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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's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Madorsky include erectile dysfunction (impotence), biofeedback, and incontinence. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Madorsky takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine 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. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Madorsky 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. 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 is a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He works in Coral Gables, FL and Miami, FL. On average, patients gave Dr. Hernandez-Rey a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), graves disease, and infertility. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hernandez-Rey accepts. Dr. Hernandez-Rey obtained his medical school training at Autonomous University of Central America and performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Hernandez-Rey (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Portuguese. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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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 sees patients in Miami, FL. Her medical specialty is family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Duncan-Garcia include erectile dysfunction (impotence), migraine, and depression. Her professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. Dr. Duncan-Garcia attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Nova Southeastern University for residency. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Duncan-Garcia takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

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

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

Dr. Carlos Santa-Cruz specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Miami, FL. Dr. Santa-Cruz has a special interest in erectile dysfunction (impotence), incontinence, and infertility. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. 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's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University, Dr. Larrieu attended Ponce School of Medicine. Her areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), endometriosis, and hormone therapy. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Larrieu honors. Dr. Larrieu is conversant in Spanish. She 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. Darren Stephen Bruck, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
8669 Nw 36 Street; Suite 325
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Darren Bruck's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Bruck is especially interested in sexually transmitted diseases (STds), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and cancer. The average patient rating for Dr. Bruck is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Bruck (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Bruck's hospital/clinic affiliations include 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. Avelino Andres Pinon, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
8669 Nw 36 Street; Suite 325
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Avelino Pinon, who practices in Miami, FL and Homestead, FL, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pinon include incontinence and infertility. Dr. Pinon's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pinon speaks Spanish. His 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. 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. The average patient rating for Dr. Triana is 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), incontinence, and preventive care. 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. He attended Ponce School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Triana is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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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 works as a family practice physician. His clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), migraine, and thyroid problems. 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. Dr. Caro is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital.

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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 specializes in general gynecology. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Triana's areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), incontinence, and infertility. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Triana attended medical school at Ponce School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 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.

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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 specializes in general internal medicine. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Prieto's areas of expertise include the following: bulimia, depression, and hepatitis. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Prieto's office for an appointment. His medical residency was performed at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Ponce and a hospital affiliated with Ponce School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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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's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. Before performing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Baker attended Tufts University School of Medicine. He is especially interested in travel medicine and HIV/AIDS. 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. Baker has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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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 Coral Gables, FL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Her clinical interests include knee problems, migraine, and depression. Dr. Gonzalez accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at West Suburban Medical Center. She speaks Spanish. She is 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.