The Penn Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Center assists women in managing their PCOS symptoms and related health conditions. Penn physicians take an individualized approach to care. They understand that no two cases of PCOS are exactly alike, and work closely with each patient to determine the best treatment plan.
Led by Anuja Dokras, MD, PhD, the Penn PCOS Center offers patients a multidisciplinary approach to treatment:
Patients have access to a variety of services, such as hormonal treatment, fertility treatment, weight management, nutrition services, lipid management and dermatology/laser hair removal to manage the excessive hair growth associated with PCOS.
Because PCOS can impact other health conditions, the Penn PCOS center collaborates with providers from other specialties throughout Penn Medicine. The goal of this program is to offer patients one point of access to every treatment option they need to manage their condition. The center collaborates with a variety of departments throughout Penn Medicine to arrange a coordinated and personalized care plan for each patient, including: