• Featured Experts

    Women's health

    From navigating the changes young women face to preparing for a baby to preventing or treating osteoporosis, you’ll find the facts, endorsed by our experienced women’s health specialists, here.

  • When breast lumps are normal
    Brooke Swiney

    Breast lumps aren’t always a sign of cancer. Though sometimes uncomfortable, they can result from a normal, benign condition called fibrocystic breast changes. So what are fibrocystic changes, and can they be treated? Nurse practitioner Brooke Swiney encourages you to read this information from our library with the answers.

    Incontinence
    Tammy Baird

    Urinary incontinence is the loss of voluntary bladder control, which, as many know, leads to urine leakage. What they may not realize is that it’s a common symptom – not a condition. Nurse practitioner Tammy Baird encourages you to learn more and consider the many treatment options outlined here.

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    Jesse Begley, NP

    An endocrine disorder in which a woman produces excess androgen, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can lead to hormonal imbalances affecting the ovaries, menstrual cycle, fertility and more. Nurse practitioner Jesse Begley recommends this information with details on PCOS and what women, especially teens, can do to help prevent it.

    Baby on the way? Keep smoking at bay
    Brooke Swiney

    How does smoking affect an unborn child – both now and later in life? (Don’t think it doesn’t.) Nurse practitioner Brooke Swiney says if you’re pregnant, there is no better time to quit than now. She encourages you to read this article to find out more.

    Can osteoporosis be prevented?
    Brooke Swiney

    How much do you know about osteoporosis and, more importantly, how to prevent it? Whether you’re 19 or 59, nurse practitioner Brooke Swiney recommends this information from our health library to learn what you can do.

    Do you know the best way to do a breast self-exam?
    Brooke Swiney

    A breast self-exam is an easy way to detect changes in your breasts. And the American Cancer Society provides simple guidelines on how to do it. Learn the best way to do one in this article recommended by nurse practitioner Brooke Swiney.

  • How do I get started?

    If you have questions about Wellmont's women's health services, please contact us.

  • His story. Through his eyes.

    Tim Cox was familiar with the Wellmont Cancer Institute, but nothing could have prepared him for the news he received last summer, or for the journey he faced.

  • Find a Women's Health Physician

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    Physicians at Wellmont Medical Associates Women's Health realize the importance of skilled women's health care. Buy beyond exceptional quality, they also know the value of compassion and understanding.

  • Women's Health Guide

    Women's Health Guide Learn more

    From baby care to osteoporosis, the women's health guide is a comprehensive and concise quick-reference guide to women's health conditions and medical procedures.