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Women's Services

OB/GYN Doctors Are Important for Women’s Overall Health

At Valley Presbyterian Hospital, our team of obstetrician/gynecologists (OB/GYNs) are here to meet women’s health needs for every season of their lives. Our line of OB/GYN services are offered with skill and compassion to address women’s gender-specific health needs. We offer preventative health screenings, education, maternity care, and a range of services that support women’s sexual and reproductive health.

Should I See an OB/GYN?

The best way a woman can protect her health is through preventative care, which includes getting a yearly checkup. During an appointment with an OB/GYN, patients may undergo evaluations to obtain body fluid samples for lab tests that check for specific diseases. The tests you require will be determined by your OB/GYN depending on your age, overall health, and sexual history. Women are always encouraged to see an OB/GYN for pregnancy, prenatal care, menopause, or any reproductive or sexual health needs that concern them.

OB/GYNs commonly treat the following female health concerns:

  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Pelvic pain
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Endometriosis
  • Hormonal disorders
  • Infertility
  • Bacterial and viral sexually transmitted infections (STIs, also called STDs) and more

Women’s Health Services We Offer

OB/GYNs are doctors who specialize in the female reproductive system, from puberty to pregnancy, and menopause and beyond.

Our women’s healthcare services include:

  • OB/GYN care
  • High-risk obstetrics (perinatology)
  • Prenatal and baby care classes
  • Lactation consultants
  • 3-D mammography
  • Comprehensive breast care

For more information about our women's services in Van Nuys, contact us at 818.782.6600 or email us by using our contact us page.