We found 10 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Humana near Richmond, TX.

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Dr. Zachary Robert Mucher, MD
Specializes in Urology
17510 W. Grand Parkway; Suite 210
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Zachary Mucher's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Mucher include peyronie's disease (penile curvature), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Mucher is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System.

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

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Laser Treatment, Sexual ... (Read more)

Dr. Shannon Marie Crowe, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4911 Sand Hill Drive
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Shannon Crowe is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She works in Sugar Land, TX. Patient reviews placed Dr. Crowe at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Crowe include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), high risk pregnancy, and sexual dysfunction. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Crowe is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. She welcomes new patients. After completing medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sexual dysfunction, infertility

All Interests: Gynecologic Procedures, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Sexual Dysfunction, Hormone Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. Bryan Jay Blonder, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4911 Sand Hill Drive
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Bryan Blonder practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Blonder graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Blonder include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), amenorrhea (missed periods), and dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. Dr. Blonder is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sexual dysfunction, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), infertility

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Gynecologic Procedures, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Moona Haque, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
17510 West Grand Parkway; #310
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Moona Haque is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Haque include menopause, ablation, and minor surgery. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Haque attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Haque is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Gynecologic Procedures, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1601 Liberty Street; Suite A
Richmond, TX
 

Dr. Cynthia Rios, who practices in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Richmond, TX, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Before performing her residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Dr. Rios attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rios include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), high risk pregnancy, and depression. Dr. Rios accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Rios has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sexual dysfunction, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), infertility

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Gynecologic Procedures, Substance Abuse, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. C. Funsho Funsho Fagbohun, PhD, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1601 Liberty Street; Suite A
Richmond, TX
 

Dr. C. Fagbohun sees patients in Richmond, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His clinical interests include high risk pregnancy, high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and infertility. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Fagbohun is a graduate of the University of Lagos College of Medicine and a graduate of St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston's residency program. Dr. Fagbohun has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Gynecologic Procedures, Diabetes, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Gynecological ... (Read more)

Dr. Paolo C Champion, MD
Specializes in Urology
1601 Main; Suite 203
Richmond, TX
 

Dr. Paolo Champion works as an urologist in Houston, TX, Richmond, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Champion's clinical interests include bladder cancer, peyronie's disease (penile curvature), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Champion is open to new patients. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Circumcision, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Laser ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1601 Liberty Street; Suite A
Richmond, TX
 

Dr. Sarah Nelson is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Her clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), ablation, and adolescent issues. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Nelson graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. She honors Amerigroup Star, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sexual dysfunction, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), infertility, HIV/AIDS

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Gynecologic Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lauren M Musslewhite, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
17510 W Grand Parkway S, Suite 430; Sugar Land Women's Care Pllc
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Lauren Phillips is a general OB/GYN. Dr. Phillips graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Her average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Amitabh Y Shukla, MD
Specializes in Neurology
1601 Main Street; #201
Richmond, TX
 

Dr. Amitabh Shukla is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Shukla attended medical school at B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad. These areas are among his clinical interests: myasthenia gravis, acoustic neuroma, and polymyositis. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Shukla is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Sleep Disorders, Neck Pain, Sarcoidosis, Erectile Dysfunction, Brain ... (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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