We found 7 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Medicare near Antioch, CA.

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Dr. Sharon Yvette De Edwards, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2240 Gladstone Drive; Suite 1
Pittsburg, CA
 

Dr. Sharon De Edwards practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Pittsburg, CA. She speaks Spanish. She has a special interest in menopause. Dr. De Edwards's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Delta Medical Center, John Muir Medical Center, Concord, and John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek. Dr. De Edwards's education and training includes medical school at the University of Panama School of Medicine and residency at Hurley Medical Center. Her average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. De Edwards accepts. Dr. De Edwards has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility, dyspareunia (painful sex)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Adolescent Gynecology, NovaSure, Infertility, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan Lum Chin, MD
Specializes in Urology
3903 Lone Tree Way; Suite 210
Antioch, CA
 

Dr. Jonathan Chin is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). He obtained his medical school training at Harvard Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In Dr. Chin's practice, he is particularly interested in urologic (genitourinary) disorders. He accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, Sutter Delta Medical Center, and John Muir Medical Center, Concord. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Chin's office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Prosthetics, Cryosurgery, Laser Lithotripsy, Radical Nephrectomy, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel L Zimmerman, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3737 Lone Tree Way
Antioch, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Zimmerman is a general OB/GYN. His clinical interests include women's health issues. Dr. Zimmerman has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Before performing his residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Dr. Zimmerman attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Dr. Zimmerman is affiliated with SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, Sutter Delta Medical Center, and John Muir Physician Network. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , HPV (human papillomavirus), infertility, dyspareunia (painful sex)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Adolescent Gynecology, NovaSure, Infertility, ... (Read more)

Dr. Young Min Kim, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3724 Lone Tree Way; Suite A
Antioch, CA
 

Dr. Young Kim is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He studied medicine at Yonsei University College of Medicine. Dr. Kim's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. He has a special interest in women's health issues. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Kim (or staff) speaks Korean. In addition, he offers interpreting services for Spanish-speaking patients. He is professionally affiliated with SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network and Sutter Delta Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , HPV (human papillomavirus), dyspareunia (painful sex)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, NovaSure, Intrauterine Device Insertion, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott J Wada, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4053 Lone Tree Way; Suite 100
Antioch, CA
 

Dr. Scott Wada is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Antioch, CA. Dr. Wada has indicated that his clinical interests include women's health issues. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF) and Sutter Delta Medical Center. Dr. Wada's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , HPV (human papillomavirus), infertility, dyspareunia (painful sex)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Intrauterine Device Insertion, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig Jann Leong, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2219 Buchanan Road; #6
Antioch, CA
 

Dr. Craig Leong is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Leong include eye problems. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Leong accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Leong's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation HMO Network. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Diabetic Retinopathy, HIV/AIDS, Macular Hole, Uveitis, Age-Related Macular ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Arellano Reyes, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
100 Cortona Way; Suite 140
Brentwood, CA
 

Dr. Brian Reyes specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Brentwood, CA. His clinical interests encompass internal medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Reyes attended Manila Central University, MCU-FDT Medical Foundation for medical school and subsequently trained at New York Hospital Queens for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Filipino. Dr. Reyes's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Delta Medical Center, John Muir Medical Center, Concord, and John Muir Physician Network. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , low testosterone (male hypogonadism)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Metabolic Syndrome, Low Testosterone, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, ... (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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