Well Woman Exam & Contraception Specialist

NY Pelvic Pain and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery P.C. is skilled in offering women the most comprehensive array of care options, including well-woman exams and contraception counseling and treatment to help women from throughout New York City take control of their health and wellness at every stage of life.

Well Woman Exam & Contraception Q & A

NY Pelvic Pain and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery P.C.


What is a well-woman exam?

While a lot of doctor appointments take place when you're sick or experiencing symptoms, well-woman exams are conducted when you're feeling just fine. They're a vitally important part of preventive care, enabling you to be proactive in the management of your health at every stage of life, and having well-woman visits on a regular basis is the best way to look for early signs of diseases and to ensure you're getting the best care for optimal health at any age.

What happens during a well-woman visit?

Well-woman visits begin with a personal and family health history to look for possible risk factors for diseases. You'll also be asked about medications you may be taking, including over-the-counter medicines and vitamins and supplements. Your weight and blood pressure will be measured and your general health will be assessed. You may also have a clinical breast exam and a pelvic exam with a Pap test and HPV testing. In some cases, a urine sample or blood testing may be ordered. The visit is an ideal time to discuss contraception needs or to ask questions about menopause or other health-related issues. Well-woman exams should be conducted annually to provide an ongoing record of care.

How can I decide which type of contraception is best for me?

Contraception is a very personal decision based on your lifestyle, your sexual activity and your own personal preferences. Each type of birth control offers different types of advantages, and today, there are more options than ever to enable you to take control of your life, including pills, arm and uterine implants, diaphragms and condoms. During your visit, you'll learn about all the different options so you can choose the form of birth control that works best for your needs and offers the most comfortable and most convenient solution.

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    "They were able to provide me everything they promised me. I've never doubted their abilities."

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    "Dr. Levey is an excellent surgeon and NY Pelvic Pain has a caring and kind staff. It is the only place to go if you need this kind of help."

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    "The experience and knowledge in this office is beyond anything that I have had in the past. Dr. Levey took time to answer my questions even though he was busy."

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    "Dr. Ostrov has a great bedside manner. She is friendly, knowledgeable and easy to talk to. I feel very comfortable with her."

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    "I saw Dr. Nikole Ostrov, and I was incredibly impressed with how kind and non-judgmental she was."

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    "I've been working with Dr. Davison...She is the nicest, most caring doctor I've ever had and I feel completely lucky to be under her care. "

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    "Dr. Davison was absolutely wonderful!! Not only was she extraordinarily pleasant and caring, but she clearly knows what she's talking about."

    Missy J.
  • Vitals

    "She is knowledgable in a no judgment way. She truly cares about the patient. If every doctor was this way medicine would be worth the price!"

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    "Dr. Hobbs is probably the warmest, kindest, gentlest doctor I have ever been to in my life. Wonderful experience and I know she will go extremely far!"

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  • Vitals

    "Dr. Friedman performed a DNC on me last year, he and the staff at the Lenox Hill Hospital were AMAZING. They definitely make an awkward situation VERY comfortable."

    Verified Patient
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NY Pelvic Pain and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery P.C.
90 Maiden Lane, Suite 300
Financial District

New York, NY 10038
Phone: 646-290-9560
Fax: 212-532-4362
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