We know how important women’s health is: not only for each woman as an individual, but also when it comes to family planning, pregnancy and raising a family. At minimum, women should visit the doctor on an annual basis.
- Pelvic exams
- Pap smears and follow up procedures for abnormal results
- NovaSure: endometrial ablation for women with heavy bleeding
Breast Health and Cancer Screenings
- Clinical breast exams
- Mammogram referral (see below for a list of imaging centers)
If you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, you and your baby’s health begin with the choices you make. When you choose VCC for your prenatal care, you are making the choice to receive the best care during pregnancy. By choosing VCC, you also lay the foundation for a healthy life for your child. We offer a comprehensive array of services geared to meet the needs of the mother and child at every stage of pregnancy. Our high quality medical care and education ensure that you and your baby are safe, happy and healthy.
- Medical appointments
- Personal care from a wide range of support service providers including health educators, nutritionists, prenatal counselors, social workers, childbirth educators
- Lactation education and support from our award-winning lactation support team, recipient of the internationally recognized IBCLC award.
- Prenatal non-stress test (NST)
- Prenatal ultrasound
- Dental appointments
Obstetrics and Postpartum Care
- North County San Diego patients deliver at Palomar Medical Center, Escondido
- Click here to get to the Palomar Medical Center, Escondido, Birth Center Page and virtual tour.
- Visit by a VCC pediatrician while at Palomar Medical Center, Escondido
- Assistance by VCC staff, while at Palomar Medical Center, Escondido, in coordinating all necessary appointments for mother and baby after hospital discharge
- Postpartum medical visit
- Pediatric care during the baby’s first weeks of life
List of Imaging Centers for Mammograms
When you contact the imaging center for a screening mammogram appointment let them know you are a VCC patient and give the name of your primary care provider (PCP). If you are insured the cost is covered. If you are uninsured, the cost is covered through the Every Woman Counts (EWC) program; eligibility is based on income and program guidelines. Please text or call VCC to make sure your EWC is active or for questions.
Imaging Center Appointment Lines
Imaging Healthcare: 858-658-6500
San Diego Imaging: 858-634-5900
Valley Radiology: 760-494-0556
Carlsbad Imaging Center: 760-730-3536
Health Scan Imaging: 951-245-2700
Temecula Valley Imaging: 951-682-7580
California Imaging Diagnostics: 866-419-3372
United Medical Imaging: 714-987-6000
Dynamic Imaging: 562-464-0039
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Meet the smiles behind the masks. From pediatrics to senior care, our dedicated team of healthcare professionals is here to help you choose health at every stage of life.