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Women's Health

Comprehensive Women's Health Care

Primary care physicians and specialists with WMCHealth Physicians and Westchester Medical Center offer comprehensive women's health care to women of all ages and in every stage of life. For both advanced and routine gynecologic care, visit Advanced OB/GYN Associates here.

For information or to request an appointment, please contact us:

Westchester Medical Center WMCHealth Physicians
100 Woods Road 19 Bradhurst Ave, Suite 2750S
Valhalla, NY 10595 Hawthorne, NY 10532
Call 914.493.7000 Call 914.493.2250

Our Services

  • Advanced OB
  • Breast Imaging
  • Breast Oncology
  • Breast Surgery
  • Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Comprehensive Gynecologic Care
  • Gynecology - Adolescent GYN
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Perinatology)
  • Minimally Invasive/Robotic Advanced Gynecologic Surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Reproductive Genetics
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Learn more about our services below.

Advanced OB
Westchester Medical Center offers a full spectrum of advanced obstetric care to women throughout the WMCHealth Network. From preconception and pregnancy to labor and delivery and postpartum care, our team of providers is available to care for your every need. We specialize in high-risk and complex cases, partnering with specialists throughout OB-GYN and other fields in providing the quality care you expect. Learn more.

Breast Imaging
The Breast Center imaging suite at Westchester Medical Center features an advanced 3D mammography and tomosynthesis unit, which produces high quality 3D images that decrease the need for additional screenings and increase accuracy in cancer detection. Breast ultrasound, breast MRI, breast interventions, and stereotactic and MRI-guided breast biopsies are also done at this facility. For patients considered high risk, The Breast Center offers a special program dedicated to preventive via assessment, personalized screening and recommendations. Learn more.

Breast Oncology
The breast cancer teams collaborate to provide advanced treatment options and advanced technology needed for accurate screening and diagnosis of breast disease. An experienced team of radiologists and surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists, together with physician assistants, oncology-trained nurses, therapists and social workers, are dedicated to delivering personalized, high-quality care to breast cancer patients.

Our Tumor Board, part of the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer accreditation, provides regular multidisciplinary reviews of all cancer cases to determine the best treatment plan and ensure coordinated care. The board includes surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists, as well as specialists from radiology, pathology, clinical nutrition, oncology support, oncology nursing, patient navigation, quality and safety. Certified cancer registrars document all patient histories, diagnoses, treatments and status of care. Our integrated breast practice allows multispecialty cancer treatment by a team of experts to provide multidisciplinary, personalized care. The center is widely recognized for its personalized and integrative approach to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Breast Surgery
The Department of Surgery, Westchester Medical Center, is the primary referral facility for regional hospitals and a lifeline for more than 2.4 million people in the Hudson Valley. The surgical team specializes in breast procedures including sentinel lymph node biopsy, partial mastectomy, total mastectomy, modified radical mastectomy, radical mastectomy, skin sparing mastectomy, and nipple sparing mastectomy. Plastic and reconstructive surgery is offered for cancer and prophylactic surgeries to include oncoplastic surgery, tissue expander and implant placement, TRAM (Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous) flap technique, LATIS (Latissimus Dorsi) flap technique, and DIEP (Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforators) flap technique. 

Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine
Female pelvic medicine providers are specially-trained gynecologists who provide specialty consultation and management of the full spectrum of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders including pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, incomplete bladder emptying, accidental bowel leakage, difficult defecation, painful bladder syndrome, recurrent urinary tract infections, fistula and urethral diverticulum. They work closely with colleagues in general gynecology, pain management, radiology, urology, gastrointestinal internal medicine, and physical therapy in providing comprehensive care. Learn more.

Gynecologic Oncology
The Division of Gynecologic Oncology and Robotic Surgery has a simple mission: provide you and your loved ones with comprehensive, compassionate and personal gynecologic oncology and complex pelvic surgical care. Care is available for women with ovarian, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancers; endometrial / uterine cancer; cervical cancer; vaginal / vulvar cancer; and gestational trophoblastic disease. Patients are seen at Westchester Medical Center and convenient practice locations in Hawthorne, Suffern and Goshen, NY. Learn more.

Comprehensive Gynecologic Care
For many women, their relationship with their gynecologist is a lasting one which often begins with their first annual pelvic exam in late adolescence or early adulthood and continues throughout their child-bearing and menopausal years.

Our specialists strive to be your trusted partner in healthcare by providing personal and customized care that addresses your unique needs during every stage of life. We provide routine annual exams, offer birth control advice and preconception counseling, and see you through each pregnancy from conception to birth and aftercare. We ensure you stay healthy by advising you on and providing regular screenings such as mammograms and colonoscopies as you grow older.

Throughout it all, we access advanced prevention techniques, technology and treatment interventions to ensure you receive comprehensive and up-to-date care. Learn more.

Gynecology - Adolescent GYN
Providers throughout the Westchester Medical Center Health Network provide gynecologic care specially tailored to the needs of adolescents. Teens and young adults with gynecologic cancer have access to extensive resources and support through the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Program at WMC. This program helps young women manage life issues, including school or work, relationships, finances, and health concerns involving sexuality and fertility.

Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Perinatology)
Maternal-fetal medicine specialists provide advanced-level care for expectant mothers with prior medical conditions such as diabetes and heart disease; those who have health problems resulting from pregnancy, such as gestational diabetes or preeclampsia; and healthy mothers carrying multiple fetuses or those who have experienced prior preterm labor or delivery, recurrent miscarriages or premature rupture of the membranes. Maternal-fetal specialists also coordinate any specialized neonatal services a baby may require prior to or shortly after birth, such as heart surgery. Genetic counselors are available to women receiving care in this program. Learn more.

