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We found 13 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept HAP St. John near Saint Clair Shores, MI.

Dr. William Kemp Johnston III, MD
Specializes in Urology
20952 12 Mile Road; Suite 200
St Clair Shores, MI
 

Dr. William Johnston's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Johnston include peyronie's disease (penile curvature), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and St. Mary Mercy Livonia. Dr. Johnston honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Albany Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Urologic Disorders, Gynecological Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Laris Edgar Galejs, MD
Specializes in Urology
20952 12 Mile Road; Suite 200
St Clair Shores, MI
 

Dr. Laris Galejs works as an urologist in Howell, MI, Brighton, MI, and Novi, MI. Dr. Galejs's education and training includes medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and residency at Beaumont Hospitals. Clinical interests for Dr. Galejs include peyronie's disease (penile curvature), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Aetna EPO, Cofinity, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Latvian. Dr. Galejs is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, and Botsford Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Ultrasound, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Fadi Antwan Eliya, MD
Specializes in Urology
20952 12 Mile Road; Suite 200
St Clair Shores, MI
 

Dr. Fadi Eliya works as an urologist in Livonia, MI, West Bloomfield, MI, and Commerce Township, MI. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine and a graduate of Beaumont Hospitals' residency program. Areas of expertise for Dr. Eliya include peyronie's disease (penile curvature), cryotherapy, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He honors several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. Dr. Eliya (or staff) speaks Chaldean Neo-Aramaic and Arabic. Dr. Eliya is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. Mary Mercy Livonia, and Botsford Hospital.

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

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Female Urologic Disorders, Kidney Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott I Sircus, MD
Specializes in Urology
20952 12 Mile Road; Suite 200
St. Clair Shores, MI
 

Dr. Scott Sircus is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Saint Clair Shores, MI and West Bloomfield, MI. He is conversant in French. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sircus include erectile dysfunction (impotence), prosthetics, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Sircus is professionally affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital and Henry Ford Health System. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Sircus has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sircus honors.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Prosthetics, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Incontinence, Urinary Tract Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Raymond Thomas Quasarano, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
22151 Moross Road; Suite #303
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Raymond Quasarano's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients gave Dr. Quasarano an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include labor and delivery (childbirth), bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and pregnancy. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit. Dr. Quasarano speaks Italian. He is professionally affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and Henry Ford Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

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

Dr. Wontika Raye Smith, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
19714 East 10 Mile Road
St Clair Shores, MI
 

Dr. Wontika Smith is a Saint Clair Shores, MI physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Smith's areas of clinical interest consist of essure, labor and delivery (childbirth), and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. She attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Smith trained at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit. She honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Labor and Delivery, Essure

Dr. Thomas R Hartzell, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
21000 12 Mile Road; Suite 102
Saint Clair Shores, MI
 

Dr. Thomas Hartzell's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hartzell include labor and delivery (childbirth), bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and infertility. His professional affiliations include St. John's Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Hartzell graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

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

Dr. David Michael Zalenski, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
25350 Kelly Road
Roseville, MI
 

Dr. David Zalenski's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His areas of expertise include menopause, labor and delivery (childbirth), and high risk pregnancy. He takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dr. Zalenski performed his residency at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit. Dr. Zalenski's hospital/clinic affiliations include 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. Magdy Mounir Hanna, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
22745 Kelly Road
Eastpointe, MI
 

Dr. Magdy Hanna is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. His areas of clinical interest consist of labor and delivery (childbirth), infertility, and ultrasound (sonogram). Dr. Hanna honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit. He speaks Arabic. He is affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Ultrasound, Bone Density Test, Labor and Delivery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Laser ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
29751 Little Mack Avenue; Suite B
Roseville, MI
 

Dr. Paul Nehra is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Nehra average 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: menopause, labor and delivery (childbirth), and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Nehra is professionally affiliated with St. John's Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Nehra has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Infertility, Metabolism, Ultrasound, ... (Read more)

Dr. Minuchehe Kashef, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
22151 Moross Road; 313
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Minuchehr Kashef, who practices in Detroit, MI, is a medical specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Kashef include gynecologic cancer, infertility, and gynecologic surgery. Dr. Kashef takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After attending Shiraz University of Medical Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at Temple University Hospital. In addition to English, he speaks Persian. Dr. Kashef's 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. James Arthur Brown, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
22151 Moross Road; Suite 234
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. James Brown works as a dermatologist in Detroit, MI, Chesterfield, MI, and Grosse Pointe, MI. His areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), contact dermatitis, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Brown is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Brown completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Alliance Plan (HAP). 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. Louis D Saravolatz, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
19251 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
 

Dr. Louis Saravolatz practices adult infectious disease. Areas of expertise for Dr. Saravolatz include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, bone infection, and HIV/AIDS. He honors Amerigroup, Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. He trained at Henry Ford Hospital for his residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Saravolatz is professionally affiliated with St. John's Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Bone Infection, HIV/AIDS

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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.