Women’s Wellness

in New York, New York

Having the right information can be integral to making healthy choices and living your best life. That’s why our expert gynecological team can provide more than just clinical care— we can help optimize your emotional and physical health with counseling on the areas that are most important to you.

Having the right information can be integral to making healthy choices and living your best life. That’s why our expert gynecological team can provide more than just clinical care— we can help optimize your emotional and physical health with counseling on the areas that are most important to you. We’re passionate about making sure you have the tools you need to improve yourself and your lifestyle, and we can offer education and the latest information about the following topics:

Women’s wellness encompasses more than just the preventive care you receive in your gynecologist’s office. Our expert team can help you understand the right steps to take for a happy, healthy lifestyle. To get started, contact our New York City office by calling or filling out our online form.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What tests should a woman have every year?

The annual tests a woman should have vary depending on age.nnIn her twenties, a woman should have a pelvic exam, breast cancer screening, and physical. She should have a Pap smear every two years until age 29 provided results are normal. At age 30-70 Pap smears can be performed every 3 years.nnIn her 40s, a woman should also have a skin check as well as a yearly mammogram. However, mammograms may be recommended earlier or more frequently if she has a family history.nnA baseline colonoscopy should be performed at age 50 unless the patient has a family history of colon cancer. This should then be repeated every 5-10 years.nnWithin 2-3 years of menopause (typically in the patients early 50s), bone density tests should be performed.nnAfter about age 65, women should also have their hearing tested regularly.

Does a wellness exam include blood work?

Your annual wellness exam usually includes bloodwork and similar tests to evaluate your health.

Is there a difference between health and wellness?

Defining the difference between health and wellness varies among philosophies, professions, and individuals. Most define health as being free from disease, while wellness is a balance in various areas of life including physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual wellbeing.

“I had an excellent experience at Carnegie Women’s Health. The staff was kind and efficient and Dr. Lam was knowledgeable and thorough. I would recommend them to anyone looking for an OB/GYN.”

-Laurel J.
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