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We found over 500 providers with an interest in sexual health issues near Jersey City, NJ.

Dr. Andrew Jay Bernstein, MD
Specializes in Urology
659 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Bernstein's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Bernstein is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and a graduate of Beaumont Hospitals' residency program. His areas of expertise include the following: bladder infection, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance. In addition to English, Dr. Bernstein speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Bladder Infection, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Female ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan Nicholas Lazare, MD
Specializes in Urology
112 Park Avenue
Ny, NY
 

Dr. Jonathan Lazare's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Lazare include bladder cancer, incontinence, and infertility. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lazare honors. Before performing his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, George Washington University Medical Center, and Westchester Medical Center, Dr. Lazare attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Lazare (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Polish. He is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Infertility, Incontinence, Vasectomy Reversal, Kidney Cancer, Urodynamics, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Ilene Ann Tessler, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
419 Park Avenue South; Suite 1305
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ruth Tessler is a general gynecologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tessler include menstrual disorders, menopause, and colposcopy. Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tessler takes. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Tessler (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. She is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Hysteroscopy, Bleeding, Contraception, Cervical Cancer ... (Read more)

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Dr. Steven Marc Berman, MD
Specializes in Urology
55 E 9th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Steven Berman practices urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Berman is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include male infertility, kidney stones, and cystoscopy (bladder endoscopy). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Berman takes. He attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Montefiore Medical Center for residency. Dr. Berman (or staff) speaks Spanish and Russian. Dr. Berman is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Berman's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, vasectomy

All Interests: Cystoscopy, Bladder Problems, Kidney Stones, Vasectomy, Lithotripsy, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Other
659 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ
 

Dr. Kenneth Ring's specialty is urologic oncology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Ring has a special interest in erectile dysfunction (impotence), kidney stones, and incontinence. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center. Before completing his residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and a hospital affiliated with Columbia University, Dr. Ring attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), infertility

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

Dr. Mark Ian Miller, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Other
659 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Miller is an urologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Miller include bladder infection, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Miller attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

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

Dr. Darius Adam Paduch, MD, PhD
Specializes in Urology
525 East 68th Street, Starr Pavilion, 9th Floor; Room 900
New York, NY
 

Dr. Darius Paduch specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in New York, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Paduch include male infertility, klinefelter syndrome, and hydrocele. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Paduch takes. He studied medicine at Medical University of Lodz. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University for residency. Dr. Paduch has received distinctions including One of America's Top Doctors; New York Super Doctors; and AWARDS and HONORS: 2. Dr. Paduch is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, sexual dysfunction, low testosterone (male hypogonadism), male sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Low Testosterone, Laser Treatment, Tumor, Laser Surgery, Sexual Dysfunction, Urologic Disorders, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Beth Wendy Rackow, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
1790 Broadway
New York, NY
 

Dr. Beth Rackow works as an infertility specialist in New York, NY. She graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for her residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rackow include menopause, female infertility, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). Patient reviews placed Dr. Rackow at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Rackow include: New York Super Doctors and New York Rising Stars. She is conversant in French. Her professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Rackow is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, female infertility, infertility, tubal ligation, in vitro fertilization (IVF)

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Amenorrhea, Tumor, Miscarriages, Transvaginal Ultrasound, Hysteroscopy, in ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward N Moss, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
156 William Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Edward Moss' area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). His areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Amerigroup, Coresource, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Moss takes. Dr. Moss graduated from New York Medical College and then he performed his residency at Jacobi Medical Center. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Bladder Problems, Urinary Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Benign ... (Read more)

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Dr. Peter Niles Schlegel, MD
Specializes in Urology
525 E 68th Street, Starr Pavilion, 9th Floor; Room 900
New York, NY
 

Dr. Peter Schlegel is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Schlegel's areas of expertise include male infertility, laser surgery, and prostate cancer. His professional affiliations include Rockefeller University Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine. He honors Coresource, Aetna, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Schlegel graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He has received distinctions including New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. Dr. Schlegel (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, vasectomy, no-scalpel vasectomy

All Interests: Microsurgery, Urologic Cancer, Vasectomy, No-Scalpel Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal, Laser ... (Read more)

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Dr. Mark D O Goldstein, MD, DO
Specializes in Urology, Other
525 East 68th Street Starr-900
New York, NY
 

Dr. Marc Goldstein is an urologist in New York, NY. In addition to English, Dr. Goldstein (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish. In his practice, Dr. Goldstein focuses on male infertility, testicular cancer, and no-scalpel vasectomy. He is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Goldstein graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He trained at the University Hospital of Brooklyn for residency. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Goldstein is an in-network provider for Coresource, Aetna, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, vasectomy, no-scalpel vasectomy

All Interests: Microsurgery, Urologic Disorders, Vasectomy, No-Scalpel Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal, Male ... (Read more)

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Dr. Christopher Edward Kelly, MD
Specializes in Urology
135 East 31st Street; 2nd Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Christopher Kelly sees patients in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Christopher Kelly's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). On average, patients gave Dr. Kelly a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Kelly's clinical interests: urge incontinence (overactive bladder), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). Dr. Kelly's hospital/clinic affiliations include VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and Preston Robert Tisch Center for Men’s Health. Dr. Kelly is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kelly graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then Dr. Kelly performed Dr. Kelly's residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Kelly speaks Spanish.

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

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Laser Surgery, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Audrey Anita Romero, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
731 Broadway
Bayonne, NJ
 

Dr. Audrey Romero practices urogynecology. Dr. Romero's clinical interests include gynecological problems, bladder infection, and menopause. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. She attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Romero is conversant in Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Bladder Infection, Female Urologic Disorders, Gynecological Problems

Dr. Rogerio Arnaldo Lobo, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
1790 Broadway
New York, NY
 

Dr. Rogerio Lobo is a physician who specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Lobo's areas of expertise include the following: menopause, female infertility, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). He accepts Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Lobo (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. Dr. Lobo is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, female infertility, infertility, tubal ligation, in vitro fertilization (IVF)

All Interests: Menopause, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, Amenorrhea, Tumor, Miscarriages, Reproductive ... (Read more)

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Dr. Mark D Gray, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics
50 West 77th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Mark Gray is a medical specialist in obstetrics. On average, patients gave Dr. Gray a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include atrophic vaginitis, colposcopy, and genital warts. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gray honors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Gray studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Truman Medical Centers.

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Relevant Interests: , genital herpes

All Interests: Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Miscarriages, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Samantha Mae Pfeifer, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
40 Worth Street; Suite 401
New York, NY
 

Dr. Samantha Pfeifer's area of specialization is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Before completing her residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Pfeifer attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her clinical interests include female infertility, adolescent gynecology, and in vitro fertilization (IVF). On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Pfeifer include: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Pfeifer (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. Dr. Pfeifer is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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

All Interests: Adolescent Gynecology, in Vitro Fertilization, Female Infertility, Uterine Problems

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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.