We found 55 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept MultiPlan PPO near Lombard, IL.

Dr. Andrew A Roth, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics, Gynecology
246 E. Janata Boulevard; Suite 130
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Andrew Roth is an obstetrics and gynecology specialist. Dr. Roth is conversant in French. His clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), high risk pregnancy, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Alexian Brothers Medical Center. Dr. Roth studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Roth completed a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Roth accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Incontinence, Incontinence Surgery, High Risk Pregnancy, Fibroids, Women's Health Issues, Uterine ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert M Pasciak, MD
Specializes in Urology
251 N Cass Av; Suite 150 (primary Office)
Westmont, IL
 

Dr. Robert Pasciak is an urologist in Naperville, IL and Westmont, IL. His areas of expertise include erectile dysfunction (impotence), prosthetics, and brachytherapy (seed implants). Dr. Pasciak is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Dr. Pasciak performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), infertility

All Interests: Prosthetics, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Infertility, Brachytherapy, Vasectomy Reversal, ... (Read more)

Dr. Amitkumar Raman Patel, MD
Specializes in Urology
1801 S Highland Av; Suite 220
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Amit Patel is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Lombard, IL, Hinsdale, IL, and Winfield, IL. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include bladder cancer, kidney stones, and incontinence. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Patel is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His practice is open to new patients. He attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Cleveland Clinic for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Incontinence, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Infertility, ... (Read more)

Dr. Firdausi F Mazda, MD
Specializes in Urology
360 W Butterfield Road; Suite 245
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. Firdausi Mazda is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Mazda include genital warts, shock wave lithotripsy, and kidney stones. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Medical College and Hospital Kolkata for medical school and subsequently trained at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital for residency. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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. John M Bockrath, MD
Specializes in Urology
251 N Cass Av; Suite 150
Westmont, IL
 

Dr. John Bockrath is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Naperville, IL and Westmont, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: male infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and brachytherapy (seed implants). Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bockrath accepts. Dr. Bockrath graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University for his residency. Dr. Bockrath is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Male Infertility, Brachytherapy, Lithotripsy, Laser Prostate ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonas Samuel Benson, MD
Specializes in Urology
610 E Roosevelt Road; Suite 203
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Jonas Benson, who practices in Wheaton, IL and Geneva, IL, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Benson's areas of expertise include bladder cancer, peyronie's disease (penile curvature), and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Benson's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Vasectomy Reversal, Kidney Cancer, Peyronie's ... (Read more)

Dr. Deborah L Hay, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 102
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Deborah Hay works as a general OB/GYN. Clinical interests for Dr. Hay include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), essure, and menopause. Dr. Hay's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Her practice is open to new patients. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and Rush Medical College. Dr. Hay trained at Rush University Medical Center for her residency.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

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

Dr. John J Kritsas, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
950 N York Road; Suite 208
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. John Kritsas specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Hinsdale, IL. Dr. Kritsas studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His residency was performed at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the University of Chicago Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Kritsas include bladder cancer, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. On average, patients gave Dr. Kritsas a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Kritsas (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Cystoscopy, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, Vasectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert J Challenger, MD
Specializes in Urology
610 E Roosevelt Road; Suite 302
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Robert Challenger practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Wheaton, IL and Geneva, IL. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Challenger attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Challenger include bladder cancer, prostate problems, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Challenger's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), sexual dysfunction, infertility

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Bladder Cancer, Infertility, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Nuzzarello, MD
Specializes in Urology
610 E Roosevelt Road; Suite 203
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Nuzzarello is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Nuzzarello include kidney stones, infertility, and vasectomy. On average, patients gave Dr. Nuzzarello a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and United Healthcare POS. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Nuzzarello attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Nuzzarello is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Infertility, Brachytherapy, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, Vasectomy, Vasectomy ... (Read more)

Dr. Samuel F Botros, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
1 Tiffany Pointe; Suite G 1
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Samuel Botros is a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology. His areas of expertise include the following: high risk pregnancy, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and infertility. Dr. Botros is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, and St. Alexius Medical Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He welcomes new patients. After completing medical school at Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Botros performed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago. Dr. Botros (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

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

Dr. Mohammed Samiruddin, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
622 N. Addison Road
Villa Park, IL
 

Dr. Mohammed Samiruddin is a family medicine practitioner. Clinical interests for Dr. Samiruddin include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and contraception (birth control). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. Dr. Samiruddin studied medicine at Deccan College of Medical Sciences. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University. In addition to English, Dr. Samiruddin (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. Dr. Samiruddin's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sexuality

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Eating Disorders, Contraception, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Hormone Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. Jean O Ung, MD
Specializes in Urology
1801 S Highland Av; Suite 220
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Jean Ung's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). She studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her medical residency was performed at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Ung's areas of expertise include erectile dysfunction (impotence), kidney stones, and infertility. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Ung's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), infertility

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Stress Urinary Incontinence, Infertility, ... (Read more)

Dr. Linda A Lis, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
11 Salt Creek Lane; Suite 125
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Linda Lis' specialty is family medicine. Her areas of expertise include diabetes, cancer screening, and contraception (birth control). Dr. Lis's professional affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lis honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , sexuality

All Interests: Cancer Screening, Cardiac Risk Reduction, Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Osteoporosis, Eating ... (Read more)

Dr. Bernadette D Bernardo, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
150 East Willow Avenue; Suite 200
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Bernadette Bernardo is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menstrual disorders, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Bernardo is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bernardo is open to new patients. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

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

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

Dr. Maria J Douros, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
120 E Ogden Avenue; Suite 203
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Maria Douros' medical specialty is family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Douros include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and migraine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Douros takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. She is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Douros (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction, sexuality

All Interests: Cancer Screening, Cardiac Risk Reduction, Adolescent Issues, Headache, Osteoporosis, Eating ... (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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