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We found 11 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Grandview, MO.

Dr. Danielle Elizabeth Staecker, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2209 W 125th Street
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Danielle Staecker's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. She is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. For her residency, Dr. Staecker trained at Montefiore Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Staecker include menopause, adolescent gynecology, and amenorrhea (missed periods). Patient ratings for Dr. Staecker average 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Staecker takes. Dr. Staecker is 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. Diane Catherine Scheuer, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
12121 Blue Ridge Extension; Blue Ridge Family Physicians, Suite M
Grandview, MO
 

Dr. Diane Scheuer's specialty is family medicine. Dr. Scheuer graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her residency was performed at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Her clinical interests include drug allergy, graves disease, and restless leg syndrome. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital and Carondelet Health.

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Relevant Interests: , herpes, erectile dysfunction (impotence), contraception (birth control), gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, chlamydia

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Bone Spurs, Dizziness, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harry Lounce, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
12121 Blue Ridge Extension; Blue Ridge Family Physicians, Suite M
Grandview, MO
 

Dr. Harry Lounce is a family practice physician in Grandview, MO. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lounce include prostate problems, restless leg syndrome, and athlete's foot. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lounce takes. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. Dr. Lounce trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital and Carondelet Health.

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Relevant Interests: , herpes, erectile dysfunction (impotence), contraception (birth control), gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Warts, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Developmental ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth Steven Braton, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
12121 Blue Ridge Extension; Suite M
Grandview, MO
 

Dr. Kenneth Braton's specialty is family medicine. He graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Braton include warts, depression, and drug allergy. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Braton is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital, Carondelet Health, and Research Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , herpes, erectile dysfunction (impotence), gonorrhea, syphilis

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Drug Allergy, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Bone Spurs, Dizziness, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alexander Gerard Patrick Capelli, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1004 Carondelet Drive; #300a
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Alexander Capelli sees patients in Kansas City, MO and Lees Summit, MO. His medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Capelli include gynecological problems, colposcopy, and labor and delivery (childbirth). His professional affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital, Menorah Medical Center, and Carondelet Health. After attending Creighton University School of Medicine, Dr. Capelli completed his residency training at St. Luke's Hospital and Truman Medical Centers. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Capelli honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Labor and Delivery, Contraception, Da Vinci Surgery, Pregnancy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bradley Huse Sullivan, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
17067 South Outer Road; Suite 200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Bradley Sullivan is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Sullivan is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. In his practice, he is particularly interested in da vinci surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center and Research Medical Center. Dr. Sullivan accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and residency at St. Luke's Hospital. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , tubal ligation

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

Dr. Rebecca Rae Wayman, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
17067 South Outer Road; Suite 200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Rebecca Wayman practices general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Wayman average 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Wayman include labor and delivery (childbirth) and da vinci surgery. She is affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center and Research Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wayman takes. Dr. Wayman's education and training includes medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC).

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Relevant Interests: , tubal ligation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasound, Cesarean Section, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, Labor and ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neuropsychology, Health Psychology, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
2221 W. 124th Street
Leawood, KS
 

Ms. Mary Marshall specializes in neuropsychology, health psychology, and counseling. Areas of expertise for Ms. Marshall include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Ms. Marshall is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction, sexuality, gender identity

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Education Consultation, Phobias, Sports ... (Read more)

Dr. Carrie Woods Lehr, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1010 Carondelet Drive; #105
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Carrie Lehr works as an internist. Clinical interests for Dr. Lehr include depression, drug allergy, and graves disease. Dr. Lehr's professional affiliations include The University of Kansas Hospital and Carondelet Health. She is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lehr has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , herpes, erectile dysfunction (impotence), contraception (birth control), gonorrhea, genital herpes, chlamydia

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Dizziness, Bronchitis, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Kirk Barnett, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
900 Main
Grandview, MO
 

Dr. Daniel Barnett sees patients in Grandview, MO. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. His areas of expertise include alcohol abuse, cosmetic treatments, and intensive care. Dr. Barnett has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Truman Medical Centers. He is professionally affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Menorah Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Breast Pain, Depression, Ear Pain, Eczema, Dizziness, Immunization, Bronchitis, Bone ... (Read more)

George M Wine Chase, MS, MDiv
Specializes in Counseling
9233 Ward Parkway; Suite 305
Kansas City, MO
 

Mr. George Wine Chase's area of specialization is counseling. Mr. Wine Chase's areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, depression, and eclectic therapy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Wine Chase takes. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Long Term Care, Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Employee ... (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.