Family Planning

Complex Contraception

Our physicians provide reproductive healthcare services for all women and adolescents.  For those that seek to avoid an unintended pregnancy or plan to start a family and have a complex medical condition, our team provides access to the highest quality of care.  

At our UChicago Hyde Park location we provide consultation for women with chronic health conditions including, but not limited to:

  • Cancer
  • Obesity/Gastric Bypass
  • Rheumatologic Disease
  • Neurological Disease
  • Organ Transplant History
  • Cardiac or Pulmonary Disease
  • Bleeding/Clotting Disorders

Contraceptive Services Include:

  • Combined hormonal contraception: pills/patch/ring
  • Progestin-only contraceptives
    • Depo-Provera
    • Progestin-only pills
  • Contraceptive Implants: Nexplanon®
  • Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)
    • Hormonal (Mirena®) and non-hormonal (Paragard®)
    • Difficult insertions and removals
  • Sterilization
    • Traditional tubal ligation

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology