Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, S.C
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Experienced Northwestern obstetrics and gynecology providers in Chicago

Our Northwestern GYN team is highly skilled and experienced.

With our office in Chicago, the team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates sees patients from Munster, Ayer, IN; Schererville, IN; Highland, IN; and the surrounding areas. Our Northwestern obstetrics and gynecology team provides timely and comprehensive women’s health care. Experienced obstetricians in Chicago Our obstetricians are experienced in women’s health issues related to pregnancy. Whether you are trying to conceive or are already pregnant with one baby or multiple babies, our team is available. Our office utilizes the latest technology to diagnose and treat routine and high-risk pregnancies. Our Northwestern OBGYN practice is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial/Prentice Women’s Hospital giving … Continue reading

Northwestern gynecologist in Chicago, explains STD testing in gynecology care and medicine

Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S. C. in Chicago, IL offers complete gynecology medicine and care including STD testing

Staying healthy means regularly seeing your Northwestern gynecologist for medicine and care. If you are sexually active, STD testing is an important way to protect your health. Being open and honest about your sexual history helps the doctor determine your need for STD testing. With offices in Chicago,  and Glenview, IL, the team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates offers complete gynecology care to patients from Munster, IN; Michigan City, IN; Schererville, IN; Highland, IN; and the surrounding areas. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are also known as sexually transmitted infections (STIs). These diseases or infections are caused by bacteria, viruses, and … Continue reading

Chicago OB/GYN explains how to treat fibroids safely and effectively

treat fibroids safely and effectively

Hearing that you have uterine fibroids can be a bit daunting! However, rest easy, knowing that you are not alone. As many as 30 percent of women between 35 and 50 may get fibroids in the uterine wall. At Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, in Chicago, we believe in patient education. We are committed to helping each patient achieve optimal health and have found education to be instrumental in achieving this goal. We know how to treat fibroids effectively. What uterine fibroids are: Also called leiomyomas or myomas, these are muscular tumors that can grow on your uterine wall. They almost … Continue reading

OB/GYN in Chicago near Michigan City explains abnormal bleeding during perimenopause

abnormal bleeding during perimenopause

As women age, we head towards menopause or what is sometimes referred to as “the change of life.” Menopause is the point where a woman has not had a period in a year, it is the end of her childbearing years. Perimenopause is the time frame leading up to menopause, when the process begins, and symptoms can start. Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, serving Chicago , wants to help. Facts about perimenopause: It varies from woman to woman, but it can start as early as your 30s or as late as your 50s. It’s the time when your ovaries begin making … Continue reading

Chicago OB/GYN clinic offers patients minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery

patients minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery

Surgeries in the abdominal area can have long recovery periods and leave significant scars. What if there was a way to reduce both those results? At Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, serving the Chicago area, we believe in helping our patients live productive and healthy lives. That’s one of the reasons we utilize minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery to assist in the treatment of an array of gynecological issues. Laparoscopic surgery: Gynecologic laparoscopy uses a laparoscope to look inside your abdominal area. This is a slender, lighted telescope. The incision required to insert it into your pelvic area is small. It allows … Continue reading

OB/GYN office helps Chicago Women understand abnormal pap smear results

abnormal pap smear results

Sometimes, the things we don’t understand can cause greater anxiety than the things we do understand. Northwestern Women’s Health Associates , serving the Schererville area, wants to help all women understand their bodies. We believe that leads to better health and emotional well-being. One area that can be confusing is if abnormal pap smear results come back. We want to help you understand what could cause abnormal pap smear results, and explain further action we will take if you have one. What a pap smear is: This is an exam we use to test for cervical cancer. It can alert … Continue reading

Compassionate provider offers common gynecological surgeries for patients near Chicago,

common gynecological surgeries

The idea of gynecological surgeries can cause even the bravest patients some anxiety! Northwestern Women’s Health Associates , serving Chicago, and the areas near Chicago, strives to offer women gentle, personalized, and compassionate care. It’s why we utilize laparoscopic surgery for many common gynecological problems. We also are proud to use the da Vinci Si Surgical System for robotic hysterectomies. We always work towards finding solutions that are effective, patient-centered and promote renewed and improved health. Laparoscopic surgery: Surgery done with this method is minimally invasive with faster recovery times. We use small incisions rather than large openings. We use … Continue reading

Schererville women want to understand natural birth control

Choosing the birth control option best for you

Due to advances in medicine, today’s world offers more than just one or two reliable choices for female contraception. Multiple options, including the natural birth control method, exist. This allows each woman to find the choice that is the perfect fit for her. Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, serving the Merrillville area, is here to help. We take the time to get to know you, your lifestyle, and your wants. This allows us to help you make an informed choice as to your birth control option. Schedule your individualized consultation with us today to find out more! What is female contraception? … Continue reading

Gynecologist office near Schererville takes the mystery out of yeast infection treatment

yeast infection

Most girls or women will get at least one yeast infection during their lifetime. At Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C., located near Schererville, we are strong proponents of patient education. We believe that the more you know about your body, the better your overall health will be. We help all our patients understand what a yeast infection is, the symptoms, possible triggers, and effective treatment. If you suspect you are suffering from a yeast infection, please do not hesitate to give us a call. What a yeast infection is: A vaginal yeast infection causes itching and burning around the vagina … Continue reading

Understanding male infant circumcision in Chicago

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Understanding MaleInfant Circumcision in Chicago

Pregnancy comes with many considerations. Parents who are expecting a baby boy have an additional decision to make, whether to circumcise their newborn. For patients in Chicago, Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C. offers information to help patients in their decision-making process. Circumcision of male infants is a widespread practice in many parts of the world, including the United States. Each year 55-65 percent of newborn boys are circumcised in the United States. This procedure involves the surgical removal of the foreskin or the fold of skin covering the head of the penis. Generally, this procedure is done within ten days … Continue reading


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  • Northwestern Women's Health Associates
    5 Dr. Stanley Friedell, 5 Star Review By Gerilynn H.


