We found 16 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Aetna near Detroit, MI.

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Dr. Awoniyi Olumide Awonuga, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Other, Gynecology
4201 St Antoine; Suite 4e & 4f
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Awoniyi Awonuga sees patients in Southfield, MI and Detroit, MI. His medical specialties are reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology. In addition to English, he speaks Yoruba. He is professionally affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). After attending the University of Ibadan College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Awonuga completed his residency training at Maimonides Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Infertility, Ultrasound, in Vitro Fertilization, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Michael Zalenski, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
22151 Moross - Professional Building 1; Suite 313
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. David Zalenski is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Grosse Pointe, MI and Detroit, MI. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zalenski include menopause, labor and delivery (childbirth), and high risk pregnancy. He is affiliated with St. John's Hospital and St. John Providence Health System. His education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Infertility, Labor and Delivery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Amarnath Rambhatla, MD
Specializes in Urology
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Amarnath Rambhatla is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Dearborn, MI, Detroit, MI, and Southfield, MI. His professional affiliations include DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rambhatla attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. Dr. Rambhatla is conversant in Telugu.

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

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Male Infertility, Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal, Peyronie's Disease

Dr. Minuchehe Kashef, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
22151 Moross - Professional Building 1; Suite 313
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Minuchehr Kashef is a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist in Detroit, MI. Dr. Kashef's clinical interests include gynecologic cancer, infertility, and gynecologic surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He graduated from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences and then he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. He is conversant in Persian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital and St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Gynecologic Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, Laser Treatment, Gynecologic Surgery

Dr. Steven Mark Lucas, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
261 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Steven Lucas is a specialist in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He is professionally affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, Dr. Lucas performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Cancer, Nephrectomy, Bladder Cancer, Adrenal Disorders, Endourologic ... (Read more)

Dr. Theodore Benjamin Jones, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
3980 John R 4 Webber
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Theodore Jones is a maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) specialist. His professional affiliations include Beaumont Hospital, Trenton, DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, and Hutzel Women's Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jones takes. Dr. Jones is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Prenatal Ultrasound, Diabetes, HIV/AIDS, High Risk Pregnancy, Prenatal Diagnosis

Dr. Elizabeth Ella Puscheck, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Elizabeth Puscheck's area of specialization is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. She has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Puscheck is affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. Dr. Puscheck graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine. She has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), infertility, endometriosis, hirsutism (excessive hair growth)

All Interests: Menopause, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, Osteoporosis, in Vitro Fertilization, Menstrual ... (Read more)

Specializes in Pediatrics, Adult Infectious Disease
3901 Chrysler Drive; Suite 4a
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Jennifer Veltman, who practices in Detroit, MI, is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. She studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. In her practice, Dr. Veltman focuses on HIV/AIDS. Dr. Veltman takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. Dr. Veltman is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: HIV/AIDS

Dr. Richard A Balon, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
3901 Chrysler Service Drive, Deparment of Psychiatry and Behavioral.; Tolan Park Medical Building
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Richard Balon specializes in psychiatry. Dr. Balon takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Balon (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Czech and Russian. He is professionally affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Depression, Psychopharmacology, Phobias, Medication Management, Sexual Dysfunction, Anxiety, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan Allen Cohn, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3901 Chrysler Drive; Suite 4a
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Jonathan Cohn specializes in adult infectious disease and practices in Detroit, MI. Dr. Cohn studied medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. In addition to English, he speaks Portuguese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Tropical Diseases, HIV/AIDS, Travel Medicine

Dr. Eric Wynton Ayers, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics
50 E Canfield Street
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Eric Ayers is a general internist, pediatrician, and adolescent medicine specialist in Detroit, MI. He is professionally affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Ayers has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Ayers accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , sexuality

All Interests: Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Hypertension, Sexuality

Dr. Lawrence R Crane, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3901 Chrysler Drive; Suite 4a
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Lawrence Crane is an adult infectious disease specialist in Detroit, MI. In Dr. Crane's practice, he is particularly interested in HIV/AIDS. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: HIV/AIDS

Specializes in Infectious Disease
3901 Chrysler Drive; Suite 4a
Detroit, MI
 

Mr. Gerald Burns practices infectious disease. Areas of particular interest for Mr. Burns include HIV/AIDS. He takes United Healthcare Navigate, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Mr. Burns is affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Relevant Interests: , HIV/AIDS

All Interests: HIV/AIDS

Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3901 Chrysler Drive; Suite 4a
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Christine Heumann's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. Dr. Heumann's clinical interests encompass HIV/AIDS. She is affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Virginia Mason. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), HIV/AIDS

All Interests: HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
3901 Chrysler Drive; Suite 4a
Detroit, MI
 

Ms. Marquetta Norwood is a gynecologist and women's health specialist in Detroit, MI. Her areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), contraception (birth control), and preventive care. She is in-network for United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Ms. Norwood is professionally affiliated with Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

All Interests: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Contraception, Preventive Care

3901 Chrysler Drive; Suite 4a
Detroit, MI
 

Ms. Deborah Richmond has indicated that her clinical interests include HIV/AIDS. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Ms. Richmond is affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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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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