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We found 6 gynecologists who accept Western Health Advantage near Sacramento, CA.

Dr. Wesley Scott Hilger, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
2801 K Street; Suite 200
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Wesley Hilger is a specialist in urogynecology. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Hilger's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. His areas of clinical interest consist of minimally invasive surgery, menopause, and incontinence. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net ELECT POS, and more. Dr. Hilger's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Incontinence, Urodynamic Testing, Interstitial Cystitis, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Urogynecological ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4501 X Street; 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Gary Leiserowitz is a gynecologic oncologist in Sacramento, CA. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Western Health Advantage, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Leiserowitz has received the following distinction: Sacramento Super Doctors.

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Dr. Edwin Alexander Alvarez, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4860 Y Street; Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Edwin Alvarez sees patients in Sacramento, CA. His medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Alvarez speaks Spanish. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Western Health Advantage, and more.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4860 Y Street; Ob/gyn, Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Lloyd Smith practices gynecologic oncology in Sacramento, CA. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Smith is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Sacramento Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
3000 Q Street
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Wiley Fowler works as a gynecologic oncologist. Dr. Fowler graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Western Health Advantage, and more.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4860 Y Street; Suit 2500
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Hui Chen sees patients in Sacramento, CA. Her medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. Dr. Chen graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. She honors Western Health Advantage insurance.

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What is Gynecology?

Gynecology is the medical specialty dealing with the female reproductive system and women’s health. Gynecologists provide preventive care and treatment for any health issues occurring in the uterus, ovaries, vagina, vulva, or breasts. Today, most gynecologists also train as obstetricians and offer pregnancy care, becoming obstetricians / gynecologists or OB/GYNs. However it is possible for a physician to specialize specifically in gynecology.

Gynecologists see patients all the way from puberty into childbearing, throughout adulthood, and into the senior years. They encounter a wide variety of issues, which may include:
  • Menstrual disorders, such as irregular or heavy periods
  • Vaginal infections, such as yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis
  • Birth control prescriptions
  • Infertility treatment
  • Abnormal development of the reproductive organs
  • Breast care and breast cancer screening
  • Uterine fibroids, benign growths in the uterus
  • Endometriosis, a painful condition where uterine tissue grows outside the uterus
  • Menopause
  • Cancer of the reproductive organs

A gynecologist’s work is varied and may include a range of procedures at various practice locations, depending on the provider. Gynecologists examine and treat their patients directly in settings such as hospitals, clinics, or private offices. At certain locations, gynecologists may perform surgeries, such as hysterectomies or tubal ligations, or they may perform imaging scans using ultrasound.