Fort Lauderdale Womenâ€™s Center was established in 1999. It is a spacious modern facility conveniently located to both the Florida Turnpike and I-95. We are happy to serve Broward, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Palm Beach, Martin, Monroe and the Miami Dade County areas. The majority of our patients come from the cities of Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Hollywood, Sunrise, Tamarac, Davie, Miramar, Coral Springs, Margate, Boynton Beach, Pompano Beach, Oakland Park, Deerfield Beach, Lake Worth and Miami areas. We specialize in early and late surgical abortion methods from early to late second trimester procedures. Medical abortion using RU486 Abortion By Pill (abortion pill, Mifeprex, Mifepristone, Chemical Abortion, Non Surgical Abortion, is available along with Methotrexate injection and the second medication Cytotec (Misoprostol) used 48 to 96 hours later to cause the miscarriage. Our abortion termination procedures are performed compassionately and safely by a team of highly dedicated and supportive medical staff. Our mission will always be to provide women and their families with the highest quality healthcare available at the lowest possible cost. If you are faced with an unplanned or complicated pregnancy, weâ€™re here to help.
Patients are normally in and out of the office in 120 minutes or less. Patients have the choice of regular or Deep IV Sedation. The surgical procedure performed by our experienced physician is normally completed in 3 minutes in a safe and pain free manner. If patients are unable to have someone escort them to the office, local anesthesia injected into the cervix is used to help decrease cramping and discomfort which generally only lasts 3 to 5 minutes. All abortion procedures are performed by a physician certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Counseling: individuals, couples, family members and interested friends. We provide information on all aspects of family planning including abortion procedures, birth control, emergency contraception (morning after pill, day after pill, post coital contraception, day after contraception, plan b) which is important to reduce the incidence of unwanted pregnancy, and alternative options.
We also offer emergency contraception, Pap Smears, birth control methods, preventive, prevention diagnosis, and treatment of Sexual Transmitted Diseases, gynecological services, well woman exam, breast exam, pap smear, free urine pregnancy tests, even to those who do not plan on terminating their pregnancy.
Vaccinations (immunizations) including travel vaccinations required for traveling to different parts of the world, colposcopy, cryosurgery, and LEEP procedure are offered. As can be seen; we are far from just an abortion facility. We are a place where women are able to have their entire health care issues addressed and treated or receive proper referrals.
For those who require absolute confidentiality and do not wish to be seen by anyone other than staff members, or who feel uncomfortable sharing the recovery period with others, VIP and exclusive appointments are available.
Our counselors are available 6 days a week, and Dr. Pendergraft is ready to answer any and all sexual health questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via e-mail Drpendergraft@gmail.com
For further information including family planning, please visit our premiere website.