Division of Gynecology Your Visit

The Department of Gynecology at Boston Children's Hospital offers a Pap Test Evaluation Clinic to evaluate and manage abnormal Pap tests.

Patients are referred to our clinic from within Boston Children's and from other health care sites in the greater Boston area.

What is a Pap test?

A Pap test (sometimes called a Pap smear) is a way to examine cells collected from the cervix, or the "mouth" of the womb (located at the top of the vagina), for the presence of:

  • infection
  • inflammation
  • abnormal cells
  • cancer

Family resources

Over the past few years, there have been a variety of changes about when adolescents should be screened for cervical cancer from:

We understand that these changes can be confusing so we work with patients and their families to help them understand the current recommendations.

Our team

Our clinicians are:

Contact us

To schedule a consultation please call our gynecology nurses at 617-355-7708 or fax a referral to 617-730-0186.