We found 7 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Blue Advantage Bronze HMO 105 - Two $40 PCP Visits near Mckinney, TX.

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Dr. Timothy Lee Sandmann, MD
Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Other, Obstetrics & Gynecology
5236 West University Drive; Suite 2700
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Timothy Sandmann is a female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Sherman, TX and McKinney, TX. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include vaginal prolapse, cystocele (bladder prolapse), and uterine prolapse. Dr. Sandmann's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Medical Center of McKinney. Dr. Sandmann accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction, female sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Cystocele, Incontinence, Fecal Incontinence, Sexual Dysfunction, Urogynecological Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sean Allison Sadler, MD, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4701 Medical Center Drive; Suite 1a
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Sean Sadler specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in McKinney, TX. Her clinical interests include menopause, colposcopy, and uterine prolapse. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Medical Center of McKinney. After attending Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Sadler completed her residency training at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Patients gave Dr. Sadler an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), infertility, tubal ligation, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Amenorrhea, Pelvic Ultrasound, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Renee Louise Chan, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4701 Medical Center Drive; Ste 1-a
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Renee Chan, who practices in McKinney, TX, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. After attending St. Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Chan completed Dr. Chan's residency training at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Chan's areas of expertise include the following: menopause, colposcopy, and uterine prolapse. Dr. Chan has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Chan honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Chan speaks Spanish. Dr. Chan is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Medical Center of McKinney.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, female infertility, contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), infertility, dyspareunia (painful sex), female sexual dysfunction, tubal ligation, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Female Incontinence, Adolescent Gynecology, Hysterosalpingography, Amenorrhea, Sports ... (Read more)

Dr. Cesar Augusto Reyes, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4701 Medical Center Drive; Suite 1a
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Cesar Reyes is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Reyes's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include colposcopy, well women care, and genital warts. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Medical Center of McKinney. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU), Dr. Reyes attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, female infertility, contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), infertility, intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Essure, Contraception, Family Planning, HPV, Vaccines, High Risk Pregnancy, Female ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4510 Medical Center Drive; Suite 309
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Gerald Luciani is a general OB/GYN in McKinney, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Luciani include colposcopy, well women care, and laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH). He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Medical Center of McKinney. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans.

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Relevant Interests: , Essure, contraception (birth control), HPV (human papillomavirus), intrauterine device (IUD)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Female Incontinence, Pelvic Ultrasound, Essure, Contraception, Family Planning, HPV, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
5881 Virginia Parkway; Suite 200
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Ralph Joseph's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients rated Dr. Joseph highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in contraception (birth control) and cosmetic surgery. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Parkland Community Health Plan. Dr. Joseph is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Brooke Army Medical Center's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Contraception, Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Zahid Nadeem Zafar, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4201 Medical Center Drive; #300
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Zahid Zafar works as an internist in McKinney, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among Dr. Zafar's clinical interests: erectile dysfunction (impotence), depression, and dermatitis (skin inflammation). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Centennial Medical Center and Medical Center of McKinney. Dr. Zafar accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Depression, Erectile Dysfunction, Influenza, Vaccines, Heart Problems, Physical Exams, Dementia, ... (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.
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