general care. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah for residency. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ray has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Circumcision, Skin Tag Removal, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Alternative Medicine, ... (Read more)

Dr. Diana Aung, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
370 Distel Circle
Los Altos, CA
 

Dr. Diana Aung is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Aung's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She has indicated that her clinical interests include women's health issues. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. She attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Magee Women's Hospital for residency. Dr. Aung speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control), infertility

All Interests: Adolescent Gynecology, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Bruce Epstein, MD
Specializes in Urology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Epstein practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Epstein include urologic (genitourinary) disorders. Dr. Epstein is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Dr. Epstein's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, male sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Urologic Cancer, Female Urologic Disorders, Urologic Disorders, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Male ... (Read more)

Dr. Sarah Nicole Torres, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
795 El Camino Real; Jamplis Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Sarah Torres works as a family practitioner. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her clinical interests include general care. Dr. Torres is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Torres is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Torres honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. She is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Intrauterine Device, Cholesterol Problems, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Ellen M Schneider, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
795 El Camino Real; Jamplis Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Ellen Schneider's specialty is family medicine. She attended the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center for residency. Her areas of expertise include general care. Dr. Schneider's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Schneider's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Unfortunately, she 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, Migraine, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajesh Shinghal, MD
Specializes in Urology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Rajesh Shinghal's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). After completing medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center. His clinical interests include urologic (genitourinary) disorders. Dr. Shinghal's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shinghal takes. In addition to English, Dr. Shinghal speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, male sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Urologic Cancer, Female Urologic Disorders, Urologic Disorders, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Male ... (Read more)

Dr. Keith L Lee, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Keith Lee's specialty is pediatric urology. He speaks Mandarin and Cantonese. Clinical interests for Dr. Lee include urologic (genitourinary) disorders. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, Dr. Lee performed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility

All Interests: Urologic Cancer, Female Urologic Disorders, Urologic Disorders, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Male ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Richard Lane, MPH, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
795 El Camino Real; Jamplis Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Steven Lane sees patients in Palo Alto, CA. His medical specialty is family medicine. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include general care. Dr. Lane's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Lane takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He is not currently accepting new patients. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Lane's residency was performed at Natividad Medical Center. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Men's Health Issues, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Alternative Medicine, ... (Read more)

Dr. Susannah Louise Daniel, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
795 El Camino Real; Jamplis Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Susannah Daniel's medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Daniel's areas of expertise include general care. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Oregon Health & Science University, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, she is not accepting new patients at this time. She is a graduate of the University College London (UCL) Medical School. Dr. Daniel trained at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Preventive Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wendy M Landreville, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
301 Industrial Road; Level 3
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Wendy Landreville sees patients in Redwood City, CA and San Carlos, CA. Her medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Landreville has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Landreville include general care. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Landreville has a closed panel. Her education and training includes medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine and residency at San Jose Medical Center. Dr. Landreville speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Preventive Care, Intrauterine Device

Dr. Nicole Jennifer Hong, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Nicole Hong's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. She attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. She trained at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hong include women's health issues. Dr. Hong's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hong honors. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), intrauterine device (IUD)

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

Dr. Elizabeth A Swenson, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Elizabeth Swenson is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. In Dr. Swenson's practice, she is particularly interested in women's health issues. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Swenson accepts. She studied medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Swenson completed a residency program at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction, infertility

All Interests: Incontinence, Sexual Dysfunction, High Risk Pregnancy, Fibroids, Women's Health Issues, Abnormal ... (Read more)

Dr. Geoffrey David Adamson, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
2350 W El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. G. Adamson practices reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He has a special interest in infertility. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Adamson is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Toronto General Hospital. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Adamson's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, infertility, tubal ligation, in vitro fertilization (IVF)

All Interests: in Vitro Fertilization, Hypothyroidism, Laser Surgery, Male Infertility, Infertility, Polycystic ... (Read more)

Dr. Marian K Kim, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2950 Whipple Avenue
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Marian Kim is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kim include women's health issues. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kim is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Kim graduated from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at LAC+USC Women's & Children's Hospital. She speaks Korean. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction, infertility

All Interests: Incontinence, Sexual Dysfunction, High Risk Pregnancy, Fibroids, Women's Health Issues, Abnormal ... (Read more)

Dr. Kristina M Smith, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
795 El Camino Real; Jamplis Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Kristina Smith specializes in family medicine. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Smith's areas of expertise include general care. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Smith attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center for residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Smith average 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, she is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Intrauterine Device

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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.