At St. Theresa’s we understand how exciting and emotional pregnancy can be for a woman. We take time to listen to each and every individual concern in order to provide the highest quality of care and support from conception to postnatal care.
Management of low and high-risk pregnancy: knowing whether your pregnancy falls into the category of low or high risk is very important for your birth plan. Some causes of high-risk pregnancy are high blood pressure, diabetes, HIV, obesity, multifetal.
3D/4D ultrasound: we give you the opportunity to experience the magical feeling of seeing your baby in the womb with 3D/4D ultrasound.
Preconception counseling: we will help you take care of your health before you become pregnant. If there are any medical issues, we treat them and also help you learn any risk factors.
Prenatal screening: with prenatal screening, you can get valuable information about the health of your baby, as well as your own health, which will be valuable to you both during and after pregnancy.
VBAC - Vaginal Birth After previous C-section: most women wonder about their delivery options in a future pregnancy after having a C-section. Talk to our physicians to learn your options
Multifetal gestation: we manage and deliver twins and triplets.
Ectopic pregnancy: this is when the fertilized egg attaches itself outside the uterus (womb). Talk to our physician about management options.
At St. Theresa’s, we provide a comprehensive range of gynecological care for women and young adults through all stages of life.
These services include:
Yearly Pap tests: the Papanicolaou, known as a pap smear, is a method of cervical screening used to detect potentially pre-cancerous or cancerous processes in the cervix. By getting your regular pap tests, our physician can find abnormal cells and treat them before they become cancerous.
Gardasil HPV (Human Papillomavirus) vaccine: we offer the Gardasil HPV vaccine to protect against the HPV sexually transmitted virus that leads to cause cervical cancer.
Contraceptive counseling: our physician will discuss different options for birth control some of which are offered in the office, like the Depo-Provera injection, which lasts for 3 months.
Vaginitis: this is an inflammation of the vagina that can result in discharge, itching, and pain. To learn more talk to our physician.
Urinary incontinence: this is common in older women. If you are experiencing loss of bladder control, talk to our physician for treatment.
Fibroids: described as abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman’s uterus. The good news is that there are many treatment options available to you. Talk to our physician for details.
Osteoporosis: thinning of the bones which tend to affect women who are past menopause. At St. Theresa’s we treat women of all ages. Talk to our physician to learn more about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) if you are experiencing hot flashes and vaginal dryness.
Infertility services: infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant after one year of unprotected sex. If a woman can get pregnant but keeps having miscarriages, that is also called infertility. The good news is that most infertility is treated with medications or surgery.
Surgeries and procedures offered at St. Theresa’s Obgyn:
Hysterectomy: surgical removal of the uterus, known as the womb. Consult our physician if you are thinking of having one done.
Myomectomy: a surgical procedure to remove fibroids without touching the uterus. It is the recommended for women that are still interested in getting pregnant.
D&C: a surgical procedure performed after a first trimester miscarriage.
LEEP (Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure): a surgical procedure performed on the cervix to remove cells that appear to be abnormal but are not yet cancerous.
Colposcopy: this procedure allows our physician to have a closer look at your cervix, vagina, and vulva for signs of disease when your Pap test is abnormal.
Cystoscopy: this procedure allows our physician to look at the interior lining of the bladder and the tube that carries urine out of your body (urethra).
Essure: a permanent non-surgical birth control.
IUD (Intrauterine Device): a small contraceptive device inserted into a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy.
Novasure: an endometrial ablation (EA) procedure that provides an effective solution to heavy menstrual bleeding. To learn more speak with our experienced physician.