We found 11 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept North Texas Healthcare Network near Fort Worth, TX.

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Dr. Michael J England, MD
Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Gynecology
1250 Eighth Avenue; Suite 330
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Michael England is a female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and gynecology specialist in Fort Worth, TX. He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Dr. England trained at JPS Health Network for residency. His areas of expertise include sexual dysfunction, incontinence, and pelvic floor repair. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. England has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. England is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Incontinence, Interstitial Cystitis, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Pelvic Pain, Sexual Dysfunction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anna C Nackley, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
1250 8th Avenue; Suite 365
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Anna Nackley is an infertility specialist in Bedford, TX and Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Nackley's clinical interests include polyps, female infertility, and hysterosalpingography. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Nackley graduated from Albany Medical College. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Nackley (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford.

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Relevant Interests: , female infertility, infertility, tubal ligation

All Interests: Hysterosalpingography, Infertility, Reproductive Genetics, in Vitro Fertilization, Hormone Testing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Delbert Alan Johns, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
1250 Eighth Avenue; Suite 330
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Delbert Johns' specialty is general gynecology. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include infertility, endometrial ablation, and endometriosis. Dr. Johns accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Johns is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility, tubal ligation

All Interests: Infertility, Laparoscopic Surgery, Endometrial Ablation, Endometriosis, Tubal Ligation

Dr. Kevin John Doody, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
1250 8th Avenue; Suite 365
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Doody is a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist. Patients gave Dr. Doody an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: polyps, female infertility, and hysterosalpingography. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Doody graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Doody (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , female infertility, infertility, tubal ligation

All Interests: Hysterosalpingography, Infertility, Reproductive Genetics, in Vitro Fertilization, Hormone Testing, ... (Read more)

Dr. William W Maxwell Jr., MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1250 Eighth Avenue; Suite 440
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. William Maxwell's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Maxwell's clinical interests: menstrual disorders, well women care, and sterilization. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Care. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Maxwell honors. He studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Maxwell is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , sterilization, contraception (birth control), intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Contraception, Intrauterine Device, Well Women Care, Menstrual Disorders, Pregnancy, Sterilization, ... (Read more)

Dr. Martin D Read, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1250 Eighth Avenue; Suite 445
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Martin Read practices general obstetrics & gynecology. His clinical interests include pap test, essure, and labor and delivery (childbirth). The average patient rating for Dr. Read is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Read accepts. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Read has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Read is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, contraception (birth control), infertility

All Interests: NovaSure, Infertility, Labor and Delivery, Essure, Contraception, Pap Test, Pregnancy, Robotic ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1250 Eighth Avenue; Suite 435
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Mickey Hooper's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Hooper is 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Hooper include uterine prolapse, hysterosalpingography, and adolescent gynecology. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Care. Dr. Hooper honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control), infertility, dyspareunia (painful sex), female sexual dysfunction, tubal ligation

All Interests: Adolescent Gynecology, Hysterosalpingography, Amenorrhea, Sports Health, Breast Biopsy, Pelvic ... (Read more)

Dr. Danielle T B Burkett, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1250 8th Avenue; Suite 445
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Danielle Burkett is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She works in Fort Worth, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Burkett include menopause, menstrual disorders, and colposcopy. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, Viant, and more. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Burkett's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), infertility, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Breast Pain, Cancer Screening, Adolescent Gynecology, NovaSure, Infertility, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenton Kumar Murthy, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Kenton Murthy's specialty is family medicine. These areas are among Dr. Murthy's clinical interests: warts, depression, and cyst removal. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Murthy completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , herpes

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Cyst Removal, Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Eczema, Men's Health Issues, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1125 College Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Bryan Youree's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. Dr. Youree is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include chronic wounds and HIV/AIDS. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Youree is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Youree is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Chronic Wounds, HIV/AIDS

Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1125 Cellege Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Mark Hupert specializes in adult infectious disease. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. In his practice, Dr. Hupert focuses on HIV/AIDS. Dr. Hupert is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: 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.
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