CHA Family Medicine Residency

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Procedure Clinic

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What:  Vasectomy, a family planning option for men who desire elective, permanent sterilization
Who should come (and Why): above
Where: Malden Family Medicine Clinic
When: Counseling can by done at any routine appointment with Dr. Jean S Whitten, Procedures are done on Friday mornings
Who to contact (and How): Call MFMC front desk to schedule counseling appointment, no referral needed



Dermatology Procedure Clinic:
Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

  • Punch, excisional and shave biopsies
  • Sebaceous cyst removal
  • Lipoma excision
  • Toenail removal
  • I&D abscess (if acuity / timing works)
  • Foreign body removal (if acuity / timing works)
  • Cryotherapy
  • Skin tag removal

GYN Procedure Clinic
Tuesday morning and Thursday afternoon
All patients must have a counseling appointment with a provider prior to scheduling an gynecologic procedure appointment. Please call 781-338-0500 to speak to our front desk staff or talk to your doctor about your needs.

  • IUD insertion
  • IUD removal only if missing strings
  • Nexplanon (implant) insertion and/or removal
  • Endometrial biopsy – check with GYN preceptor if unsure if indicated or AFP article on Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Premenopausal Women:
  • Colposcopy (preferred for Thursday afternoon) – check new ASCCP guidelines before referring; check with GYN preceptor if unsure
  • Cervical polypectomy
  • Vulvar biopsy
  • Bartholin’s cyst / Word catheter placement
  • Diaphragm fitting

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