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We found 37 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept CIGNA HMO near East Setauket, NY.

Dr. Yefim Rafail Sheynkin, MD
Specializes in Urology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 24 Research Way, Suite 500
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Yefim Sheynkin specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Sheynkin (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French. These areas are among his clinical interests: microsurgery, minimally invasive surgery, and kidney stones. Dr. Sheynkin is a graduate of First Moscow Medical Institute. His residency was performed at Maimonides Medical Center. He accepts Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction, infertility, vasectomy

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Infertility, Microsurgery, Kidney Stones, Vasectomy, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Dr. David Allan Baker, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Univ Associates In Ob/gyn; University Hospital at Stony Brook, Dept. Ob/gyn Hsc T-9 Suny
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. David Baker specializes in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Baker's areas of expertise include colposcopy, genital warts, and loop electrosurgical excision (LEEP). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has received the distinction of New York Metro Area's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Baker's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , herpes, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), HPV (human papillomavirus), genital herpes, HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Warts, Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, Vaginitis, Genital Warts, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sardar Ali Ali Khan, MD
Specializes in Urology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 24 Research Way, Suite 500
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Sardar Khan's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). He graduated from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute. Dr. Khan's areas of expertise include urge incontinence (overactive bladder), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and pelvic surgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant.

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

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Urinary Incontinence, Urge Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Massimiliano Spaliviero, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 24 Research Way Suite 500
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Massimiliano Spaliviero specializes in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and practices in Stony Brook, NY, East Setauket, NY, and New York, NY. Dr. Spaliviero's areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, clinical trials, and pheochromocytoma. He is in-network for HealthSmart, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Milan Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Spaliviero trained at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers for residency. Dr. Spaliviero (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish.

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

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Research, Circumcision, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeanine Murphy Morelli, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stony Brook Technology Park; 181 Belle Mead Road
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Jeanine Morelli is a physician who specializes in family medicine. She graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Morelli include diabetes, contraception (birth control), and osteoporosis. She honors Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Morelli is professionally affiliated with Hudson River HealthCare (HRHCare).

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Contraception, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Hypothyroidism, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason Michael Kim, MD
Specializes in Urology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 24 Research Way Suite 500
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Jason Kim's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). After completing medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Dr. Kim performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and pelvic surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans. He is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Incontinence, Urinary Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Urodynamics, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, ... (Read more)

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Dr. John Patrick Fitzgerald, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 24 Research Way Suite 500
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. John Fitzgerald is a specialist in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Dr. Fitzgerald is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans. His education and training includes medical school at the University College Dublin (UCD) School of Medicine & Medical Science and residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Fitzgerald (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and Khmer. His professional affiliations include Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Northport VA Medical Center, and Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Bladder Cancer, Pheochromocytoma, Penile Cancer, Urinary Incontinence, Erectile ... (Read more)

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Dr. Elisabeth Jeremias, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
23 South Howell Avenue
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. Elisabeth Jeremias practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Centereach, NY and Cenereach, NY. Dr. Jeremias attended medical school at the University of Düsseldorf Faculty of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University for her residency. Her areas of expertise include genital warts, menopause, and contraception (birth control). Patients gave her an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Amerigroup, HealthSmart, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Jeremias (or staff) speaks Hungarian and German. She is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), contraception (birth control), genital herpes

All Interests: Menopause, Genital Warts, Contraception, Pap Test, Ectopic Pregnancy, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Alek Mishail, MD
Specializes in Urology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 24 Research Way, Suite 500
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Alek Mishail specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in East Setauket, NY and Rego Park, NY. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), and testicular cancer. He takes Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mishail graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Mishail's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Bladder Cancer, Penile Cancer, Incontinence, Urinary Stones, Urinary Tract ... (Read more)

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Dr. David John Garry, MD, DO
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Stony Brook Technology Drive; 6 Technology Drive
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. David Garry is a physician who specializes in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). His areas of expertise include amniocentesis, high risk pregnancy, and ectopic pregnancy. He honors HealthSmart, Viant, Healthfirst, and more. Dr. Garry attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Garry's professional affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center - Weiler Division Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division Hospital, and Montefiore Medical Center - Wakefield Division Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Pre-Eclampsia, Miscarriages, Ultrasound, Ectopic Pregnancy, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Lisa Minerva Rimpel, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 4 Technology Drive Suite 140
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Lisa Rimpel practices general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among Dr. Rimpel's clinical interests: colposcopy, genital warts, and menstrual disorders. Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rimpel honors. After attending Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Hysteroscopy, Genital Warts, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
140 Bellemeade Road; Suite E
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Melissa Peskin-Stolze sees patients in East Setauket, NY. Her medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Peskin-Stolze's areas of expertise include the following: colposcopy, menopause, and cryotherapy. She accepts several insurance carriers, including HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Peskin-Stolze attended Albany Medical College for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , herpes, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), genital herpes, HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Adolescent Gynecology, Pre-Eclampsia, Amenorrhea, Loop ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2500 Nesconset Highway; Building 19c
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Robert Kramer's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His clinical interests include genital warts, menopause, and contraception (birth control). Dr. Kramer's professional affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY) and Northport VA Medical Center. He attended Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Maimonides Medical Center for residency. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Kramer is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Genital Warts, Contraception, Pap Test, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Todd Russell Griffin, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 6 Technology Drive, Suite 200
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Todd Griffin's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Griffin is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include colposcopy, genital warts, and menopause. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Griffin attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Viant, and more.

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

All Interests: Warts, Menopause, Colposcopy, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasound, Urinary Incontinence, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
200 E. Main Street
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. Nicholas Kleopoulos is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kleopoulos include colposcopy, menopause, and cryotherapy. He accepts Amerigroup, HealthSmart, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Danbury Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, and Kings County Hospital Center, Dr. Kleopoulos attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Kleopoulos (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Greek. He is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , herpes, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), genital herpes, HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Warts, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Christine Anne Conway, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
205 North Belle Meade Road
E. Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Christine Conway's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Conway is conversant in Spanish. These areas are among her clinical interests: colposcopy, menopause, and amenorrhea (missed periods). She is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a graduate of Winthrop University Hospital's residency program. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Viant, and more.

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

All Interests: Warts, Colposcopy, Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, Contraception, HPV, Ectopic ... (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.