Since the introduction of the human papillomavirus vaccine in 2006, the number of cervical cancer cases has been cut in half.
The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) estimates that today more than 2.5 million girls and women in the U.S. have an undiagnosed bleeding disorder that adversely affects their lives. Research shows that young women with bleeding disorders often experience delays in diagnosis. The Teen Hematology and Gynecology Program at Children's – the only program of its kind in Minnesota – offers coordinated care for such conditions, where patients can schedule visits that include both a pediatric hematologist and pediatric gynecologist.
Erin Curtis, RN, BSN, is the patient care manager for the surgery center in Minnetonka, where teams perform more than 3,200 outpatient surgeries each year.
Gynecological conditions that occur in babies, children or adolescents require the skill and training of experienced pediatric specialists. Our pediatric and adolescent gynecologists are among Minnesota’s most recognized experts in the field. They are fellowship-trained to offer guidance and expertise on the female reproductive system.
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Compassion is the cornerstone of our gynecological care for kids. At Children’s Minnesota, we diagnose and treat pediatric or adolescent gynecological issues using a combination of knowledge, skill and a knack for connecting with kids and teenagers, even when it comes to the most delicate personal health issues.
Your daughter means the world to you, so our gynecology team works to give her the most effective pediatric and adolescent treatments on the planet. And the team at Children’s Minnesota is one of kind. Our gynecology program is led by some of the nation’s most knowledgeable pediatric physicians who are obstetrician-gynecologists. Think of them as super-specialists within the field of obstetrics and gynecology.
At Children’s, we focus on research and innovations that make a difference at the bedside. From improving day-to-day quality of life for children and teens, to developing new pain management approaches and adopting cutting-edge technologies, our research is completely kid and family-focused.
At the Children's Minnesota gynecology program, home of the only two pediatric and adolescent gynecologists in Minnesota, we treat babies, girls and adolescents every day who have minor, moderate or severe gynecological issues. We offer the latest treatments and technologies available in the United States to resolve symptoms while maintaining a child's reproductive health.