We found 23 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept BlueOptions All Copay 1424 near Miami Beach, FL.

Dr. Michael Harris Jacobs, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
4308 Alton Road; Suite 760
Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Michael Jacobs specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology and practices in Miami, FL, Hollywood, FL, and Miami Beach, FL. Dr. Jacobs is rated highly by his patients. He has a special interest in infertility. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Jacobs's medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Jacobs speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility

Dr. Marilu Madrigal, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
3659 S Miami Avenue; Suite 2007
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Marilu Madrigal works as a gynecologic oncologist. Dr. Madrigal has a 1.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her clinical interests include gynecologic cancer, HIV/AIDS, and hormone therapy. Her professional affiliations include Mercy Hospital and Baptist Hospital. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. After attending the University of Kansas School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Madrigal has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Gynecologic Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Hormone Therapy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Cancer

Dr. Ranjith Ramasamy, MD
Specializes in Urology
1150 Nw 14th Street; Suite 309
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ranjith Ramasamy practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Plantation, FL and Miami, FL. Dr. Ramasamy (or staff) speaks Spanish and Tamil. In his practice, Dr. Ramasamy focuses on male infertility. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital West and South Miami Hospital. Dr. Ramasamy studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. His residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility

All Interests: Male Infertility

Dr. Martin Lewis Madorsky, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
3661 S Miami Avenue; Suite 1003
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Martin Madorsky sees patients in Miami, FL and Homestead, FL. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Before performing his residency at UNC Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Madorsky attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school. Clinical interests for Dr. Madorsky include erectile dysfunction (impotence), biofeedback, and incontinence. The average patient rating for Dr. Madorsky is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Madorsky accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Biofeedback

Dr. Susan Fox, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
606 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Susan Fox's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Fox average 2.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds) and endometriosis. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Fox's education and training includes medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Nova Southeastern University. She is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Endometriosis

Dr. Fernando Marcelo Akerman, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
4308 Alton Road; Suite 760
Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Fernando Akerman's medical specialty is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He is rated highly by his patients. He has a special interest in infertility. Dr. Akerman takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. Dr. Akerman studied medicine at the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for his residency. Dr. Akerman (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Portuguese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility

Dr. Jonathan Fox, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
606 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Fox sees patients in Miami, FL and Homestead, FL. His medical specialty is family medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include holistic medicine, thyroid problems, and depression. Dr. Fox is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Westchester General Hospital for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Fox speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), erectile dysfunction (impotence)

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Dr. Tessie Marie Larrieu, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3659 South Miami Avenue; Suite 5005
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Tessie Larrieu works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist in Miami, FL. Dr. Larrieu is conversant in Spanish. She has indicated that her clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), endometriosis, and hormone therapy. She is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital. She obtained her medical school training at Ponce School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. Dr. Larrieu has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Hormone Therapy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Endometriosis

Dr. Augusto E Tirado, MD
Specializes in Urology
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 1006
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Augusto Tirado specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Miami, FL. Before performing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Washington Hospital Center, Dr. Tirado attended the University of Carabobo Faculty of Health Sciences for medical school. His areas of expertise consist of erectile dysfunction (impotence), incontinence, and varicose veins. The average patient rating for Dr. Tirado is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Tirado is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Varicose Veins

Dr. Joseph Raul Triana, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
3661 S Miami Avenue; Suite 704
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Triana specializes in general gynecology and practices in Miami, FL. On average, patients gave Dr. Triana a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), incontinence, and preventive care. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Triana graduated from Ponce School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Menopause, Tumor, Incontinence, Preventive Care, Hormone Therapy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carlos J Santa-Cruz, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
1150 Nw 14th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Santa-Cruz's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Santa-Cruz include erectile dysfunction (impotence), incontinence, and infertility. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), infertility

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Hormone Therapy, Infertility, Tumor

Dr. Darren Stephen Bruck, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
3661 S Miami Avenue; Suite 1003
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Darren Bruck's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Bruck (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. He has a special interest in sexually transmitted diseases (STds), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and cancer. Dr. Bruck's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He is a graduate of Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Bruck trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), erectile dysfunction (impotence), infertility

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Hormone Therapy, Gynecological Problems, Cancer, Infertility, Sexually ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephanie Leigh Duncan-Garcia, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
2701 Sw 3rd Avenue; Suite 101
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Stephanie Duncan-Garcia's area of specialization is family medicine. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Duncan-Garcia's areas of expertise include erectile dysfunction (impotence), migraine, and depression. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Duncan-Garcia attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

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Dr. Avelino Andres Pinon, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
3661 S Miami Avenue; Suite 1003
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Avelino Pinon specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Miami, FL and Homestead, FL. Before completing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Pinon attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. In his practice, he is particularly interested in incontinence and infertility. Patient reviews placed Dr. Pinon at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Pinon's professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Incontinence, Infertility

Dr. Rolando Emilio Lacayo-Ortega, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
11880sw40th St 402
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Rolando Lacayo-Ortega is a general OB/GYN. Dr. Lacayo-Ortega's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. His areas of expertise consist of infertility and hormone therapy. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lacayo-Ortega is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Hormone Therapy, Menopause, Infertility

Dr. Albert Triana, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 704
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Albert Triana is a general gynecologist in Miami, FL. His clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), incontinence, and infertility. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Triana is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Triana graduated from Ponce School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), infertility

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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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