Academy Women’s Healthcare Associates is the leading Colorado Springs OB/GYN practice that specializes in caring for women of all ages from the first exam through menopause.
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Since 1993, Academy Women’s Healthcare has been been a leader among Colorado Springs OB/GYN groups.
In that time we have had the privilege of delivering over 20,000 babies.
Our state-of-the-art facility allows us to provide even greater service to our patients with an on-site pharmacy, ultrasound, and Women’s Surgery Center.
As one of the premier Colorado Springs OB/GYN groups, we understand the importance of this job and consider it an honor to care for the women of El Paso county.
We appreciate the opportunity to serve you and if at any time there are questions or concerns, please talk with any one of us.
What Makes Us Different?
Our mission statement is a daily commitment to Christ, and one we must continually work at to achieve. When we serve in this manner, we are honored.
To serve God, our patients, our staff and each other by providing exceptional healthcare in a manner that reflects the character of Christ.
We believe in providing individuals with exceptional, non-judgmental healthcare with a servant’s heart.
In all that we do, we strive to show Christ’s love and compassion to every staff member and OB/GYN patient.
The specialized staff at Academy Women’s Healthcare focuses on every obstetrical and gynecological need of each woman who walks through our door.
Our OB/GYN services include:
Academy Women’s Healthcare understands that labor and delivery is one of the most important events in a woman’s life.
As a leading in Colorado Springs obstetrics, we respect all patients desires to achieve the labor experience they wish with the benefit of our experience. We also will care for patients who desire “VBAC” or vaginal birth after cesarean.
All birth plans are honored and we will assist you in developing a plan that meets your needs.
Many variables will come into play regarding your pregnancy, labor, and delivery and we will be at your side assisting you to understand your options and why we are making any recommendations for a specific intervention.
We have delivered over 20,000 babies and will put our wealth of experience to work for you.
High Risk Pregnancies
Academy Women’s Healthcare Associates works closely with University Perinatal Consultants in caring for patients with high risk pregnancies.
UPC is a cooperative effort between the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Section of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and St. Francis Medical Center.
It serves as the Perinatal Department for the hospital, providing specialized services to physicians and patients in our community.
UPC offices are on our floor, right down the hall.
Our doctors have a personal relationship and have consulted numerous hours with their doctor.
Because of this unique relationship, Academy Women’s Healthcare Associates is privileged to be able to provide superior care for its patients with high risk pregnancies.
Some of the more common high risk complications we care for are:
- Multiple pregnancy: Twins, Triplets, etc.
- Premature Labor and Delivery
- Incompetent Cervix
- Chronic Hypertension
- Gestational Diabetes
Ultrasound creates pictures of the internal organs of the body from sound waves. It is used to help find possible problems or to check a medical condition.
During pregnancy, ultrasounds are used to examine the fetus.
In our Colorado Springs OB/GYN office, we have one of the few AIUM certified Ultrasound units in Colorado Springs.
We are proud to offer this service and the convenience of its location to our patients.
In specializing for health needs for women of all ages, Academy Women’s Healthcare is also a leader in Colorado Springs gynecology services.
In fact, we have some of the best gynecologist in Colorado Springs right here on staff.
We provide a full range of gynecological services including:
- Abnormal Menses – Heavy and Absent
- Painful Menses
- Stress Urinary Incontinence
- Pelvic Pain
- PMS / PMDD
When the need for surgery arises, we offer a full range of women’s surgery.
The decision to have surgery can be a stressful time in a woman’s life.
We believe that surgery can be an excellent choice in the right circumstances. You can rest assured that our providers will always review all of your surgical and nonsurgical options.
We offer all minimally invasive procedures as well as traditional surgeries on-site. The physicians at AWHA are dedicated to practicing world class medicine in Colorado Springs.
Menopause is the cessation of a woman’s menstrual cycles. Physiologically, this is when the ovaries stop making estrogen and as a result the lining of the uterus (endometrium) is no longer stimulated to cycle.
While most people think of hot flashes as the quintessential menopausal symptom, menopause affects nearly every body organ and system.
The average age of menopause is 51 years of age and had been for centuries.
A woman born in 1900 had a life expectancy of 44 years. A woman born in 2000 however has a life expectancy of 86 years.
