An annual well-woman visit to your gynecologist ensures your reproductive health and gives you the opportunity to discuss any issues that concern you. Dr. Joan Hazel Calinisan, Dr. Frances S. Kim, and Dr. Nerissa C. Safie, expert gynecologists at Trinity Women’s Health in Murrieta, California, live in the community and consider you part of their family. They can help you at every stage of your reproductive life, from puberty to pregnancy to menopause and beyond. Contact the all-woman Trinity Women’s Health team by phone or online form to set up your well-woman exam or to speak with a gynecologist.
A gynecologist is a medical doctor who specializes in women’s reproductive health. You should start seeing a gynecologist when you have your first period or by the ages of 13 to 15. Your gynecologist will be a member of your health team for the rest of your life, even after you’ve reached menopause.
Gynecologists are trained to detect potential problems with your reproductive organs and administer treatments to keep you healthy. During your yearly well-woman appointment, your gynecologist may:
A gynecologist can also:
You should have a well-woman gynecological exam at least once a year. You should also contact your OB/GYN if you:
Gynecologists treat any condition that’s related to your reproductive health. Some conditions they treat include:
Gynecologists focus on women’s health. The doctors who help you during pregnancy and who can deliver your baby are called obstetricians. Many gynecologists are also obstetricians.
Dr. Calinisan, Dr. Kim, and Dr. Safie are all Board Certifed obstetricians and gynecologists, a specialty that’s abbreviated as OB/GYN. They can advise you on how best to get pregnant, help you and your partner successfully conceive, advise and guide you through pregnancy, and deliver your baby.
Trinity also has a midwife on staff to help you through pregnancy and delivery.
Whether you’ve never been to a gynecologist before, or you’re looking for a new member for your reproductive-health team, contact Dr. Calinisan, Dr. Kim, and Dr. Safie. Reach them by phone or use the easy online form.