News & Events

D.W.S. Is Now Offering Telehealth!

Because your safety and health is our top priority, we are proud to offer telehealth services at our offices! These services are for EXISTING PATIENTS ONLY, and appointments can be scheduled by calling (404) 508-2000 or requesting an appointment online.

The issues we can address include:

  • Vaginitis (Discharge, Yeast, BV)
  • Birth control options and complications
  • Medication refills
  • Postpartum depression screening/treatment
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Fibroids
  • Pelvic pain
  • Preconception counseling
  • Follow up on findings from Well Women visits
  • Follow up on abnormal labs and Pap smears

COVID-19 Call-In

Dekalb Women’s Specialists in conjunction with Emory Decatur Hospital encourages patients to communicate with their Primary Care Physicians (Internal Medicine or Family Practice) by telephone if feeling sick with fever, cough or shortness of breath even if you are pregnant.  It is very important that you call with your symptoms prior to going to any health care provider office so that they can direct your care.  Dekalb Women’s Specialists does not offer testing for Coronavirus.  Go to CDC.gov for detailed information on COVID-19 prevention and what to do if you feel ill. 
 
GA hotline for COVID19 updates and info: 844-442-2681

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

  • All Meet and Greet events will be cancelled until further notice. 

 Note that Coronavirus information can be obtained at the CDC website, please click here https://www.cdc.gov/and for specifics about Coronavirus and pregnancy click here https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/pregnancy-breastfeeding.html#anchor_1584169262

In order to maintain a normal pregnancy, we stress taking your prenatal vitamins and getting good nutrition and regular exercise if you are staying at home.  If you are not able to participate in outside activities and education you can still aide the health of your pregnancy by going to the following websites:

DeKalb Women’s Specialists does not endorse any of these websites and we don’t recommend purchasing of any products from any of the listed businesses.  Use your best judgement when evaluating services and always pay attention to doctors recommendations that apply to you because of your specific limitations and diagnosis.

Congratulations to Dr. Scott: President Elect of the Georgia OB/GYN Society!

There were 150 Ob/Gyns in attendance at The 68th Annual Georgia OB/Gyn Society Meeting this past weekend, held by the Georgia OBGyn Society at The Cloisters in Sea Island, Ga. where Dr. Scott was promoted to President Elect. His term for this prestigious organization will start August 2019.
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What Questions Should I Ask My Obstetrician About Genetic Testing?

What questions should you ask your obstetrician about genetic testing? The best approach depends on what you really want to know. Every parent-to-be wants to have a healthy beautiful baby, but of course there is always a chance your child will have some abnormality or disorder. The good news is there are prenatal screening tests that will provide you with answers, IF you want to know. Here are some clarifying questions.

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Understanding Postpartum Depression And How To Deal With It

Postpartum depression does not discriminate. You can develop it whether your pregnancy was easy or difficult. You can suffer from it if you are a first time mom or already have a child, married or unmarried, and it occurs in women of all ages, races, and education. Simply put, it can happen to any woman, even you. That’s why understanding postpartum depression and how to deal with it is valuable information for all expectant mothers.

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5 Things to Know About Robotic Surgery For Gynecologic Cancer

Medical technology continues to improve and innovate the way surgeons can perform surgery. Robotic surgery was approved by the FDA in 2005 and is a relatively new less-invasive technique, but different from both laparoscopic and open surgery. Before undergoing any kind of surgery for gynecologic cancer, discuss with DeKalb Women’s Specialists these 5 things to know about robotic surgery for gynecologic cancer.

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