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We found 34 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept BlueOptions All Copay 1424 near Miami, FL.

Dr. Louis Francisco Sabogal, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
1800 Sw 27 Avenue; Suite 402
Cora Gables, FL
 

Dr. Luis Sabogal specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Coral Gables, FL, and Miami, FL. Dr. Sabogal has indicated that his clinical interests include erectile dysfunction (impotence) and incontinence. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Baptist Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sabogal is a graduate of National University of San Marcos. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction

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

Dr. Marilu Madrigal practices gynecologic oncology. Clinical interests for Dr. Madrigal include gynecologic cancer, HIV/AIDS, and hormone therapy. She is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital and Baptist Hospital. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Dr. Madrigal performed her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Her distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. In addition to English, she speaks 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. Lizbeth Mendoza, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
1301 Ponce De Leon Boulevard
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Lizbeth Alter practices family medicine and urgent care in Coral Gables, FL and South Miami, FL. After attending SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Areas of expertise for Dr. Alter include bulimia, holistic medicine, and migraine. Patients gave Dr. Alter an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Alter is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), infertility

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Erectile Dysfunction, Shoulder Problems, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Martin Lewis Madorsky, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
8669 Nw 36 Street; Suite 325
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Martin Madorsky specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Madorsky is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Madorsky is especially interested in erectile dysfunction (impotence), biofeedback, and incontinence. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Madorsky completed his residency training at UNC Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Madorsky speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Biofeedback

Dr. John Woodward Hoover III, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
2575 Sw 67th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. John Hoover's medical specialty is family medicine, urgent care, and emergency medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, diabetes, and obesity. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Hoover graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Hoover completed a residency program at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. Dr. Hoover speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Depression, Sickle Cell Disease, Hypertension, Food Allergy, Skin Cancer, Scar Revision, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan Fox, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2801 West 12 Avenue
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Susan Fox is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. Dr. Fox speaks Spanish. Her areas of clinical interest consist of sexually transmitted diseases (STds) and endometriosis. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Kendall Regional Medical Center. Dr. Fox graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Nova Southeastern University. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Fox 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: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Endometriosis

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

Dr. Augusto Tirado is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Miami, FL. Dr. Tirado attended medical school at the University of Carabobo Faculty of Health Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Tirado trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Washington Hospital Center. His clinical interests include erectile dysfunction (impotence), incontinence, and varicose veins. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Tirado accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He 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. Stephanie Leigh Duncan-Garcia, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
2701 Sw 3rd Avenue; Suite 101
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Stephanie Duncan-Garcia works as a family practitioner. Patient reviews placed Dr. Duncan-Garcia at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include erectile dysfunction (impotence), migraine, and depression. She is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. Dr. Duncan-Garcia takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Nova Southeastern University for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Depression, Graves Disease, Erectile Dysfunction, Hypertension, Food Allergy, Migraine, Snoring, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jonathan Fox works as a family medicine practitioner in Miami, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Homestead, FL. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: holistic medicine, thyroid problems, and depression. Dr. Fox honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Westchester General Hospital. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Fox's professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Eating Disorders, Erectile Dysfunction, Food Allergy, Skin Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Darren Stephen Bruck, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
8669 Nw 36 Street; Suite 325
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Darren Bruck's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Before performing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Bruck attended Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Bruck's areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and cancer. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Bruck (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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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. Pablo Edies Delgado, MD
Specializes in Other, General Gynecology
1303 Sw 107 Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Pablo Delgado's specialty is general gynecology. He graduated from Central University of the East School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. Dr. Delgado's clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), ulcers, and osteoporosis. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist.

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

All Interests: Incontinence, Hemorrhoids, Gynecological Problems, Ulcers, Menopause, Infertility, Tumor, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Carlos Santa-Cruz is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). His clinical interests include erectile dysfunction (impotence), incontinence, and infertility. 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. Santa-Cruz is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Santa-Cruz speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include 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. Tessie Marie Larrieu, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3659 South Miami Avenue; Suite 5005
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Tessie Larrieu is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Miami, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Larrieu include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), endometriosis, and hormone therapy. The average patient rating for Dr. Larrieu is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Larrieu is in-network 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 Louisiana State University, Dr. Larrieu attended Ponce School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Larrieu is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Hormone Therapy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Endometriosis

Dr. Thomas Damer Horst, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1776 Opechee Drive
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Horst's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. He studied medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Horst's training includes a residency program at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Horst include sexually transmitted diseases (STds) and infertility. Dr. Horst honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital.

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

All Interests: Infertility, Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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

Dr. Ranjith Ramasamy practices urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Ramasamy is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ramasamy include male infertility. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ramasamy (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Tamil. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West and South Miami Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility

All Interests: Male Infertility

Dr. Avelino Andres Pinon, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
8669 Nw 36 Street; Suite 325
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Avelino Pinon practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Miami, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Homestead, FL. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. In Dr. Pinon's practice, he is particularly interested in incontinence and infertility. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pinon honors. Dr. Pinon attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Incontinence, 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.