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Family Planning Services

About Us

The Division of Family Planning is based at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Our clinicians are committed to providing high-quality, personalized care for women. We believe that every woman should have access to a wide range of family planning options, and deserves an individualized consultation to help her make this decision.

In addition to family planning, we recognize the importance of reproductive and sexual health at all stages of a woman's life. Our faculty has expertise in treating such conditions as vaginitis, vulvar pain, and abnormal uterine bleeding. Our patients' ages range from adolescence to menopause, and we are happy to treat women with other medical conditions that affect their gynecological health.

To schedule an appointment, please call 443-997-0400.

Services We Provide

Family Planning

We offer a full range of options for birth control and family planning. These include:

  • Hormonal contraception and non-hormonal contraceptive methods
  • Contraceptive implants
  • Intra-uterine devices IUDs
  • Sterilization including tubal ligation and hysteroscopic sterilization
  • Emergency contraception
  • Pregnancy options counseling
  • Management of miscarriage and unintended pregnancy
  • Family planning clinic for women with complicated medical problems
  • Variety of analgesic and anesthesia options for all procedures

To schedule an appointment, call 410-550-9840.

Research Studies

We are committed to improving women's access to effective contraception. Therefore, we participate in studies of new and current contraceptive methods. Our current studies are listed below. If you are interested in learning more about these studies, please call us at 410-550-3060, or email us at Study participants generally receive study-related medical care, as well as compensation for time and travel.

Research Study On a Non-Hormonal Birth Control Method?
If you are a healthy woman, 18 years old or older, and have regular menstrual cycles, you may be eligible for a research study for an investigational non-hormonal birth control method. This study will evaluate the contraceptive efficacy, safety, and tolerability of a copper intrauterine device, and will include:

  • Multiple, frequent study visits over an 38 month period
  • Visits will occur at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Compensation for participation and travel

For more information or to enroll, please call 410-550-8506.

PI: Anne E. Burke, M.D., MPH

More studies are expected to begin within the next few months. Check back on this page, call 410-550-3060, or email to learn about our upcoming studies.

Research Coordinator
  • Katrina Thaler, MPH

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