Odam Medical Group
Family Practice & Medical Clinic located in Minneapolis, MN & St Cloud, MN
Because some health issues present differently in women than men, Odam Medical Group in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota, offers tailored women's health care services. Robert Larbi-Odam, MD, MPH, and Nimo Ahmed, MSN, CNP, offer thorough and detail-oriented care for all your intimate and general health needs in a comfortable, private setting. For personalized women's health care, schedule an appointment by phone or online today.
Women's Health Q & A
What is involved in women’s health care?
The team at Odam Medical Group has special training in women’s health and provides screening, diagnosis, and treatment of many chronic health issues that specifically affect women.
The team has an advanced understanding of gynecologic topics, including female growth and development, birth control options, abnormal menstruation, perimenopause and menopause, as well as psychosocial issues that affect women and their health.
What women’s health services are available?
Utilizing the best evidence-based care models, the team at Odam Medical Group offers comprehensive women’s health services, including:
- Routine gynecologic care and preventive counseling
- Family planning methods, including pregnancy screenings
- Management of menstrual dysfunction
- STD testing and treatment
- Perimenopause and menopause management, including hormone replacement therapy
- Psychological screenings for depression and anxiety
- Sexual health support services
Your provider at Odam Medical Group aims to provide education and resources so you can make the best choices for your intimate health care needs.
What types of chronic health issues affect women?
Women are more likely to suffer from certain chronic health issues than men. Some of these issues include:
- Heart disease
- Urinary incontinence
- Coronary artery disease
Proper diagnosis and treatment at Odam Medical Group can address these issues and improve your overall health.
What can I expect during a women’s health visit?
During your visit, your provider begins by asking about your medical history, any symptoms you are experiencing, and your general health goals. They perform a thorough physical exam to assess your overall health.
Your provider then completes a routine gynecologic exam, which includes an internal vaginal exam, Pap smear, and breast exam. They pay special attention to any of your areas of concern in order to make the correct diagnosis.
Your provider collects the appropriate information in order to diagnose any conditions. Depending on your diagnosis, they provide treatment options, lifestyle advice, and counseling, as needed.
Building a relationship with a provider you trust can greatly impact your health for the better. Start that relationship today by scheduling a women's health exam. Call Odam Medical Group or book an appointment online.