A woman’s body is an intricate melding of complex systems. Strong and resilient, sensitive and nurturing, a woman embodies every human potential, including the capacity to produce new life. The organs and bodily processes that make a woman uniquely female need specialized care. With key medical resources brought together under the banner of Women’s Health, women are assured of a better continuity of care for all their health concerns at every stage of life.

Fertility, pregnancy and childbirth are fundamental concerns for many women. The health issues and medical services that fall within the scope of Reproductive Medicine are numerous and far reaching, and are covered in the Maternity Services section of our site. 

Additional health concerns affecting women include:

At NorthShore University HealthSystem, our Center of Excellence in Women’s Health strives for excellence in all aspects of women's health care through patient and physician education, cutting-edge research and dedicated clinical service. Women from throughout the region seek preventive care, evaluation and treatment at one of four clinical sites: Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park and Skokie Hospitals. Our services constitute a continuum of care for women from adolescence through pregnancy, and from mid-life through menopause.

The field of Women’s Health encompasses many other gynecologic problems. Some of the most common ones, caused by such conditions as infections, injuries or hormonal changes, include pelvic pain; inflammation of the uterus, fallopian tubes, vagina or vulva; and noncancerous uterine growths, such as fibroids. Other common problems include premenstrual syndrome and pain during menstrual periods. Although some mild problems may correct themselves, other more serious conditions, such as infections, often require medical attention.

At NorthShore University HealthSystem, our Center of Excellence in Women’s Health strives for excellence in all aspects of women's health care through patient and physician education, cutting-edge research and dedicated clinical service. Women from throughout the region seek preventive care, evaluation and treatment at one of four clinical sites: Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park and Skokie Hospitals. Our services constitute a continuum of care for women from adolescence through pregnancy, and from mid-life through menopause.

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