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We found 10 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Coventry Bronze near Hershey, PA.

Dr. William Charles Dodson, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
670 Cherry Drive; Ste 202/204
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. William Dodson works as a reproductive endocrinologist in Hershey, PA. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Dodson is especially interested in infertility. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Dodson is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Before performing his residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Dodson attended Temple University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility

Dr. Carol Lynn Gnatuk, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
670 Cherry Drive; Ste 202/204
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Carol Gnatuk is a physician who specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. The average patient rating for Dr. Gnatuk is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gnatuk's clinical interests include menopause and infertility. She is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Gnatuk is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Richard S Legro, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
670 Cherry Drive; Ste 202/204
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Richard Legro, who practices in Hershey, PA, is a medical specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Legro include menstrual disorders, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and infertility. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. He attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Magee Women's Hospital. He is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menstrual Disorders, Infertility, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Fibroids, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Stephanie J Estes, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Stephanie Estes works as a reproductive endocrinologist. Her areas of expertise include infertility, gynecologic surgery, and robotic surgery. Dr. Estes honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. She attended Penn State College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Abington Memorial Hospital. She is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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All Interests: Infertility, Gynecologic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Carie Ann D Agata, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
670 Cherry Drive; Ste 202/204
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Carie D'agata's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. D'agata has a special interest in menopause, colposcopy, and sterilization. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Temple University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Dr. D'agata is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , sterilization

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Pregnancy, Gynecological Problems, Sterilization, Women's Health Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Joseph Zurlo, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. John Zurlo specializes in adult infectious disease. Dr. Zurlo has indicated that his clinical interests include HIV/AIDS. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College. Dr. Zurlo trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University for residency. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: HIV/AIDS

Dr. Cynthia J Whitener, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Cynthia Whitener's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. Dr. Whitener's clinical interests include HIV/AIDS. She is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Whitener attended West Virginia University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: HIV/AIDS

Dr. Tonya Jane Crook, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Tonya Crook works as an adult infectious disease specialist. After attending the University College London (UCL) Medical School, she completed her residency training at PinnacleHealth. Dr. Crook is especially interested in HIV/AIDS. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Tropical Diseases, HIV/AIDS, Travel Medicine

Dr. Peter Allen Lee, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Peter Lee practices pediatric endocrinology in Hershey, PA. Dr. Lee's clinical interests include male infertility and growth problems. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. After attending the University of Michigan Medical School, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility

All Interests: Growth Problems, Male Infertility, Adrenal Disorders

Dr. John Hamilton Dossett, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. John Dossett, who practices in Hershey, PA, is a medical specialist in pediatric infectious disease. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota, Dr. Dossett attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dossett include chronic fatigue syndrome and HIV/AIDS. Patients gave Dr. Dossett an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, HIV/AIDS

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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.