Minimally Invasive/Robotic Advanced Gynecologic Surgery
The Westchester Medical Center Health Network offers the most advanced minimally invasive approach to gynecologic surgical care in the region. Many procedures are available in-office at convenient practice locations throughout the area. Physicians are uniquely trained to provide specialty consultation and management of fibroids, chronic pelvic pain, adenomyosis, abnormal uterine bleeding, female sexual dysfunction, benign adnexal pathology, endometriosis, painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis, myofascial pain and cervical dysplasia. Our commitment to you is to perform a multidisciplinary and comprehensive office evaluation and offer you a wide range of treatment options tailored to your specific problem ranging from conservative to medical or surgical management. We can offer you various minimally invasive office-based and surgical approaches tailored to your specific condition. Services include:

  • Multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of chronic pelvic pain (medical and surgical)
  • Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (hysteroscopy, vaginal, and laparoscopic)
  • Robotic surgery
  • Office hysteroscopy
  • Bladder instillations
  • Trigger point injections
  • Management of cervical dysplasia:
    • Colposcopy
    • LEEP
  • Transgender specific health care
  • First and second trimester pregnancy terminations

Learn more.

Through the WMCHealth Network women have access to gynecologic reconstructive and plastic surgeons. These specialists restore both function and appearance through laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgical procedures. Reconstructive procedures play a vital role in treating issues such as uterine prolapse, pelvic organ prolapse, fetal incontinence, urinary incontinence, and other conditions. 

Obstetrics
When it comes to healthy moms and healthy babies, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network is here for you with convenient practice locations and excellence in all facets of pre- and postnatal care. Board-certified obstetricians offer comprehensive services in prenatal care, obstetric care, labor and delivery, and high-risk pregnancy. 

Westchester Medical Center is home to an Obstetric Emergency Department. Emergency care is also available in Poughkeepsie at MidHudson Regional Hospital with transfer to WMC.

Reproductive Genetics
The expert team at Westchester Medical Center consists of a highly experienced obstetrician-geneticist and genetic counselor who will work closely with you and your obstetrician-gynecologist, as well as neonatologists, reproductive endocrinologists, and other specialists as needed to manage your healthcare. Genetic counselors provide evaluation, risk-assessment, and information as well as guidance and support as you make informed decisions about genetic testing. 

At Westchester Medical Center, women have access to comprehensive consultations including individual evaluation, genetic counseling, and testing before, during, and after pregnancy. Our services include preconception counseling, prenatal counseling and hereditary cancer counseling. Learn more about these consultations and why a woman may be recommended to have a consultation.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
OB-GYNs throughout the Westchester Medical Center Health Network offer fertility counseling, referrals for fertility preservation, and a full spectrum of fertility treatments. This includes infertility evaluations and the diagnosis and treatment of hormonal disorders. Learn more.

Westchester Medical Center
100 Woods Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Call 914.493.7000

WMCHealth Physicians - Valhalla
19 Bradhurst Ave, Suite 2750S
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Call 914.493.2250

WMCHealth Physicians - Mamaroneck
689 Mamaroneck Ave
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Call 914.253.1100

Ryntz, Timothy
Ryntz, Timothy

Section Chief
Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Complex Family Planning
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Associate Professor
New York Medical College
Complex Family Planning
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Buskwofie, Ama
Buskwofie, Ama
Attending Physician
Gynecologic Oncology
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chaudhary, Shahrukh, MD, FACOG
Chaudhary, Shahrukh, MD, FACOG

Attending
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assistant Professor
New York Medical College
Maternal-Fetal Medicine (High Risk Obstetrics)
Grimes, Cara
Grimes, Cara
Chief of Advanced Urogynecology
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Keltz, Julia
Keltz, Julia
Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynecology
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Lisa Giovinazzo, PA-C
Lisa Giovinazzo, PA-C

Physician Assistant
Advanced Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Advanced OB/GYN Associates
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Urogynecology
Patankar, Sonali
Patankar, Sonali
Attending Physician
Gynecologic Oncology
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pradhan, Tana
Pradhan, Tana
Chief, Gynecologic Oncology and Robotic Gynecologic Surgery
Gynecologic Oncology
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rajendran, Geetha
Rajendran, Geetha

Attending Physician
Maternal-Fetal Medicine (High Risk Obstetrics)
Roe, Anne Marie A.
Roe, Anne Marie A.
Director of Reproductive Genetics and Fetal Diagnostics
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Advanced OB/GYN Associates
Clinical Genetics
Maternal-Fetal Medicine (High Risk Obstetrics)
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stifani, Bianca
Stifani, Bianca
Associate Medical Director, Complex Family Planning
Advanced OB-GYN Associates
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Complex Family Planning
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tedjarati, Sean
Tedjarati, Sean
Chief Clinical Integration Officer for WMCHealth Network
Chairman and Clinical Professor / Director
Gynecologic Oncology
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vicens-Villafana, Jose
Vicens-Villafana, Jose
Attending Physician
Obstetrics and Gynecology
White, Desmond A.
White, Desmond A.

Attending Physician
Maternal-Fetal Medicine (High Risk Obstetrics)
Marino, Alessandra
Marino, Alessandra

Physician Assistant
Gynecologic Oncology