Boynton Women’s Health specializes in services for people of all gender and sexual orientation through all phases of life. Whether you are being seen for your wellness exam, sexual health or a specific gynecologic concern, the clinic staff provides you with the health knowledge you need to make informed decisions and to live a healthy lifestyle. The clinic also has a private space for people who are breastfeeding to nurse or pump.
Your wellness visit will be tailored to your personal and family medical history and may include a breast/chest exam, pelvic exam, testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and a Pap test to look for cervical cancer. (Pap tests are recommended to begin at age 21.)
This exam is intended to discuss ways to keep you healthy and complete routine screening tests. If you have specific problems or concerns, these may be better addressed at a separate appointment.
Pregnancy can be detected as early as 14 days after conception with a urine pregnancy test. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate but we also can do them at Gopher Quick Clinic and in the Women’s Clinic. If you are pregnant, our providers can provide education, options counseling, and pregnancy resources. Boynton health does not offer abortion services or obstetrical care.
Our providers will guide you in choosing a birth control method that is right for you. We can provide a prescription for hormonal contraceptive pills, patches, rings, diaphragms or the shot. In addition we provide the contraceptive implant and intrauterine devices (IUDs). (IUDs and implants require a consultation visit prior to insertion). Also our providers can provide information about condom use, emergency contraception and fertility awareness. Emergency contraception is also available.
(See Birth Control for more information about your birth control options.)
Boynton offers women who are considering pregnancy information and resources to help them have a healthy pregnancy. We do not offer obstetrical care during your pregnancy.
The average couple takes 9 months to conceive and isn’t considered to have a fertility problem until they have been actively trying to get pregnant for 18 months. We are available to discuss basic evaluation and treatment of infertility and provide you with resources in the community who are capable of offering more sophisticated technology to help attain pregnancy. Once you are pregnant, we can help you find a provider who can take of you during your pregnancy.
Our providers evaluate, test and treat common vaginal infections and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Our providers evaluate and treat common period problems such as prolonged bleeding, infrequent bleeding, heavy bleeding, or severe cramping with bleeding. We are also here to discuss common peri-menopausal and menopausal changes and possible interventions.
Boynton Health recognizes the unique needs of our GLBTQIA community and provides a friendly, respectful atmosphere for all of our patients. We do provide Medical transition/feminizing or masculinizing hormones.
Our providers are here to assess any breast/chest problems that arise and to discuss any concerns that might arise as a result of a family history of breast cancer.
Our providers offer evaluation and follow-up of abnormal Pap test including colposcopy.
See the Billing Basics section of our website for details.
Please reschedule or cancel an appointment by calling 612-625-3222 at least 24 hours in advance of the appointment. Read more about cancelling appointments on our Cancellation Policy web page.
612-625-7900 Medical Information Nurse Line (answered 24/7)
To view the clinic's service hours, see Hours and Locations.
410 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Our all-female providers include licensed and certified physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified medical assistants.
Boynton Health offers private rooms where nursing mothers can pump breast milk. Rooms are located on the East Bank and in St. Paul. Each room is equipped with a comfortable chair and informational literature. More information is available here.