Women's Health Specialists of Frederick


Women’s Health Specialists of Frederick opened its doors in 2004, with the goal of providing high quality gynecologic care and gynecologic surgery for women.

Founded by Janet Parnes, MD, the practice has grown to include two gynecologists and a nurse practitioner.

Our providers include three women who are dedicated to providing caring and compassionate medical services to women in the community---

“Women Caring for Women”

Breast Exam
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The clinical breast exam (CBE), including mammogram if appropriate is an important part of breast cancer screening. Depending on risk factors, it may also be part of your annual well woman exam.

Breast Self-Exam (BSE)

If you notice any of the following abnormalities during a BSE, we encourage you to come in to see us right away.

  • Lump, hard knot or thickening
  • Swelling, warmth, redness or darkening
  • Change in the size or shape of the breast
  • Dimpling or puckering of the skin
  • Itchy, scaly sore or rash on the nipple
  • Pulling in of your nipple or other parts of the breast
  • Nipple discharge that starts suddenly
  • New pain in one spot that doesn't go away

source: Susan G. Komen for the Cure (website)

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 January 2011 20:45