Premier Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetricians & Gynecologists & Physician Assistants located in Maitland, Oviedo, and Lake Mary, FL
Gynecological health is an important part of a woman’s life. At Premier Obstetrics & Gynecology, our doctors can provide our patients in the greater Orlando area with the gynecology services they require, including annual exams, at our Maitland, Oviedo, and Lake Mary, FL offices.
Gynecology Q & A
What is gynecology?
Gynecology is a branch of medicine which focuses on the care and treatment of patients born female or who have female body parts (whether or not they identify as women). A gynecologist is a medical physician who treats conditions and diseases which affect women and their reproductive organs. Gynecologists are also usually trained in obstetrics which is the care pregnant women including childbirth. These doctors are often referred to as OB/GYNs, or obstetricians and gynecologists. Gynecologists will treat diseases of the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, cervix, vagina, and vulva. A gynecologist will also work with women to care for menstrual problems and provide contraception in addition to addressing sexuality, menopause, and infertility.
Why would I need to go to the gynecologist?
Women will need to visit their gynecologist on a regular basis. It is suggested that women visit the gynecologist’s office at least once a year for a “well woman” or routine, annual exam. The doctor uses this exam to monitor how the woman’s body is sustaining its reproductive capabilities and to identify problems with the organs before they become major concerns. Women may also need to visit the gynecologist if there is a suspected problem and to gain access to birth control. The gynecologist can educate women about safe sexual practices and will be able to provide overviews of different types of available contraception. The physician is also authorized to prescribe birth control pills and other forms of contraception. The gynecologist will also be able to provide information about fertility and getting pregnant.
What can a gynecologist treat?
Gynecologists can treat a wide range of known issues or conditions which involve the female reproductive system. Heavy or painful menstrual periods, urinary tract infections (UTIs), yeast infections, endometriosis, and internal cysts and fibroids are just a few examples. Essentially, any problem a woman has with this region of her body will be referred to the gynecologist for treatment and care.
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Words from our patients
"The doctor made the correct calls and did everything necessary for my wife and baby to be healthy! Thank you Dr's for all you did!"
"The doctors here are great! I wouldn't have wanted to have my baby with any other Practice. Every appointment I had was relaxing and smooth. "
"I've seen both Dr. van Wert and a Nurse Practitioner, and both were extremely knowledgable, patient, and thorough."
"The office runs efficiently, appointment scheduling is hassle-free, and communication from the nurses and office staff is timely and friendly."
"I highly recommend him to all my female friends and family. He truly listens and asked me questions that no other doctor asked me before. "
"I have only wonderful things to say about this practice. The entire staff was quick and very helpful for my appointment from the front office to the medical assistants."
"Dr. van Wert has been my doctor for about 9 years. He is always compassionate, caring, and takes the time to really listen to questions and concerns."
"After failed appointments with other doctors, I made an appointment with Dr. van Wert. I needed a doctor who would listen. Dr. van Wert gave me his full attention."
"Always takes her time during appointments and genuinely cares about her patients. Knowledgeable, friendly, sweet. Highly recommend her!"