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Being proactive about your health is important. Many problems that affect women cannot be detected without thorough periodic examinations by a health care professional. Whether you are sexually active or not, good gynecological care can prevent illness and discomfort.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends annual exams for every woman age 18 years and older. The gynecological exam allows a health care provider to assess normal development of reproductive organs and screen for certain health problems. It also provides an opportunity to talk with a clinician about any sexual health concerns.
Christina E. Ellis, MD
Chester County Hospital gynecologic services cover the spectrum from routine care to minimally invasive surgeries to gynecologic oncology services. Our physicians provide expertise in all aspects of gynecologic care, including infertility, contraceptive options, abnormal menstruation, menopause, and cancer screening. Women suffering from bladder control problems or other urinary complications can feel comfortable knowing that our physicians offer a number of options for treatment.
Our well respected physicians have extensive expertise in the operating room that includes performing minimally invasive endoscopic procedures and other alternatives to hysterectomy, allowing women to return rapidly to their regular activities. When a woman's need for gynecological care moves beyond traditional services, she has a place to turn for advanced care from highly specialized physicians.
For women who lack insurance or who do not have enough insurance to cover their medical costs, the hospital's OB/GYN Clinic Services are available to provide high-quality health care.
For more information about gynecologists on the Medical Staff at Chester County Hospital, call our Physician Referral Service at 610.738.2300 or visit the Find a Doctor section of our website.
Last Updated: 2/10/2014