Health Care

This is a resource list of gynecologists (or other intimate care providers) who offer accessible and sensory-considerate health care. The listing has been developed from recommendations by autistic people who completed AWN’s health care survey. We will continue to run the survey ongoing in order to keep the results current. We appreciate your input!

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Arizona

Thunderbird Internal Medicine
5620 W. Thunderbird Rd. Suite C-1
Glendale, AZ. 85306
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Physician name not specified. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs. Doctor supports both naturopathic and biomedical treatment options. Cash and insurance accepted. Office is sensory friendly, with low ambient noise and odor.

California

Dr. Janel Brenna Crawford
Kaiser Permanente
2155 Iron Point Road
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 817-5000
Notes: Recommended. Female physician.

Dr. Carrie A. Gordon
Folsom Obstetrics and Gynecology
1735 Creekside Dr.
Folsom, California 95630
(916) 983-3500
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Mostly accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs.

Dr. Ram Parvataneni
200 Medical Plaza, Ste. 430
Los Angeles, CA 90095
(310) 794-7274
http://www.uclahealth.org/body.cfm?id=479&action=detail&ref=24860
Notes: Recommended. Male physician.

Dr. Jennifer R. Gillett
Palo Alto Center
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, California 94301
(650) 853-2977
Notes: Recommended. Female physician.

Dr. Carol Karamitsos
300 S. Stratford Ave.
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
(805) 347-2100
http://www.ccwomenshealth.com/
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs.

Florida

Bradenton East Integrative Medicine
6120 53rd St E
Bradenton, FL
(941) 727-1243
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Physician name not specified.

Dr. Janie Geraci
1001 Beverly Dr
Rockledge, FL 32955
(321) 459-1192
Notes: Recommended. Female physician.

Dr. Mary L. Josey
508 S Habana Ave,
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 873-1426
Notes: Recommended, Female physician. Physician has soft, calm demeanor.

Illinois

Becky Mitarotondo (Nurse Practitioner)
1816 Bay Scott Cir, Ste 104
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 527-8686
Notes: Recommended. Female practitioner.

Indiana

Dr. Constantine G. Scordalakes
4199 Gateway Blvd., Suite 2300
Newburgh IN 47630
812-858-4610
Notes: Recommended. Male physician. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs.

Maryland

Dr. Mary Delaney
5530 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 652-7623
Notes: Recommended. Female practitioner. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs.

Dr. Carol Celantano
Park Medical Associates
10755 Falls Road
Pavillion 1, Suite 420
Lutherville, MD 21093
(410) 583-2749
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs.

Massachusetts

Dr. Ruth Fretts
Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
230 Worcester Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
(781) 431-5429
Line 2: (781) 431-5245
Fax: (781) 431-5548
Notes: Recommended. Female physician.

Michigan

Dr. Susan Ernst
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Gynecology for Women With Developmental Disabilities, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(734) 763-6295.
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs. Experience treating disabled women.

Dr. Mattie Scott-Phillips
8220 S. Saginaw St., Ste. 900
Grand Blanc, Michigan 48439
810-694-7095
Notes: Recommended. Female physician.

Dr. Paul Berkowitz
Bronson Women’s Service
601 John Street, Suite N-1200
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 341-7979
(269) 341-6261 fax
Notes: Recommended. Male physician. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs.

Minnesota

Dr. Jane Killian
Entira Family Clinic,
1050 W Larpenteur Ave
St. Paul, MN 55113
(651) 487-2831
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Accommodating of communication needs.

Missouri

Planned Parenthood
815 N. Noland Rd. #6
Independence, MO 64050
(816) 252-3800
Notes: Recommended. No physician specified. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs.

Nebraska

Dr. Donald E. Burge
5200 S. 56th St., Ste. 2
Lincoln, Nebraska 68516
(402) 421-8900
Notes: Recommended. Male physician.

Dr. Robert Plambeck
1001 S 70th St.
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 486-4800
Notes: Recommended. Male physician. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs.

North Carolina

Dr. Sherma S. Morton.
Piedmont Healthcare Women’s Center
1804 Davie Ave.
Statesville, North Carolina 28677
(704) 873-7250
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs. Sensory friendly office, with calm and low odor atmosphere.

