Well Woman Exam Specialist

Barbara Gordon, MD -  - OB-GYN

New Generation Medical Practice, PLLC

Barbara Gordon, MD

OB-GYN & Medical Aesthetics located in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, New York, NY

A woman’s health care involves a yearly gynecological appointment. At New Generation Medical Practice in Brooklyn, New York, the well woman exam is a comprehensive visit designed to help you prevent and treat reproductive problems or other women’s health concerns. To book an appointment with Dr. Barbara Gordon today, call the practice or schedule your first visit online.

Well Woman Exam Q & A

What is a well woman exam?

A well-woman exam is a recommended yearly appointment for women who are in their reproductive years. The goal of this exam is to help you track and monitor your gynecological health, and to intervene if there are any problems that have to do with your fertility, your menstrual cycle, or your sexual health.

At a well woman exam, you also have the opportunity to ask Dr. Gordon any questions you may have about your female health or discuss symptoms that may concern you.

A well-woman exam is also referred to as an annual or a pelvic exam.

What happens during a well-woman appointment?

Depending on your age, your symptoms, and your specific health concerns, Dr. Gordon may perform a number of tests and services at your well woman exam. However, every appointment usually includes a few routine steps, such as:

  • Pelvic and breast health exam
  • Pap smear
  • Birth control discussion
  • STD screening
  • Blood pressure test

During your appointment, Dr. Gordon might also discuss the regularity of your menstrual cycle, your fertility health, your hormones, your mental health, and more.

What are the benefits of a well woman exam?

While most women understand that regular doctor visits are important, well woman exams are equally as critical to helping you navigate specific issues that have to do with your female health. A well-woman exam can help you identify problems that may interfere with your fertility, your mood, your energy, and other areas of your health that are influenced by female hormones and the reproductive system.

What can I expect after a well woman exam?

After your well woman exam, Dr. Gordon follows up to discuss results of your tests or any problems you talked about during your appointment. She may recommend further tests or procedures, depending on your symptoms or your needs.

If you’re healthy and your test results indicate that everything is normal, you can schedule your next visit for a year later. Throughout the year, you can visit Dr. Gordon to see about any gynecological concerns or to discuss your reproductive health before your next well woman exam.

To make an appointment with New Generation Medical Practice, call the office today or book online using the one-click scheduler.