By Sadia Sahabi, MD | Obstetrics & Gynecology If you’re a first-time mom, you probably have questions about breastfeeding. How often should I breastfeed my baby? How can I tell if my baby is hungry? CareMount Medical OB/GYN, Dr. Sadia Sahabi, provides answers to several common questions asked by new moms. How long should I […]
By Jed L. Turk, MD, FACOG | Obstetrics & Gynecology Two common questions first-time expectant mothers often ask are: “Is exercising safe during pregnancy?” and “Should I be exercising while pregnant?” The short answer is yes. Women who exercise in pregnancy tend to have less weight gain, easier labors, and better recovery. They also decrease […]
By Stephanie Gore, MD MPH FACOG | Obstetrics & Gynecology Hormones affect your mood and sleep, especially as you age. In fact, about 61 percent of women who are past menopause (the one-year anniversary of your last period) and almost 80 percent of women who are in perimenopause (when your body starts to transition toward menopause) […]
By Pakeeza Alam, MD FACOG | Urogynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology Pelvic floor disorders are common problems facing women and many do not seek medical help. These disorders can result from a variety of medical conditions as well as normal changes associated with childbirth and aging. Pelvic floor disorders may cause sexual dysfunction, vaginal pain or discomfort, fecal/urinary […]
By Allison J. Nied, MD FAAP | Pediatrics As a teenager enters the exam room for their yearly checkup at their doctor’s office, chances are his or her physician will ask if they are familiar with the sexually transmitted disease human papillomavirus, most commonly known as HPV. Over the years, there has been a rise […]
By Megan Corjulo, CNM | Midwife The month of May is filled with celebration and renewed life. Amid blooming spring flowers and budding trees, we celebrate Mother’s Day and we begin to prepare our families and ourselves for an active, fun-filled summer. Yet, as a woman, before you can take care of others, you must […]
By Jyothi Parapurath, MD, FACOG | Obstetrics & Gynecology According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health, endometriosis affects at least 11% of American women between the ages of 15 and 44. It is especially common among women in their 30s and 40s.
By Deborah Healy, CNM MS | Midwifery When people hear the term ‘midwife,’ they might picture a woman coaching a mother through labor, about to deliver a baby. In fact, midwives (who can also be male) receive in-depth training in primary care, in addition to gynecology and obstetrics. Like doctors, midwives can be partners in evidence-based […]
By Lisa R. Bardack, MD | Internal Medicine For more than 100 years, healthy Americans have regularly visited their doctors for an annual physical exam, rarely questioning the value of the routine. The practice began in the early 20th century when life insurance companies began requiring checkups over the life of a policy. Doctors embraced the […]
By David J. Berck, MD MPH | Maternal & Fetal Medicine The images flooding the media are alarming: Babies with abnormally small heads – one of the most prominent birth defects resulting from Zika infection in their pregnant mothers – and destined to live with physical and mental impairments for the rest of their lives.
Mount Kisco—New York—May 3, 2017—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce the appointment of six new physicians in internal medicine, pediatrics, neurology, and obstetrics and gynecology. “Our CareMount Medical team is growing to fulfill our commitment to provide the highest standard of quality in health care, […]