Valley Medical Center
Adejoke Aina-Babalola, MD
Internal Medicine located in Brentwood, TN
It’s no secret that women have their own unique medical needs, some of which may be uncomfortable to discuss with just anybody. Yet when you have a doctor you can trust, you get more comprehensive care. Dr. Adejoke Babalola at the Valley Medical Center in Brentwood, Tennessee is exactly that: An internal medicine doctor who can handle all of your women’s health needs.
Women's Health Q & A
What women’s health services are offered at Valley Medical Center?
Dr. Babalola at the Valley Medical Center offers a range of women’s health services to her patients. With a focus on the specific needs of women, her services include:
- Hormone replacement therapy
- Pap smears
- Breast exams and mammography
- Menstrual issues
- Anxiety and depression
She also provides breast cancer screening, as well as risk factor analysis. Dr. Babalola offers counseling on reproductive issues, including contraception and pregnancy planning.
Are there benefits to having an internal medicine doctor who specializes in women’s health?
When your primary health doctor specializes in women’s health, you gain multiple benefits. Dr. Babalola can address all of your medical needs in one place, for example allowing you to discuss both your high blood pressure and menstrual cramps during the same appointment. This leads to more comprehensive care and a doctor who understands all of your issues.
Another benefit of seeing Dr. Babalola is that you can have all of your annual exams in the same place at the same time. This can include your yearly vaginal exam with pap smear, as well as a yearly health physical and blood work. She may also order a mammogram or bone density test.
What’s more, when one doctor treats all of your issues, she gains a better understanding of your overall health and wellness. From managing multiple conditions to verifying that you’re not having medication interactions, your continuity of care improves and so do your health outcomes.
Should you still see an OB/GYN if your medical doctor treats women’s health issues?
If you’re seeing Dr. Babalola for your women’s health needs, there’s typically no reason to see an OB/GYN. Dr. Babalola is qualified to diagnose and treat your women’s health issues, from hormone replacement to STD testing.
She can also perform annual tests typically administered by an OB/GYN and address any of the issues that arise. You can discuss issues regarding your sexual health without embarrassment and find solutions with Dr. Babalola.
If you’re looking for a doctor who can address all of your health needs, it’s time to contact Dr. Babalola. Schedule your appointment online today.