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Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology


Choose UNM Health System for sensitive gynecologic care that respects the physical and emotional development of children and teens.  

Gynecologic Conditions We Treat

Find comprehensive care for all conditions affecting the female reproductive system, including:
  • Breast pain
  • Conditions present at birth, including reproductive tract anomalies and disorders of sex development
  • Delayed or early onset puberty
  • Endometriosis – Pelvic pain caused by endometrium (tissue that lines the uterus) growing outside the uterus
  • Genital sores and injuries
  • Hirsutism – Unusually thick, dark facial and/or body hair
  • Lichen sclerosis – Thin, patchy, white skin
  • Menstrual conditions
    • Amenorrhea – Lack of menstrual periods by 15 years old or for several months in a row
    • Dysmenorrhea – Painful cramps during menstruation
    • Irregular periods
    • Menorrhagia – Unusually heavy or long periods
    • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) – Symptoms such as cramps, mood swings and headaches that occur a few days before menstruation
    • Premenstrual dysphoric syndrome – PMS symptoms severe enough to interfere with school, work or social activities
  • Ovarian cysts and other pelvic masses
  • Ovarian torsion (adnexal torsion) – Twisted ovary, causing sudden pelvic pain
  • Primary ovarian insufficiency – Ovaries that stop functioning normally before age 40
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome – Hormone imbalance that may cause irregular menstrual cycles, extra body hair and acne
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Toxic shock syndrome – Bacterial infection
  • Vulvovaginitis – Inflammation of the vulva

Services & Treatments

Turn to UNM Health’s gynecologists for age-appropriate treatments and services, including:
•    Preventive gynecologic care, including pelvic exams
•    Pap tests and follow-up care
•    Contraception counseling and management
•    STI tests
•    Medications
•    Gynecologic surgery, including minimally invasive procedures

Location

Young Children’s Health Center
306 A San Pablo SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Phone: 505-272-9242
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