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21 05, 2020

Secure Online Visits

By |2020-05-21T12:39:50-04:00May 21st, 2020|Telemedicine|Comments Off on Secure Online Visits

We're committed to keeping our patients and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic while continuing to provide quality care. We're pleased to announce that we are now offering you secure online video appointments. It's understandable that meeting in the office is not always convenient. Online video appointments allow you to receive the same quality [...]

23 05, 2019

Understanding Preeclampsia

By |2019-05-23T15:10:36-04:00May 23rd, 2019|Pregnancy|0 Comments

Learn about preeclampsia to keep you and your baby safe. A healthy pregnancy is at the top of every mom’s birth plan.  Sometimes though, your body may have other ideas.  Preeclampsia, which is sometimes called toxemia, is a condition that no mother can plan for or prevent.  Preeclampsia combines high [...]

20 05, 2019

What To Expect?

By |2019-05-20T15:19:49-04:00May 20th, 2019|Obstetrics|0 Comments

What to expect when you’re expecting When you’re pregnant, your baby’s health is your first concern. Dr. Hessel specializes in prenatal care for normal and high-risk pregnancies. She also performs on-site ultrasounds. And when it’s time for your baby to enter the world, Dr Hessel and her team will keep you comfortable by handling your labor, [...]

25 04, 2019

How early can I take a pregnancy test?

By |2019-04-25T15:40:17-04:00April 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How early you are able to take a pregnancy test will depend on the type of test that you use. All pregnancy tests measure the amount of the pregnancy hormone, human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) in your body. This hormone is produced when the egg is fertilized and attaches to the [...]

4 01, 2016

Insurance Definitions

By |2018-05-11T08:37:26-04:00January 4th, 2016|Resources|0 Comments

Deductible: The amount you're responsible for paying for covered medical expenses before your health insurance plan begins to pay for covered medical expenses each year. Deductibles generally range from $0-$3,000 and vary by plan and coverage type. Check with your insurance company for your plan’s deductible amount. Coinsurance: Shared costs between you and the health insurance plan. [...]

4 01, 2016

Health Insurance Card Checklist

By |2018-05-11T08:37:27-04:00January 4th, 2016|Resources|0 Comments

We understand your health insurance authorization can be a tedious process. To ensure you have an easy transition, we are providing you with a checklist of preparations that simplify the entire experience; this minimizes surprises while your insurance provider processes your medical claims. Beyond your name and policy number, your insurance card contains important information. [...]

20 11, 2015

Pelvic Pain

By |2019-03-19T17:37:56-04:00November 20th, 2015|Gynecology|0 Comments

Solutions for pelvic pain Chronic pelvic pain can make life miserable, and it’s one of the most challenging women’s health issues for doctors to diagnose and treat effectively. With the ongoing discomfort, abnormal bleeding, painful intercourse and other problems that can accompany it, pelvic pain can be frustrating and tough to deal with for any [...]

20 11, 2015

Family Planning

By |2018-05-11T08:37:27-04:00November 20th, 2015|Gynecology|0 Comments

When planning for a family... Family planning is about birth control. The method you choose depends on your health, frequency of sexual activity and whether you want children. When choosing among birth control methods, you should consider: Availability – Can you use it without a prescription or office visit? Cost – Can you afford it? Effectiveness – How well will it [...]

20 11, 2015

Abnormal Bleeding

By |2018-05-11T08:37:28-04:00November 20th, 2015|Gynecology|0 Comments

Solutions for abnormal bleeding Whether it’s heavy, painful periods or bleeding between cycles or after menopause, abnormal bleeding could be a sign of a serious problem. You don’t have to tolerate it or spend your energy worrying about what’s wrong. Dr. Hessel is here to help with the latest in patient-friendly gynecologic medicine, along with [...]

17 11, 2015

High-Risk Pregnancies

By |2018-05-11T08:37:28-04:00November 17th, 2015|Obstetrics|0 Comments

What To Watch For Every mother looks forward to delivering a healthy baby and feeling well during her pregnancy. But sometimes a previous medical condition, or an issue that develops while you are carrying your baby, can mean you will need more prenatal care and closer monitoring by Dr. Barbara Hessel. Some [...]