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Thousands of women face sensitive and potentially embarrassing gynecological issues such as urinary incontinence and pelvic prolapse. Others simply need a specialized and highly experienced physician to help them through the various stages of their lives. That’s just what you’ll find with St. Joseph’s/Candler Physician Network – Gynecology.
Gynecology is the branch of medicine that deals with the functions and diseases specific to women, especially those affecting the reproductive system. A gynecologist is medically trained to diagnosis and treat conditions and disease of the reproductive system. Our physician solely dedicated to gynecology is Dr. Barry Schlafstein, who has been in practice for more than 20 years and has devoted his professional life to understanding and treating unique gynecologic needs of women. Read his published articles here. Dr. Schlafstein is one of the nation’s first physicians to achieve board certification as an OB/GYN with a sub-specialty in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, also known as UroGynecology. In 2021, he fulfilled all the requirements set forth by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and obtained certification for focus practice designation in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery.
Some of the services provided by our gynecologists include:
Dr. Schlafstein solely practices gynecology.
Other physicians with St. Joseph’s/Candler Physician Network that practice both obstetrics and gynecology:
Request an appointment with one of our OB/GYN specialists quickly and easily by filling out our online request form.Make an OB/GYN Appointment
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