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Our Department

Women's Health





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Contact our office:

Women’s Health

Telephone: 860-249-9625, Ext. 848

Fax: (860) 808-1536


Director: Cynthia Elis, MD

Office Manager: Jessica Rodriguez, BS

Nurse Supervisor: Karen Shakes-Jones, RN BSN


  • Prenatal care (including High Risk)

  • Postnatal care

  • Dental care

  • Ultrasound

  • Nutritional counseling

  • Translation services are available in your native language

  • 24 hour on-call physician coverage

  • Delivery by a CHS doctor at St. Francis Hospital

  • In-house procedures

Birth Control methods:

  • Birth control pills

  • Vaginal ring (Nuva Ring)

  • Ortho-Evra patch

  • Depo-Provera injection

  • Nexplanon implant

  • Intrauterine device: Mirena, Skyla, and Paragard

  • Tubal ligation

Our team provides personalized and up to date

Obstetric and Gynecological care

Compassionate, affordable, accessible care by specially-trained doctors before and after birth. Women’s bodies need special care and are susceptible to unique feminine health problems. CHS offers a number of services to cover women’s special and unique health needs. All in one place you can receive a broad range of services:


  • Preventive health screenings (see below)

  • Birth control counseling (including placement of an intrauterine device and Nexplanon)

  • STD screening and counseling

  • Treatment of abnormal pap tests

  • Diagnosis and treatment of pelvic pain 

  • Treatment of abnormal bleeding

  • Gynecologic surgery at St. Francis Hospital including endometrial ablation and hysterectomy

Preventive Health Screening for Women

Be proactive about your health by staying on top of necessary screenings and health care visits. Find out what medical appointments you should be making today.

Annual well-woman visit

Women should visit a gynecologist every year, generally starting at age 18. The goal of the yearly visit is to provide counseling about disease prevention and vaccinations, discuss healthy lifestyle habits, and screen for certain illnesses based on age and family history.

Our Providers
Cynthia Elis,


Laura Troy, APRN
Laura Troy, APRN
Janet Mule, APRN
Kelly Sullivan, APRN

Medical Assistants - Ana Alvarez, Ada Torres, Shanelee Denton

Receptionist - Jeanette Gonzalez, Madeline Rivera, Jasmarie Gonzalez

Healthy Start Coordinator- Monique Davis

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