Southern Connecticut Women's Health Care Associates -  - OB-GYN

Southern Connecticut Women's Health Care Associates

OB-GYNs located in Milford, CT & Westport, CT

Gynecology Specialist

Southern Connecticut Women's Health Care Associates is two full-service health practice that focuses on women and their health in Milford and Westport, Connecticut. As such, the doctors here are female OB/GYNs who have created a place where women help women with obstetrical and gynecological needs.

Gynecology Q & A

What is Gynecology?

Gynecology is a specialty within healthcare that focuses on women's health, diseases that affect women, and the physiological function of the female reproductive system. As such, services range from birth control to robot-assisted surgery. Between those services are the diagnosis, treatment, and care for illness, injury, and disease. One of the most important functions of gynecology is that it serves as a resource for women who seek to know more about their health so that they can make informed decisions.

When Should I See A Gynecologist?

For the first visit, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists suggests that young women first see a gynecologist between the ages of 13-15. Typically, a pelvic exam is not required for teens. Usually, women see their gynecologist every year for a well-woman exam. A well woman examination is an exam offered to women to review elements of their reproductive health. It is recommended once a year for most women. The exam includes a breast examination, a pelvic examination, and a pap smear but may also include other procedures.

What Happens at the Annual Gynecology Visit?

This is basically a women's wellness exam. A well woman examination is an exam offered to women to review elements of their reproductive health. The exam includes a breast examination, a pelvic examination, and a pap smear but may also include other procedures. This is also the time when women have an opportunity to discuss with a gynecologist sexual health, contraception, irregularities in their reproductive health, pain, and other topics that may require further examination.

A gynecologist is a comprehensive resource for women who want to find professional information about products, conditions, and topics that affect their lives.

Why Do I Need A Pelvic Exam Every Year?

The pelvic region is a very comprehensive part of the female body. It holds the reproductive system, digestive system, part of the nervous system, and many other features. A pelvic exam allows your doctor to test for fibroids or STDs such as HPV or HIV. It also allows the doctor to address issues such as pain, irregular menstruation, pregnancy, birth control, and much more.

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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Healthgrades

    "Dr Sivkin has been my doctor for 4 years. She has taken care of me and is wonderful. She listens to me and helps me work through any issues I might have."

    Shannon in Milford, CT
  • RateMDs

    "I love Dr. Sivkin...She is extremely thorough and follows up with you about any concerns"

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "Love Dr. Sivkin. She's the best... Knowledgable and caring. Her follow through is wonderful albeit multiple visits to her office but I wouldn't choose anyone else"

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Sivkin sat down with me and took the time to listen. She did a thorough exam and provided guidance on some non-related issues I was having"

    Judy W.
  • RateMDs

    "She will always advocates for what is in the best interest of the women in her care. She takes the time to get know you as a person"

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "She was compassionate and friendly which made it easy to ask questions...Thank you. Dr. Murray, for being a gynecologist that a mature woman can trust with her health"

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Murray is the best. Caring, listens to her patients."

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "We just found out that Dr. Murray relocated from Connecticut to Georgie-- our loss, their gain. She is a dedicated doctor with a love for what she does. Good luck."

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "If you can get this doctor to call you she is terrific!"

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Murray is quite nice and takes her time with the patient"

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "Love Dr. Sivkin. She's the best... Knowledgable and caring. Her follow through is wonderful albeit multiple visits to her office but I wouldn't choose anyone else"

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "She was compassionate and friendly which made it easy to ask questions...Thank you. Dr. Murray, for being a gynecologist that a mature woman can trust with her health"

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "She will always advocates for what is in the best interest of the women in her care. She takes the time to get know you as a person"

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Sivkin sat down with me and took the time to listen. She did a thorough exam and provided guidance on some non-related issues I was having"

    Judy W.
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Murray is the best. Caring, listens to her patients"

    Verified Patient
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