Dr. Miriam Sivkin, MD

Dr. Miriam Sivkin, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Miriam Sivkin, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Milford, CT and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1985 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology, gynecologic oncology surgery, and more.Read her story

247 Broad St

Milford, CT 06460

Contact Information

(203) 350-0617

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
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Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pap Smear Abnormalities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Sivkin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sivkin "Dr. Miriam Sivkin is highly educated, with an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan that practices in Milford, Connecticut in the New Haven County area. She has a Master's of Arts is in Psychology, and her medical degree comes from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. In addition to being a remarkable OB/GYN, Dr. Sivkin is the only M.D who is a licensed sex therapist in the state of Connecticut. Dr. Sivkin has served as the Chief of Staff at Milford Hospital. Currently, she is a Clinical Instructor, Yale School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. Dr. Sivkin is also one of a few physicians in the United States who have been accredited by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. Dr. Sivkin offers over 31 years of experience as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist. In addition to caring for her patients, Dr. Sivkin helps train medical students, residents, fellows and nurse midwives in the field of sexual health. She has also presented at the national conference of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. In addition, she works with the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Connecticut providing couples seminars in intimacy and sexual health. Patients come to see Dr. Sivkin at her practice, Southern Connecticut Women's Health Care Associates, for obstetrical services and care including pre-conceptual counseling and genetic screening prior to becoming pregnant. Additionally, women receive complete antepartum care during their pregnancy including first-trimester screening for fetal anomalies, screening for gestational diabetes, diet and exercise and parental education. Southern Connecticut Women's Health Care Associates has a very low C-section rate working with patients to have a vaginal delivery whenever possible. Postpartum complications, although rare, are dealt with quickly and patients are seen as frequently as needed until they are better. For gynecological services, patients come to see Dr. Sivkin from all across Connecticut. Services include incontinence evaluation, nutritional counseling, evaluation for fertility and fertility issue screenings, menopause, perimenopause, and hormone replacement therapy. Dr. Sivkin also offers education and care for young women and adolescents. For all women, there is contraceptive counseling and management of birth control. A major part of care for women includes HPV, HIV, and STD evaluation and treatment. Dr. Sivkin and the staff at Southern Connecticut Women's Health Care Associates take pride in the fact that their list of services offers women a complete range of care options that include obstetrics, gynecology, surgery, ultrasound, and counseling. One of the most amazing parts of Dr. Sivkin's career is that she cares for multigenerational families - grandmothers, mothers, and daughters. She has the knowledge and experience to accurately care for adolescent women, young mothers, women in their 30-40's and women who are perimenopausal, menopausal, and postmenopausal."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sivkin "Dr. Miriam Sivkin is highly educated, with an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. She has a Master's of Arts is in Psychology, and her medical degree comes from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. In addition to being a remarkable OB/GYN, Dr. Sivkin is the only M.D who is a licensed sex therapist in the state of Connecticut. Dr. Sivkin has served as the Chief of Staff at Milford Hospital. Currently, she is a Clinical Instructor, Yale School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. Dr. Sivkin is also one of a few physicians in the United States who have been accredited by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists."

3  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Oncology Surgery
  • Sex Therapy

1  Board Certifications

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

64  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • State University Hospital At Suny
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Hosp/SUNY Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Certified Sex Therapist and Counselor
    Other Education | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sivkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sivkin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sivkin

3.1

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
43.75%
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4 Stars
3.125%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
9.375%
(3)
1 Star
37.5%
(12)

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Jun 14, 2018
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I want to give the negative points to this doctor and her staff. They provide all incorrect information and ask to do incorrect test which does not even required. They just want your money. I will never ever recommend this doctor.
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Apr 11, 2018
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Dr. Sivkin made inappropriate jokes and comments to a health diagnosis I was trying to process. She made me feel uncomfortable and I felt I couldn't be honest with her. I had a friend attend an appointment with me and she immediately felt anxious by this doctor's presence. I would never recommend...Read More
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Mar 22, 2018
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I've been going to Dr. Sivkin for 20 years. I was just reading everyone else's reviews, and while some people feel she is abrupt or her office staff are rude, that just hasn't been my experience. Maybe they hit an off day? Dr. Sivkin is very straightforward and gets right to the point. If you're...Read More
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Hilary in West Haven – Feb 02, 2018
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I don't doubt she is a knowledgeable doctor, but she has no people skills whatsoever. Whenever I tried to explain my medical situation she kept talking over me in a very condescending manner, making me feel like an idiot and saying things such as "OBVIOUSLY that has nothing to do with your issue"...Read More
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Milford, CT – May 15, 2017
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