Women's bodies are ever-changing. Our practice understands your needs.
We are proud to offer a unique blend of expertise and experience to support women during menopause and pre-menopause. We are dedicated to treating symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, mood swings, vaginal dryness, painful intercourse, urinary leakage, overactive bladder and osteoporosis.
Frank Bonura, MD, is dedicated to the practice of menopausal medicine, gynecology and bone health. He is one of a few physicians in the region to be certified by the North American Menopause Society. In addition to his private practice, he is Director of Menopausal Health and Director of the Osteoporosis Program at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown, New York and Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at SUNY Stony Brook. He is a Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD™®), a professional designation awarded by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) to clinicians who meet specified knowledge requirements for the interpretation of bone densitometry. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology. He has published articles in peer-reviewed medical journals on menopause and osteoporosis, and recently published a chapter in a textbook on osteoporosis.
It is especially important to maintain an annual schedule of check-ups in the period preceding menopause, as well as during the menopausal years. We provide annual physicals including Pap tests when indicated.
Hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, irritability, painful intercourse, vaginal dryness,loss of urine with coughing,sneezing, exercize, frequent urge to urinate...we can help you find the most effective way to manage the bothersome symptoms that occur during menopause.
We offer a range specialized diagnostic testing focused on the special health care challenges of menopause, including urodynamic testing, DXA testing to diagnose osteoporosis, and gynecologic ultrasound.
From lifestyle modifications to bioidentical hormone therapy, we will prescribe treatments to manage your symptoms. We conduct pelvic floor muscle training with biofeedback for urinary and vaginal problems. We also offer treatment for osteoporosis and osteopenia.
NORTH AMERICAN MENOPAUSE SOCIETY