Our Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, and physicians provide a full range care for women at all stages of their lives. From the onset of menstruation through the challenges of perimenopause and menopause we they are here to help. Our care includes treatment and counseling for:
Peak Vista offers all available birth control methods and can help you find a method that fits with your body and your lifestyle. Make an appointment with one of our providers to understand which one best meets your priorities and preferences.
Our WWC program is located at our Women's Health Center and helps women receive free breast and cervical cancer screenings. The goal of this program is to detect breast and cervical cancer through the promotion of routine screenings and timely diagnostic evaluations. This program also funds and facilitates care and treatment for abnormal breast and cervical cancer testing.
Free screenings are for women who:
Gynecologists can treat girls or women at any age. We at Peak Vista recommend starting to visit a gynecologist from the age of 13 to 15 years. A visit to the gynecologist is recommended for annual screening and any time a woman has concerns about symptoms such as pelvic, vulvar, and vaginal pain or abnormal bleeding from the uterus.
Building up a relationship with a women’s doctor enables a girl or woman to be more comfortable asking questions about menstruation, sexuality and so on. It also gives the doctor a chance to guide a woman’s overall welfare in the long term, through counseling on important health and lifestyle issues.
There are many different reasons for visiting a gynecologist. If it is a young woman’s first visit, she may just have a chat with the doctor, get some general health information, and find out what to expect in the future. If it’s for recurring patient, it could be for annual checkup, to get more information on a specific situation, etc.
At any visit with the gynecologist, it is worth remembering: