Women’s Pelvic Surgery

Women’s Pelvic Surgery of is committed to providing state-of-the-art care. Dr. Khashayar Shakiba utilizes recent treatments, technology, and equipment to provide his patients leading URO/GYN services. Dr. Shakiba offers individualized treatment and care to women throughout their lives. Our services includes annual well-women check ups, routine Pap Smears, and surgical procedures. We provide contraceptive counseling, and birth control, including prescriptions for hormonal birth control pills and IUDs. Dr. Shakiba will take the time to discuss all treatments and provide compassionate and gentle care.

At Women’s Pelvic Surgery of North Jersey, L.L.C. we offer a range of family planning services tailored to each woman’s individual needs. Our family planning services include prescription of birth control pills, insertion of IUDs, along with testing and management of sexually transmitted infections.

Our gynecologist can discuss the range of birth control methods available to prevent unwanted pregnancy and can assist you in finding the option that best suits your needs and lifestyle. You can choose between birth control pills, birth control patches, shots, birth control rings, condoms, and IUDs among other options.

IUDs are frequently touted as being a mistake-proof, longer lasting form of birth control. An IUD is inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. The IUD releases small amounts of hormones to prevent conception and can last anywhere from 3 to 12 years, depending on the kind of IUD you choose. The IUD is usually chosen by women who do not plan to become pregnant for several years. If you’re considering an IUD, you may want to speak to your Hackensack OBGYN to determine whether it is the best option for your needs and goals.

Birth control pills are prescription pills that are taken daily, at about the same time each day, to prevent pregnancy. The pill contains estrogen and progestin which prevents conception and pregnancy. Birth control is 99% effective for women who take the pill correctly, at the same time each day. Certain antibiotics can interfere with the drug’s efficacy. Additionally, the pill isn’t right for everyone. Women who smoke, who have a history of breast cancer, who have blood clotting disorders, who have had a heart attack or stroke, have high blood pressure, or will undergo a procedure requiring bed rest, should consider other birth control methods. Speak to your Ridgewood, New Jersey gynecologist to discuss your options.

Other birth control options include birth control shots, birth control rings, condoms, and diaphragms. Speak to your Wayne, New Jersey gynecologist to understand your options and make a decision that works best for you. Our family planning services can be tailored to your needs.

Preparing for Your Pap Smear: Cervical Cancer Prevention

A Pap Smear is a test that screens for cervical cancer. During the procedure, a qualified gynecologist, like Dr. Shakiba will meet with you, discuss your health history, and then perform this important test. Cells from the cervix are scraped and then tested for abnormal growths. The procedure is one of the best ways to diagnose cervical cancer and to prevent death from this disease. A Pap Smear can detect changes in your cells early to get you the preventative gynecological treatment you may need to prolong your life and secure your health. Most women have their first Pap Smear when they become sexually active or when they turn 21. Most OBGYNs recommend that women have a Pap Smear every 3 years, though you may need the test more frequently if you fall into a high-risk group.

How to prepare for your Pap Smear:

Having a Pap Smear as recommended can reduce your chances of getting cervical cancer by as much as 80 percent. If you haven’t had a Pap Smear in a while, consider making an appointment with Women’s Pelvic Surgery 

Compassionate Gynecologist Offering Care for All Women

Dr. Shakiba is a leading uro/gynecologist who has published in medical journals and who utilizes state-of-the-art equipment in his office. He is a leader in minimally invasive gynecological surgery. He has worked on surgical management of endometriosis and his paper on this subject has been ranked among the top ten articles in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Whether you have family planning concerns you’d like to discuss, or require management of urinary incontinence, need pelvic floor reconstruction surgery, or are having other gynecological concerns, Dr. Shakiba offers compassionate and leading URO/GYN services.

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