Women’s Health

Women’s Healthcare Specialist – Trivita Clinic

Trivita Clinic of Integrative Medicine offers Women’s Healthcare Services. Get your Well Woman Exam at our clinic. For more information, Call us or Request an Appointment Online. We serve patients from Scottsdale AZ, Arcadia AZ, Gainey Ranch AZ, Paradise Valley AZ, and Tempe AZ.

Karie Fedorick MS, PA-C - Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Karie Fedorick MS, PA-C

Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Certified Physician Assistant with 15+ years experience in Primary Care & Women’s Health.

At TriVita Clinic of Integrative Medicine we provide whole person care. We empower our patients to make informed choices about their gynecologic care from adolescence to post- menopausal age. Integrative gynecology options include individualized treatments to meet your specific needs. We seek for the underlying causes of the problem, rather than simply identifying and treating the problem. We offer our patients the best of conventional and evidence based alternative and complimentary medical care. This approach offers women more choices for their gynecological care.

Gynecological Medical Services

  • Well woman exams
  • Contraception
  • Pelvic pain
  • Infertility work up
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Post-menopausal bleeding
  • Removal of cervical polyps, molluscum, condyloma and skin tags
  • Assess and drain bartholin cyst or plugged sebacous oil glands
  • Assessment and treatment of vulvar lichen sclerosis
  • Recurrent vaginal infections
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Nexplanon insertion and removal
  • Intrauterine Devices(IUD) insertion and removal
  • Sexual transmitted disease testing and treatment
  • Low libido and sexual dysfunction (ADDY Certified)
  • Premenstrual syndrome.
  • Endometriosis treatment
  • Family Planning
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Ovarian cyst
  • Treatment of fibroids
  • Assessment and treatment of galactorrhea
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Osteoporosis

In addition to regular physical exams and check-ups to treat specific illnesses and injuries, women need specialized screenings and care.  At TriVita Clinic of Integrative Medicine, we believe every woman should have convenient access to the quality medical care she needs.

At TriVita Clinic of Integrative Medicine, Dr. Chander & his expert team of medical professionals suggest making sure you take the time each year to receive a well woman exam, as it is an important step in taking control of your health.  Your annual well woman exam will consist of a breast exam and a pelvic exam, and may also include a pap smear.  Well woman exams can help to identify problems before they become more serious.  Early detection for issues like cervical dysplasia and breast cancer can have an incredible impact on the effectiveness of available treatment.  That is why it is so important to find a doctor with whom you can build a trusting and comfortable relationship.

The breast exam portion of your well woman exam will involve a few different steps.  The first part of the exam consists of a visual examination.  Your doctor will check your breasts for any visual abnormalities such as shrinkage or bulging.  They will examine the color and symmetry of your breasts according to your age, body mass, and other identifiers.  They will also closely examine the nipple and areola for any flattening or other abnormalities.

The next step of your breast exam includes palpation of each breast and physical examination of the breast and underarm area for any lumps.  Your doctor may also take this time to show you how to perform a self-breast exam at home.  Checking your breasts regularly can help to ensure that your doctor can be made aware of any irregularities as soon as possible, even if they appear between visits.  Depending on your age or other risk factors, and whether your doctor finds any problems, you may also be referred to a specialist to have a mammogram performed.

In addition to the breast exam, your well woman exam will include a complete pelvic exam.  This exam will include inspection of the exterior genitalia, a bimanual examination, and a speculum examination.  The bimanual and speculum examination will inspect the interior of your vagina, as well as your cervix and uterus.  The speculum examination may include a pap test, depending on your age.  This involves taking a sample of cells from your cervix and uterine fornix to check for any potential abnormalities.  This screening can help identify human papilloma virus (HPV) and cervical cancer, and is an important step in ensuring you receive the best treatment as soon as possible, if you need it.

Well woman exams are incredibly personal, and it is important that you have a doctor you feel completely comfortable with.  At our primary care clinic, we strive to create an environment where you can feel calm and cared for.  We want you to be a partner in your own healthcare, and to feel comfortable voicing any issues or concerns you may have.  If you would like to schedule a well woman exam, please call us today.


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