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OB/GYN and Women's Health

From our Women's Wellness Day each spring, to our Health Coach Program for those with chronic diseases, to support groups for illnesses that disproportionately affect women--like fibromyalgia and breast cancer--area women have a wide range of resources for managing their health.

Start with your primary care provider (PCP). A PCP can be a family physician, nurse practitioner, internal medicine physician, or physician assistant.

Some women prefer the specialized training in women's health issues offered by a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) Midwife (CNM), or OB/GYN. These professionals can act as your PCP as well as your go-to for gynecologic surgeries, diagnosis, and treatment of pelvic floor disorders, vaginal or uterine prolapse, and a host of other disorders affecting women only.

When you're ready to start a family, your women's health provider can monitor your progress, provide education and nutritional support, and discuss birth-pain options with you. Our Birthplace provides a warm, modern environment in which to welcome your newest family member and it is staffed by skilled and caring nurses. The Birthplace also provides breastfeeding support, education, and connections to pediatricians to get your little one off to the best start in life.

Did you know we offer Physical Therapy for pelvic floor disorders?

Ask your primary care providerĀ or women's health provider about a referral or call (315) 261-5460.

Mazin I Abdullah MD
Mazin I. Abdullah, MD - Potsdam, NY OBGYN - St Lawrence Health System
John Batich MD
John Batich, MD - Canton, NY OBGYN - St Lawrence Health System
Peter Dargie MD
Peter Dargie, MD - Canton, NY OBGYN - St Lawrence Health System
Tatiana DiCoby DO
Tatiana DiCoby, DO - Potsdam, NY OBGYN - St Lawrence Health System
Laurie Mousaw CNM
Laurie Mousaw, CNM - Potsdam, NY Certified Nurse-Midwife - St Lawrence Health System
Noelle E Polniak WHNP
Noelle Polniak, WHNP - Potsdam, NY Women's Health Nurse Practitioner - St Lawrence Health System
Eleazar O'Garro MD, DO
Eleazar O'Garro, MD, DO - Potsdam, NY OBGYN and Gynecologic Surgeon - St Lawrence Health System
Tara Swinwood NP
Tara Swinwood, NP - Canton, NY Nurse Practitioner - St Lawrence Health System