Gynecology Program Pap Test Evaluation Clinic

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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 three gynecologists are:

They are accepting patients for evaluation of abnormal cytology and abnormal cervical lesions.

Our clinic

We see patients on Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings at 333 Longwood Avenue and we are planning to expand our program in 2007.

Contact us

To schedule a consultation please call our gynecology nurse Vicki Burke, RN, at 617-355-7708 or fax a referral to 617-730-0186.

We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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