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Gynecology Specialist

Gary Willen, MD, MBA -  - Gynecologist

Tahoe Women's Care

Gary Willen, MD, MBA

Gynecologist located in Carson City, NV

If you’re looking for a gynecologist with extensive experience and an attentive personality in the Carson City, Nevada, area, you need to meet Gary F. Willen, MD. He and his staff at Tahoe Women’s Care have been committed to providing the best in women’s care for over 30 years. If you would like to meet Dr. Willen, call or choose the online-booking option to set up an initial consultation. Dr. Willen also services the surrounding communities of Southlake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, Minden, and Gardnerville.

Gynecology Q & A

What can a gynecologist help me with?

As a gynecologist, Dr. Willen can help with medical care involving the female reproductive system. He can diagnose and treat gynecologic conditions and conduct routine Pap smears and pelvic exams. He can also help with many concerns like:

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Endometriosis
  • Infertility
  • Menopause symptoms
  • Birth control
  • HPV vaccinations
  • Family planning

Dr. Willen also provides several state-of-the-art in-office and surgical treatments:

  • MonaLisa Touch®: non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation
  • NovaSure®: endometrial ablation for heavy periods
  • CoolSculpting®: fat removal procedure with cold treatment
  • da Vinci® Surgery: minimally-invasive robotic surgery

How do I choose a gynecologist?

You want to make sure your doctor has completed the proper medical education and training and is board certified in gynecology. If it’s important to you to have a doctor with extensive experience, you can research or ask your gynecologist how many years they’ve been practicing medicine or how many times they’ve done certain procedures.

Aside from education and experience, you may also want to consider if your personalities match. You should feel comfortable enough to confide in your gynecologist about vulnerable topics, such as reproductive and sexual health.

Dr. Willen has been practicing medicine for 38+ years, and he’s committed to expanding his knowledge every day. He makes sure to spend enough time with each patient, values shared decision-making, and handles each woman’s needs with respect. By doing so, he has established a reputation as a top gynecologist in his community.

When should I make an appointment with my gynecologist?

Your annual well-woman visit is a great time to see Dr. Willen for any screenings and immunizations you need. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends a yearly pelvic exam for all women over 21 and Pap smears every three years for most women.

Aside from routine care, you should consult with Dr. Willen any time you notice changes or experience pain. Pelvic, menstrual, or sexual pain could be indicative of a treatable reproductive condition. You should also bring up any:

  • Changes in period frequency or flow
  • Changes in odor
  • Bumps and growths
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Incontinence
  • Low libido

These aren’t symptoms you have to endure. Dr. Willen can help pinpoint the cause and provide treatment guidance so you can get back to feeling normal. Call Dr. Willen’s office, or go online to schedule your next exam.

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