Women’s Health

UCF provides expert care for women’s health in all specialities including gynecology, obstetrics, robotic assisted surgery, preventive health care, primary care, mona lisa touch, pelvic health, health for teens, nutrition, midwifery services, and urogynecology. We offer functional and cost-effective treatments with the latest technologies and specialized staff for every age and stage. Specialized care for women’s health is frequently needed to treat general and reproductive health problems. Our knowledgeable team of gynaecologists help with every stage from adolescent gynecology to menopause management. Breast cancer is a common harmful disease in women which can be fatal too. About 1 in 8 women in the USA develop invasive breast cancer. Moreover, about 85% breast cancer cases occur to women with no family history of the disease.

Why do you need women’s health services?

Women’s health services are also essential because many diseases affect men and women differently, whereas certain diseases only occur to a specific gender, for instance breast cancer is one of the very common diseases in women. Moreover, even general illnesses can be more common or intense in one of the genders than the other. For instance, osteoporosis is more common in women. Women’s health service focuses on gender specific disorders and diseases and provides healthcare solutions to women in every stage of life, from pre-puberty to post-menopause. Our subspecialists’ team consists of the following professionals:

  • Adolescent and pediatric gynecology

We also treat patients below 18 years for gynaecologic needs.

  • Gynecological oncologists
  • Urogynecologists

We have a dedicated team of professionals to treat women having pelvic floor disorders which could cause rectal or urinary incontinence. The muscles in the pelvic floor support the uterus, bladder, and intestines.

  • Maternal-fetal physicians
  • Perinatologist

A gyn/ob specialized in handling high-risk pregnancies.

  • Radiologist

Radiologists interpret different health screenings and medical images, and are trained in performing different procedures with imaging technology to treat diseases such as uterine fibroids.

  • Primary care doctor
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Nurse midwives
  • Physician assistant

What procedures do Gynecology and Obstetrics specialists do?

The doctors at UCF are trained in both gynecology and obstetrics. The Ob/Gyn specialists generally start the treatment with a physical examination, such as a pelvic examination, pap smear, or a breast examination. Additional tests may also be prescribed depending on the patient’s medical history and stated needs. Moreover, they help in avoiding the health risks for mothers, such as by developing customized birth and health plans. The obstetrics team treats patients with diseases such as high blood pressure, lupus, diabetes, or other chronic diseases, as well as those having multiple births are generally referred to our team of high-risk obstetricians. The patients are provided with various specialized treatments and gynecological procedures such as:

  • Colposcopy

Colposcopy finds cancerous cells or any abnormal cells with the potential of becoming cancerous in the vulva, vagina, and cervix region with a device called colposcope. It checks for many diseases such as noncancerous growth called polyps or genital warts.

  • Mammograms

We provide routine health exams for women, including referrals for diagnostic and screening mammograms.

  • Midwifery services
  • Pregnancy care

Pregnancy care offers postpartum, prenatal, and pregnancy care, as well as counselling services, health education on newborn and parenting care, and professional development for health care practitioners who work with people having postpartum disorder.

  • Prenatal and preconception care:

The prenatal and preconception care includes physical exams, fetal ultrasound evaluations, and pelvic exams.

  • Infertility evaluations
  • Prenatal genetics and fetal medicine
  • HPV treatment and screening
  • Family planning
  • Menopause and hormone therapy
  • Ovarian and breast cancer screening
  • IUD removal and insertion
  • Prenatal genetic counseling and testing
  • 4D and 3D ultrasounds
  • Imaging for women
  • Menopausal concerns
  • Gynecologic surgery
  • Pap smears

Pap smear is a procedure to diagnose cervical cancer in women

  • Sexual health facilitator training (SHiFT)

This training educates the healthcare professionals serving in different capacitors to enhance or create sexual health-related training to use with various patients or program participants.

  • Women’s neurology
  • Eating disorder treatment

We offer treatments for common psychological and psychiatric diseases affecting women such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and other eating disorder types.

  • Counselling

Counselling for women, girls, and trans people above 13 years old who could not afford private counselling and lack access to third-party billing and private health insurance.

  • Abortion

Medical and surgical abortions.

  • Urogynecology
  • Specialized healthcare for female pelvic floor disorders, reconstructive surgery and medicine
  • Benign conditions which affect the functioning of the female reproductive organs.
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Nutrition and diet
  • Hysteroscopy

This procedure examines the uterus (womb) with a device called hysteroscope. Hysteroscopes is a narrow telescope having a camera and light at its end to produce images which help in diagnosis. Hysteroscopy procedure is considered as a minor surgery which generally does not need an overnight stay in the hospital. It only requires the patients to stay overnight if they are sensitive to anesthesia.

Preventive Care

Preventive care is one of the main objectives of primary care, to prevent the risk of diseases. The women’s health section offers comprehensive preventive care facilities:

  • Hormonal treatments and therapy
  • Age-appropriate immunizations
  • Testing for bone density
  • Screening for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Hormonal testng for menopause
  • Screening for breast cancer
  • Immunizations
  • Regular gynecological checkups, including breast exam and pelvic exam

Why Choose Us

  • Customized healthcare plans for all patients
  • Specialized care for all age groups and disease stages
  • Use of advanced technologies and equipment
  • Medical team consisting of doctors, nurses, physical assistants
  • As a non-profit, UCF focuses on providing high quality healthcare to all the patients and emphasizes quality of service above profits
  • Extensive staff in many specialties and an elaborate primary care system. We offer service in coordination with our various units as well as higher tiers in the healthcare sector and provide referrals to the relevant healthcare specialist and other providers.
  • Multi-disciplinary staff consisting of doctors, dieticians, nurses, volunteers, and medical assistants.
  • Patient education programs. We conduct training for patients and guide them about improving their health in the long-term.

We offer an extensive network of (number) locations across Texas, making it easy for you to find professional medical help.