Adolescent Gynecology at Children's Hospital Colorado
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The Department of Gynecology at Children's Hospital Colorado is a multi-disciplinary practice, working closely with Adolescent Medicine, providing consultation, evaluation and treatment for a variety of gynecological-related conditions with sensitivity to each patient's psychological and emotional needs. Our team includes board certified pediatricians and gynecologists. See a list of our specialists.
Physicians and staff are specially trained in age-appropriate gynecological examination, prepubertal injuries and infections, and the variations in normal prepubertal anatomy and physiology. A strong emphasis is placed on communicating with children, teens and their families in caring and sensitive ways.
The department provides a broad spectrum of gynecology services weekly in the Adolescent Medicine Clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado as well as in Network of Care clinics. Issues involving pediatric vulva disorders, menstrual disorders, ovulation dysfunction, contraception, cervical dysplasia, pelvic pain and adnexal masses are addressed. Surgical procedures are performed with minimally invasive equipment to minimize discomfort in young children and teens.
The coordinated care we provide means that you have direct access to other necessary medical services, and the most comprehensive care possible. Our services include:
- Menstrual irregularities
- Pelvic pain
- Vaginal discharge
- Ovarian masses
- Abnormal pap smears
- Chronic lower abdominal pain
- Persistent vaginitis
- Birth control for teens
- Sexually transmitted diseases
- Other gynecological disorders
Pregnancy in teens presents additional concerns for both the mother and child’s health beyond those found in adult pregnancies. Three critical issues that are prevalent in teens are:
The Colorado Adolescent Maternity Program (C.A.M.P.) at Children's Hospital Colorado is a multidisciplinary prenatal and postnatal program that addresses these issues and strives to ensure the healthiest pregnancies and babies possible for teen moms.
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