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Comprehensive Health Care for Women of All Ages

At Memorial Hermann, we’re committed to helping women live healthier lives by extending a proactive approach to women’s healthcare. We understand that your needs may change during your lifetime, which is why we offer a range of comprehensive healthcare services designed to meet your unique needs at every stage of life. From well-women visits and screening mammograms to maternity care and advanced treatment for gynecologic issues, our women’s health specialists work as a team to offer you the convenient, comprehensive care you need within one network - all from one of Houston’s most trusted brands.

In honor of National Women’s Health Week and throughout the month of May, we encourage women to focus on the importance of incorporating simple preventive and positive health behaviors into everyday life.

Women should discuss with their healthcare professionals which tests are right for them, when they should have them, and how often.

Women's Health Services

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Breast Imaging


Take charge of your breast health. Learn more about how your annual screening mammogram is a short-term investment in your long-term health.

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Pelvic Floor Health


Get physical therapy to help address pain, weakness and dysfunction in your pelvic floor muscles.

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Gynecology


Detect and treat any health problems and help prevent future ones from developing with your annual well-woman exam.

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Maternity


Care options for every stage of pregnancy to help you prepare for your delivery in advance so that you feel ready when the time comes to have your baby.

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Bone Health


Take steps to prevent bone loss by assessing your bone strength with a DEXA Bone Density Scan.

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Heart Care


Protect your heart and understand the signs and symptoms of heart disease. Learn the risk factors and be proactive with a heart health assessment.

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Colon Cancer Screening Exam


Take preventive measures with a screening exam for colon cancer. Getting a routine screening is one of the most important steps you can take for early detection.

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Recommended Women's Health Screenings by Age

  • To be addressed annually:
    • Anemia risk
    • Depression screen
    • General physical
    • Obesity
    • Skin*
  • Twice per year:
    • Dental exam
  • Every 3 to 5 years or based on need or risk:
    • Blood pressure
    • Cholesterol panel
    • Eye exam
    • HIV
    • Immunizations/vaccines
    • Mammography**
    • Pap smear

*Self-examination
**Usually not necessary

For more in depth information about screenings, please download our Women's Health Screenings Checklist.

  • To be addressed annually:
    • Anemia risk
    • Blood pressure*
    • Depression screen
    • General physical
    • Mammography*
    • Obesity
    • Skin**
  • Twice per year:
    • Dental exam
  • Every 3 to 5 years or based on need or risk:
    • Cholesterol panel
    • Eye exam
    • HIV
    • Immunizations/vaccines
    • Pap smear
    • STD Screening***

*Annually after age 40
**Self-examination
***Usually not necessary

For more in depth information about screenings, please download our Women's Health Screenings Checklist.

  • To be addressed annually:
    • Advanced health care directives
    • Anemia risk
    • Depression screen
    • General physical, blood pressure & obesity
    • Immunizations/vaccines
    • Mammography
    • Skin***
  • Twice per year:
    • Dental exam
  • Every 3 to 5 years or based on need or risk:
    • Bone density screening*
    • Cholesterol panel
    • Colorectal cancer screening**
    • Eye exam
    • HIV & Hepatitis C*
    • Lung cancer screening*
    • Pap smear
    • STD Screening*

*Usually not necessary
**Screening starts at age 50
***Self-examination

For more in depth information about screenings, please download our Women's Health Screenings Checklist.

  • To be addressed annually:
    • Advanced health care directives
    • Anemia risk
    • Depression screen
    • General physical, blood pressure & obesity
    • Fall risk
    • Immunizations/vaccines
    • Mammography
    • Skin**
  • Twice per year:
    • Dental exam
    • Urinary incontinence
  • Every 3 to 5 years or based on need or risk:
    • Bone density screening
    • Cholesterol panel
    • Eye exam
    • HIV & Hepatitis C*
    • Lung cancer screening*
    • Pap smear
    • STD Screening*
  • Every 10 years:
    • Colorectal screening

*Usually not necessary
**Self-examination

For more in depth information about screenings, please download our Women's Health Screenings Checklist.

Because you’re always there for others, we’re here for you. At Memorial Hermann, we offer the healthcare services you need to build positive health habits throughout each stage of life. This National Women’s Health Week, as well as year-round, remember to put yourself first and take charge of your health.

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