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Specializes in Urology
103 Old Marlton Pike
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Heather Wargo works as an urologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Wargo include bladder cancer, male incontinence, and female incontinence. Her average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wargo accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Temple University Hospital. She is affiliated with Virtua Memorial and Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center (MASC) (Mount Holly, NJ).

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), erectile dysfunction (impotence), low testosterone (male hypogonadism), vasectomy, female sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Low Testosterone, Varicocele, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Urology
103 Old Marlton Pike
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. William Niedrach specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Mount Laurel, NJ and Medford, NJ. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, male incontinence, and female incontinence. Dr. Niedrach is affiliated with Virtua Memorial and Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center (MASC) (Mount Holly, NJ). He attended Albany Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Strong Memorial Hospital for residency. Dr. Niedrach accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), male infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence), low testosterone (male hypogonadism), vasectomy, male sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Low Testosterone, Varicocele, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Derrick K Burno, MD
Specializes in Urology
103 Old Marlton Pike
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Derrick Burno is an urologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, female incontinence, and low testosterone (male hypogonadism). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Burno attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Burno's training includes residency programs at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Low Testosterone, Varicocele, Endoscopic Surgery, Circumcision, Erectile ... (Read more)

Specializes in Urology
103 Old Marlton Pike
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Jack Dwosh specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Dwosh average 1.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, male incontinence, and female incontinence. Dr. Dwosh accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dwosh attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), male infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence), low testosterone (male hypogonadism), vasectomy, male sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Low Testosterone, Varicocele, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Urology
103 Old Marlton Pike
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Rhett Daugherty is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Mount Laurel, NJ and Medford, NJ. The average patient rating for Dr. Daugherty is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, male incontinence, and female incontinence. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After attending the University of Vermont College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Strong Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), male infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence), female infertility, low testosterone (male hypogonadism), vasectomy, female sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Low Testosterone, Varicocele, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Michael Dorfner, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
639 Stokes Road
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Scott Dorfner is a general internist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dorfner include post-polio syndrome (PPS), ankle sprain, and sports health. Patient ratings for Dr. Dorfner average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Dorfner is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Jefferson Health.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), HIV/AIDS, female sexual dysfunction, male sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
180 Tuckerton Road; Lexington Building
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. James Atkinson practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Clinical interests for Dr. Atkinson include ankle sprain, eczema, and diabetes management. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Atkinson is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Atkinson performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Atkinson Internal Medicine.

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

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Incontinence, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cellulitis, Chronic ... (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.
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