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Gynecology Specialist

John Gomes, M.D. -  - Obstetrics & Gynecology

Women's Healthcare Of Garden City

John Gomes, M.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology located in Garden City, NY

To address the unique reproductive health needs facing women of all ages, Women’s Healthcare of Garden City provides a wide range of gynecology services. Board-certified OB/GYN John Gomes, MD, offers annual pelvic exams, preventive screenings for cervical cancer, and STD testing in-office. Dr. Gomes also customizes individual treatment plans for gynecologic conditions like endometriosis, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and infertility. Call the office in Garden City, New York, at 516-222-8883 to schedule a gynecology appointment today.

Gynecology Q & A

What gynecology services are available?

Women’s Healthcare of Garden City offers individualized gynecology services for adolescents and adult women including:

  • Pelvic exams
  • Breast exams
  • Cervical cancer screenings
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing
  • Birth control counseling
  • Menopause counseling

Dr. Gomes also offers on-site diagnostic testing and treatment services for a number of gynecologic conditions. He also recommends that you schedule an appointment if you have unusual symptoms, such as heavy bleeding, vaginal discharge, or pain from conditions like:

  • Uterine polyps
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Endometriosis
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Hormone imbalance

Advanced diagnostic testing services are available on-site to identify the cause of your symptoms. Dr. Gomes also offers screenings for human papillomavirus (HPV) and can address female infertility issues.

What can I expect during an annual gynecology exam?

During your annual gynecology exam, Dr. Gomes spends time reviewing your personal and family medical histories, your current health, and any concerns you have about your physical or sexual health.

If you have any unusual symptoms, Dr. Gomes can perform other diagnostic tests during your appointment. He can also discuss your options for birth control and offers a variety of birth controls in-office, including:

  • Pills
  • Patches
  • Injections
  • Intrauterine devices (IUDs)

Your annual gynecology exam is also a great time to discuss ways to improve your long-term health and sexual wellness.

Dr. Gomes often evaluates and treats conditions like vaginismus, which includes:

  • Pain or burning on penetration
  • Painful intercourse
  • Decreased libido
  • Problems with vaginal lubrication

Treatments may include vaginal lubricant therapy, vaginal hormonal therapy, systemic hormonal therapy, and vaginal dilator therapy.

Acute, chronic, and recurrent vulvovaginal infections are common conditions. Dr. Gomes will take the time to listen to your history, evaluate the possible causative and contributing factors, and develop a therapy plan.

Ongoing communication plays an essential role in achieving a successful outcome.

To schedule a gynecology appointment, call Women’s Healthcare of Garden City at 516-222-8883.