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We found 13 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Coventry Bronze $15 Copay Carelink HMO near Miami, FL.

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. Armando E Hernandez Rey, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
425 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 110
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Armando Hernandez-Rey works as an infertility specialist. Dr. Hernandez-Rey has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), graves disease, and infertility. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. Dr. Hernandez-Rey accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HMO. He studied medicine at Autonomous University of Central America. He trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Hernandez-Rey (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Portuguese.

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

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Infertility, Graves Disease, Hormone Therapy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ... (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 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. 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. 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. 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

Dr. Joseph Raul Triana, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
3785 Nw 82 Avenue; Suite 307
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Triana practices general gynecology in Miami, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), incontinence, and preventive care. Dr. Triana's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Ponce School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Triana's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. 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)

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

Dr. Pedro Ramon Caro, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Other
5850 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Pedro Caro sees patients in Miami, FL. His medical specialty is family medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Caro's areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), migraine, and thyroid problems. He is affiliated with Doctors Hospital. He 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: Sleep Disorders, Sickle Cell Disease, Hypertension, Migraine, Spider Veins, Snoring, Liver Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Albert Triana, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
3785 Nw 82 Avenue; Suite 307
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Albert Triana is a general gynecologist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Miami, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Triana average 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Triana include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), incontinence, and infertility. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Triana takes. After completing medical school at Ponce School of Medicine, Dr. Triana performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Tumor, Incontinence, Preventive Care, Scar Revision, Hormone Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Juan Alberto Prieto, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6741 Sw 24 St S/50-51
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Juan Prieto's area of specialization is general internal medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include bulimia, depression, and hepatitis. Dr. Prieto's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Hospital. He completed his residency training at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Ponce and a hospital affiliated with Ponce School of Medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Prieto a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Prieto has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Depression, Graves Disease, Sleep Disorders, Incontinence, Eating Disorders, Scoliosis, Erectile ... (Read more)

Dr. H. Barry Barry Baker, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
7800 Sw 8n Avenue; B260
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Howard Baker is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in adult infectious disease. His clinical interests encompass travel medicine and HIV/AIDS. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. Dr. Baker is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and a graduate of Jackson Memorial Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Baker accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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

All Interests: HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Travel Medicine

Dr. Amarilis Gonzalez, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4580 Sw 8th Street
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Amarilis Gonzalez is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Her areas of expertise include knee problems, migraine, and depression. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Gonzalez graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at West Suburban Medical Center. Dr. Gonzalez is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Depression, Graves Disease, Sleep Disorders, Incontinence, Eating Disorders, Wrist Problems, ... (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.