OB/GYN Specialist

Hermosa Medical and Diagnostic Center

Urgent Care & Multi-Specialty Center located in Hermosa, Chicago, IL

Having a dedicated OB/GYN as part of your medical team is important for all women. Your OB/GYN at Hermosa Medical and Diagnostic Center in Chicago, Illinois, helps with preventive care, fertility, prenatal management, menopause treatments, and everything in between. Whether you’re due for a routine well-woman exam, need to change birth control, or have lingering pelvic pain issues, among other concerns, the caring OB/GYNs can help. Use the online booking tool or call to schedule an appointment in advance. You can also use the walk-in clinic for immediate care.

OB/GYN Q & A

What does an OB/GYN do?

An obstetrician-gynecologist (OB/GYN) is your go-to provider for all of your women’s health care needs. Their job is to manage your reproductive and breast health, so you can prevent chronic conditions. Your dedicated OB/GYN is also the physician you can turn to if you need:

When you have an injury or illness and need to see a doctor right away, a dedicated urgent care clinic is just the solution you need. At Hermosa Medical and Diagnostic Center in Chicago, Illinois, you can receive immediate care for sports injuries, colds and cases of flu, lacerations and burns, abdominal pain, and so much more. While you can schedule your appointment online or over the phone, walk-ins are also welcomed if you need to be seen today.

  • Birth control
  • Infertility care
  • Prenatal care
  • Menopause management
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing

Your OB/GYN can even perform any necessary gynecological surgeries, including a hysterectomy, fibroid or uterine cyst removal, or pelvic organ repair (as with a uterine prolapse).

When should I see an OB/GYN?

The leading women’s health providers at Hermosa Medical and Diagnostic Center encourage you to schedule annual well-woman exams. These preventive screenings may include a Pap smear, pelvic exam, breast exam, lab work, or any other necessary screening that’s appropriate for your health.

Outside of these routine visits, there are times when you might need to see your OB/GYN. It’s important to come in to Hermosa Medical and Diagnostic Center if you:

  • Experience menopause-related issues, including hot flashes
  • Want to become pregnant or think you may be pregnant
  • Struggle with sexual issues, such as vaginal dryness
  • Have irregular periods, including heavy bleeding
  • Want to start or change birth control methods
  • Have urinary incontinence or bladder leakage

You should also meet with an OB/GYN at Hermosa Medical and Diagnostic Center if you have acute or chronic pelvic pain. Because the clinic has on-site ultrasound capabilities, your OB/GYN can often quickly diagnose you. 

How do I prepare for an OB/GYN exam?

Before coming in to Hermosa Medical and Diagnostic Center for your OB/GYN exam, there are a few things you can do to prepare (if possible). You should:

  • Write down all prescription and over-the-counter drugs you take
  • Know the first day of your most recent period (if applicable)
  • Make a list of all symptoms and how you manage them

Additionally, if you’re new to the practice, it’s helpful to request medical records from your previous OB/GYN, especially if you have a history of a chronic condition, such as endometriosis. 

You can book an OB/GYN appointment at Hermosa Medical and Diagnostic Center online or by phone. Walk-in OB/GYN visits are also welcome.