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An annual exam is a yearly checkup with a doctor to address issues related to fertility, sexual health, and overall health. This exam may be performed by a Dignity Health gynecologist, OB/GYN, or primary care doctor. Annual exams include preventative screenings based on health and age.
If it’s time for your annual exam in the Bay Area, Find a Doctor at Dignity Health. Our doctors practice a philosophy of care, dignity, and respect. We offer comprehensive screening and diagnostic women’s health services with a streamlined approach at several convenient locations.
Annual exams help protect your overall health by finding problems early — when they are easiest to treat — and in some cases preventing them before they start.
Every woman’s health needs are different, but annual exams are a good time to talk with your doctor about issues that commonly affect women, including:
We tailor your annual exam to provide personalized care based on your age and health goals. An annual exam takes about 20 to 30 minutes. Make the most of your time by writing down any questions, concerns, or symptoms you would like to discuss with your doctor. Make a list of any changes to your family medical history and all medications you are currently taking.
During an annual exam, your doctor may discuss or perform:
Most health insurance plans cover annual exams as a preventive service. An annual exam at Dignity Health is an excellent investment in your well-being and overall health. Reach out to one of our doctors today.