Women’s Health Services
|High quality gender-specific medical services are available to women Veterans.
VA provides maternity care for enrolled Veterans. Normally this care
is provided through an agreement between VA and an approved maternity
care provider in the community. If you are pregnant or planning a family,
contact us about:
- Preventive health screening and patient information focus on breast and cervical cancer screens,
- Breast self exams
- Family planning
- Infertility evaluation
- Menopause management
- Osteoporosis evaluation and treatment
- Urinary health evaluations and treatment
- Maternity care before, during, and after delivery
- Genetic consultation with a physician when needed
- Childbirth preparation
- Parenting education
- Breastfeeding support and lactation classes
- Breast pumps
- Coverage of newborn up to 7 days after birth
Contact your Local Representative|
For More Information on OB/GYN Services
Albany VA Medical Center|
Anna Salony, RN
Jane E. Weber, MS, RN
Hours:Monday and Tuesday
Call (518) 626-5968 for an appointment.
||Bath VA Medical Center
Greta Ledgerwood RN BSN
Gender specific and routine gynecological services are provided in-house to the extent possible at Bath VA.
||Buffalo VA Medical Center
Jill LaMantia, MSN, RN
Buffalo: Monday through Friday
Buffalo: 3rd Floor, B wing
Western New York VA Medical Center provides comprehensive gynecological care at the Buffalo site.
||Canandaigua VA Medical Center
Tammy Franklin, LCSW
Gender specific and routine gynecological services are provided in-house to the extent possible at Canandaigua and Rochester VA.
Syracuse VA Medical Center
Mary LaRussa, FNP-BC
Women Veterans Program Manager
Syracuse VA Medical Center provides comprehensive gynecological care i.e. pelvic exams, breast exams, hormone replacement therapy, PAP smears, transvaginal ultrasounds biopsies and colposcopies.
Dr. Dutton Gynecology clinic -
Monday & Wednesday mornings; Thursday all day
Dr. Grewal’s Primary Care and Gynecology clinic -
Mon. afternoon, Tues-Thurs. all day, Fri. morning only
Dr. Tanya Bowen Mental Health clinic-
Monday morning and Tuesday at 4p.m.
Dr. Kyle Possemato Mental Health-
WHC Location: 2nd Floor
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