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Dr. Elizabeth Read Laroche (La Roche) MD
Specializes in Gynecology
305 Uptown Square
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 904-1650; (615) 896-1215

Dr. Elizabeth Laroche is a general gynecology specialist in Murfreesboro, TN. Patients rated Dr. Laroche highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Medicare insurance. She studied medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Saint Thomas Health. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Karen Jane Puckett MD
Specializes in Gynecology
1041 N Highland Avenue
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 617-3499; (615) 904-1650

Dr. Karen Puckett practices general gynecology. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. She is affiliated with Saint Thomas Health. Dr. Puckett honors Medicare insurance. She is open to new patients. Dr. Puckett graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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

Dr. Thomas Woodring sees patients in Murfreesboro, TN. His medical specialty is general gynecology. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Thomas Health. After attending the University of Louisville School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Woodring's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Gynecology, Obstetrics
448 E Burton Street
Murfreesboro, TN

Dr. Regina Hoods is a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology. She works in Murfreesboro, TN. Dr. Hoods graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. She is professionally affiliated with Atlanta Medical Center.

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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.