We know how important it is to have trust with your gynecologist. At Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport, knowing you are comfortable and heard are top priorities for our OBGYN physicians and support staff. Our team has a deep commitment to serving the unique needs of women of all ages. From your first gynecology exam to your first mammogram and through menopause care, our physicians are here to provide cutting-edge, compassionate care to daughters, mothers and grandmothers alike. Whether your seen by one of our board-certified OBGYNs, a nurse practitioner, a certified nurse-midwife, or a subspecialty physician, we are here to make sure you receive the best care possible.
Our gynecology team has experience offering the following services:
Ready to schedule a visit with one of our providers? If you are an existing patient, you can use your online health portal, MyChart to schedule with your provider.
Most experts agree that by evaluating you on a yearly basis, your gynecologist can better determine if there are any issues you need to be concerned about. Depending on your age, there are certain steps that will go into every visit, including:
Recent guidelines call for pap smears every three years. Women with an average risk of breast cancer should have annual mammograms between the ages of 45 and 54. After that, they can have screenings every two years. Breast exams, either from a medical provider or self-exams, are no longer recommended by the American Cancer Society, unless indicated. Patients younger than 21 years old do not usually require a pelvic exam.
Our board-certified medical professionals have experience performing the following procedures:
Whether you’re in need of gynecology care or an expert team to support you through pregnancy and beyond, Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is here for you.