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WCA Gynecology Services Opens Led By Dr. Thomas Andrews


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Thomas J. Andrews, M.D., board-certified gynecologist, will serve the needs of women at the new WCA Gynecology Services, located at WCA Hospital, 17 Sherman Street Building located directly behind the hospital.

Jamestown, New York (Monday, August 17, 2015)—WCA Hospital, the region’s healthcare leader, is excited to announce the opening of WCA Gynecology Services. The conveniently located service, led by Thomas Andrews, M.D., board-certified gynecologist, is at 17 Sherman Street Building (directly behind WCA Hospital), Second Floor, Suite 2000. Dr. Andrews specializes in the needs of gynecology care, pelvic surgery, laser and laparoscopic surgery, and treatment of pre-cancerous conditions of the cervix. WCA Gynecology Services is accepting new patients. To schedule a GYN appointment, call (716) 664-8509.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Andrews back to the area and WCA Hospital,” said Betsy T. Wright, FACHE, WCA Hospital President/CEO. “He is a well-known and highly respected physician with vast experience in treating patients with gynecological needs. He brings a wealth of knowledge and gynecology expertise as well as surgical excellence to WCA Gynecology Services. Our new service is designed to provide high-quality gynecological healthcare in a comfortable, inviting environment and we look forward to serving women from throughout the region.”

WCA Gynecology Services serves residents of Jamestown, New York, and the surrounding Chautauqua County region. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. To schedule a GYN appointment, please call (716) 664-8509.

Chosen ‘Top Doc in Western New York’ in 2006, 2008 and 2010, Dr. Andrews graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his ob-gyn and anesthesiology residency at the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, and Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, Massachusetts. He is board-certified in OB/GYN. A passionate and devoted community-minded individual, Dr. Andrews has coached and sponsored numerous boys Babe Ruth and City Rec League baseball teams as well as Jamestown Area Youth soccer. He served as Medical Staff President of the WCA Hospital, a member of the WCA Hospital Board Of Directors and past board member of the Jamestown YMCA. His past experience includes proudly providing obstetrics and gynecology for the Chautauqua County Health Department for underserved women.

Andrews said he is enthusiastic about returning home to practice medicine. “Jamestown has the small town charm and friendly people that I missed,” says Dr. Andrews who practiced OB/GYN medicine for more than 20 years at Lane Women’s Health Group in Jamestown. “It is nice to return home with family and friends and we look forward to serving women’s gynecology healthcare needs.”

WCA Gynecology Services focuses on personalized care to meet each woman’s changing needs throughout her life. From yearly preventive and routine gynecological exams to complex medical and surgical care, the medical practice provides a full scope of services in all areas of gynecological care including:

• Preventive and routine gynecological care and check-ups.
• Abnormal Pap smear follow-up care.
• Abnormal menstruation.
• Cancer screening.
• Endometriosis
• Menopause: counseling for symptoms and options for treatment.
• Pelvic pain.
• Uterine fibroids.
Treatments include:
• Gynecological laser and laparoscopic surgeries
• Pelvic surgery
• Treatment of pre-cancerous conditions of the cervix.

WCA Gynecology Services staff includes Lynda Willett, R.N., and Cathy Black, Patient Registrar. WCA Gynecology Services accepts most major insurances. To schedule a gyn appointment, please call (716) 664-8509. Patients will have immediate and convenient access to the comprehensive programs, services, technology, and compassionate care of WCA Hospital. For more information on WCA Hospital, go to www.wcahospital.org.

 
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