We found 45 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Private Healthcare Systems near Bloomingdale, IL.

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Dr. Ketan Narandas Jobanputra, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
1515 West Lake Street, #208; Alexian Brothers' Hospital Pavilion
Hanover Park, IL
 

Dr. Ketan Jobanputra is a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology. In addition to English, Dr. Jobanputra (or staff) speaks Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. These areas are among Dr. Jobanputra's clinical interests: menopause, cryotherapy, and contraception (birth control). His professional affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and MetroSouth Medical Center. He graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College. Dr. Jobanputra completed his residency training at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control), infertility, tubal ligation

All Interests: Menopause, Cryosurgery, Infertility, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Perimenopause, ... (Read more)

Dr. Firdausi F Mazda, MD
Specializes in Urology
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 3003 - Brock Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Firdausi Mazda's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Mazda include genital warts, shock wave lithotripsy, and kidney stones. Dr. Mazda takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His education and training includes medical school at Medical College and Hospital Kolkata and residency at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Mazda has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, HPV, Laser Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Kenneth Rosenberg, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
471 W. Army Trail; Suite 103
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Paul Rosenberg's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Rosenberg's areas of expertise include the following: infertility and osteopathic medicine. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Rosenberg performed his residency at Michael Reese Hospital. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Osteopathic Medicine, Burch Procedure

Dr. Lynn A Fesenmyer, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1800 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Lynn Fesenmyer's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Fesenmyer include menopause, menstrual disorders, and minimally invasive surgery. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky for her residency. Dr. Fesenmyer is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , sterilization

All Interests: Sterilization, High Risk Pregnancy, Menopause, Well Women Care, Menstrual Disorders, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Lucille R Russo, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1800 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Lucille Russo is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. Dr. Russo's areas of expertise include the following: essure, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Russo accepts. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure

All Interests: Essure, Hormone Replacement Therapy, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues, Endometrial ... (Read more)

Dr. Deborah L Hay, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1800 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Deborah Hay, who practices in Warrenville, IL, Glen Ellyn, IL, and Wheaton, IL, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among her clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), essure, and menopause. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and Rush Medical College, Dr. Hay performed her residency at Rush University Medical Center. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Hay's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), Essure, tubal ligation

All Interests: Essure, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues, Endometrial Ablation, Menopause, NovaSure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Geoffery Engel, MD
Specializes in Urology
136 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Geoffery Engel is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Engel's clinical interests: erectile dysfunction (impotence), benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), and kidney stones. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Engel accepts. He is open to new patients. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Engel performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has received the following distinction: US News Top Doctor.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), HPV (human papillomavirus), infertility

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Transurethral Needle ... (Read more)

Dr. Kishore Kumar Lakhani, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
1601 Tanglewood; Suite 105
Hanover Park, IL
 

Dr. Kishore Lakhani's medical specialty is reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lakhani include colposcopy, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Lakhani is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois, Dr. Lakhani attended the University of Mumbai for medical school. Dr. Lakhani's distinctions include: Chicago Super Doctors and US News Top Doctor. Dr. Lakhani (or staff) speaks Swahili, Gujarati, and Hindi. Dr. Lakhani is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cancer Screening, Infertility, Osteoporosis, Incontinence, Bladder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Samuel F Botros, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
1 Tiffany Point; Sutie G1
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Samuel Botros is an obstetrician and gynecologist. His areas of expertise include high risk pregnancy, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and infertility. Dr. Botros's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Botros attended medical school at Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine. His residency was performed at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago. Dr. Botros (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Botox Injection, Laparoscopic Surgery, Weight Loss, Facial Problems, Laser Treatment, ... (Read more)

Dr. Radha Krishna Upputuri, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
245 S Gary Avenue
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Radha Upputuri is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Warrenville, IL, Addison, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. Dr. Upputuri's areas of expertise include the following: essure, minimally invasive surgery, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Access Community Health Network (ACCESS). He is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Upputuri is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, tubal ligation

All Interests: Incontinence, Essure, Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Premenstrual ... (Read more)

Dr. Kavita Shanker-Patel, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
245 S Gary Avenue
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Kavita Shanker works as a family medicine physician in Saint Charles, IL and Bloomingdale, IL. Dr. Shanker graduated from Rush Medical College and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her clinical interests include diabetes, contraception (birth control), and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Shanker (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Shanker's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Contraception, Hypertension, Diabetes, Skin Issues, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Kenneth Ridge Macek, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1800 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Macek's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for residency. Dr. Macek's clinical interests include essure, high risk pregnancy, and novasure. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Macek is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, contraception (birth control), tubal ligation

All Interests: Essure, Contraception, High Risk Pregnancy, Fibroids, Endometrial Ablation, Ovarian Cyst, Uterine ... (Read more)

Specializes in Urology
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 2005
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Randall Randazzo is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Randazzo's clinical interests include prostate problems, cancer surgery, and microsurgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and United Healthcare PPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Randazzo takes. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), infertility

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Cancer Surgery, Partial Nephrectomy, Infertility, Microsurgery, Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bernadette D Bernardo, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
30 Stratford Drive
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Bernadette Bernardo is a general obstetrician and gynecologist in Bloomingdale, IL, Naperville, IL, and Wheaton, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bernardo include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menstrual disorders, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Bernardo is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bernardo accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Infertility, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, Sexually Transmitted ... (Read more)

Dr. Djamilia Emilberovna Kryukov, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Obstetrics, Gynecology
800 Bisterfield Road; Suite #3013 Brock Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Djamilia Kryukov is a hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), obstetrics, and gynecology specialist. After completing medical school at Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, she performed her residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kryukov include colposcopy, menopause, and breast pain. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kryukov is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Russian. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sexual dysfunction, dyspareunia (painful sex)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Breast Pain, Incontinence, Breast Issues, Vaginal Discharge, Vaginitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stuart C Heimburger, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
30 Stratford Drive
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Stuart Heimburger's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menopause, and osteoporosis. Dr. Heimburger is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Heimburger attended Rush Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Osteoporosis, Incontinence, Breast Issues, Laparoscopic Surgery, Hormone ... (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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