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We found 105 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Chicago, IL.

Dr. David Louis Eisenberg, MPH, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, General Gynecology
659 W. Washington Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. David Eisenberg works as an obstetrician and general gynecologist. Before completing his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Eisenberg attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. Eisenberg's areas of expertise include the following: contraception (birth control) and gynecologic surgery. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Washington University Physicians, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Eisenberg has a closed panel.

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

All Interests: Contraception, Family Planning, Cervical Cancer Screening, Gynecologic Surgery, Menopause, Sexually ... (Read more)

Dr. Lee Philip Shulman, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
675 N St Clair Street; Galter Suite 14-200
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Lee Shulman is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Chicago, IL. In addition to English, he speaks French. His areas of expertise include amniocentesis, contraception (birth control), and cancer. Dr. Shulman's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. His medical residency was performed at North Shore University Hospital. Dr. Shulman is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Shulman is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Cancer Screening, Reproductive Genetics, Contraception, Ovarian Disease, Genetic Issues, Genetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Serdar Ekrem Bulun, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
259 E Erie Street, Suite 2400; Lavin Family Pavilion
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Serdar Bulun's specialty is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. His areas of expertise include fibroids, infertility, and endometriosis. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. After completing medical school at Istanbul University, Dr. Bulun performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arizona and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Bulun (or staff) is conversant in German and Turkish. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility, in vitro fertilization (IVF)

All Interests: Infertility, in Vitro Fertilization, Fibroids, Endometriosis, Uterine Problems, Abnormal Uterine ... (Read more)

Dr. Geoffery Engel, MD
Specializes in Urology
675 N Saint Clair Street Ste 20-150; Galter Pavilion
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Geoffery Engel's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: erectile dysfunction (impotence), benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), and kidney stones. Dr. Engel's professional affiliations include 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 accepting new patients. Dr. Engel obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Engel has received professional recognition including the following: 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. Obehi Alexandria Asemota, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Obehi Asemota's area of specialization is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Clinical interests for Dr. Asemota include female infertility, recurrent miscarriage, and hysteroscopy. She is professionally affiliated with Vista Health System. Dr. Asemota graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Hahnemann University Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Asemota average 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , female infertility, in vitro fertilization (IVF)

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, in Vitro Fertilization, Female Infertility

Dr. Micah William Garb, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
680 N. Lake Shore Drive; Suite 824
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Micah Garb practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Chicago, IL, Lake Forest, IL, and Deerfield, IL. Dr. Garb's education and training includes medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine and residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. His clinical interests include colposcopy, contraception (birth control), and fibroids. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Garb takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Fibroids, Women's ... (Read more)

Dr. Marie Ellen Corcoran, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
3201 S Wallace Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Marie Corcoran specializes in family medicine. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Corcoran's areas of expertise include diabetes, contraception (birth control), and heart problems. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Corcoran honors. She is accepting new patients. Dr. Corcoran graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Contraception, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, Asthma, Preventive ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert E Brannigan, MD
Specializes in Urology
675 N Saint Clair Street; Galter 17-250
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Robert Brannigan's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His areas of expertise include microsurgery, infertility, and hypogonadism. He is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Brannigan studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Brannigan is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brannigan accepts. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Brannigan welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility, hypogonadism, vasectomy

All Interests: Infertility, Varicocele, Microsurgery, Hypogonadism, Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal

Dr. Patrick Anthony Tranmer, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
722 West Maxwell Street; Suite 235
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Patrick Tranmer is a physician who specializes in family medicine. His clinical interests include chronic illness and HIV/AIDS. Dr. Tranmer studied medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Chronic Illness, HIV/AIDS

Dr. Abbas Ali Hyderi, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Adolescent Medicine
722 W Maxwell Street; University Village Clinic, Suite 235
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Abbas Hyderi's medical specialty is family medicine, urgent care, and adolescent medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Hyderi include HIV/AIDS. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. In addition to English, Dr. Hyderi (or staff) speaks Urdu and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: HIV/AIDS

Dr. Sameena A Rahman, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Obstetrics
820 W Jackson Boulevard; Suite 310
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Sameena Rahman is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and obstetrics. She works in Evergreen Park, IL and Chicago, IL. Her clinical interests encompass minimally invasive surgery and women's health issues. Dr. Rahman is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Dr. Rahman completed her residency training at UMass Memorial Medical Center. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Menopause, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Sexual Dysfunction, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Marybeth Lore, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
675 N Saint Clair Street Ste 14-200; Galter Pavilion
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Marybeth Lore works as a general gynecologist in Chicago, IL. Her average rating from her patients is 1.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), colposcopy, and menopause. Dr. Lore's professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Lore is accepting new patients. She studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Bone Density Test, Endoscopic Surgery, Ovarian Disease, Vaginal Hysterectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jared Cory Robins, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
259 E Erie Street, Suite 2400; Lavin Family Pavilion
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Jared Robins sees patients in Highland Park, IL and Chicago, IL. His medical specialties are reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology. Dr. Robins obtained his medical school training at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His areas of expertise include menopause, infertility, and in vitro fertilization (IVF). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Robins welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility, in vitro fertilization (IVF)

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, in Vitro Fertilization

Dr. Lynn Meredith Yee, MPH, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
675 N Saint Clair Street; Suite 1400
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Lynn Yee's area of specialization is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Clinical interests for Dr. Yee include amniocentesis, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and pre-eclampsia. Dr. Yee's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yee honors. Dr. Yee is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Diabetes during Pregnancy, Pre-Eclampsia, Ultrasound, Pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, Amniocentesis

Dr. Wendy Carolyn Goodall McDonald, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
200 S Michigan Avenue; Suite 1550
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Wendy Goodall McDonald's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Goodall McDonald has indicated that her clinical interests include essure, adolescent gynecology, and preventive care. She is professionally affiliated with MetroSouth Medical Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Goodall McDonald is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure

All Interests: Adolescent Gynecology, Essure, Preventive Care, Women's Health Issues, Preconception Counseling

Dr. Emily S Miller, MPH, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
675 N Saint Clair Street Ste 14-200; Galter Pavilion
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Emily Miller works as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Dr. Miller's areas of expertise include the following: amniocentesis, pregnancy, and ultrasound (sonogram). She is affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Miller takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Ultrasound, Pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, Amniocentesis

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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.