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We found 12 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Medicaid near Hendersonville, TN.

Dr. Paul Jason Leavitt, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
353 New Shackle Island Road; Suite 103a
Hendersonville, TN
 

Dr. Paul Leavitt's specialty is family medicine. For his residency, Dr. Leavitt trained at a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU). Dr. Leavitt's areas of expertise include depression, ear pain, and cysts. The average patient rating for Dr. Leavitt is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Leavitt takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Breast Pain, Male Incontinence, Depression, Female Incontinence, Ear Pain, Eczema, Dizziness, ... (Read more)

Dr. John W B Millspaugh, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1047 Glenbrook Way; Suite 120
Hendersonville, TN
 

Dr. John Millspaugh is a Hendersonville, TN physician who specializes in family medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Millspaugh average 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include warts, menstrual disorders, and thyroid problems. MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Millspaugh accepts. He studied medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. He is affiliated with TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Warts, Thyroid Problems, Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Sports Health, Eczema, Dizziness, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Thomas Webb, MD
Specializes in Urology
353 New Shackle Island Road; Suite 102a
Hendersonville, TN
 

Dr. Robert Webb's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). After attending the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. These areas are among Dr. Webb's clinical interests: erectile dysfunction (impotence), female urologic disorders, and kidney problems. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Webb takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Assurant Health, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC), TriStar Skyline Medical Center, and TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Infertility, Erectile Dysfunction, Vasectomy, Female ... (Read more)

Dr. Nancy Z Bradbury, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1531 Hunt Club Boulevard; 100
Gallatin, TN
 

Dr. Nancy Bradbury is a general OB/GYN in Gallatin, TN. She is conversant in Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Bradbury include essure. She is affiliated with TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University for her residency. Her average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bradbury honors several insurance carriers, including MultiPlan, USA Managed Care Organization, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Essure, Contraception

Dr. Susan Dianne Wyatt, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
353 New Shackle Island Road; Suite 247c
Hendersonville, TN
 

Dr. Susan Wyatt's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Wyatt's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wyatt include thyroid problems, migraine, and foot pain. She is an in-network provider for MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Wyatt graduated from Meharry Medical College. She completed her residency training at ETSU-Bristol Family Practice Residency. She is affiliated with TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Dizziness, Medication Management, Bronchitis, Electrocardiogram, Allergies, Lower ... (Read more)

Dr. Raul Couret Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
264 New Shackle Island Road; Suite 107
Hendersonville, TN
 

Dr. Raul Couret is a Hendersonville, TN physician who specializes in family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). On average, patients gave Dr. Couret a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, sports health, and chronic pain management. He is professionally affiliated with TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Great-West Healthcare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna. He trained at Swedish Covenant Hospital for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Couret speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Depression, Female Incontinence, Sports Health, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephanie Charleville Levenson Levenson, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1531 Hunt Club Boulevard; Suite 100
Gallatin, TN
 

Dr. Stephanie Slocum is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Slocum include gynecological problems, menopause, and sterilization. Dr. Slocum honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. For her residency, Dr. Slocum trained at Baylor University Medical Center. She is affiliated with TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , sterilization, contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Menopause, Ablation, Pregnancy, Gynecological Problems, Sterilization, Contraception, Hysterectomy

Dr. Helen R Cavasin, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
353 New Shackle Island Road; Suite 221 B
Hendersonville, TN
 

Dr. Helen Cavasin, who practices in Hendersonville, TN, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Cavasin is 5.0 stars out of 5. She has indicated that her clinical interests include women's health issues and urinary incontinence. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Cavasin graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Cavasin completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arizona. Dr. Cavasin (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. She is affiliated with TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center and Saint Thomas Health.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Urinary Incontinence, Contraception, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Walter F Little III, MD
Specializes in Urology
107 Glen Oaks Boulevard; Suite 100
Hendersonville, TN
 

Dr. Walter Little, who practices in Gallatin, TN and Hendersonville, TN, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). His areas of expertise include the following: erectile dysfunction (impotence), female urologic disorders, and endocrine diseases (hormone disorders). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Assurant Health, and more. Dr. Little graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC), TriStar Skyline Medical Center, and TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Infertility, Erectile Dysfunction, Vasectomy, Female ... (Read more)

Dr. John A Stewart, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Pathology
353 New Shackle Island Road; Suite 107a
Hendersonville, TN
 

Dr. John Stewart's medical specialty is family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Stewart include alcohol abuse, depression, and ear pain. The average patient rating for Dr. Stewart is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Stewart honors Amerigroup, MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He studied medicine at East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Stewart (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, German, and Russian. He is professionally affiliated with TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Breast Pain, Male Incontinence, Depression, Female Incontinence, Ear Pain, Sports ... (Read more)

Dr. William Brent Nason, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
353 New Shackle Island Road; Suite 221b
Hendersonville, TN
 

Dr. William Nason's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Nason include women's health issues and urinary incontinence. He is professionally affiliated with TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center. Dr. Nason honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Urinary Incontinence, Contraception, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Ifeanyi Obi Obianyo, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
355 New Shackle Island Road; Suite 206 A
Hendersonville, TN
 

Dr. Ifeanyi Obianyo works as an internist. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: thyroid problems, depression, and bone marrow exam (aspiration and biopsy). Dr. Obianyo takes MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Meharry Medical College. He is affiliated with TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Breast Pain, Male Incontinence, Depression, Female Incontinence, Bone Marrow Exam, Eczema, ... (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.