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Gynecologists Rapid City SD

Local resource for gynecologists in Rapid City. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to gynecological disease specialists, women's health specialists, sexual health counseling, obstetricians, pregnancy support, pregnancy tests, and dietary supplements, as well as advice and content on finding gynecologists.

Michael W Christensen, MD
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Mark Ballard
(605) 343-7295
101 E Minnesota St # 230
Rapid City, SD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.7, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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James Neil Danielson, MD
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1987

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Dr.Jeffrey Bendt
(605) 342-3280
2820 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.1, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Dr.Shana Bernhard
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Dr # 200
Rapid City, SD
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Raymond G Burnett, MD
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1962

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Marvin Eldon Buehner, MD
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd; Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd; Indian Health Service -Sioux S, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Black Hills Ob & Gyn

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Shana S Bernhard
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Rochelle M Christensen
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Drive
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Rochelle M Christensen, MD
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1993

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Gynecological Considerations & Concerns

There's more to your preconception health than simply eating right and exercising. You also have to consider your gynecological health before conception. You could have medical issues that you're completely unaware of, so before you start trying to get pregnant, schedule an appointment with your gynecologist or doctor for a checkup and testing.

Your doctor will give you a complete medical exam, including a Pap smear to check for cervical abnormalities or sexually transmitted diseases. Your physician will also do an internal examination with his fingers to feel the position and condition of your uterus. If he or she feels anything abnormal, or your medical history warrants it, your doctor may take a tissue sample or schedule an ultrasound. An ultrasound will show if there are blockages in the fallopian tubes or uterine cavity, which could prevent you from becoming pregnant.

Past surgeries or illness can cause scar tissue to build up in the pelvic cavity and fallopian tubes. If you do have scar tissue, your gynecologist will talk to you about your surgical options for removing it. In vitro fertilization, where fertilized embryos are implanted in your uterus, is another choice.

Endometriosis is a painful condition that causes tissue that is similar to the tissue in the uterus to form in other parts of the body, including the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Apart from pelvic discomfort, endometriosis can greatly affect a woman's ability to become pregnant. Scar tissue can build up in body cavities, and unfortunately 30-40% of women with this condition are infertile.

Part of your examination will also include your medical history. Your doctor will ask you questions about your menstrual cycle. If you have an irregular period, it could hinder your attempts to get pregnant, and your gynecologist can talk to you about the importance of tracking your ovulation. Your weight has a lot to do with your period if you are underweight, you may stop menstruating.

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