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We found 22 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Health Alliance Plan near Detroit, MI.

Dr. Jay M Berman, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
4201 St Antoine; Suite 4e & 4f
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Jay Berman, who practices in Detroit, MI and Southfield, MI, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Berman include laparoscopic hysterectomy, colposcopy, and essure. Dr. Berman is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. Dr. Berman is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Before performing his residency at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, Dr. Berman attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Essure, Contraception, Gynecological Problems, Fibroids, General Care, Endometrial ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Louis Cher, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
261 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Michael Cher specializes in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and practices in Detroit, MI, Farmington, MI, and Dearborn, MI. His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, cryotherapy, and polycystic kidney disease. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After attending Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Dr. Cher completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Cher has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and McLaren Health Care.

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

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Cryosurgery, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Michael Zalenski, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
22151 Moross - Professional Building 1; Suite 313
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. David Zalenski practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Grosse Pointe, MI and Detroit, MI. His areas of expertise include menopause, labor and delivery (childbirth), and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Zalenski is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Zalenski trained at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit for residency. He is professionally affiliated with St. John's Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Infertility, Labor and Delivery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Mark Lucas, MD
Specializes in Urology, Surgical Oncology
261 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Steven Lucas is an urology (urinary tract disease) and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Lucas include male infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lucas attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. Dr. Lucas's professional affiliations include McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Karmanos Cancer Center.

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

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Kidney Transplant, Surgical Procedures, Male ... (Read more)

Dr. Elizabeth Ella Puscheck, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Elizabeth Puscheck's area of specialization is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Puscheck's average rating from her patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include gynecological problems and bone density test. She is affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. Dr. Puscheck is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine. She has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, Osteoporosis, Bone Density Test, in Vitro ... (Read more)

Dr. Theodore Benjamin Jones, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
3980 John R 4 Webber
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Theodore Jones' specialty is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Jones's professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Jones's medical residency was performed at Baylor University Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Prenatal Ultrasound, Diabetes, Pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, Prenatal Diagnosis, Infections

Dr. Awoniyi Olumide Awonuga, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Other, Gynecology
4201 St Antoine; Suite 4c
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Awoniyi Awonuga practices reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology in Southfield, MI and Detroit, MI. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. Before performing his residency at Maimonides Medical Center, Dr. Awonuga attended the University of Ibadan College of Medicine for medical school. He speaks Yoruba. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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

All Interests: Infertility, Ultrasound, in Vitro Fertilization, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Minuchehe Kashef, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
22151 Moross - Professional Building 1; Suite 313
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Minuchehr Kashef's specialty is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Kashef has a special interest in gynecologic cancer, infertility, and gynecologic surgery. He accepts Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After completing medical school at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Kashef speaks Persian. His professional affiliations include St. John's Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Gynecologic Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, Laser Treatment, Gynecologic Surgery

Dr. Amarnath Rambhatla, MD
Specializes in Urology
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Amarnath Rambhatla is an urologist. Dr. Rambhatla is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Sinai-Grace Hospital. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He speaks Telugu.

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

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal, Peyronie's Disease, Male Infertility

Dr. Frank M Clark, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
3130 Gratiot Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Frank Clark practices family medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: colposcopy, depression, and adolescent gynecology. He takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and more. Dr. Clark attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Clark's professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), Essure, male infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence), sexual dysfunction, contraception (birth control), male sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Colposcopy, Depression, Adolescent Gynecology, Graves Disease, Guillain-Barre ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
9925 Dix; Suite 103
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Ali Nasser works as an internist. Clinical interests for Dr. Nasser include depression, acne, and heart attack. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Nasser is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nasser graduated from King Faisal University College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Nasser is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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

All Interests: Depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Contact Dermatitis, Contraception, Vascular Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. James A Brown, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
22151 Moross Road Prof. Building 1; Suite 234
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. James Brown specializes in dermatology (skin disorders) and practices in Detroit, MI, Chesterfield, MI, and Grosse Pointe, MI. Dr. Brown's areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), contact dermatitis, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Henry Ford Hospital for residency. Patient reviews placed Dr. Brown at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Alliance Plan (HAP), as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sarcoidosis, Contact Dermatitis, Skin Cancer, Acne, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard A Balon, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
3901 Walter P Chrysler Svc Drive; Suite 3a
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Richard Balon is a psychiatry specialist. These areas are among Dr. Balon's clinical interests: sexual dysfunction, depression, and anxiety. He is affiliated with Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Karmanos Cancer Center, and Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM). He takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Balon (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Czech and Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Depression, Psychopharmacology, Phobias, Medication Management, Sexual Dysfunction, Anxiety, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric Wynton Ayers, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
3950 Beaubien
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Eric Ayers' specialties are general internal medicine, adolescent medicine, and general pediatrics. He practices in Detroit, MI. Patients gave Dr. Ayers an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ayers accepts. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Ayers is professionally affiliated with Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Children's Hospital of Michigan, and Sinai-Grace Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sexuality

All Interests: Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Hypertension, Diabetes, Sexuality, General Care, Preventive ... (Read more)

Dr. Sanjay Gopal Revankar, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3990 John R 5 Hudson
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Sanjay Revankar is a specialist in adult infectious disease. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Revankar has indicated that his clinical interests include HIV/AIDS. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Konkani. He is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Karmanos Cancer Center.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: HIV/AIDS, Infections

Dr. Jonathan Allen Cohn, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3901 Chrysler Drive; Suite 4a
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Jonathan Cohn is a Detroit, MI physician who specializes in adult infectious disease. In addition to English, Dr. Cohn speaks Portuguese. His areas of expertise include HIV/AIDS. His professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. Dr. Cohn attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Tropical Diseases, HIV/AIDS, Infections

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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.