New Mexico

Southwest CARE Center Family Medicine
691 Galisteo
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-954-1921
Notes: Recommended. Physician name not specified. Sex of physician not specified. Welcomes LGBT individuals. Office has understanding and sensitive doctors and staff.

Dr. Jane McMillan
Women’s Care Specialists
465 Saint Michaels Dr Suite 202
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 984-0303 (Office)
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Accommodating of sensory needs. Sensory friendly office with low lights and comfortable furniture.

New York

Dr. George Weis
Amsterdam Family Practice
119 Holland Circle Court
Amsterdam, New York 12010
(518) 843-4522
Notes: Recommended. Male physician. Physician has gentle and calm demeanor.

Dr. Daniel G. Coty (Doctor of Osteopathy)
Oswego County OB/GYN
42 Montcalm Street
Oswego, NY USA
(315) 343-2390
www.ocobgyn.net
Notes: Recommended. Male physician. Accommodating of physical, sensory and/or communication needs.

Ohio

Dr. Stephany A. George
6115 Powers Blvd., Ste. 306
Parma, Ohio
(440) 743-4780
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Physician name not specified.

Wright Patterson Medical Clinic – Women’s Health Clinic
4881 Sugar Maple Dr.
Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433
(937) 522-3252
Notes: Recommended. Sex of physician not specified. Physician name not specified.

Oregon

Dr. Linda Cruz
Providence Tanasbourne Health Center
18610 NW Cornell Road, Suite 300
Hillsboro, OR 97124
503-216-9300
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Physician is a general practitioner who performs women’s health exams.

Texas

Dr. Richard Joseph
3600 Gaston Ave., Ste 300
Dallas, TX 75246
(214) 824-3200
www.womenshealthalliance.com

OR

1600 Republic Parkway, Ste. 160
Mesquite, TX 75150
(972) 613-6336
Notes: Recommended. Male physician. Sensory friendly office décor. Specializes in high risk OB/GYN. v

Hope Clinic
Ellis County Indigent Healthcare
101 West Main St., Ste. B103
Waxahachie, Texas 7515
(972) 825-5085
Notes:Recommended. Female physician. Physician name not specified. Clinic serves uninsured county residents who fall below 20% of FPIL (poverty line).

Utah

Dr. Jane C. Bowman
Southridge OB/GYN
3723 W. 12600 South, Suite 360
Riverton, UT, 84065
(801) 285-4700
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs.

Washington

Deer Park Family Care Clinic
905 E. D Street
Deer Park, WA, 99006
(509) 276-5005
Notes: Recommended. Male physician. Physician name not specified.

Dr. Marci Nelson
Edmonds Birth and Family Clinic
21911 76th Ave. W., Suite #110
Edmonds, WA 98026
(425) 640-4950
http://www.birthandfamilyclinic.com/contact.html
Notes: Recommended. Female physician.

Washington, D.C.

Dr. Julian Safran
2141 K St NW, Ste. 808
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 331-9293
Notes: Recommended. Male physician. LGBTQ friendly. Accommodating of physical and/or sensory needs.

Canada

British Columbia

Dr. Darryl Ableman
2991 Lougheed Hwy.
Coquitlam, BC, V3B 6J6
(604) 945-7819
www.circleofpregnancy.com
Notes: Recommended. Male physician. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs.

GHR Medical
7031 Westminster Highway
Richmond, BC, Canada
+1 604-270-1434
Notes: Recommended. Female physician. Accommodating of sensory and/or communication needs.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Dr. Maureen Gibbons (General Practitioner)
35 Major’s Path Suite 301
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 2N8
Canada
+1 709-579-2324
Notes: Recommended. Female physician.

Germany

Dr. Franz Prohaska
Gutenbergstr. 3
35037 Marburg, Germany
+49 06421 924147
Notes: Recommended. Male physician. Good physician bedside manner and care, however office is not sensory friendly.


Important: The list of providers is taken from recommendations made by participants of Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network health provider survey. AWN does not personally recommend any specific provider and encourages everyone to use their own judgement when seeking health care.

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