Penn Ob/Gyn Care

Adolescent Gynecology

Many young women have special needs and concerns about changes in their bodies. Penn physicians specializing adolescent gynecology provide the kind of one-on-one care young women want in an atmosphere that allows them to feel comfortable talking about their health.

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Dr. Suleena Kansal Kalra discusses why some adolescent women should see a gynecologist and how she tries to alleviate the apprehension that comes with a girl's first gynecology appointment.

In addition to providing initial or routine gynecologic care, we provide care for adolescents with a variety of gynecologic problems, including:

  • menstrual irregularities
  • heavy bleeding
  • missed periods
  • menstrual cramps
  • delayed first period
  • pelvic pain
  • vaginal and pelvic infections
  • uneven breast growth
  • breast lumps
  • vaginal discharge

Our physicians specializing adolescent gynecology offer counseling and educational materials about contraception and prevention of sexually transmitted disease.