    Dr. Regina Belmonte has been providing all the services I have needed for over 12 years. She saw me through both of my pregnancies and her expertise is vast. Even after I moved far away from the city, I still embrace and look forward to her care and services, and I refuse to switch doctors. She is worth the trip! Going through both pregnancies I had to meet with all of the Dr's. and all were wonderful. The nurses are fantastic. I have gotten 98% of what I have ever needed just talking to a nurse. So grateful for this practice and so confident with the care I receive.
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    5 Dr. Stanley Friedell, 5 Star Review By Jelly T.


    Dr. Abbie Roth is GOLD!
    I have never met a doctor who is caring and brilliant and with a great sense of humor as doctor Abbie Roth. She is very professional and has an excellent bedside manner. When I had a life threatening complication after my C-section, she and her Prentice team of doctors and nurses were such an efficient team under pressure while making sure they explain every process and steps during the situation. Dr. Abbie Roth and her team literally saved my life! I am very fortunate to have met Dr. Roth, I will never forget her and will continue to see her for my future OB/Gyne health. I highly recommend this practice and Dr. Roth!
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    5 Dr. Stanley Friedell, 5 Star Review By Jessica


    If you are new to Chicago or are just looking for a new physician, please make an appointment with Dr. Friedell. This is the first time in my adult life, that a doctor spent an hour with me going over my medical history, asking questions and documenting my history accurately. His assessment and subsequent surgery were all done t a T! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him or his staff. I have had very positive experiences every time I've gone and I always leave feeling like I've been really seen and heard.
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    5 Dr. Stanley Friedell, 5 Star Review By Monica E.


    I was recommended to NWWH through a friend after a year of unsuccessful IUI with my partner. We were seen and cared for by Dr. Friedell. Best decision ever. You will definitely wait for the doctor for maybe 30 minutes past your appointment time but you will not regret it. His thoroughness and patience to explain everything to us in a way we understood was amazing. He was quick to start a game plan for us. We will definitely stick with Dr. Friedell as our OB/GYN.

    Apart from Dr. Friedell, the staff was quick to perform any lab work and ultrasounds with friendly conversation and compassion. This type of service really helps when we've gone through a rough time trying to get pregnant. Definitely make an appointment with Dr. Friedell.
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    5 Dr. Stanley Friedell, 5 Star Review By Jennifer H.


    I have been going to Dr. Friedell for over a year now and he has been nothing less than amazing. When I first came to him to discuss pregnancy, he was incredibly informative and understanding. He was also willing to take the time to answer all of my questions and help in any way he could. He just delivered my son in March and to say he went the extra mile during delivery would be an understatement. I had some complications and with any other doctor I would have had a c-section. Dr. Friedell worked with me and was extremely patient and because of his care and expertise I had a successful vaginal delivery. I cannot recommend him highly enough!
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    5 Dr. Stanley Friedell, 5 Star Review By Karima R.


    I have been going to this office for little over a month now due to some complications! I have been seen Dr. Friedell, he is very caring and always made sure he answers all my concerns. I am beyond impressed with my experience with Dr Friedell and his PA " Amber". Dr Friedell called me many times after hours to talk to me about my medical results and answers any concerns that I have.

    I would highly recommend Dr Friedell.
  • Northwestern Women's Health Associates
    5 Dr. Stanley Friedell, 5 Star Review By Elizabeth T.


    I have been a patient of this practice for over 5 years now and have only positive reviews of Dr. Feldstein. He was the doctor on call and delivered my third son without any complications. He was knowledgeable, patient focused and went above and beyond to answer my questions and provide a safe and healthy delivery. I also want to note his positive bedside manner to not only my husband and I, but to the nursing staff that was working with him. He was very respectful and I am very thankful to have had him for my delivery. I would recommend this group, Dr. Feldstein in particular without reservation.
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    5 Dr. Stanley Friedell, 5 Star Review By LA


    I switched to Dr. Roth mid pregnancy due to health insurance reasons and it was probably the best decision I have ever made in my life. She is definitely warm and funny but also extremely competent and knowledgeable. I would say what makes her stand out from other doctors is how calm and not reactive she is in even the most dire situations. My son was in serious fetal distress (unexpected and not preventable) and she was very calm and reassuring as we literally ran to the OR for my c section. With the rise of c sections today I feel Dr. Roth is one of the few remaining fabulous ob's that truly plans for normal vaginal births (your choice if you want an epi or not) and although I needed a c section I knew it was truly necessary. I could not speak more highly of her, not only did she save my sons life but she made me feel safe, secure and empowered even when decisions and actions were out of my hands.
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    5 Dr. Stanley Friedell, 5 Star Review By Dana M.


    I love Dr. Belmonte. I have been going to her since 2006! She rocks!!! She is straight to the point, I love that about her. When I leave her office after seeing her I always feel great, like a just left a good friends house or something!
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    5 Dr. Stanley Friedell, 5 Star Review By Barbara A


    I can not tell you how wonderful my experiences have been. Dr. Sharon Wise is my doctor and she is fantastic. She is straightforward and honest about treatments and procedures. I enjoy her sense of humor, and I found her bedside manner when delivering my son to be excellent.