• Women's Health

  • It's no secret. Women's health care is different.

  • There are conditions that exist only in women, such as pregnancy and menopause; conditions that occur more frequently in women, such as breast cancer and thyroid disease; and conditions that are biologically different in women, such as cardiac disease and osteoporosis. Penrose-St. Francis Health Services recognizes the need for outstanding women's health care. In fact, HealthGrades ranks us among the top 5 percent in the nation for the fifth year in a row when it comes to providing care to women in the following areas:

    • Women's Medicine
    • Women's Cardiovascular Procedures
    • Women's Bone & Joint Health 

    Our specialty services for women include:

    • Birth Center
    • Breast Care
    • Surgical Services
    • Preventive Care
    • Center for Women's Imaging

     For more in-depth information visit our online  Women's Health Information Center

    Each quarter, we publish bloom , a magazine dedicated to women's health and wellness.








    Additional services for women include:

    • Bariatric Center of Excellence for women who have difficulty losing weight and meet the requirements for lap-band or gastric bypass surgery
    • Dedicated Mayo Clinic trained breast surgeon, Dr. Toni Green Cheatwood
    • Women's counseling and behavioral health services
    • Southern Colorado's only Gynecologist/Oncologists, Dr. Dirk Pikaart  and Dr. Jeffrey James
    • Award-winning Women's Bone & Joint Health outcomes in total knee and total hip replacement surgeries, spinal surgeries, and hip fracture repair.
    • The Center for Women's Imaging providing a spa-like atmosphere, moisturizing hand treatments and a special gift for women having a screening mammogram, bone density scan or other imaging service.   
    • Dedicated diabetes and endocrinology care team with expertise in pre-diabetes and diabetes, metabolic syndrome, high cholesterol, vitamin deficiencies and calcium problems, abnormal thyroid and parathyroid function, thyroid cancer, osteoporosis and polycystic ovarian syndrome.
    • Robotic surgery for women's surgeries such as hysterectomies using the daVinci Si Surgical System


     

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