Our Services

Our Mission

We are committed to compassionate, state of the art medicine by providing complete women's health care. At the offices of Drs. Bartels, Powalski, Weissman, Cloud and Smyers, you will always be able to see a physician. Our practice also utilizes certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioners to provide care. On call 24 hours a day, we provide comprehensive obstetrical and gynecological services. Our specialties include maternity care, delivery for normal and high risk pregnancies, and the latest advances in family planning, fertility, menopause and bone health. We offer cutting-edge technology in our offices, including 3D/4D obstetrical and gynecological ultrasound. Our practice also specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Hospital Privleges

  • Sisters of Charity Hospital, 2157 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214
  • Kenmore Mercy Hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14217
  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, 1540 Maple Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221 (limited services)

Insurance Plans

We participate with the following insurance plans. If you do not see your plan on this list, or if you have any questions, please call our billing office at 716-206-0692 as this list can change frequently.

  • Independent Health (all lines of business)
  • Blue Cross of WNY (all lines of business)
  • Univera (except Univera Medicaid)
  • Medicare Part B
  • Railroad Medicare
  • NYS Medicaid (Established patients only)
  • Aetna
  • CIGNA
  • Ø
  • PHCS/Multiplan (Beechstreet, UMR, POMCO, Consolidated Health, etc)
  • NOVA
  • Meritain
  • MVP
  • Tricare
  • GHI
  • AARP
  • Champ VA
  • Definity Health
  • Guardian
  • Health Republic
  • United Healthcare (except Empire Plan and Medicaid Plan)

Gynecology

Annual Female Physical Examination
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We provide routine yearly physical examinations with emphasis on breast examination, pelvic examination with ThinPrep Pap Test cervical cancer screening, and general preventive health including.

Cervical Cancer Vaccine
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We offer the Gardasil cervical cancer vaccine for girls and young women ages 9 to 26 years.

Menopause Management
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We are experts in menopausal management, including hormore replacement therapy. There are many concerns regarding the safety of hormone replacement products. Allow us to guide you in making the right decision for your health and comfort.

Pelvic Floor Prolapse
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Prolapse of the pelvic organs (bladder, rectum, vaginal walls) and loss of support of the pelvic floor are common problems for older women.

Female Urinary Incontinence
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There are several types of urinary incontinence, and each is corrected differently.

Sterilization
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We provide outpatient surgical sterilization with the Essure device, providing effective, permanent sterilization.

The Essure procedure is performed with no incision and with minimal anesthesia.

Gynecologic Surgery
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We specialize in advanced gynecologic surgery, including laparoscopy, vaginal surgery, and minimally invasive alternatives to hysterectomy such as endometrial ablation.

Obstetrics

Preconception Counseling
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We encourage you to meet with us to discuss your plans for becoming pregnant.

  • Are there risk factors in my personal and family history?
  • What foods are safe?
  • Do I need genetic testing?
  • How much may I exercise?

We can answer these and many other questions you may have prior to becoming pregnant.

Basic Infertility
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Approximately 10% of couples will have difficulty achieving a pregnancy after one year of attempting to conceive.

We can perform a series of simple tests that can identify (and possibly resolve) your inability to become pregnant.

Prenatal Care
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We are experienced in routine and high-risk obstetrics and can help manage the variety of complications of pregnancy and delivery.

We frequently collaborate with the Maternal Fetal Medicine and Neonatology Services to ensure the best available care for your baby.

Delivery
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Whether you have a traditional birth or Cesarean Section, we focus on creating a memorable and safe delivery experience.

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