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We found 164 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Oxford Health Plans near New Haven, CT.

Dr. Elizabeth M Legatt, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Elizabeth Legatt's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Legatt is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Legatt takes several insurance carriers, including ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Before performing her residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Dr. Legatt attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Legatt (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Italian, and Bengali. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ranjan Kumar Dasgupta, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Ranjan Dasgupta's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Dr. Dasgupta performed his residency at Queens Hospital Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Oxford. Dr. Dasgupta (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Bengali, and Tamil. He is professionally affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group, St. John's Episcopal Hospital, and Queens Hospital Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Ultrasound, Cervical Dysplasia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Francis Carolan, MD
Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Stephen Carolan is a physician who specializes in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology. He is a graduate of New York Medical College. Dr. Carolan trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut for his residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Carolan is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Carolan speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasound, Cervical Dysplasia, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Obstetrics
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. John Migotsky's area of specialization is obstetrics. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include Yale New Haven Health System and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Migotsky accepts Anthem, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Migotsky attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school and subsequently trained at Winthrop University Hospital for residency. Dr. Migotsky (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Infertility, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Dzwinka C Carroll, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Dzwinka Carroll is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Her professional affiliations include WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Carroll accepts Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, ConnectiCare, and more. Her practice is open to new patients. She attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Carroll (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Taiwanese.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), contraception (birth control), infertility, in vitro fertilization (IVF)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael D Schechter, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Michael Schechter is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Schechter accepts several insurance carriers, including Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and ConnectiCare. He is accepting new patients. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Dr. Schechter speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Osteoporosis, Cervical Dysplasia, Contraception, Pap Test, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Elizabeth A Molinelli, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Elizabeth Molinelli sees patients in Greenwich, CT, Darien, CT, and New Haven, CT. Her medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Molinelli's average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. She honors Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and ConnectiCare, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Molinelli is affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew S Wosnitzer, MD
Specializes in Urology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Fairfield, CT and New Haven, CT. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Wosnitzer is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Wosnitzer is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Vasectomy Reversal, Male Infertility

Dr. Roxanne Charlene Abder, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Roxanne Abder works as a general OB/GYN. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Abder is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed her residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Abder (or staff) speaks the following languages: French and Portuguese. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Abder has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Adolescent Gynecology, Contraception

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Miriam Sivkin works as a general OB/GYN. Dr. Sivkin is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Mount Sinai School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), Essure, sexual health issues, infertility

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Adolescent Gynecology, Women's Heart Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Milton Frank Armm, MD
Specializes in Urology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Milton Armm specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Bridgeport, CT and New Haven, CT. He accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Armm studied medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He trained at Brooklyn Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Armm's hospital/clinic affiliations include Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence), vasectomy

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Cystoscopy, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Brachytherapy, Urinary ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Kim Fletcher is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Fletcher's average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at New York Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, Breast Issues, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Emily Fine's area of specialization is general gynecology. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She attended Yale School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Patients gave Dr. Fine an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Health Net, and ConnectiCare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fine takes. She has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Mary Gillette works as a general gynecologist. Dr. Gillette attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Gillette is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Health Net, and ConnectiCare. Dr. Gillette is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Julie Laifer is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. She attended medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Laifer trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). She takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Laifer (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Russian. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, tubal ligation, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Hysteroscopy, Essure, Pap Test, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph A Cuteri, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Joseph Cuteri practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Bridgeport, CT, Shelton, CT, and New Haven, CT. Dr. Cuteri (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. His education and training includes medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Cuteri accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. His practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, Bloodless ... (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.