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Family Planning and Contraception

Why choose Wayne Health for Family Planning and Contraception?

Wayne Health’s Family Planning and Contraception specialists are part of the department of Obstetrics & Gynecology of the Wayne State University School of Medicine.

We offer a comprehensive range of short or long-term birth control methods for those wishing to prevent pregnancy, including long-acting reversible contraception implants of intra-uterine devices, hormonal methods, natural family planning and permanent birth control (sterilization).

Through Wayne Health, you also have access to various forms of endometrial ablation to address uterine fibroids or abnormal uterine bleeding, as well as non-surgical hormone therapies to help manage symptoms of pain, heavy bleeding and pelvic pressure.

Wayne Health Family Planning and Contraception services

  • Birth control consultation/treatment (birth control pills, patch, implants, injections)
  • Emergency contraception
  • Permanent birth control (tubal ligation, vasectomy)
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Hormone therapy for uterine fibroids
  • Hysteroscopic surgery
  • Advanced laparoscopic or robotic surgery
  • Vaginal surgery


Wayne Health's approach to treatment

We respect a woman’s right to become pregnant when she is ready to have a child and work with our patients to find the short or long-term contraception method that best meets their needs.

For women experiencing difficult menstrual periods with pain, heavy bleeding and pressure, Wayne Health specialists evaluate the cause and develop a plan for relieving their symptoms. This plan can include nonsurgical options or minimally invasive surgery performed by Wayne Health gynecological surgeons trained in the latest surgical techniques.

Advancing research and medical education

Wayne Health physicians and researchers are also faculty at Wayne State University School of Medicine who conduct basic research and clinical studies. This can make the latest treatments and clinical trials available to you sooner than providers without a medical school affiliation.

For more than a century, the Wayne State University Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology has been a leader in women’s health care in metropolitan Detroit, providing medical services for women throughout their lifetimes. Our physicians and researchers are consistently ranked among the best in the nation, and are dedicated to providing the best patient care, teaching future physicians and conducting innovative research to advance medicine for all.

For more information, please visit the links below at the WSU School of Medicine.

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