As a skilled obstetrician/gynecologist, Dr. Katherine Hartzell, MD is an expert in women’s reproductive medicine and childbirth. Obstetrics is the branch of medicine which is concerned with women’s health during pregnancy and post-childbirth. She will guide and help women in important matters such as contraception, childbirth and menopause. Additionally, surgical procedures such as caesarean sections, hysterectomy, removal of extra growth are also performed, if the situation demands it.
OBGYNs as they are commonly referred to, are trained to perform routine procedures such as pap smears to diagnose cervical cancer, fertility treatments including IVF and egg freezing, STI diagnosis, conducting pelvic ultrasound for examining pelvic organs or to assess the pregnancy, treatment of urinary problems like urinary tract infection and/or incontinence, treating common issues such as anaemia and breast health management which includes mammograms to prevent/treat breast cancer. Owing to the sensitive nature of their work, OBGYNs are trained to counsel as well. It is natural for one, to feel nervous while letting a doctor examine their private parts, OBGYNs will help them minimise this discomfort with appropriate guidance based on individual needs.
Dr. Katherine Hartzell, MD is rated as a top obstetrician & gynecologist in the El Cajon, CA area.
Dr. Katherine Hartzell, MD is accepting new patients at her practice located at 250 Travelodge Dr, El Cajon, CA, 92020. To book an appointment, please call (619) 528-5000