The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital offers expert gynecologic consultations for children, preteens, teens and young adults, starting as young as infancy and up to age 22. Our services are often referred by pediatricians, adolescent medicine specialists or other providers when an assessment of gynecologic health concerns is recommended.

Common Conditions We Treat

  • Congenital reproductive tract disorders, including imperforate hymen, vaginal septum and uterine agenesis
  • Delayed puberty
  • Dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramping)
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Precocious puberty (early onset)

Additionally, we provide consultation for young patients who have a chronic health condition that may complicate general gynecologic assessment and care, including:

Services Offered

We provide the full range of services for the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of basic and complex gynecologic concerns in young patients, including:

Specialized Expertise for Young Patients Who Are New Gynecologic Care

We offer first-time gynecologic exams, Pap smear consultations and more with a compassionate approach, making sure to meet the needs — both physically and emotionally — of every patient and their family. We take special consideration in providing support during the transition from pediatric care to gynecologic care.

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Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologic Surgery

Our experts provide surgical care for vaginal anomalies, labial hypertrophy and vaginal cysts. We also offer minimally invasive gynecologic surgery for the treatment of ovarian masses and adnexal masses. The benefits of minimally invasive surgical techniques include smaller incisions and shorter recovery times than traditional surgical procedures.

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You can also schedule an appointment instantly for in-person and video visits through our online scheduling portal.

The information you provide will enable us to assist you as efficiently as possible. A representative will contact you within one to two business days to help you schedule an appointment.

To speak to someone directly, please call 1-888-824-0200. If you have symptoms of an urgent nature, please call your doctor or go to the emergency room immediately.

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