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Jennifer L. Droz, MD

Languages: English
Specialties:
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
Accepting New Patients
Education
Institution
Type
Field of Study
University of Washington School of Medicine
Medical School
University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital
Residency
Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital
Fellowship
Advanced Pelviscopy
Services
Clinical Interests
  • abdominal cerclage
  • abdominal cramps
  • abnormal pap
  • abnormal uterine bleeding
  • abortion
  • abortion information
  • adnexal mass
  • adolescent gynecology
  • advanced maternal age
  • amenorrhea
  • amniocentesis
  • anemia of pregnancy
  • annual gynecological examination
  • anovulation
  • anovulatory bleeding
  • arcuate uterus
  • asymptomatic bacturia
  • atrophic vaginitis
  • atypical glandular cells of undetermined significance
  • atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance pap smear
  • bacterial vaginosis
  • bartholin's cyst
  • benign breast lump
  • bicornuate uterus
  • birth control
  • bladder prolapse
  • bladder training
  • breast examination
  • breast lump
  • candidiasis of vagina
  • cervical biopsy
  • cervical cerclage
  • cervical dysplasia
  • cervical funneling
  • cervical incompetence
  • cervical insufficiency
  • cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
  • cervical polyp
  • chlamydia-female only
  • chorionic villus sampling
  • clomid
  • colpocleisis
  • colposcopy
  • condylomata acuminata
  • cryosurgery of cervix
  • cystitis
  • cystocele
  • da vinci hysterectomy
  • delayed menarche
  • delayed puberty
  • dermoid cyst
  • detrusor instability
  • diabetes in pregnancy
  • diabetic and newly pregnant
  • diethylstilbestrol exposure
  • dilation and curettage
  • dye test
  • dyspareunia
  • dysuria
  • ectopic pregnancy
  • endometrial ablation
  • endometrial biopsy
  • endometrial hyperplasia
  • endometrioma
  • endometriosis
  • endometritis
  • enterocele
  • essure contraceptive
  • fallopian tube disorders
  • female anorgasmia
  • female genital problems
  • fibroid removal
  • fibroids
  • first trimester screening
  • follicular cyst of ovary
  • galactocele
  • genital herpes, female
  • hellp syndrome
  • history of severe preeclampsia
  • hiv in pregnancy
  • hormone replacement therapy
  • hot flashes
  • human papilloma virus
  • hydatiform mole
  • hydrosalpinx
  • hyperemesis
  • hyperprolactinemia
  • hysterectomy
  • hysterosalpingogram
  • hysteroscopic myomectomy
  • hysteroscopy
  • imperforate hymen
  • implanon
  • incomplete abortion
  • incomplete emptying of bladder
  • incomplete uterovaginal prolapse
  • increased frequency of micturition
  • infertility
  • interstitial cystitis
  • intrauterine device
  • intrauterine growth restriction fetus
  • irregular menstruation
  • labial adhesions
  • laceration of vagina
  • laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • laparoscopic lysis of peritoneal adhesions
  • laparoscopic myomectomy
  • laparoscopy
  • leiomyoma
  • lichen sclerosis
  • mastodynia
  • maternal obesity
  • menometrorrhagia
  • menopause
  • menorrhagia
  • missed abortion
  • missed periods
  • mullerian anomalies
  • multiple gestations
  • nexplanon
  • obliteration of vaginal vault
  • oligomenorrhea
  • operations on cul-de-sac
  • oral contraceptive counseling
  • ovarian cyst
  • ovarian cystectomy
  • ovarian failure
  • ovarian mass
  • ovarian torsion
  • overflow incontinence of urine
  • paget's disease of vulva
  • painful periods
  • pap smear
  • paratubal cyst
  • partial hysterectomy
  • pelvic abscess
  • pelvic adhesions
  • pelvic floor dysfunction
  • pelvic floor exercise
  • pelvic inflammatory disease
  • pelvic lymphadenectomy
  • pelvic mass
  • pelvic organ prolapse
  • pelvic pain
  • pelvic varicose veins
  • perimenopause
  • perinatal mental health
  • permanent sterilization
  • pessary
  • placenta accreta
  • placenta previa
  • placental abruption
  • placental disorders
  • polycystic ovary syndrome
  • pop-q exam
  • post partum check-up
  • post partum mastitis
  • postcoital bleeding
  • posterior repair
  • postmenopausal bleeding
  • preconception counseling
  • preeclampsia
  • pregnancy
  • pregnancy counseling
  • premature adrenarche
  • premature ovarian failure
  • premenstrual syndrome
  • prenatal care
  • prenatal testing
  • preterm labor
  • preterm premature rupture of membranes
  • previous stillbirth
  • primary amenorrhea
  • prophylactic oophorectomy
  • rectocele
  • rectovaginal fistula
  • recurrent pregnancy loss
  • recurrent urinary tract infection
  • repair of cystocele
  • repair of rectocele
  • repair pelvic prolapse
  • robotic gynecological surgery
  • robotic myomectomy
  • routine gynecological care
  • salpingo-oophoritis
  • secondary amenorrhea
  • selective estrogen receptor modulation
  • septate uterus
  • severe preeclampsia
  • sexual dysfunction
  • sexually transmitted diseases
  • shortened cervix
  • spontaneous abortion
  • squamous intraepithelial neoplasia
  • surgical sterilization
  • third degree uterine prolapse
  • tubal ligation
  • tubo-ovarian abscess
  • twins
  • unicorneate uterus
  • urge incontinence
  • urinary incontinence
  • urinary problems
  • urinary retention
  • urinary stress incontinence
  • urinary tract infection
  • urinary urgency
  • uterine abnormality
  • uterine anomaly in pregnancy
  • uterine bleeding
  • uterine fibroid embolization counseling
  • uterine lining removal
  • uterine myoma
  • uterine polyp
  • uterine prolapse
  • uterine surgery
  • uterovaginal prolapse
  • vaginal abscess
  • vaginal agenesis
  • vaginal atrophy
  • vaginal biopsy
  • vaginal birth after caesarean section
  • vaginal bleeding
  • vaginal bleeding after hysterectomy
  • vaginal candidiasis
  • vaginal delivery
  • vaginal discharge
  • vaginal dryness
  • vaginal hysterectomy
  • vaginal infections
  • vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia
  • vaginal irritation
  • vaginal prolapse
  • vaginal septum
  • vaginismus
  • vaginitis
  • vasomotor symptoms
  • vesicovaginal fistula
  • vulvar abscess
  • vulvar disease
  • vulvar dysplasia
  • vulvar vestibulitis
  • vulvodynia
  • vulvovaginitis
  • water birth information
  • well woman visit
  • women's health
Blog Posts
By: Jennifer Lawrence-Brumfiel Droz, MD
Wednesday, December 17, 2014

If you’ve been thinking about getting pregnant, here are some steps to take before your pregnancy to ensure a healthy and successful journey to becoming a mom.

  1. Start taking prenatal vitamins at least a month before conceiving. The folic acid in these vitamins (usually between 400 and 800 micrograms) will help decrease risk of a neural tube defect, like spina bifida. The spinal cord forms and closes by four weeks gestation, before many women even know that they are pregnant, so it’s important to get on this early.

  2. Starting pregnancy at a healthy weight decreases your risk of complications of pregnancy like high blood pressure and gestational diabetes. Good control of chronic medical problems will also help a future pregnancy go much more smoothly.

  3. Consider  ...

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