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Family Planning & Complex Contraception

Johns Hopkins Medicine's family planning services are based at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Family planning specialists are board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and are trained through family planning fellowships.

As experts in modern contraceptive methods, our physicians are able to provide consultations for medically complex patients and their providers. We are committed to providing high-quality, comprehensive, personalized care for women. We believe every woman should have access to a wide range of birth control options and an individualized consultation to help her choose the best option for her.

Female Birth Control Options

Dr. Jenny Robinson discusses the various types of contraceptives available to women who may not be able to use traditional birth control methods.

Who We Serve

Our physicians offer safe and confidential care to women throughout the region, including those from Washington, D.C., Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania. Medicaid, private and commercial insurances are accepted.

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

About Our Services

We offer a full range of family planning services, including:

  • Analgesic and anesthesia options for all procedures (i.e. oral or IV sedation)
  • Contraception for women with complex medical problems
  • Contraceptive implants, including difficult insertions and removals
  • Emergency contraception
  • Hormonal and non-hormonal contraceptive methods
  • Intra-uterine devices (IUDs)
  • Management of early pregnancy loss
  • Pregnancy options counseling
  • Sterilization, including tubal ligation and hysteroscopic sterilization
  • Termination of pregnancy (medical and surgical)


As part of an academic medical center, and given our commitment to improve access to effective contraception, our specialists have ongoing involvement in the latest family planning research and technology.

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

If you are interested in learning more about our research, or to find out if you are eligible to participate in any of our current studies, please call 410-550-3060 or e-mail

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