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We found 12 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept AARP near Westfield, NJ.

Dr. John M Simonetti, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
233 Millburn Avenue
Millburn, NJ
 

Dr. John Simonetti is a general gynecology specialist in Livingston, NJ and Millburn, NJ. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. Dr. Simonetti is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, he performed his residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He is affiliated with Summit Medical Group, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center. Dr. Simonetti welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sexual dysfunction, contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), infertility, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Pelvic Ultrasound, Postpartum, Cesarean Section, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, ... (Read more)

Dr. Malcolm Schwartz, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Other
275 Orchard Street
Westfield, NJ
 

Dr. Malcolm Schwartz is a physician who specializes in urologic oncology. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Schwartz completed his residency training at Grandview Medical Center and NYU Langone Medical Center. He has a special interest in prostate problems, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Schwartz speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

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

Dr. Christopher R Seymour, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
233 Millburn Avenue
Millburn, NJ
 

Dr. Christopher Seymour is a physician who specializes in general gynecology. Dr. Seymour's clinical interests include menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. He is professionally affiliated with Summit Medical Group and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University, he performed his residency at New York Downtown Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. The average patient rating for Dr. Seymour is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Seymour is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and TRICARE. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sexual dysfunction, contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), infertility, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Pelvic Ultrasound, Postpartum, Cesarean Section, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marc Aaron Greenstein, DO
Specializes in Urology
47 Maple Street; Suite 407
Summit, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Greenstein is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Greenstein is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder infection, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and infertility. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Great-West Healthcare. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Greenstein's medical residency was performed at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia and a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Men's Health Issues, Incontinence, Bladder Infection, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Other
275 Orchard Street
Westfield, NJ
 

Dr. Kenneth Ring practices urologic oncology. His education and training includes medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and a hospital affiliated with Columbia University. He has indicated that his clinical interests include erectile dysfunction (impotence), kidney stones, and incontinence. Dr. Ring's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Ring speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center.

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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
275 Orchard Street
Westfield, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Miller's area of specialization is urologic oncology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder infection, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. Dr. Miller's professional affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He attended Weill Cornell Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Miller speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

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

Dr. Kathleen H Leistikow, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
563 Westfield Avenue
Westfield, NJ
 

Dr. Kathleen Leistikow practices family medicine. Her clinical interests include prostate problems, warts, and polio vaccination. She takes AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Leistikow graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Leistikow's professional affiliations include Summit Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center. She is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), erectile dysfunction (impotence), sexual dysfunction, contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), infertility, HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Warts, Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Eczema, Dizziness, Bronchitis, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

Dr. Christine Masterson, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 Diamond Hill Road; Wittmann Pavilion, 3rd Floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Christine Masterson practices general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Masterson average 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Masterson include menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Summit Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. Masterson's practice is open to new patients. She studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Masterson's medical residency was performed at Cooper University Hospital and Abington Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sexual dysfunction, contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), infertility, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Pelvic Ultrasound, Postpartum, Cesarean Section, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric K Seaman, MD
Specializes in Urology
225 Millburn Avenue; Building C, Suite 304
Millburn, NJ
 

Dr. Eric Seaman's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). He has a special interest in infertility. The average patient rating for Dr. Seaman is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Seaman is an in-network provider for AARP, Aetna, and Group Health Incorporated (GHI), in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Yale School of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Seaman has received professional recognition including the following: Millburn-Short Hills Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, and Carol G. Simon Cancer Center.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility

Dr. Audrey Anita Romero, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
1119 Raritan Road; 2nd Floor
Clark, NJ
 

Dr. Audrey Romero's area of specialization is urogynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Romero is 3.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise consist of gynecological problems, bladder infection, and menopause. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Romero attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. She speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with 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

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1973 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ
 

Dr. Nyota Peace is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Her clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), bladder infection, and menopause. She honors AARP, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Peace completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Peace is professionally affiliated with Overlook Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Bladder Infection, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Gynecological Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
1050 Galloping Hill Road; Suite 102
Union, NJ
 

Dr. Vincent Codella's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Codella has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Codella include gynecological problems, prostate problems, and sinusitis (sinus infection). He is professionally affiliated with Overlook Medical Center. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Codella is a graduate of UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Headache, Incontinence, Women's Heart Disease, Allergies, Bladder Infection, ... (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.