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Dignity Health Women's Center—Southwest

The Dignity Health Women's Center—Southwest is comprised of a highly trained team that provides innovative and specialized care for women's health issues. The Center offers both surgical and non-surgical treatment options to advance the health of women in Kern County.

 

Specialists

The Dignity Health Women's Center—Southwest is located on-campus at Mercy Hospital Southwest and provides comprehensive care for all women's health needs. Our specialists are trained to provide primary and preventive health care for women of all ages.

Conditions we treat and services offered

Urogynecology Services

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Fecal incontinence 
  • Overactive bladder
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Fistula
  • Pelvic pain
  • Pelvic floor rehabilitation
  • Biofeedback
  • Pessary
  • InterStim therapy
  • Botox
  • Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation
  • Bladder pacemaker
  • Solesta


Radiology Services

  • Digital mammography with computer-aided
    detection technology
  • Stereotactic breast biopsy
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Obstetric ultrasound


Lactation Support Services

  • Lactation consultations
  • Pump rental and sales
  • Pump replacement and supplemental items
  • Breastfeeding bras
  • Herbal supplements
  • Free breast feeding literature

Urogynecology

The Dignity Health Women’s Center—Southwest features a board-certified and fellowship-trained urogynecologist, Dr. Justin Lee, as well as a highly trained staff that specializes in women’s care. The team is highly experienced in pelvic health and other women’s health issues. The Center offers innovative gynecological solutions, including both surgical and non-surgical treatment options.


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At risk for bladder control issues?

Urinary incontinence—or the loss of bladder control—can become increasingly problematic when it begins to interfere with everyday life. This common condition affects men and women of all ages. Urinary incontinence is treatable, yet many are too embarrassed to discuss the subject with a doctor. This bladder control assessment is a simple and confidential way to learn more about urinary incontinence and determine your risk factors for developing the condition.

Take this quick assessment to:

  • Understand symptoms, causes, and types of urinary incontinence
  • Determine your risk factors for developing urinary incontinence
  • Learn which lifestyle factors can increase or decrease your risk

Radiology

The Dignity Health Women’s Center—Southwest is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, the American College of Radiology, and the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. Accreditations like these are achieved by programs that offer a full range of medical services and ensure that the highest quality and care standards are maintained at all times. Our board certified radiologists and experienced imaging technologists work together to produce quality images and evaluations for physicians and their patients. Screenings are by appointment only. For more information, please call The Women’s Center—Southwest at (661) 663-6429.

Learn more

To learn more about the Dignity Health Women’s Center—Southwest, please call (661) 663-6429. To find an OB/GYN, please call (661) 324-7070 or use our Find a Doctor search tool.