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Women's Health Specialist

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

Women's Healthcare Of Garden City

John Gomes, M.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology located in Garden City, NY

For women, maintaining exceptional health means attending annual wellness checkups to rule out or treat common women’s health concerns. At Women's Healthcare of Garden City in Garden City, New York, obstetrics and gynecology physician John Gomes, MD, offers comprehensive women’s health services for women of all ages. Call the office at 516-222-8883 to schedule your next wellness exam.

Women's Health Q & A

What is women’s health?

Women’s health at Women's Healthcare of Garden City includes physical exams, wellness checkups, obstetrics and gynecology care, diagnostic testing, and treatments if needed. Dr. Gomes offers an array of services and has many years of experience caring for women’s needs.

What are common women’s health concerns?

Common concerns that women can face include:

  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical, ovarian, and uterine cancers
  • Menopause symptoms
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Fibroids
  • Other gynecological problems
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Pelvic pain
  • Infertility
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

Dr. Gomes sees women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant, as well as women who would like to prevent pregnancy and menopausal women.

What happens during women’s health exams?

During women’s health exams at Women's Healthcare of Garden City, Dr. Gomes evaluates your body weight, body mass index (BMI), pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs. He reviews your medical history, including personal and family history of disease, your medication regimen, and symptoms you may have. 

He also completes a comprehensive physical exam to look for signs of illnesses and diseases. Dr. Gomes evaluates your breathing, heartbeat, abdomen, reflexes, and more. He may complete a pelvic examination to inspect your reproductive organs and a breast exam.

Which screenings and treatments are available?

Depending on your health and risk factors, Dr. Gomes might suggest one or more of the following diagnostic tests or treatments:

  • Blood test
  • Urine test
  • Pap test 
  • Ultrasound
  • Mammogram
  • Other imaging procedures
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Colposcopy
  • STD screening or treatment
  • Medications
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Vaccinations
  • Birth control
  • Fertility treatments

If you need treatment for a women’s health concern, he personalizes an approach to best match your unique needs and reduce the risk of complications.

When should I schedule women’s health exams?

Call the office if you notice new or unusual symptoms or have questions about your health. Schedule an appointment at Women’s Healthcare of Garden City if you’re interested in birth control, are pregnant, or suspect that you’re pregnant. 

To schedule your next women’s health exam at Women’s Healthcare of Garden City, call the office at 516-222-8883 today.