Services For Women

Dr. Gittens is an expert in sexual medicine and hormone therapy for women. As a urologist — fellowship-trained in sexual medicine, and a former assistant professor in OBGYN, he is uniquely qualified to treat female sexual dysfunction and hormone imbalance.

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Female Sexual Dysfunction

There are a number of problems that we face sexually which may be life long or begin, as we get older. Many of these problems can affect our lives and our self-image. At Philadelphia Center for Sexual Medicine we treat a variety of types of sexual dysfunction effectively and safely.

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MonaLisa Touch®

The MonaLisa Touch® is a FDA approved laser to treat the thinning and drying of the vagina called vaginal atrophy. This can occur after menopause, medications that suppress estrogen, and after surgical removal of the ovaries. The MonaLisa Touch has been shown to help with pain with intercourse, vaginal dryness, itching, and a host of other problems.

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Hormone Therapy

As we age, our bodies go through many changes many of which are due to hormonal imbalance. This imbalance can cause a variety of unwanted symptoms. Using hormone replacement that your body recognizes as identical to its own, is a way to naturally replace these deficiencies and allows you to feel normal again.

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Low Sexual Desire

Many women suffer from low sexual desire. This problem can be caused by a number of medications, health problems or stressors. It can exist despite a loving and caring relationship. At Philadelphia Center for Sexual Medicine we focus and treat the symptoms of low sexual desire.

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Menopause is a time in a woman’s life when there are a number of changes that occur both physically and hormonally. These changes can be life altering and can have an effect on mood, memory and our sexual connection with your partner. Dr. Gittens is specially trained to help women ease into this phase of their lives with few side effects.

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Sex after Cancer

It is very common for women who have undergone cancer treatment to have sexual and vaginal health problems. This can lead to low sexual desire, pain with intercourse and more. Dr. Gittens takes a comprehensive approach to treating many of these problems allowing you to function at your best.

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