Women's Health Specialist

Bertina Hooks, MD -  - Internal Medicine Physician

Phoenix Health & Wellness PC

Bertina Hooks, MD

Internal Medicine Physician located in Fair Oaks, CA

Dr. Bertina Hooks at Phoenix Health & Wellness PC helps women in the Sacramento/Roseville, California area educate and empower themselves to assess their health risks for cervical and breast cancer, contraception and prenatal counseling, and other gynecological concerns like perimenopause or irregular menses using her expert knowledge of the female reproductive system and comprehensive care approach. Call Phoenix Health & Wellness PC today or make an appointment online to learn more.

Women's Health Q & A

What are women's health issues?

Women’s health issues deal with the conditions and risks pertaining specifically to women. While some diseases affect men and women alike, others are more likely to provoke dangerous consequences in women. Some of these include:

  • Gynecologic concerns
  • Breast cancer and other breast disorders
  • Heart disease
  • Infertility and sexual health
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Female contraception

Seeking specialty care in issues relating to menopause, contraception, pregnancy, and more can ultimately save your life. Dr. Hooks also provides her patients with regular -- and recommended -- breast exams.

What issues only affect women?

The most common gynecological and pregnancy-related issues  and contraceptive issues that Dr. Hooks specializes in are:

  • IUD insertion & removal
  • Nexplanon® insertion & removal
  • Preconception and contraception counseling
  • Perimenopausal and menopausal education and treatment
  • Breast cancer awareness and testing (self breast exams and mammograms, ultrasounds, and MRI)
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Ovarian complications
  • Vaginal bacterial diseases
  • Pap smears
  • STD testing and treatment

Dr. Hooks has experience dealing with the following pregnancy-related issues:

  • Preconceptual and contraception counseling
  • Breastfeeding problems

Phoenix Health & Wellness PC provides women with the best possible contraceptive and preventive care.

What are the most common diseases of the female reproductive system?

The most common diseases of the female reproductive system include:

  • Endometriosis: occurs when the tissue lining the uterus grows in a different location
  • Gynecologic cancer: cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar
  • Uterine fibroids: non-cancerous tumors made of muscle cells and other tissues in and around the wall of the uterus or womb

Dr. Hooks is committed to providing you the most comprehensive women’s health care possible. Contact Phoenix Health & Wellness PC or schedule an appointment online today.


Last updated: April 30, 2018

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