Southpoint Medicine and Women’s Health Associates is pleased to offer a full range of gynecologic services. In our facility, we offer annual exams, management of abnormal PAP smears and contraception. We are also diagnose and manage hormonal imbalances like Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, thyroid disease and premenstrual syndrome.
Dr. Allison has surgical privileges at Durham Regional Hospital and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center and performs a range of surgical procedures at both facilities including management of abnormal bleeding, tubal ligation, myomectomies and hysterectomies.
Dr. Allison also offers additional services under the general practice of Gynecology, including:
All aspects of Gynecologic Surgery
PAP Smears: A gentle scraping of the loose cells at the opening of the cervix. The cells are then placed upon glass slides and examined under a microscope for any changes or abnormalities. Through such examination, early cell change which may need treatment can be identified to prevent the development of cancer. A PAP Smear should be performed once every twelve months.
Infertility Treatment: To provide an opportunity for those who’ve had a difficult time attempting to conceive.
Menstrual Disorders: A physical or emotional problem that interferes with the normal menstrual cycle, causing pain, unusually heavy or light bleeding, delayed menarche, or missed periods. A large array of treatment options exists.
Treatment for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Also known as Stein-Leventhal Syndrome, is a treatable, reversible condition. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome has further been linked to obesity, and additional affects can be found on the skin, hair, endocrine, and reproductive systems. It is said to affect up to 10% of women of reproductive age, and up to 90% of women with irregular periods. A multitude of additional symptoms are often present with the condition, including acne, facial hair, increased body hair, and a thinning of hair atop the head.
Sterilization: Minimally invasive surgery is revolutionizing how we practice medicine. Gynecology is no exception. Consider scheduling an appointment for a consult for further information.