Women's Health

At North Ottawa Women’s Health you’ll find yourself in a friendly atmosphere, surrounded by experienced physicians and qualified staff who are committed to providing you with the best care possible.

Our practice focuses on the health needs of women at every stage in life. Whether you come to us for your check up, your first baby or when enjoying your first grandchild, we understand your unique needs as a woman and offer a diverse range of expertise and experience to best meet your individual needs. Meet our Women's Health team.

Gynecology Services

• Annual exams/pap smears/well-woman care
• Endometriosis & pelvic pain
• Uterine fibroids
• Incontinence evaluation & treatment
• Hormone therapy & alternatives
• Osteoporosis diagnosis & management
• Menopause management
• Breast exams & breast imaging referrals
• Pelvic floor disorders
• Vaginal/uterine prolapse
• Heavy periods/irregular bleeding
• STD screening & counseling
• Sexual dysfunction/libido issues
• HPV vaccine
• PMS treatment
• Birth control evaluation & counseling
• Infertility counseling, diagnosis & treatment
• Ovarian cyst evaluation & management
• Abnormal pap smears & colposcopy

Obstetrics Services

• Pre-pregnancy counseling & exams
• Prenatal/labor/delivery/postpartum care
• High risk care

Gynecologic Surgery

• Minimally invasive surgery - robotic, laparoscopic & single incision site
• Dilation & curettage
• Endometrial ablations, three types available
• Cervical procedures
• Hysterectomy
• Laparoscopy
• Urogynecology procedures
• Bladder suspension procedures
• Sterilization-laparoscopic, i.e. Essure®
• Vaginal reconstruction
• Hysteroscopy
• Correction of bladder & rectal prolapse

da Vinci® Surgery:

North Ottawa Community Health System is proud to offer a variety of gynecologic services using our da Vinci® Surgical System. The da Vinci® Surgical System is a sophisticated robotic platform designed to enable complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach. The system consists of a patient-side cart with four interactive robotic arms and an ergonomic surgeon’s console. It is designed to scale, filter and seamlessly translate the surgeon’s hand movements into more precise movements.

da Vinci® surgeries treat the following conditions:

• Endometriosis/Adenomyosis
• Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
• Uterine Fibroids
• Pelvic Prolapse

Benefits for our patients:

• Less pain
• Less blood loss
• Fewer complications
• Shorter hospital stay
• Less risk of infection
• Fast recovery