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We found 25 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Olathe, KS.

Dr. Madhuri Gangasani Gangasani, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
12000 W 110th Street; Suite 100
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Madhuri Reddy specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Reddy include menopause, amenorrhea (missed periods), and vaginal problems. Dr. Reddy takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu and Hindi. She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , herpes, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sexual dysfunction, contraception (birth control), gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, chlamydia, tubal ligation

All Interests: Warts, Amenorrhea, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Contraception, Herpes, Ectopic Pregnancy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Frederick Allen Church, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
11164 South Noble Drive
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. Fred Church's specialty is family medicine. He attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at Cedar Rapids Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Church's clinical interests encompass general care and research. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Church takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , vasectomy

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Moles, Adolescent Issues, Immunization, ... (Read more)

Dr. Martha H Thomas, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
10600 Quivira Road; Floor 3
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Marty Thomas is a specialist in general gynecology. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. The average patient rating for Dr. Thomas is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Thomas honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Her professional affiliations include Shawnee Mission Health and Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , tubal ligation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasound, Cesarean Section, Gynecologic Exams, Pap Test, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Danielle Elizabeth Staecker, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
12000 W 110th Street; Suite 100
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Danielle Staecker is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She works in Overland Park, KS, Kansas City, KS, and Leawood, KS. Her clinical interests include menopause, adolescent gynecology, and amenorrhea (missed periods). The average patient rating for Dr. Staecker is 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at Montefiore Medical Center for residency. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , herpes, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sexual dysfunction, contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, chlamydia, tubal ligation

All Interests: Warts, Adolescent Gynecology, Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Immunization, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bradley E Davis, MD
Specializes in Urology
20375 W. 151st Street; Suite 201
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. Bradley Davis is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include urologic (genitourinary) cancer. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Davis takes. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Davis trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks French. He is professionally affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and Carondelet Health.

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Relevant Interests: , vasectomy

All Interests: Cystoscopy, Laparoscopic Nephrectomy, Circumcision, Urologic Cancer, Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal, ... (Read more)

Dr. Verda Josephine Hunter-Hicks, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
10600 Quivira Road; Suite 110
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Verda Hicks' specialty is gynecologic oncology. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria for medical school, she completed her residency training at Duke University Medical Center and Union Memorial Hospital. She has indicated that her clinical interests include da vinci surgery. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hicks accepts. She has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Hicks's professional affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Menorah Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , tubal ligation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Blood Cancers, Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Clinical Trials, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sandra R Stites, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
10600 Quivira Road; Floor 3
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Sandra Stites' area of specialization is general gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Stites average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Stites is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and residency at Strong Memorial Hospital. She has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Stites's hospital/clinic affiliations include Shawnee Mission Health and Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , tubal ligation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasound, Cesarean Section, Gynecologic Exams, Pap Test, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce W Young, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1803 South Ridgeview Road
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. Bruce Young specializes in family medicine and practices in Olathe, KS. The average patient rating for Dr. Young is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Young is especially interested in general care. He is affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Young honors. He studied medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , vasectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Men's Health Issues, Immunization, Electrocardiogram, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wesley K Nash, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1803 South Ridgeview Road
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. Wesley Nash's area of specialization is family medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Nash include labor and delivery (childbirth). He is professionally affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Dr. Nash is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , vasectomy

All Interests: Sports Health, Removal of Skin Lesion, Labor and Delivery, Vasectomy, Endoscopy, Preventive Care

Dr. John W Calkins, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
12000 W 110th Street; Suite 100
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. John Calkins is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Calkins include menopause, colposcopy, and amenorrhea (missed periods). He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. Dr. Calkins is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , herpes, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), syphilis, gonorrhea, genital herpes, chlamydia, tubal ligation

All Interests: Warts, Menopause, Colposcopy, Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Immunization, Breast Issues, Vaginal ... (Read more)

Dr. Dana Caryl Brewington, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sports Medicine
12200 W 106th Street; Suite 400
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Dana Brewington practices family medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, and sports medicine in Overland Park, KS and Lenexa, KS. She is rated highly by her patients. Her areas of expertise include general care and research. Dr. Brewington is affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Brewington's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas.

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Relevant Interests: , tubal ligation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Issues, Men's Health Issues, Immunization, Electrocardiogram, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Renee M Belieu, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
10600 Quivira Road; Floor 3
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Renee Belieu specializes in general gynecology. Dr. Belieu's professional affiliations include Shawnee Mission Health and Overland Park Regional Medical Center. She attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Truman Medical Centers. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Belieu takes.

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Relevant Interests: , tubal ligation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasound, Cesarean Section, Gynecologic Exams, Pap Test, Da Vinci ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
20375 West 151st Street; Suite 201
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. W. Johnson practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Overland Park, KS and Olathe, KS. His clinical interests encompass urologic (genitourinary) cancer, kidney stones, and infertility. Dr. Johnson is professionally affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and Carondelet Health. He obtained his medical school training at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Johnson is 3.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Johnson accepts. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones

Dr. Celeste Johnson Brabec, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
12200 W 106 Street
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Celeste Brabec is a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. She works in Overland Park, KS. Clinical interests for Dr. Brabec include infertility. The average patient rating for Dr. Brabec is 2.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University, Dr. Brabec attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health and Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility

Dr. Margaret H Smith, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
10600 Quivira Road; Floor 3
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Margaret Smith is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Smith accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Smith's hospital/clinic affiliations include Shawnee Mission Health and Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , tubal ligation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasound, Cesarean Section, Gynecologic Exams, Pap Test, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Casey Kathleen Tramp, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
20375 W 151st Street; Suite 105
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. Casey Tramp works as a family practitioner and general OB/GYN. Patients gave Dr. Tramp an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise consist of labor and delivery (childbirth) and general care. She is affiliated with Research Medical Center. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Tramp attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , tubal ligation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Issues, Men's Health Issues, Immunization, Electrocardiogram, Hysteroscopy, ... (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.