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Women's Clinic

The Women’s Clinic specializes in services for women of all ages and through all phases of life. Whether you are being seen for your routine annual examination 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. Situated in a women-only wing, the Women’s Clinic offers rooms designed for your comfort and privacy, as well as a private space for nursing mothers.

Key Services

Routine Well Examinations

All women should be seen on a yearly basis. Your exam will be tailored to your personal and family medical history and may include a breast exam, pelvic exam, testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and a Pap smear test to look for cervical cancer. (Pap smears are not necessary until age 21. This exam is intended to discuss your unique health needs and to decide if you need any further followup; specific problems or concerns may be better addressed by making a separate appointment.)


Pregnancy Testing, Counseling, and Education

Home pregnancy tests are very accurate, but we also can do them at Gopher Quick Clinic and in the Women’s Clinic. Pregnancy can be detected as early as 14 days after conception. If you are pregnant, our providers can provide education, options counseling, and pregnancy resources. We do not offer obstetrical care during your pregnancy.


Birth Control Counseling and Prescriptions

Our providers will guide you in choosing a birth control that is right for you. We can provide a prescription for hormonal contraceptives, diaphragms, Depo-Provera, Nexplanon, NuvaRing, and intrauterine devices (IUDs). (IUD and Nexplanon insertions at Boynton Health Service require a prior consultation visit.) Information about emergency contraception is also available. (See Birth Control for more information about your birth control options.)


Pre-conception Care

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.


Fertility Evaluations

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.


Gynecologic Infection Treatment

Our providers evaluate and treat common vaginal infections and can test for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV.


Management of Menstrual Irregularities, Menopausal Transitions, and Hormonal Issues

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 perimenopausal and menopausal changes and possible interventions.


GLBTQ Care

Boynton recognizes the unique needs of our GLBTQ community and provides a friendly, respectful atmosphere for all of our patients. We do provide hormonal care to transgender individuals.


Breast Problems

Our providers are here to assess any breast problems that arise and to discuss any concerns that might arise as a result of a family history of breast cancer.


Who can be seen at Boynton Primary Care?

Any adult female.

Co-payment

See the Health Care Coverage section of our website for details.

Cancellation Policy

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

Women's Clinic
612-625-8400 Information
612-625-3222 Appointments
612-625-7900 Medical Information Nurse Line (answered 24/7)

Hours and Locations

To view the clinic's service hours, see Hours and Locations.

Women's Clinic
Boynton Health Service
410 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Resources

HPV Testing (PDF)
Pap Test Results
Student Parent HELP Center

Meet our staff

Our all-female providers include licensed and certified physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified medical assistants.

Meet the Women's Clinic providers

Nursing Mothers' Rooms

Boynton Health Service 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.