Obstetrics and Maternity Services

A Women's Healthcare Team for You

Ascension Via Christi OB-GYN doctors focus on women' health with compassionate, personalized care.

Advanced Gynecological Surgery Care

At Ascension Via Christi, our women's health approach provides compassionate, personalized care at any age.

Our services include:

  • Comprehensive OB services, including expertise in maternal fetal medicine to manage high-risk pregnancies and deliveries.
  • Infertility services
  • Gynecologic surgical procedures
  • Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery including da Vinci Robotic Surgery
  • Treatment of abnormal pap smears and colposcopy
  • Annual well woman exams
  • Urogynecology services for women with pelvic floor relaxation (bladder/uterine prolapse), urinary/fecal incontinence issues and overactive bladder.

Proactively scheduling a well-woman visit each year is a great way for women to take charge of their health. Annual women’s wellness exams typically include discussion of health topics relevant to your age and risk factors, exams and screenings, and immunizations.

  • First well-woman visit at the age of first intercourse/sexual activity
  • Pelvic exams are recommended by age 21

Other important women's health checkups:

  • Breast screenings (perform breast self-exams between well-woman visits)

Breast self-exams and mammograms are critical for early breast cancer detection. If you notice any changes in your breasts, such as a new lump or skin changes, consult your doctor. Also, ask your doctor when to begin mammograms based on risk factors and personal history.

Customized Care Plans Based On Your Age and Health Goals

Healthcare concerns can vary based on a woman’s age, individual circumstances and family history. Talk to your doctor to determine which tests are right for you.

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health.

 

20s

  • Blood pressure test
  • Cholesterol test
  • Dental exam
  • Eye exam
  • Hearing test
  • Mole self exam
  • Pap test & pelvic exam
  • Sexually transmitted disease tests

30s

  • Blood pressure test
  • Cholesterol test
  • Dental exam
  • Eye exam
  • Hearing test
  • Mole self exam
  • Pap test & pelvic exam
  • Sexually transmitted disease tests
  • Thyroid test

40s

  • Blood pressure test
  • Blood glucose test
  • Bone mineral density test
  • Cholesterol test
  • Dental exam
  • Eye exam
  • Hearing test
  • Mammogram
  • Mole exam
  • Pap test & pelvic exam
  • Sexually transmitted disease tests
  • Thyroid test

50s

  • Blood pressure test
  • Blood glucose test
  • Bone mineral density test
  • Cholesterol test
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Dental exam
  • Eye exam
  • Hearing test
  • Mammogram
  • Mole exam
  • Pap test & pelvic exam
  • Sexually transmitted disease tests
  • Thyroid test

60+

  • Blood pressure test
  • Blood glucose test
  • Bone mineral density test
  • Cholesterol test
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Dental exam
  • Eye exam
  • Hearing test
  • Mammogram
  • Mole exam
  • Pap test & pelvic exam
  • Sexually transmitted disease tests
  • Thyroid test

To schedule an appointment with one of our OB-GYNs in Wichita, call 316-636-1550.

To schedule an appointment with one of our OB-GYNs in Pittsburg, call 620-235-7612.

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