Gynecology specialist

Leigh Matlaga, MD, gynecologist at MedStar Franklin Square, meets with a patient during a routine gynecology appointment. 

Throughout the Baltimore region, women trust MedStar Franklin Square gynecologists for their high-quality, expert gynecologic care and their advanced treatment options. No matter what stage you are in life, our physicians are experts in routine care, diagnosis, and education about changes happening to your body. Our gynecologists coordinate care with your primary care physician to make sure you receive the best care over the long term. Our gynecology services include all aspects of routine gynecologic care, with a focus on wellness and prevention.

In addition, our women's health nurse navigator can help answer questions about physician referrals, billing, and direct you to services, such as nutrition counseling. We also offer numerous community locations through the Baltimore region to fit your busy schedule. Some of the area's top physicians are located in your community, saving you time and travel. 

In the instances where surgery is needed, our gynecologists are also surgical experts, with access to the latest treatment options, including minimally invasive, laser, and robotic surgery

Conditions Treated

Our gynecologists diagnose and treat such conditions as:

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Pelvic pain
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroids
  • Uterine growths and ovarian cysts
  • Urinary disorders
  • Infertility

Gynecology Services

Our gynecology services include:

Disease prevention

  • Wellness education
  • Seminars
  • Screenings
  • Risk assessment

Routine evaluation

  • Annual visits

Diagnostic evaluation

  • Pelvic imaging
  • Specialized workups
  • Biopsies
  • Ultrasound
  • Hysteroscopy

Comprehensive treatment

  • Medical management
  • Gynecology surgery, including minimally invasive and laser surgery, to remove fibroids, abnormal growths, uterus, ovaries, cervix

Menopause

  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Bone density testing
  • Heart testing

Learn more about menopause.

Learn more about recommended health screenings for women

Whenever possible, we offer services on an outpatient basis. When you do need to be admitted to the hospital, we have comfortable inpatient units that meet the special needs of our women patients.We also have the resources and expertise to treat HIV-positive patients and other immunosuppressed patients.

Specialty Services

Gynecologic endocrinology

  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Inappropriate lactation
  • Precocious and delayed puberty
  • Hirsutism (excessive hair growth)

 

Gynecologic oncology

  • Treatment of gynecologic cancer, including cancers of the vagina, cervix, uterus, ovary, and vulva
  • Genetic testing for women with a family history of ovarian cancer