• Pediatric and adolescent obstetrics and gynecology

    UK Obstetrics and Gynecology offers specialized care in pediatric and adolescent obstetrics and gynecology. Our physician is fellowship-trained in caring for the unique needs of younger patients. With examinations and procedures designed specifically for children and young adults, we provide the utmost comfort and care for patients ranging from newborns to age 21. We offer a wide variety of treatments and services.

  • Pediatric services

    We specialize in the treatment of many conditions commonly seen in younger children including:

    • Vulvovaginitis - irritation or infection
    • Prepubertal bleeding - bleeding before the normal age of menstruation
    • Labial adhesion - a common condition in prepubertal females that sometimes blocks urine flow

    Adolescent services

    We specialize in the treatment of many conditions commonly seen in teenage and older patients including:

    • Ovarian cysts - fluid-filled sacs formed on the ovaries
    • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
    • Menstrual irregularity - a significant variation in menstrual cycle length and flow
    • Pubertal menorrhagia (heavy periods)
    • Dysmenorrhea (painful periods)
    • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) - a hormonal disorder of women in reproductive age, sometime causing menstrual irregularity and excessive hair growth
    • Sexually transmitted diseases (STD)

    Educational services

    Along with treatment, we aim to provide educational services to all of our patients on topics such as:

    • Importance of annual gynecological exams
    • Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines
    • Contraceptives

    Additional services

    Minimally invasive surgery
    • Management of normal pregnancies
    • Adolescent pregnancy care
    • Ultrasonography
    Young Parents Program - an adolescent OB/GYN provides care to young women in this program.

  • Clinic locations

    HBCicon120x123 These are clinics of the University of Kentucky Hospital, also known as UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Read more » 

    Kentucky Clinic |  Directions »
    Second Floor, Pediatric Specialty Clinic
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40508

    Polk Dalton Clinic |  Directions »
    217 Elm Tree Lane
    Lexington KY 40507

    UK Women’s Health Obstetrics and Gynecology |  Directions »
    125 E. Maxwell St., Suite 140
    Lexington KY 40508

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