The Association for Women's Health Care -  - OB/GYN

The Association for Women's Health Care

OB/GYNs located in Chicago, IL & Northbrook, IL

Ultrasound Specialist

Diagnostic imaging is a vital tool for detecting problems inside your body and for assessing the health of your baby throughout pregnancy. The team at The Association for Women’s Health Care offers diverse diagnostic imaging, including ultrasounds and mammography, at both office locations in Chicago and Northbrook, Illinois.

Ultrasound Q & A

When should you get a mammogram?

Mammograms screen for breast cancer, enabling diagnosis and treatment to begin while the cancer is still in an early stage. Women should consider getting their first mammogram at the age of 40. The frequency of screening depends on your age and your risk for developing breast cancer.

Women have access to the most advanced technology at The Association for Women’s Health Care, where we offer digital breast tomosynthesis, or 3D mammography. This system uses X-rays to rapidly take multiple pictures of the breast from many angles, all while placing less pressure on the breast and using less radiation.

Benefits of 3D mammography include:

  • Better images with less pressure on the breast
  • Less radiation
  • Improved early detection of breast cancer in women age 50 and younger
  • Better detection of cancer in women with dense breasts

How is ultrasound used in obstetrics and gynecology?

Ultrasound uses sound waves to visualize organs and structures inside your body, which makes it safe for you and your baby. It’s commonly performed in the second trimester to assess the baby’s development and to determine the baby’s sex.

Ultrasound is also a vital tool for detecting problems with your uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix, and bladder. Endometriosis, uterine fibroids, and ectopic pregnancies are just a few of the conditions that are diagnosed using ultrasound imaging.

The team at The Association for Women’s Health Care offers routine and advanced ultrasound, including 4D ultrasound, which creates a live video style image of the fetus using sound waves. Parents often elect to get a 4D ultrasound so they can see the baby’s movements and animation in the womb, but they can also be a helpful tool for your doctor to identify any irregularities (such as a cleft palate). This type of ultrasound is more advanced and requires the state-of-the-art equipment available on site. If you’re interested in getting a 4D ultrasound during your pregnancy, contact the team at The Association for Women’s Health Care.

Fees and Insurance

Not all of the Association of Women’s Health Care (AWHC) physicians participate in all of the plans listed below. Patients are advised to contact their insurance company before an appointment to verify individual physician participation. We suggest that if your insurance does not appear on this list that you call your insurance provider and ask if our practice, or specifically the physician you are going to see, is in-network. *Please note that our insurance plans may change or we may not be accepting certain types of insurance at times, so please contact us at Chicago (312) 726-3917 or Northbrook (847) 498-0690 to check if we take your insurance plan.

Aetna HMO
Beech Street PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPO Only
Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO

Words from our patients

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    "The doctors were very respectful and knowledgeable of our natural ways. We feel very confident about all of the expertise at the practice."

    Heath M.
  • Yelp

    "Love, love, love Dr. David Baum. He delivered all 3 of my girls. Great bedside manner, which is really hard to come by."

    Bert V.
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    "This is a wonderful office, everyone is wonderful. Loved going there throughout my pregnancy."

    Aleah A.
  • Yelp

    "What I have experienced with Association for Women's Health Care has been the utmost professionalism, kindness, and high quality care."

    Stacey H.
  • Yelp

    "I have been Dr. Kleinberg's patient since the beginning of this pregnancy and cannot say enough how much I appreciate his attention to detail."

    Stacey H.
  • Yelp

    "I saw Dr. McGee throughout my pregnancy with my first baby, and she is truly fabulous. She's extremely knowledgeable, caring and supportive."

    Abbey F.
  • Yelp

    "Here, you see YOUR doctor every time unless he or she is on vacation. Your doctor also follows up with you if you've called after hours with an issue."

    K. M.
  • Yelp

    "The staff are all kind and friendly and will go above and beyond to make sure you are comfortable and have all your health concerns addressed. Highly recommended."

    Angela L.
  • Yelp

    "Let me start by saying Dr. Kleinberg is amazing! He is really knowledgeable, warm and a good communicator."

    Ana I.
  • Yelp

    "I really can't say enough positive things about him. He has always went out of his way to provide good care, and I believe he truly loves being an OBGYN."

    Amelia H.
  • Yelp

    "It was my first time coming here, and I fell in love with this office! Everyone who works here was extremely accommodating. I recommend this office for every woman!"

    Clover D.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Sibul delivered my son in 2005 and provided excellent care throughout the pregnancy and after."

    Leah H.
  • Yelp

    "She has an amazing bedside manner always taking the time to explain things and also has the patience to deal with answering the many questions I have."

    Kelly D.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Kleinberg was my OBGYN throughout my second pregnancy, and I cannot speak highly enough of him."

    Iskra G.
  • facebook

    "Every doctor in this practice is caring and concerned about your health. The office staff is fantastic."

    Adalynn S.
  • facebook

    "I loved Dr. Weiss's bedside manner. He listened to my concerns and answered all of my questions. I never felt rushed."

    Colleen M.
  • Vitals

    "It's been 16 years since I began going to Dr. Baum, and I believe he's the best doctor I've ever known."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "Doctor David Baum was my OB, when I delivered my daughter. He was highly professional! His sense of humor helped me survive the painful contractions!"

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Baum delivered my daughter, and I have to say, when he was in charge, my husband and I both knew everything would be fine!"

    Verified Patient
  • Google+

    "I had Dr. Kleinberg when I was pregnant with my first daughter. He has a very positive, gentle manner of handling his patients."

    Sarah E.
  • Yelp

    "Above all, Dr. K is an outstandingly competent physician, but what sets him apart from other doctors I've been to is how well he listens."

    Julie G.
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