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Women and Infant Service Line (WISL)

Woman and Infant Services

Women's Clinic

To provide well women exams, including the annual Gynaecological (GYN) checkup, family planning services and follow-up care for the woman with an abnormal pap smear, including colposcopy and Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP); to provide access to care for the woman experiencing problems with infertility, pregnancy testing, prenatal and postpartum care; Specialty clinics, such as Teen prenatal and High Risk Obstetrics (OB); Non-routine Gynecological follow-up and services, includes abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain, climacteric, urinary incontinence and pelvic relaxation; pre-operative and post-operative evaluation; Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Counseling and treatment; Gestational Diabetes follow-up and education and Referral/Consultation in person or via telephone to the other Service Units in the Phoenix Area.

Hours

Women’s Clinic
Monday-Friday
8:00AM to 5:00PM

Inpatient (OB Triage, Labor & Delivery, Couplet Care, Newborn Nursery)
24 Hour

Contact Information

Address & Location

Phoenix Indian Medical Center Women’s Clinic
4212 North 16th Street
Phoenix AZ, 85016
602-263-1557

Services Provided

Gynecology services: GYN surgery - sterilizations, hysterectomy, stress urinary incontinence procedures, laparoscopy (diagnostic and operative), minor procedures.
Obstetrical services: Provided by Certified Nurse Midwives for low risk women. Obstetricians care for high risk women and perform antenatal testing, amniocentesis, external cephalic versions, cesarean deliveries and postpartum tubal sterilization procedures.
Other/Specialty Services: 24/7 Lactation Support - breastfeeding support, education, consultation, inpatient and outpatient.
Newborn Care: Admission appropriate for a level 1 nursery, as well as readmissions during the first month of life for non-infectious needs.

Admission Criteria

Women at gestational ages of 36 weeks or greater are admitted with the intent to deliver based on appropriate criteria. Nonmedical inductions prior to 39 completed weeks are not routinely performed.

OB Triage
All women who present for an OB related problem and are at least greater than or equal to 20 weeks gestation. This includes pregnant women requiring antepartum fetal surveillance testing.