If you’re looking for expert gynecological care, the friendly and professional team at Dakota Women’s Clinic in Mitchell, South Dakota is here for you. Michael R. Krause, DO, is a skilled OB/GYN who offers several procedures, such as minimally invasive surgeries, while Michele Peitz is a knowledgeable physician assistant with extensive experience in women’s health. For high-quality service, call Dakota Women’s Clinic or book an appointment online today.
Dr. Krause and Michele are medical professionals with specialized training in the field of gynecology, or women’s reproductive care. At Dakota Women’s Clinic, they offer a broad spectrum of gynecology services, such as:
They also diagnose and treat a variety of conditions, including:
Exactly what happens at your gynecological visit depends on your age. For adolescents getting their first exam, Dr. Krause or Michele may focus more on what to expect from menstrual periods, while mature women may receive counseling on menopause.
Most appointments involve a physical exam and thorough review of your medical history. Depending on your needs, Dr. Krause or Michele may also perform additional tests and exams, such as:
If you come to the office with specific concerns or your provider discovers something unusual during your exam, they may suggest specific diagnostic tests, such as an ultrasound or blood test.
In some cases, you may need a more advanced diagnostic procedure, such as hysteroscopy or laparoscopy. With hysteroscopy, Dr. Krause inserts a thin, lighted instrument with a camera into your uterus through your vagina. The hysteroscope projects an image of your uterus onto a screen to help with diagnoses.
Laparoscopy is similar, except Dr. Krause makes a small incision inside your vagina or on your abdomen to insert the laparoscope. He may suggest laparoscopy to diagnose or treat certain conditions, such as endometriosis. He may also use this technique to perform minimally invasive hysterectomies, which remove your uterus through tiny incisions.
Dr. Krause is highly skilled in a broad range of gynecologic procedures, including:
For expert gynecological care, you can trust, call Dakota Women’s Clinic or book an appointment online today.