We found 124 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Medicare near West Hollywood, CA.

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Dr. Soroush Adam Ramin, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
2080 Century Park East; Suite 1407
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Soroush Ramin practices urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Clinical interests for Dr. Ramin include erectile dysfunction (impotence), benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), and kidney stones. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Ramin is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Ramin obtained his medical school training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and performed his residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Ramin (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Armenian, and Russian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cedars-Sinai and Providence Saint John's Health Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bladder Removal ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Alan Schmones, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2625 W. Alameda Avenue; Suite 410
Burbank, CA
 

Dr. Stephen Schmones' medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Schmones's clinical interests encompass menopause, osteoporosis, and hormone replacement therapy. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Schmones is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He trained at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York for his residency. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Osteoporosis, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Endocrine Diseases

Dr. Ingrid A Rodi, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
200 Medical Plaza; 202
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Ingrid Rodi works as an infertility specialist and gynecologist in Santa Monica, CA and Los Angeles, CA. In addition to English, Dr. Rodi (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and Portuguese. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rodi include polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), fibroids, and infertility. She is affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Providence Saint John's Health Center, and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Before performing her residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Rodi attended Brown University, Alpert Medical School. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Rodi is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. She has received the following distinctions: Southern California Super Doctors; Top Women Southern California Super Doctors; and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. Dr. Rodi has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), infertility, endometriosis, recurrent pregnancy loss

All Interests: Infertility, Hysteroscopy, in Vitro Fertilization, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Fibroids, Women's ... (Read more)

Dr. Philip I Weintraub, MD
Specializes in Urology
2601 West Alameda Avenue; Suite 416
Burbank, CA
 

Dr. Philip Weintraub is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Weintraub (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. In his practice, he is particularly interested in prostate problems, kidney problems, and robotic surgery. He is affiliated with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. He attended medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Weintraub average 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Weintraub accepts. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Weintraub include: Southern California Super Doctors; Southern California Super Doctors 2008; and Los Angeles Super Doctors. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Infertility, Endocrine Diseases, Kidney Problems, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Jose Meliton Medrano, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
191 S Buena Vista Street; Suite: 300
Burbank, CA
 

Dr. Jose Medrano, who practices in Burbank, CA, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. In addition to English, he speaks Filipino. He is especially interested in menopause, osteoporosis, and robotic surgery. Dr. Medrano's hospital/clinic affiliations include Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and Adventist Health System. He obtained his medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University and performed his residency at Staten Island University Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Medrano average 3.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Medrano takes. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Osteoporosis, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hormone Replacement Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joshua Garrett Cohen, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
200 Medical Plaza; Suite 220
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Joshua Cohen is a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. His areas of expertise include colposcopy, ovarian cancer, and cervical cancer. Dr. Cohen is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has received the following distinctions: Southern California Super Doctors Rising Star and Southern California Rising Stars. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Providence Saint John's Health Center, and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Cohen welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Colposcopy, Clinical Trials, Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
5901 W. Olympic Boulevard; Suite 503
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Sawsan Jamil practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Los Angeles, CA. The average patient rating for Dr. Jamil is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Jamil include menopause. Dr. Jamil is affiliated with Providence Saint John's Health Center. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Jamil welcomes new patients. After attending the University of Baghdad, Baghdad College of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. In addition to English, she speaks Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Endocrine Diseases

Dr. Christopher W.T. Pearson, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1411 W Olive Avenue; Suite D & E
Burbank, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Pearson is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Burbank, CA. He attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and Trinity College Dublin School of Medicine. His clinical interests encompass menopause, high risk pregnancy, and preventive care. Dr. Pearson has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is professionally affiliated with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Pearson is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, High Risk Pregnancy, Endocrine Diseases, Preventive Care

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1411 W Olive Avenue; Suites D&e
Burbank, CA
 

Dr. Sofya Tsyganovskaya is a Burbank, CA physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Tsyganovskaya (or staff) is conversant in Russian and Ukrainian. In Dr. Tsyganovskaya's practice, she is particularly interested in menopause. She is professionally affiliated with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. After attending Odessa State Medical University for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. Patient reviews placed Dr. Tsyganovskaya at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Tsyganovskaya's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Endocrine Diseases

Dr. Sanford Lee Polse, MD
Specializes in Urology
2625 W Alameda Avenue; 306
Burbank, CA
 

Dr. Sanford Polse's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He obtained his medical school training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and performed his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Dr. Polse has indicated that his clinical interests include prostate problems, kidney problems, and hormone replacement therapy. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Polse's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Infertility, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Endocrine Diseases, Kidney Problems

Dr. Michael J Hyman, MD
Specializes in Urology
2601 W Alameda Avenue; Suite 416
Burbank, CA
 

Dr. Michael Hyman is an urologist. Dr. Hyman speaks Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hyman include erectile dysfunction (impotence), kidney problems, and robotic surgery. He is affiliated with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Hyman is rated highly by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Erectile Dysfunction, Endocrine Diseases, Kidney Problems, Robotic Surgery, Prostate ... (Read more)

Dr. Dawn Amanda Cashie, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology
2601 W. Alameda Avenue; Suite 212
Burbank, CA
 

Dr. Dawn Cashie practices surgery and obstetrics & gynecology. Her areas of expertise consist of menopause and high risk pregnancy. Patients gave Dr. Cashie an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at White Memorial Medical Center. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Cashie's professional affiliations include Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and Providence Medical Institute. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, High Risk Pregnancy, Endocrine Diseases

Dr. Matthew Thomas Siedhoff, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Urogynecology
8635 W 3rd Street; Suite 160w
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Matthew Siedhoff, who practices in Los Angeles, CA, is a medical specialist in obstetrics and urogynecology. Dr. Siedhoff graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and Stanford University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). His areas of expertise include the following: pelvic reconstructive surgery, myomectomy (fibroid removal), and appendectomy. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Siedhoff has received distinctions including Jay M. Cooper Endowed Award. 42nd AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology; Droegemuller-Bowes Award, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of North Carolina; and Jay M. Cooper Endowed Award, 39th AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Myomectomy, Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Appendectomy, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis, Abnormal ... (Read more)

Dr. Leah A Heap, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
191 S Buena Vista Street; Suite 100
Burbank, CA
 

Dr. Leah Heap is a physician who specializes in family medicine. Patients gave Dr. Heap an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: primary care, preventive care, and women's health issues. She is professionally affiliated with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. Dr. Heap attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC) for residency. Dr. Heap (or staff) speaks Spanish and Japanese.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Primary Care, Preventive Care, Elder Care, HIV/AIDS, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Dino T Deconcini, MD
Specializes in Urology
8631 W. Third Street
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Dino Deconcini's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Deconcini include bladder cancer, minimally invasive surgery, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He is professionally affiliated with Providence Saint John's Health Center and Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Deconcini is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Deconcini attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and Stanford University School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Deconcini (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), infertility

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Infertility, Bladder Problems, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Armen Antranik Kassabian, MD
Specializes in Urology
2701 W Alameda Avenue; Suite 506
Burbank, CA
 

Dr. Armen Kassabian, who practices in Burbank, CA, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Kassabian (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Armenian. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Kassabian include erectile dysfunction (impotence) and hormone replacement therapy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and Adventist Health System. After attending the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Dr. Kassabian has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Kassabian is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Erectile Dysfunction, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Endocrine Diseases

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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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