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We found 15 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Advantage Plus near Tomball, TX.

Dr. Steven Wayne Sukin, MD
Specializes in Urology
506 Graham Drive
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Steven Sukin is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Tomball, TX, The Woodlands, TX, and Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sukin include male infertility, robotic radical prostatectomy, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Sukin attended Tufts University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Texas Oncology.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence), vasectomy

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Male Infertility, Vasectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mazen Elias Abdallah, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
610 Lawrence Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Mazen Abdallah is a medical specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Abdallah's medical residency was performed at American University of Beirut Medical Center and Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. His clinical interests include male infertility, male reproductive disorders, and prenatal diagnosis. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Abdallah is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, male reproductive disorders, infertility

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Endometriosis, Gynecologic Surgery, Male Infertility, Male Reproductive ... (Read more)

Dr. Sandra Margaret Bello, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
610 Lawrence Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Sandra Bello is a medical specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology. She has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among her clinical interests: male infertility, male reproductive disorders, and prenatal diagnosis. Dr. Bello accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After attending Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Pennsylvania Hospital. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bello's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, male reproductive disorders, infertility

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Endometriosis, Gynecologic Surgery, Male Infertility, Male Reproductive ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig Arthur Witz, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
610 Lawrence Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Craig Witz specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Witz attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Witz's areas of expertise include the following: infertility, hysteroscopy, and endometriosis. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. 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. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Witz's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Witz is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Endometriosis, Infertility

Dr. Jonathan Taesung Kim, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
610 Lawrence Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Jonathan Kim's specialty is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. Dr. Kim's areas of expertise include the following: male reproductive disorders, prenatal diagnosis, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Kim welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , male reproductive disorders, infertility

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Endometriosis, Gynecologic Surgery, Male Reproductive Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason Spencer Griffith, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
610 Lawrence Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Jason Griffith practices reproductive endocrinology and infertility in The Woodlands, TX, Houston, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, Dr. Griffith performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas. In his practice, Dr. Griffith focuses on infertility, hysteroscopy, and ultrasound (sonogram). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Griffith's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasound

Dr. Josh Chandler Skorupski, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
610 Lawrence Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Josh Skorupski practices reproductive endocrinology and infertility. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Skorupski's clinical interests include male infertility, male reproductive disorders, and hysteroscopy. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Skorupski's practice is open to new patients. He attended medical school at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, male reproductive disorders, infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Gender Reassignment Surgery, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Male Infertility, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marie Therese Sohner, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
929 Graham; Suite B
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Marie Sohner specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Tomball, TX and Houston, TX. These areas are among her clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menopause, and cervical dysplasia. Dr. Sohner has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Sohner trained at St. Joseph's Hospital for residency. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Laser Treatment, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Emanuel Paul Ii Descant II, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Sports Medicine
909 Graham # D; Tomball Medical Art Building
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. E. Descant's medical specialty is family medicine, geriatrics (elderly care), and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Descant include warts, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and depression. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Descant is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences. Dr. Descant's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Sports Health, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Erectile ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Bryan Williams, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
610 Lawrence Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Williams' specialties are reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Williams's areas of expertise include male infertility, male reproductive disorders, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Williams's professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, male reproductive disorders, infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Gender Reassignment Surgery, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Polycystic Ovary ... (Read more)

Dr. Ghassan Fouad Haddad, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
610 Lawrence Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Ghassan Haddad specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Haddad has a special interest in infertility. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Haddad honors. He graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Haddad completed a residency program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Haddad has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility

Dr. Jason Samuel Yeh, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
610 Lawrence Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Jason Yeh's area of specialization is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Yeh include infertility. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Yeh's residency was performed at Duke University Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: Resident Reporter Award, American Society of Reproductive Medicine; Charles Hammond Research Grant, Duke University; and Appleseed Teaching Award, Duke Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility

Dr. Ryan Goodson Steward, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
610 Lawrence Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Ryan Steward practices reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Clinical interests for Dr. Steward include male infertility, male reproductive disorders, and prenatal diagnosis. The average patient rating for Dr. Steward is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before performing his residency at Memorial Hermann and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Steward attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, male reproductive disorders, infertility

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Endometriosis, Gynecologic Surgery, Male Infertility, Male Reproductive ... (Read more)

Dr. Sahadat Kemi Nurudeen, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
610 Lawrence Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Sahadat Nurudeen is an infertility specialist in Tomball, TX, Cypress, TX, and Webster, TX. These areas are among her clinical interests: male infertility, male reproductive disorders, and prenatal diagnosis. Patients rated Dr. Nurudeen highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Her education and training includes medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine and residency at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Nurudeen is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, male reproductive disorders, infertility

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Endometriosis, Gynecologic Surgery, Male Infertility, Male Reproductive ... (Read more)

Dr. Muhammad Irfan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1205 Graham
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Muhammad Irfan's area of specialization is general internal medicine. His clinical interests include knee problems, mitral valve prolapse, and thyroid problems. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Irfan attended medical school at Dow Medical College. Dr. Irfan trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), sexual dysfunction, male reproductive disorders

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Incontinence, Neck Pain, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Shoulder Problems, ... (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.