We found 162 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept ConnectiCare near Orange, CT.

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

Dr. Elizabeth Legatt's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Legatt (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Italian, and Bengali. Dr. Legatt's hospital/clinic affiliations include WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. She obtained her medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and performed her residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Dr. Legatt is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Legatt takes. She is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Depression, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, Cryosurgery, ... (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 practices female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Carolan's education and training includes medical school at New York Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Carolan 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)

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. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include WESTMED Medical Group, St. John's Episcopal Hospital, and Queens Hospital Center. Dr. Dasgupta accepts several insurance carriers, including Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO. Dr. Dasgupta is open to new patients. He graduated from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) and then he 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.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

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

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

Dr. Dzwinka Carroll is a general OB/GYN in Greenwich, CT, New Haven, CT, and Darien, CT. She honors Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and ConnectiCare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Carroll attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Carroll (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Taiwanese. Her professional affiliations include WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. She has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, ... (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. The average patient rating for Dr. Schechter is 3.5 stars out of 5. Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and ConnectiCare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schechter honors. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Schechter 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, 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 works as a general OB/GYN in Greenwich, CT, Darien, CT, and New Haven, CT. The average patient rating for Dr. Molinelli is 3.0 stars out of 5. She is affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Molinelli honors Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and ConnectiCare, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Molinelli attended medical school at New York Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Molinelli trained at NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center.

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

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

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

Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer practices urology (urinary tract disease). He speaks Spanish. Dr. Wosnitzer is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. His education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Wosnitzer's practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Vasectomy Reversal, Male Infertility

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1435 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Maria Asis works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist in New Haven, CT, Hamden, CT, and North Haven, CT. Patient ratings for Dr. Asis average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Asis honors Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and Health Net, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Asis is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Asis's 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)

Dr. Miriam J Sivkin, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
247 Broad Street
Milford, CT
 

Dr. Miriam Sivkin sees patients in Milford, CT and New Haven, CT. Her medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Sivkin honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Sivkin's practice is open to new patients. She graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center.

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

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

Specializes in Obstetrics
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. John Migotsky works as an obstetrician. After attending Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school, he completed his residency training at Winthrop University Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Migotsky average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Migotsky (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Migotsky is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System and NYU Langone Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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

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

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Dr. Joshua Maier Hurwitz I, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Joshua Hurwitz's specialties are reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology. He practices in Norwalk, CT, Danbury, CT, and Stamford, CT. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Hurwitz is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. Dr. Hurwitz (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Hurwitz is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System and Danbury Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, female infertility

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Vasectomy Reversal, Laparoscopic Surgery, Polyps, Myomectomy, Ovarian ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Peter Leondires, BA, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Mark Leondires is a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Leondires graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Maine Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Leondires's hospital/clinic affiliations include Western Connecticut Health Network and Yale New Haven Health System. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, female infertility

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, in Vitro Fertilization, Vasectomy Reversal, Laparoscopic Surgery, Polyps, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Emily Fine is a physician who specializes in general gynecology. Dr. Fine studied medicine at Yale School of Medicine. She trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for her residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Fine average 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Health Net, and ConnectiCare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fine accepts. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She has an open panel.

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

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

Specializes in General Gynecology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Mary Gillette is a general gynecology specialist in Hamden, CT and New Haven, CT. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Gillette graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Gillette has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She honors Anthem, Health Net, and ConnectiCare, in addition to other insurance carriers. 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, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, Cryosurgery, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Urology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Milton Armm's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Armm takes. Dr. Armm graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Armm completed residency programs at Brooklyn Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. Armm is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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)

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

Dr. Kim Fletcher's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fletcher is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients. She is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Fletcher trained at New York Hospital for residency.

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

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