Patient Resources & Info


Robotic Surgery in Gynecology
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology is the nation's leading group of professionals providing health care for women
Web MD provides health information and tools for managing your health
Provides comprehensive information about the Mayo Clinic in addition to up-to-date news about the latest advances in medicine
Medical information provided by the US National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health

Dr. Bornstein on health care reform
WAVE 3 newscast of Dr. Bornstein discussing her visit to the White House for President Obama\'s conference on health care reform



AAGL Response to FDA Patient Safety Statement on the Use of Surgical Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) is dedicated to research and education in urogynecology and improved care for women with lower urinary tract disorders
Web site for Interstitial Cystitis
Bladder diet

Non-profit organization that provides information about endometriosis in many languages
American Society of Reproductive Medicine

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Patient Endometriosis education pamphlet ACOG AP013

National Vulvodynia Association

National Osteoporosis Foundation 202-223-2226
To calculate your fracture risk

American Society for Reproductive Medicine


Ovarian Cancer Educational Brochures (Downloadable)
National Cancer Institute 1-800-4CANCER provides brochures and information
National Breast Cancer Organization 1-800-221-2141 Provides support and counseling 24 hours/day (now called Breast Cancer Network of Strength)
American Cancer Society 1-800-ACS-2345, Mid-South Division Reach to Recovery 502-584-6783

Dedicated to helping cancer patients at risk for infertility

Support and information for Jewish and BRCA positive breast cancer patients and their families

Local Cancer Resource Centers
Baptist East (502)-896-3009
Norton Downtown (502)-629-5500
Norton Suburban (502)-893-1000
Mint Jubilee Cancer Resource Center (Brown Cancer Center) (502)-562-4158
Behavioral Oncology Clinical Service Breast Program, James Graham Brown Cancer Center
502-852-7843, Individual and group counseling; educational seminars for women facing breast cancer
Breast Cancer Support Group
502-585-6041, Group therapy and support for women with breast cancer. Individual counseling also available
Ovarian Awareness in Kentucky (OAK) 877-899-4504, Designed for women facing ovarian and other gynecologic cancers

Screening Programs:
University of Kentucky Ovarian Cancer Screening Clinic 1-800-766-8279
University of Louisville Ovarian Cancer Screening Program 502-852-7619

Domestic Violence
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network 1-800-656-4673
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233
National Sexual Violence Resource Center 1-877-739-3895
Women’s Law

The U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women Spouse Abuse Center Domestic Violence Center for Women and Families for reporting abuse or receiving assistance 502-581-7222 or toll free 1-877-803-7577

Women’s Pavilion Menopause Center 502-629-2207


Patient Education, Uterine Fibroids and Polyps
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Society of Reproductive Medicine

Infection/Sexually Transmitted Diseases
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is the major federal resource for information and guidelines on community illnesses
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology has information related to STD prevention and treatment
American Social Health Association 1-800-227-8922 for dealing with genital herpes

Sexual Health/problems
The Kinsey Institute
Sexual Problems in Women
Sexual problems in men