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We found 168 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept ConnectiCare near Orange, CT.

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

Dr. Elizabeth Legatt is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Legatt trained at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Dr. Legatt has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Legatt accepts ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Legatt (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Italian, and Bengali. She is affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. She has an open panel.

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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 is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO. After attending Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) for medical school, Dr. Dasgupta completed his residency training at Queens Hospital Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Oxford. In addition to English, Dr. Dasgupta (or staff) speaks Spanish, Bengali, and Tamil. He is affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group, St. John's Episcopal Hospital, and Queens Hospital Center. Dr. Dasgupta welcomes 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 medical specialist in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology. On average, patients gave Dr. Carolan a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Carolan takes. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut, Dr. Carolan attended medical school at New York Medical College. Dr. Carolan speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1435 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Maria Asis is a general OB/GYN. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Asis is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Asis attended Tufts University School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Asis average 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and Health Net. 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: Colposcopy, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, Breast Issues, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
247 Broad Street
Milford, CT
 

Dr. Miriam Sivkin works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Sivkin graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Sivkin average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Sivkin honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She has an open panel.

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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)

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Specializes in Obstetrics
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. John Migotsky is a medical specialist in obstetrics. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Migotsky's professional affiliations include Yale New Haven Health System and NYU Langone Medical Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has an open panel. After completing medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Migotsky performed his residency at Winthrop University Hospital. Dr. Migotsky (or staff) speaks the following foreign 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 sees patients in Greenwich, CT, New Haven, CT, and Darien, CT. Her medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. She is an in-network provider for Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and ConnectiCare, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Carroll attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Carroll (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Taiwanese. She 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, 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 works as a general OB/GYN in Greenwich, CT, New Haven, CT, and Darien, CT. On average, patients gave Dr. Schechter a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and ConnectiCare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Dr. Schechter attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Schechter speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her professional affiliations include WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Molinelli honors Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and ConnectiCare, as well as other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. Before completing her residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center, Dr. Molinelli attended medical school at New York Medical College.

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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)

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

Dr. Roxanne Abder practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Trumbull, CT and New Haven, CT. Patients gave Dr. Abder an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. She trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for her residency. Dr. Abder (or staff) speaks the following languages: French and Portuguese. Dr. Abder is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Abder is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Adolescent Gynecology, Contraception

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
326 West Main Street
Milford, CT
 

Dr. Kim Fletcher practices general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Fletcher graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at New York Hospital. She is rated highly by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Fletcher's practice 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)

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

Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Fairfield, CT and New Haven, CT. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Wosnitzer attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Wosnitzer accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Vasectomy Reversal, Male Infertility

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Specializes in General Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Emily Fine's medical specialty is general gynecology. After completing medical school at Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Fine performed her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Health Net, and ConnectiCare. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She welcomes new patients.

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

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's specialty is general gynecology. Dr. Gillette's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Health Net, and ConnectiCare. After completing medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, she performed her residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She is accepting 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)

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

Dr. Joseph Cuteri is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Cuteri (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Italian. Dr. Cuteri 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. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Cuteri has an open panel.

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

Dr. Julie Laifer's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Laifer (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Russian. Dr. Laifer is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. Dr. Laifer accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Her practice 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)

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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.