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Gynecological Services

Being a leader in Women’s Services is about more than delivering babies. Our specialists provide a full range of general gynecology services from yearly examinations and screenings to highly specialized procedures using minimally invasive techniques. As the region’s only academic OB/GYN program, Erlanger is also heavily involved in research and clinical trials to improve care and outcomes. This includes:

  • Trials of a new treatment for preeclampsia
  • Studies on reducing pain following surgery
  • New ways to prevent and treat diabetes in pregnancy.

Conditions We Treat

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Abnormal Pap smears
  • Bacterial vaginosis and other vaginal infections 
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Endometriosis
  • Fertility and reproductive health
  • Heavy or Irregular menstrual cycles
  • Menopause management
  • Pain with intercourse
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Pelvic floor disorders and dysfunction
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Endometriosis
  • Sexual health issues


  • Complex laparoscopic and robotic surgery
  • Colposcopy
  • Dilation & curettage (D&C) surgery 
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS)
  • Pelvic laparoscopy
  • Procedures to treat precancerous changes of the cervix (LEEP, Cone biopsy)
  • Uterine artery embolization

Preventive Care and Screenings

  • Regular gynecological checkups, including a pelvic exam and breast exam
  • Pap smear
  • Pelvic exams
  • Bone density testing
  • Breast cancer screening
  • Discussions about colon cancer screening
  • Age-appropriate immunizations
  • Healthy lifestyle risk assessment
  • Hormonal testing for menopause
  • Immunizations
  • Screening for STIs