Obstetrics & Gynecology

Our Board Certified Gynecologist, Dana Shanis, MD (pictured front center), as well as Rupa Natarajan, MD (not pictured), treat a variety of gynecological concerns, including in-office evaluation and treatment of abnormal pap smears, heavy or irregular bleeding, pelvic pain, and sexual dysfunction. Allison Andrews, WHNP, (pictured front far left) also manages a wide range of gynecological concerns with the exception of some surgical treatments. 

Our Board Certified Physicians: Lauren O'Brien, MD, (pictured back far left) Monica Duvall, MD (pictured back left), Maria Mazzotti, DO (pictured back right), and Jillan Rowbotham, DO (pictured back far right) and our Nurse Practioner, Catherine McGinty (pictured front right) are all trained and experienced in performing routine gynecological exams including pap smears, pelvic exams and breast exams. In addition, Catherine McGinty is trained in IUD insertion. 

Patients may see Dr. Shanis, or Allison Andrews, WHNP for the following services:

•  Routine Gynecologic Care 
•  Adolescent Care (ages 16 and older)
•  Contraception– Including: Nexplanon and IUD placement and removal
•  Preconception Counseling
•  Minimally Invasive Office Procedures
•  Evaluation and Treatment of:
o   Abnormal Pap Smear
o   Bartholin’s Gland Cyst or Abscess
o   Endometriosis
o   Fibroids 
o   Heavy or Irregular Bleeding 
o   Infertility 
o   Menopausal Symptoms
o   Pelvic Pain
o   PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) 
o   Sexually Transmitted Infections 
o   Sexual Dysfunction - pain, dryness, lack of desire, urinary incontinence
      -  THERMIva
               -  O-Shot
If procedures are needed, you no longer have to leave the office or go to an operating room. Dr. Shanis can perform the following procedures in our center:

•  Real-Time Ultrasound to diagnose pain, bleeding or infertility 
•  Biopsy (uterine, cervical, vaginal, or vulvar)
•  Colposcopy for Cervical Cancer prevention 
•  LEEP, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure for Cervical Cancer diagnosis and treatment 
•  Saline Infusion Sonohystogram for polyps and fibroids
•  Hysteroscopy for assessment of abnormal bleeding, polyps or fibroids
•  Novasure for Treatment of Heavy Bleeding
•  Pelvic floor injections for painful intercourse, chronic pelvic or lower back pain

Dr. Shanis is also specially trained in the care of survivors of cancer, including breast cancer and bone marrow transplant patients.

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