Janice M. Lepp, MD
Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Location and Office HoursMemorial Medical Group
102 NW 31st St
Lawton, OK 73505
- BlueCross BlueShield
- BlueCross BlueShield of Oklahoma
- Coventry Health Care
- First Health
- Great-West Healthcare Cigna
- United Healthcare
- Comanche County Memorial Hospital
When should a woman start having pelvic exams?
Stephen K. Montoya, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, answered on behalf of Sunrise Hospital & Medical CenterA woman should have her first pelvic exam at age 21, says Stephen Montoya, MD, an OB/GYN at Sunrise Hospital. In this video, he discusses how frequency for this exam can change with your age.
What is women's health?
Erika Schwartz, MD, Internal Medicine, answeredIt's a developing specialty primarily focusing on prevention and education of women. It focuses on empowering women to take ownership of their bodies and understand its function as well as encourage them to demand respect and true care from their physicians.
Can a family doctor provide gynecological care?
Family doctors are experts in general medicine, a broad specialty that includes women's health. Some family doctors routinely do Pap smears and offer family planning counseling and other services that might typically be offered in a women's health medical office.
For complicated problems that require specialized care, your family doctor may refer you to an obstetrician/gynecologist. Often family doctors and specialists work together to optimize their patients' medical care.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
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