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Family Planning

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At Weill Cornell Medicine, we understand that your reproductive and sexual health is highly personal and unique to you. Our team of doctors and nurses are here to provide comforting and caring support, along with expert medical care.

We provide compassionate and evidence-based care for people when they need birth control, as well as when they face unexpected or unhealthy pregnancies and need abortion care or miscarriage treatment. We are passionate about helping our patients achieve optimum health and well-being in support of your individual goals — as well as empowering you with information so that you can confidently make decisions about your healthcare and future. We support our patients’ decision making with respect and put your needs above all else. We know that all people deserve comprehensive information about their treatment options to make the best decision for themselves and their families. 

The Weill Cornell Medicine Family Planning team includes subspecialty-trained physicians and dedicated nurses who provide compassionate care for our patients and their families.  In addition to providing excellent, evidence-based care, we are also committed to rigorous research, physician training and education, and advocacy.

Why Choose Weill Cornell Medicine?

Individualized family planning care: Our doctors and nurses understand that your reproductive health is yours and yours alone. We give each patient personalized attention to understand your goals and values, any other medical conditions, and your overall long-term health. Our offices are private, respectful, safe and supportive. Our job is to make you comfortable. 

Multidisciplinary care from leading experts:  When our patients’ medical needs are complex, the Weill Cornell Medicine Family Planning Program partners with an interdisciplinary team of high-risk obstetricians, anesthesiologists, and medical specialists. Our specialists collaborate to provide you with the best possible care for all aspects of your reproductive health.

Weill Cornell Medicine partners with NewYork-Presbyterian, one of the top hospital systems in New York City and the U.S.

Services We Provide

Our team provides comprehensive family planning services:

Contraception services: Our team provides counseling about all available contraception methods (birth control), helping you understand your options and supporting you to choose what is best for you. We provide all FDA-approved birth control methods:

  • Birth control pills, vaginal ring, transdermal patch, and injections
  • Intrauterine devices (IUDs), hormonal and non-hormonal, including insertion and removal
  • Contraceptive implant, including insertion and removal
  • Emergency contraception
  • Contraception to alleviate heavy menstrual bleeding or menstrual pain
  • Specialty contraceptive care for women with complex medical conditions (bleeding or clotting disorders, kidney failure, prior heart attack, organ transplant, or weight-loss surgery)
  • Permanent contraception, including tubal ligation

If you have a complex medical condition, our team has the specialized expertise to help you find the best contraceptive option to help you achieve long-term health.

Pregnancy testing and options counseling: Our family planning specialists provide a safe, supportive environment for you to receive pregnancy testing. If a pregnancy test indicates that you are pregnant, you will discuss your options with your doctor, receiving information and resources about abortion, adoption, and prenatal care.
Our team provides the information you need to make the right decision for you and your life. We support all patients respectfully, without judgement or pressure.

Comprehensive abortion services: If you decide to end your pregnancy, our team is here to support and care for you. We provide medical and procedural abortion services, prioritizing your comfort.

  • Medication abortion in the first trimester
  • Procedural (surgical) abortion care through 23 weeks 6 days estimated gestation
  • Option of general anesthesia (to be “asleep”) for procedural abortions
  • Bereavement support for ending a pregnancy

Pregnancy loss support and management: Our team understands that pregnancy loss can be physically and emotionally challenging. We are experienced in providing compassionate care for miscarriage. We provide all options for management of early miscarriage: expectant management, medication management, procedural (surgical) management. If you desire, we will provide treatment (medication or procedure to help your body pass the miscarriage). We also provide procedural (surgical) management of second trimester pregnancy loss and bereavement support for all pregnancy losses.

Care for early pregnancy complications: Our team of compassionate and highly experienced doctors are here to help diagnose and care for early pregnancy complications, including ectopic pregnancy (a pregnancy in which the fertilized egg grows outside the uterus).

Sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and care: We provide testing and care for all sexually transmitted infections. All STIs can be treated with medications, so it is important to get tested frequently to stay healthy.

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Whether you visit us virtually through a video visit oor you see us in person, you can be assured that we will deliver the highest standards of care with compassion. Our team has taken every step to keep our facilities safe for you to continue your care. Learn more about our safety measures and the changes we’ve made to enhance your patient experience.

About Our Physicians

The physicians at the Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology offer patients the highest level of safety and care. As a top-ranked academic medical center, you have access to our extensive network of specialists who provide seamless care throughout your treatment — to promote long-term physical and mental health.