Founded in 1971 (two years prior to Roe V Wade), Choices will mark its 50th Anniversary this coming year, 2021. As one of the first abortion centers in the U.S., Choices was a true pioneer in the yet-to-be-defined field of women’s health. Since then we have expanded to become one of the nation’s largest comprehensive women’s medical centers, offering a full range of women’s reproductive healthcare services including GYN, Birth Control, Pre-Natal Care, Tele-Medicine, Behavioral Health and Nutrition. We plan […]
There are many forms of birth control available at Choices Women’s Medical Center. However, if you are looking for the longest acting, lowest maintenance, and most effective birth control options, then the Intrauterine Device (IUD) may be the right choice for you. What is an IUD? The IUD is a tiny t-shaped device made of plastic (hormonal IUD) or copper (Paragard copper IUD) that gets inserted into your uterus to prevent pregnancy. Once inserted, the IUD can last for […]
How racism in healthcare is putting the lives of black women at risk. In recent weeks in every state, in major cities and smaller towns, people of many different backgrounds, ethnicities, races, and genders came together in unprecedented outpourings to express their anger and anguish at the murder of George Floyd and so many other Black people over the years. White supremacy and racism have been righteously challenged on many fronts. Standing […]
Ten years ago Dr. Evans Crevecoeur, Choices Director of Anesthesia, was interviewed by OnTheIssuesMagazine.com on his experiences in Haiti after the devastating earthquake there on Jan. 12, 2010. This year, Dr. Crevecoeur (Dr. Crev, as colleagues call him) has been in another frontline battle, this time at Jamaica Hospital, Queens, during the peak of the COVID-19 Pandemic in NYC.