From birth control to menopause, gynecology is an area of medicine that focuses on the unique health needs of women. At the Center for Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Health, in Venice, Florida, John Devine, MD, an expert urogynecologist, provides compassionate and focused care for all areas of general wellness related to female health. To schedule your gynecology appointment, call the office or request an appointment using the online scheduling tool.

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What is Gynecology?

Gynecology is an area of medicine that specializes in women’s reproductive health and wellness. Menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause are unique to the female reproductive system and require specialized care.

Dr. Devine is an experienced gynecologist who takes a patient-centered approach to women’s health and well-being. His areas of expertise include general gynecological health and wellness, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of complex gynecological and urogynecological disorders.

What services does Gynecology include?

The Center for Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Health is a full-service gynecology practice. Dr. Devine offers many services that promote wellness and optimal health for women.

Some of the general gynecology services Dr. Devine provides include:

  • Pelvic and breast exams
  • Pap smears
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) screening
  • Blood pressure check
  • Evaluation and treatment of irregular menstruation
  • Management of abnormal Pap smears
  • Menopause counseling and treatment
  • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Contraceptive counseling
  • Osteoporosis screening and treatment

Dr. Devine is also a fellowship-trained urogynecologist and provides highly specialized care for women struggling with urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, recurrent urinary tract infections and interstitial cystitis.

What can I expect during a gynecology appointment?

The Center for Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Health has a reputation for providing comprehensive and compassionate care in a relaxed, spa-like atmosphere. When you visit the practice for a gynecology appointment, you can expect a patient-centered exam.

Dr. Devine schedules ample time for first-time appointments, as well as consultations for unique health issues and concerns.

During your exam, he asks detailed questions about your symptoms, health concerns, gynecological history, sexual history, medical history, and the types of medications and supplements you take.

He then performs an exam. Dr. Devine may request health screenings specific to your needs such as a Pap smear, bone scan, mammogram or STD testing.

What happens after my gynecology appointment?

After your exam, Dr. Devine discusses his health assessment with you and provides recommendations to maintain or improve your current health and prevent future health problems.

The specifics of your health and wellness plan depend on your age, health issues and concerns, and medical history.

For compassionate gynecology care from a physician that focuses on optimizing your overall health and wellness, call the Center for Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Health, or request an appointment online today.