Residents of Glendale have access to several healthcare systems, including Banner Health, Encompass Health, and Abrazo Health. The nearest facilities for mental health services and addiction treatment are at Aurora Behavioral Health System West. Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, a 200-bed facility, is the nearest level-1 trauma center.
U.S. News ranks Banner Health Medical Center, a facility in nearby Sun City, as the #2 best hospital in Arizona and the Greater Phoenix Metro. Residents of Glendale can travel four miles to Banner Health Medical Center, which ranks #34 nationally in rehabilitation and rates as high performing in 11 procedures and conditions, including:
Phoenix Children’s Hospital is the most comprehensive pediatric care facility within twelve miles of Glendale. Phoenix Children’s Hospital ranks nationally in 10 children’s specialties, including:
Finding an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN) will help you manage your women’s healthcare needs. An OB-GYN is trained to deliver babies and specializes in treating and managing disorders involving a woman's reproductive organs.
OB-GYNs are licensed to perform routine women's reproductive checks such as: Pap tests (aka Pap smears), sexually transmitted infection (STI) checks, pelvic exams, ultrasounds; procedures such as IUD insertions; and surgeries such as a hysterectomy or removal of ovarian cysts.
How often should I see an OB-GYN?
It's recommended that women see an OB-GYN once a year for routine checkups. If you're pregnant or have an underlying health condition, you may need to see an OB-GYN more frequently.
What procedures do OB-GYNs perform?
OB-GYNs can perform or order the following procedures and surgeries:
What conditions do OB-GYNs treat?
OB-GYNs treat the following conditions:
An OB-GYN can also provide prenatal care and help you manage your health during pregnancy.
What should I ask an OB-GYN?
Top questions to ask an OB-GYN during your appointment that you may not have thought of:
OB-GYNs are trained to discuss sensitive subjects, so you shouldn't hesitate to ask questions about your sexual health.