Women's health center in Richmond, Virginia
No matter your stage of life, we provide the same level of compassionate women's care.
At Johnston-Willis Hospital, our women's health department offers access to gynecologists, obstetrician-gynecologists (OB/GYNs), perinatologists, breast care experts and birthing specialists, all in one location.
You can now schedule a screening mammogram online.
You can now schedule a screening mammogram online.
Women's conditions we treat
From routine checkups to unexpected procedures, our women's specialists in Richmond, VA, give you the personal attention you need to maintain optimal wellness. Some of the conditions we treat include:
- Breast cancer
- Gynecologic cancer
- High-risk pregnancy
- Pelvic floor disorders
Our women's services
We're here to provide a safe, convenient environment to have all of your women's health needs met, from annual screenings to specialized care.
Our breast health center is dedicated to helping you maintain and monitor your breast health. For the early detection of breast cancer and other abnormalities, we offer a suite of breast imaging services, including 3D mammograms, breast ultrasounds and breast biopsies. We strive to provide you with fast and accurate results so you can begin seeking effective treatments as soon as possible.
Gynecological complications can happen at any age in your life. Our board-certified gynecologists offer complete care for both routine and emergency gynecological needs, from annual wellness exams and 4D ultrasounds to infertility counseling and menopausal care. We have experience treating gynecological conditions with surgical and noninvasive treatments, as well as minimally invasive surgery. Utilizing minimally invasive surgical options for gynecological procedures, such as robot-assisted surgery, is beneficial to you because there is less scarring, less bodily trauma, as well as a faster recovery and shorter hospital stay.
Urogynecologists are gynecologists who specialize in treating urinary and pelvic floor disorders. Our urogynecologists have extensive experience treating incontinence, overactive bladders, urinary retention and pelvic organ prolapse. We offer innovative and compassionate treatment options and will work with you to design a treatment plan that best aligns with your needs.
Our experienced OB/GYNs are committed to providing the Richmond community with expert care and guidance for pregnancies. From preconception services to postpartum support, we want to make your pregnancy experience and transition into parenthood as easy and joyful as possible. You will get to design a customized birth plan so that your delivery experience aligns with how you envisioned your child's birth to be. Whether you experience a routine or high-risk pregnancy, our clinicians offer prenatal care to help you and your baby stay healthy. To help prepare you for the big day, we also offer maternity classes and tours of our maternity unit.
Labor and delivery
Our labor and delivery unit offers spacious maternity suites, soothing amenities and an expert staff. Our team will do everything we can to support you and make sure your experience aligns with your birth plan, while keeping you and your baby safe and healthy.
If your baby needs extra support after birth, we also have 24/7 neonatologist coverage in our Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Perinatal navigators care for parents and babies by ensuring they are getting the necessary support, education and ease of the patient journey. They offer assistance to pregnant women who have been identified as high-risk, either because of a patient issue or fetal issue, to coordinate specialist appointments and provide support for high-risk diagnoses. Their service includes:
- Enhancing patient outcomes and experiences
- Partnering with physicians to achieve the best outcomes for patients
- Providing emotional support to the patient, family and caregivers
- Improving access and use of HCA Healthcare and community-partnered resources
- Advocating for the patient's voice in the treatment plan development
By providing physicians and patients confidence in our services, comfort in complicated and potentially traumatic times and coordination of disparate specialists, we improve patient and physician satisfaction. Specific examples of perinatal navigator services are:
- Developing trust with physicians and patients through multidisciplinary care
- Assisting in educating patients about their diagnosis so they can make informed
- Coordinating with the hospital to ensure readiness for the patient's arrival
- Providing support before, during, and after delivery
- Facilitating conversations to introduce services and to understand patient/family
- Arranging tours and specialist appointments
- Familiarizing the internal team with patients through regular multi-disciplinary rounds
- Offering regular touchpoints with patients to answer questions and concerns
- Answering questions or concerns about delivery
- Following up after delivery with specialists or other needed resource
Contact our perinatal navigator:
Barbara Greedan, MSN, RN:
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Thanks to our partnership with the Sarah Cannon Institute, our oncology experts proudly offer you access to the highest quality cancer care for all types of women's cancers, including breast and gynecologic cancer. We offer diagnostic services, inpatient and outpatient cancer treatments, cancer support services and access to clinical trials. From diagnosis to recovery, our team supports you throughout your cancer journey.
Why might I need to see my OB/GYN outside of my annual exam?
Mark Hyde, MD, an OB/GYN with Johnston-Willis Hospital, lists a few of the symptoms and concerns that patients will want to address as soon as possible, even if it’s not time for an annual exam.