Obstetrics and Gynecology of Atlanta offers complete obstetric care encompassing prenatal, delivery and post-partum care.
Approximately 50-60 percent of our practice is devoted to the gynecological care of females including pre and post-adolescent girls and extending into the post-menopausal age group. We also offer many special services in our office for your convenience.
This section contains information on our childbirth classes, hormone replacement therapy, birth control pill protocol, and papsmears.
There are several types of incontinence: stress, urge, mixed, and overflow incontinence. In our office, if your diagnosis is obvious we will proceed with a course of treatment. If not, urodynamics testing will be scheduled first so that we can treat you based on the findings and your specific needs.
Approximately 10 percent of couples in the United States are infertile. Infertility is defined as not being able to conceive after 6 to 12 months of having sex without birth control. If you and your partner have been trying to get pregnant without success, you may want to have an infertility evaluation.
The Bone Density/DEXA scan is typically checked every 2-5 years in women at risk for osteoporosis. Bone mineral density is a predictor of fracture risk. Normal bone density is defined by a standardized score, called a T-score, which is greater than or equal to -1. Osteopenia (low bone mass) is defined by a T-score between -1 and -2.5, whereas osteoporosis is a T-score less than or equal to -2.5.
Much like a submarine maps its surroundings using radar or a bat navigates in the darkness, an ultrasound uses sound waves to map internal organs beneath the skin’s surface. Studies to date show that if used appropriately there is no apparent harm caused to body tissues from these sound waves. There is no radiation involved.
Digital screening mammogram is available at our Johns Creek and Northside offices. When you schedule your annual appointment be sure to remind the scheduler that you need an annual mammogram if you are 40years old or older.
We now have a confidential laboratory results access line! At your visit, you will receive a business card with your ID number, instructions, and the phone number for the automated results line. Just call the number and follow the prompts to obtain your results. Don’t forget to keep your ID number handy when calling.
In the first half of a pregnancy testing of fetus is for the purpose of detecting abnormal chromosomal conditions or inborn errors. Later in pregnancy certain high risk conditions in either the mother of the fetus lead us to perform tests of fetal wellbeing to be sure that the fetus is not in jeopardy.
Many gynecologic ailments are addressed surgically. Understanding your surgery and what it hopes to accomplish for you is critical to your recovery and in obtaining informed consent. Even though you may have already discussed some of these points with your doctor, this section revisits these topics in case you have questions.
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Vaccines and immunizations are an important preventative measure against certain diseases. Several vaccines are available in our office. These vaccines are all FDA approved and supported by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Please refer to www.cdc.gov/vaccines for additional information.
Click on the button to view the prescription request form. We will address requests within 24 hours of receipt unless it is on the weekend. We do not refill prescriptions on the weekend or after hours. We will not refill your prescriptions if you have not seen us for your last Gyn exam. If this is a new prescription you may need to be seen in our office before we can call it in. If the triage nurse has any questions she will contact you by phone or e-mail.
See our frequently asked general, obstetric, and gynecologic questions.