Welcome to Visalia Womens Specialty Medical Group

Our objective is to offer women a real choice for their medical care at each stage of their life while providing women seamless access to the finest cutting-edge medical and surgical care when needed.

Shay Ventura, NP joins Visalia Women’s Specialty Medical Group, Inc.

Posted on May 17th, 2016

Shay Ventura, NP is a Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in women’s health promotion. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from American Sentinel University (2014) and her Master of Science from Fresno Pacific University (2016). During her graduate study, she became interested in women’s specialty and primary care. Her scope of practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis and management of common and complex health care problems throughout the life…

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OBGYNs Support Breastfeeding Decisions for All Mothers

Posted on May 10th, 2016

Washington, DC — Although most women in the United States initiate breastfeeding, more than half wean earlier than they desire and fall short of their personal goals. Recognizing the prominent role obstetrician-gynecologists can play in helping women reach their breastfeeding goals, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised Committee Opinion, "Optimizing Support for Breastfeeding as Part of Obstetric Practice," to educate providers on how to support…

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OBGYNs play an Essential Role in Educating and Vaccinating

Posted on May 6th, 2016

March 23, 2016 Washington, DC — The importance, safety and efficacy of immunization against vaccine preventable diseases is well established. However, national vaccination rates lag behind public health goals. As women's health care providers, obstetrician-gynecologists are uniquely positioned as a source of information and recommendations on immunization and reducing morbidity and mortality from a range of vaccine-preventable diseases. Today, in a new Committee Opinion, "Integrating…

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Fight Heart Disease in Women | Go Red for Women

Posted on Feb 12th, 2014

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Get your Flu Vaccine for 2013-2014 | Don’t hesitate. Vaccinate!

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2013

Article Source: OBGYN News Vaccination against the flu is on an upswing in the United States, with more than half of eligible children receiving the vaccine last year, but it’s important to keep the momentum going and encourage early vaccination this season, according to a panel of health care professionals. "Don’t hesitate, vaccinate," said Dr. Howard K. Koh, assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services. Dr. Koh was one of several health…

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IVF Most Cost-Effective Treatment for Unexplained Infertility

Posted on Sep 24th, 2013

John P. Geisler, MD, and Hahn Cottrell, MD, discuss their research that found skipping straight to in vitro fertilization was the most cost-effective route to having a baby in patients with unexplained…

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