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Dr. Elizabeth Read Laroche (La Roche) MD
Specializes in Gynecology
305 Uptown Square
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 904-1650

Dr. Elizabeth Laroche works as a general gynecologist in Murfreesboro, TN. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Laroche studied medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Dr. Laroche is affiliated with Saint Thomas Health. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Dr. Karen Jane Puckett MD
Specializes in Gynecology
1041 N Highland Avenue
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 617-3499

Dr. Karen Puckett is a specialist in general gynecology. She works in Murfreesboro, TN. She is affiliated with Saint Thomas Health. She studied medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Puckett is rated highly by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Gynecology
1700 Medical Center Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 396-4174

Dr. Thomas Woodring is a specialist in general gynecology. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Thomas Health. Dr. Woodring has an open panel. He studied medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

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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.