Obstetrics & Gynecology

Women's Health 1

The focus of our care and concern is you, the patient and your individual needs. Our services encompass your healthcare needs from first pelvic exam through menopause. Each of our physicians is uniquely qualified, has completed university specialty training and attained board certification. Their concentrated expertise and dedication to staying abreast of new advances assures you convenient access to the most current options and technologies available for your care.

Waterbury HEALTH offers comprehensive obstetrics and gynecologic healthcare services, the latest in advanced robotic surgery and convenient imaging and laboratory services. Our services include:


  • Normal and high risk obstetrics
  • Ultrasound, AIUM Certified
  • Fetal heart rate monitoring
  • Single-room maternity suites
  • Natural childbirth
  • Epidural anesthesia, as indicated
  • Trial of Labor after Cesarean


  • Basic fertility work up
  • Ovulation induction
  • Diagnostic and operative laparoscopy


As gynecologic specialist, our physicians have trained specifically to diagnose and treat many conditions. Their realm of expertise includes:

  • Menopause
  • Osteoporosis
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Abnormal Pap smears
  • Fibroid tumors
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Ovarian cysts

Advanced Gynecologic Surgery

  • Our physicians stay abreast of technology and are skilled in techniques including:
  • Robotic Assisted Surgery
  • Laparoscopic colposcopic, hysteroscopic, and lasers

Surgery allows diagnosis and treatment of complex gynecologic problems including:

  • Vaginal and laparoscopic assisted hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy allows surgery within the uterus without major incisions to resolve such problems as irregular bleeding, polyps or small fibroids
  • Surgery for stress urinary incontinence and prolapse including new minor surgery techniques.
  • Endometrial ablation – minimally invasive technology to eliminate periods, including in-office HerOption technique.

Complete Healthcare

  • Yearly physicals, Pap smears, HIV testing, vaccinations, screening for cancer
  • Comprehensive health screenings, including cholesterol, diet, exercise and lifestyle
  • Family Planning
  • Treatment of gynecologic infections
  • Breast exams, mammography
  • Premenstrual syndrome and depressed mood
  • Bone density screening

Imaging and laboratory services

  • Accredited on-site laboratory
  • AIUM Certified Ultrasound, including 3D imaging and text message of images
  • ACR Accredited Digital Mammography with computer aided detection
  • Certified ISCD bone densitometry testing for osteoporosis

Our Team

Ian Cohen, MD
Janet Lynne Vodra, MD
Christine S. Armstrong, MD
Maria Fernanda Munoz, MD
Addias C. Mervin, MD
Nandi Chihombori-Quao, MD
Elbert Chang, D.O