Many of our great-grandmothers never lived to experience menopause or spent few years in that stage of life. Women will now spend nearly half of their life in that stage.
As a result, maintaining quality of life and a vigorous lifestyle are important.
As women mature and begin to experience menopause, it is paramount that they have a physician who understands the physiology and challenges of that stage of life.
While a natural process, menopause introduces a whole new set of experiences and physical challenges for a woman.
We at Academy Women’s Healthcare understand the challenges physically and emotionally that occur during this phase of a womans life.
We will help you develop a plan of care individualized to meet your needs created by your unique medical history and personal desires.
The care of infertile couples is a very stressful time in a family’s life.
At Academy Women’s Healthcare, we are sensitive to this difficult situation and will work diligently to help you start your family.
We provide basic evaluation as well as treatment of many disorders that impact fertility.
The option for contraception is a very personal decision.
Our staff at Academy Women’s Healthcare will assist you in reviewing all your options from natural family planning to permanent birth control.
We will respect your wishes and take the necessary time to review risk and benefits of all the available options you would like to review.
Free Pregnancy Screenings
We also offer Free Pregnancy Screenings for the women of Colorado Springs and El Paso County.
No appointment is necessary. We welcome all women, and you don’t need to be a patient of Academy Women’s Healthcare.
In order to be served promptly, a visit before 9:00 AM is recommended.
Colorado Springs Office
Our office is located in Colorado Springs just east of Powers on Woodmen at 6071 East Woodmen Road, Suite 405, Colorado Springs, CO 80923.
We are on the fourth floor of the NorthCare complex, which is conveniently connected by a skyway to the Birth Center at the Penrose St. Francis Medical Center.
Our location also conveniently houses the Women’s Surgical Center, pediatric office, perinatology, and pharmacy.
Our office hours are: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Are you looking for a Colorado Springs OB/GYN practice that will serve you in a caring and compassionate way?
If so, we would love to meet you!
To schedule an appointment at our Monument office, please call us at: 719-442-0808.
Academy Women’s Healthcare Associates is pleased to accept Kaiser Permanente as one of our many available forms of health insurance coverage.
Kaiser Permanente’s status as an industry leader in customer satisfaction makes them a perfect match for a family-friendly, patient-centered practice like Academy Women’s Healthcare.
In addition to Kaiser Permanente, Academy Women’s Healthcare also participates in many other PPOs, HMOs and most major insurance plans, including Tri-Care.
Whether you’re a new or returning patient, know that you’re placing yourself in the expert hands of one of Colorado Springs’ most respected gynecology and obstetrics practices.
If you are switching from a current health care provider, please contact us and we will be happy to assist in your transition.
We do ask that you bring your complete insurance information to each of your appointments.
If you are rendered services that are covered by insurance, our office staff will file insurance claims for those services.
MasterCard and Visa are accepted.
Our billing staff can be reached at 719.442.0808 ext 4 and will be happy to answer your questions.
In addition we offer the most competitive cash pay rates in Colorado Springs for obstetrics, gynecology and ultrasounds.
We also welcome Medicare and Medicaid patients.
Academy Women’s Healthcare Associates welcomes OB/GYN Medicaid patients.
We have been leaders in the private medical community in serving the health needs of these patients for many years.
At this time, we are accepting any new OB/GYN Medicaid patient.
Gynecology Medicaid patients are being accepted with a doctor referral.
Also, we assist women who do not have private health insurance by providing a Medicaid Presumptive Eligibility site here at our offices.
If you would like assistance from our office feel free to contact Petra at email@example.com or call her at 719.622.3438.
Please note, we have recently modified our late show, no show and visitor policy.
What are the changes?
- $25 no show fee
- $25 habitual late show fee
- Visitors must accompany patients at check in if they wish to join the patient in the exam room
Why the changes?
- Decrease patient wait times
- Improve patient flow
- Comply with increased HIPPA regulations/patient privacy
What if I am late?
AWHA will always try to ensure that all patients are seen.
Late patients will be sent to our scheduling department to see if their physician, or any other physician has any schedule availability to see that patient later in the same day.
If there is no availability then the patient will be asked to reschedule to another date and time.