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Specializes in Gynecology
305 Uptown Square
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 904-1650

Dr. Elizabeth Laroche is a medical specialist in general gynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Laroche is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is professionally affiliated with Saint Thomas Health. Dr. Laroche is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Laroche is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.

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Specializes in Gynecology
1272 Garrison Drive
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 867-8030

Dr. Yolando McGriff-Chatman is a medical specialist in general gynecology. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. McGriff-Chatman accepts Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Washington Hospital Center. She is professionally affiliated with Saint Thomas Health.

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Specializes in Gynecology
1041 N Highland Avenue
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 617-3499; (615) 904-1650

Dr. Karen Puckett's specialty is general gynecology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Puckett at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Medicare insurance. She attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. She is affiliated with Saint Thomas Health.

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What is Gynecology?

Gynecology is the medical specialty dealing with the female reproductive system and women’s health. Gynecologists provide preventive care and treatment for any health issues occurring in the uterus, ovaries, vagina, vulva, or breasts. Today, most gynecologists also train as obstetricians and offer pregnancy care, becoming obstetricians / gynecologists or OB/GYNs. However it is possible for a physician to specialize specifically in gynecology.

Gynecologists see patients all the way from puberty into childbearing, throughout adulthood, and into the senior years. They encounter a wide variety of issues, which may include:
  • Menstrual disorders, such as irregular or heavy periods
  • Vaginal infections, such as yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis
  • Birth control prescriptions
  • Infertility treatment
  • Abnormal development of the reproductive organs
  • Breast care and breast cancer screening
  • Uterine fibroids, benign growths in the uterus
  • Endometriosis, a painful condition where uterine tissue grows outside the uterus
  • Menopause
  • Cancer of the reproductive organs

A gynecologist’s work is varied and may include a range of procedures at various practice locations, depending on the provider. Gynecologists examine and treat their patients directly in settings such as hospitals, clinics, or private offices. At certain locations, gynecologists may perform surgeries, such as hysterectomies or tubal ligations, or they may perform imaging scans using ultrasound.
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