The Institute for Women's Health

As the largest OB/GYN practice in the San Antonio region, the Institute for Women’s Health offers a comprehensive list of women’s health services. We are dedicated to providing patients of all ages with exceptional women’s health care from OB/GYN to gynecology to obstetrics. Explore the list below to find out how we can help you in your journey to optimal health and wellness.

Advanced Technology
Robotic Surgery

The da Vinci Surgical System is one of the most effective, least invasive treatment options for a range of uterine conditions. The daVinci Surgical System enables surgeons to perform with umatched precision and control.

In Office Procedures

At the Institute For Women’s Health, we offer our patients convenient in office procedures, such as Essure, Novasure and hysteroscopy. These procedures are performed by our physicians at one of our clinic locations.

Sunetics Laser for Hair Growth Therapy

Did you know that 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women in America suffer from hair loss? Hair loss issues can have a harmful effect on people’s self esteem, men included. The Institute for Women’s Health

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Urogynecology – Treatment for Mesh Complications

These complications include but are not limited to: Vaginal and pelvic pain Pain during intercourse Erosion (resurfacing) of a mesh or a graft used in pelvic reconstructive surgery Inability to empty the bladder adequately Persistent vaginal bleeding or discharge Blood in the urine Repetitive urinary tract infections Vesicovaginal fistula (abnormal communication between the bladder and…

Urogynecology – Vaginal/Uterine Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse is the descent and possible protrusion of the pelvic organs onto the vaginal walls that sometimes results in their protrusion through the vaginal opening. It results from the weakening, stretching and detachment of the muscles and ligaments of the pelvic floor that hold those pelvic organs (the vagina, the uterus, the bladder,…

FAQs – Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders

Frequently Asked Questions about Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders

Vaginal/Uterine Prolapse and Bowel Control Problems

Whether after childbirth or after menopause, some women experience significant weakening of the muscles and ligament that hold the vagina, the uterus, the rectum and the bladder in place. This can lead to pressure, pain or a bulge in the vagina, or problems constipation, incomplete bowel emptying or incontinence of stool (loss of bowel control). At the Institute for Women’s Health, we can do a personal evaluation to treat these bothersome problems.

Urogynecology – Bladder Control Problems

We understand the frustration of loss of bladder control (urine leakage, urgency and frequency going to urinate and waking up at night to go, bladder pain, incomplete bladder emptying, frequent bladder infections). The Institute for Women’s Health, specializes in these conditions and can diagnose and tailor the best treatment for each individual patient.

Fertility
San Antonio Fertility Specialist

At our San Antonio fertility clinic, Advanced Fertility Center, we will create a custom treatment plan to help you overcome infertility and conceive. We also offer fertility preservation services.

Birth Control Options

Every woman has different contraceptive needs, so we work closely with our patients to find the right birth control method for them. Our doctors are happy to discuss all of your options with you.

Mature Women's Health
Hormone Therapy

Our hormone replacement procedures significantly help women who are struggling with menopause symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings, changes in libido and vaginal dryness.

Menopause Symptoms and Treatments

If you’re experiencing frustrating menopause symptoms such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness, we can help you. There’s no need to suffer through the frustrating symptoms of perimenopause

Bone Density Scan

We believe preventing osteoporosis is very important. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, of the 10 million Americans estimated to have osteoporosis, 8 million of

Obstetrics/Gyenecology
Well Woman Exam

We encourage our patients to have annual well-woman exams. A well-woman exam is an annual preventive screening of breast and gynecological diseases. During the visit, your doctor will discuss your health history and lifestyle and will perform a physical exam of your breast and pelvis. Who should have a well woman exam? Females that are…

San Antonio Gynecology

Our San Antonio OB/GYN clinic offers a full line of gynecological care, from adolescence through post-menopause. Our dedicated physicians take time to understand your needs and listen to your concerns.

Sonograms in San Antonio

Ultrasounds and sonograms are used at our clinic to take a picture of your baby and placenta. These tools help us confirm a viable pregnancy, detect abnormalities and conditions

Obstetrics

At the Institute for Women’s Health OB/GYN, you will find the most advanced obstetrical technology and services available for you and your baby. Institute For Women’s Health is one of the top pregnancy

Other
Vaccines

According to the CDC, Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, has been contracted by an estimated 20 million Americans. By the age of 50, it is estimated that 80% of women at some point in their life will contract HPV. Each year about 6.2 million Americans will get HPV.

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials are available for our patients. If you are interested in participating, please review and apply for specific studies.