We found 28 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Skokie, IL.

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Dr. Tarun Jain, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
5225 Old Orchard Road; Suite 24a
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Tarun Jain is a physician who specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jain include menstrual disorders, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and infertility. Dr. Jain is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington, Dr. Jain attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Jain is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility, in Vitro Fertilization, Menstrual Disorders, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Endometriosis

Dr. Micah William Garb, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2701 Patriot Boulevard
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Micah Garb specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Chicago, IL, Lake Forest, IL, and Deerfield, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: colposcopy, contraception (birth control), and fibroids. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Garb is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Garb completed a residency program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with 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)

Specializes in Urology
1000 Central Street; Suite 720
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Peter Colegrove is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Evanston, IL and Glenview, IL. In his practice, he is particularly interested in erectile dysfunction (impotence) and incontinence. Patient reviews placed Dr. Colegrove at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Colegrove completed his residency training at Arizona Health Sciences Center. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction

Dr. Peter Thomas Vaselopulos, MD
Specializes in Urology
800 Austin Street; Suite 569
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Peter Vaselopulos' specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He obtained his medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Vaselopulos is especially interested in erectile dysfunction (impotence), kidney stones, and incontinence. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is conversant in Greek. His professional affiliations include Swedish Covenant Hospital, NorthShore University HealthSystem, and Thorek Memorial Hospital. Dr. Vaselopulos is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Prostate Cancer

Dr. Mark D Parisi Psy.D. And Associates, PsyD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychology, Neuropsychology, Counseling, General Psychiatry
4001 W. Devon Avenue; Suite 506, Office 1
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Mark Parisi is a family therapist, pediatric psychiatrist, and social worker. Dr. Parisi's clinical interests include infidelity issues, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Parisi (or staff) is conversant in Filipino, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Parisi has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , sexuality, intimacy issues

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Men's Health ... (Read more)

Dr. Ghanshyam S Thakkar, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2740 W Foster Avenue; Suite 203
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Ghanshyam Thakkar is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. Dr. Thakkar has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thakkar takes. After completing medical school at Gujarat University, he performed his residency at Boston Medical Center and John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. In addition to English, Dr. Thakkar (or staff) speaks Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Swedish Covenant Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility, High Risk Pregnancy

Dr. Robert S Saffrin, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
2600 Patriot Boulevard; Suite J
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Robert Saffrin works as an urologist in Gurnee, IL, Libertyville, IL, and Glenview, IL. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: genitourinary reconstruction, prostate problems, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Dr. Saffrin takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, Dr. Saffrin performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, Northwestern Medicine, and Vista Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. Rose Diakos, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2701 Patriot Boulevard
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Rose Diakos is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. In addition to English, she speaks Greek. Her areas of expertise include colposcopy, contraception (birth control), and dysplasia. Dr. Diakos is affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Diakos's average rating from her patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Hysteroscopy, Contraception, Dysplasia, ... (Read more)

Dr. H Merrill Matschke, MD
Specializes in Urology
2600 Patriot Boulevard; Suite J
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. H. Matschke is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Lake Forest, IL, Glenview, IL, and Grayslake, IL. Dr. Matschke's areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, infertility, and testosterone replacement therapy. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. His education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. Dr. Matschke is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility, vasectomy

All Interests: Infertility, Kidney Stones, Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal, Testosterone Replacement Therapy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
4025 North Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Patrick Gibbons works as a family medicine practitioner in Chicago, IL and Hometown, IL. Dr. Gibbons is professionally affiliated with Swedish Covenant Hospital. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. He is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: HIV/AIDS

Specializes in Psychology
6524 N Whipple Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Rebecca Mermelstein practices psychology in Chicago, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mermelstein include depression, education consultation, and phobias. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and more. Dr. Mermelstein is conversant in Hebrew. Dr. Mermelstein welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gender identity

All Interests: Depression, Education Consultation, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
636 Church Street; Suite 409
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Nell Logan's specialty is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Logan include adoption issues, depression, and narrative therapy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Logan takes. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction, sexuality

All Interests: Depression, Education Consultation, Phobias, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Dissociative Disorders, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
2530 Crawford Avenue; Suite 206
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Norwil Frial specializes in psychology and counseling and practices in Evanston, IL and Chicago, IL. These areas are among Dr. Frial's clinical interests: hypnosis (hypnotherapy), alcohol abuse, and depression. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , gender identity, HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Phobias, Substance Abuse, Codependency, HIV/AIDS, Hypnosis, Life ... (Read more)

Dr. John Scott Rinehart, PhD, JD, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
2500 Ridge Avenue; Suite 200
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. John Rinehart specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. His areas of expertise include the following: menopause, infertility, and endometriosis. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rinehart honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Humana HMO, and more. He attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Rinehart's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Rinehart is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility, tubal ligation

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Endoscopic Surgery, in Vitro Fertilization, Perimenopause, Endometriosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Aleksandar Ljubisav Krunic, PhD, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
5140 N California Avenue, Swedish Covenant Hospital; Suite 660
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Aleksandar Krunic is a MOHS-micrographic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL. Patient ratings for Dr. Krunic average 2.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: rosacea, moles, and acne. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Krunic honors. After completing medical school at the University of Belgrade School of Medicine, he performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Krunic has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Krunic (or staff) is conversant in Croatian, Serbian, and Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Swedish Covenant Hospital. Dr. Krunic's practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis, Sclerotherapy, Contact Dermatitis, Erythroderma, Chemical ... (Read more)

Dr. Cynthia Jane Bacalao, DO
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
900 W. Wilson Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Cynthia Mears' area of specialization is adolescent medicine. These areas are among her clinical interests: menstrual disorders, adolescent gynecology, and sports health. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mears honors. After completing medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, she performed her residency at Medical Center of Delaware, Newark. She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Mears's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control), sexuality, HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Gynecology, Sports Health, Eating Disorders, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ... (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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