Dr. Catherine Westerband, MD

Dr. Catherine Westerband, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
(38)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Catherine Westerband, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Tucson, AZ. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

6261 N La Cholla Blvd Ste 277

Tucson, AZ 85741

Contact Information

(520) 498-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

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Ovarian Cysts
high
more than 87% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
high
more than 85% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
normal
more than 82% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Westerband "Welcome! Personalized care during pregnancy and throughout the states of your feminine life is our focus. You can feel at ease here with our experienced, board certified physician and certified nurse practitioners who understand a woman's perspective."
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometritis
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gestational Hypertension
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Maternal Hypotension Syndrome
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Premature Ovarian Failure
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Laser Surgery
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Care, Adolescent
  • Prenatal Care and Counseling
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Surgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Universite De Strasbourg I
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Hospital Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Westerband has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Westerband's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Westerband to family and friends
3.1
based on 38 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Westerband's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Scottsdale |
It breaks my heart to read these terrible reviews of Dr. Westerband. She was my OB for my 2nd child and was AMAZING and kind. She always took the extra time care for her patients. Sadly she is now with Genesis and I'm sure her less desirable ratings have to do with pressure from them. My only bad...more
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Tucson, AZ |
Worse experience, not very caring and does not answer questions or provide the care. I wait longer in the waiting room to see her than actually have a thorough exam while being pregnant. Would not recommend her at all
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Tucson, AZ |
This "Doctor" should lose her medical license. To say she is rude is a compliment to her and has no bedside manner with patients whatsoever. I have seen her for five years and in that time I had my IUD removed and was the worst/most painful experience I have encountered because she does NOT CARE....more
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in Tucson, AZ |
Dr. Westerband barely spent two minutes with me at my appointments while I was her patient. She always had her nurse push vaccines on me despite my decline. She didn't know which way my baby was facing and also didn't offer any solution regarding that. At exactly my 40 week appointment she...more
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in Marana |
If there was a no star I'd give it. She sees my daughter for 5 minutes and then snaps at her when she asks her to explain. Terrible terrible terrible!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Westerband accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • One Health
  • PacifiCare Health Systems
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare PPO
  • University Physicians
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Westerband has admitting privileges

Northwest Medical Center
6200 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85741
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