Jon T. Ricks, MD PA
Obstetrician & Gynecologist located in North Dallas, Frisco, TX
Routine gynecology visits are your first line of defense against cervical cancer and other reproductive diseases. At the office of Jon T. Ricks, MD PA, the highest quality gynecologic care is available to ensure you’re healthy and functioning optimally. Dr. Ricks specializes in well-woman exams and other preventive health services. He also has extensive experience diagnosing and treating abnormal uterine bleeding, infertility, and other conditions with holistic treatments and minimally invasive surgery. Call the office in Frisco, Texas, to schedule a gynecology appointment today or book a consultation online.
What is gynecology?
Gynecology is a field of medicine that focuses on the unique health needs of women, including their reproductive health and sexual health.
Dr. Ricks offers a wide range of gynecology services to ensure your body is functioning optimally. He can diagnose and treat a variety of underlying conditions that cause pain or interfere with your fertility or overall wellness. He also prioritizes preventive health care to minimize your risk for certain diseases.
Which gynecology services are available?
To accommodate your individual health needs, Dr. Ricks offers a variety of gynecology services in-office, including:
- Well-woman exams
- Breast cancer screenings
- Contraceptive management
- Hormone replacement therapy
- Pap smears and other gynecologic cancer screenings
- Infertility evaluations and treatment
- Dilation and curettage
- Robotic gynecologic surgery
- Hysterectomy and laparoscopic surgery
- Destruction and excisions of cervical and vaginal lesions
Dr. Ricks performs a variety of specialized diagnostic tests like laparotomy and colposcopy in-office. He also provides treatments to address issues like abnormal uterine bleeding, urinary incontinence, unexplained pain, and sexual dysfunction. Surgery is available to repair weak spots in your pelvic floor and address cystocele and rectocele.
Other specialized procedures available in-office include colpopexy and colporrhaphy to address pelvic floor disorders.
Dr. Ricks also performs surgeries like myomectomy (fibroid removal), vulvectomy (vulva removal), vaginectomy (removal of vaginal tissue after a hysterectomy), oophorectomy (ovary removal), salpingectomy (fallopian tube removal), and resection of peritoneal malignancy surgeries to treat cancer.
What can I expect during my initial gynecology appointment?
During your initial visit with Dr. Ricks, you discuss your personal and family medical history and any concerns you have about your reproductive and sexual health. He is known for his attentiveness to your health concerns and spends quality time with you so he can better understand your needs.
You can expect to have a pelvic exam so Dr. Ricks can examine your reproductive organs. During the exam, he can also take a sample of cells from your cervix (Pap smear) to check for changes that may relate to cervical cancer. He provides manual breast exams to check for lumps and can refer you for a mammogram if you’re over 40 or if you have risk factors for breast cancer.
Dr. Ricks can also discuss your options for birth control to prevent unintended pregnancy. He provides resources to help you prepare your body for pregnancy if you’re ready to start your family.
To schedule a gynecology appointment, call the office of Jon T. Ricks MD PA, today or book a consultation online.