Dr. Renee Cotter, MD

Dr. Renee Cotter, MD

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Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
59 y/o
20 reviews

Accepting new patients

Dr. Renee Cotter has been providing quality care to the West Hills community in Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1991. Although Dr. Cotter no longer practices obstetrics, she continues to provide operative gynecology and high quality, in-office care. Dr. Cotter is one of America's Top Gynecologists and one of the best gynecologic surgeons in West San Fernando Valley. Her primary passion is to provide individualized care to each patient in office and specializes in many outpatient and inpatient procedures. She specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgery including outpatient laparoscopic hysterectomy and is the only gynecologist in West Hills that performs advanced surgical repairs for pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence. Additionally, her in office procedures include endometrial ablation to treat heavy periods and tubal occlusion as a method of birth control. No other physician in the area aside from Dr. Cotter provides these advance treatments in the safety, privacy, and convenience of the office. Dr. Cotter received her BA in Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1982 after which she completed medical school at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1987. Her internship and residency training was done at White Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles. After residency she established her private practice where she remains today in West Hills, California. Dr. Renee Cotter is married with two children. She lives close to her office and the West Hills Hospital and Medical Center....See Less

Renee Cotter M.D., A Medical Corporation

7320 Woodlake Ave Ste 160

West Hills, CA 91307
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Principal Life
  • TriWest Champus

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Renee Cotter and her staff are dedicated to providing individualized, personalized care in advanced gynecology and offer aesthetic laser treatments. We also offer other aesthetic treatments such as injectables, facial fillers, and botox.

I communicate with each of my patients and listen to their unique, individual needs. I strive to explain their medical condition and discuss their treatment options and advise on the beset course of option for their needs. Questions are answered and no patient will leave the office thinking they were rushed through their visit.

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Dr. Cotter's Experience

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Dr. Cotter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gynecology
  • Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Gynecology
  • Cosmetic Medicine
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Adenomyosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anxiety
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Female Infertility
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Diseases
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Prolapsed Bladder
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexual Pain Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Disorders
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvodynia
  • Vulvovaginitis
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Birth Control
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • C-Section
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Depo-Provera® Birth Control Shot
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Essure® Procedure
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Female Sterilization
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hair Removal
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Implantable Birth Control
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Floor Repair
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smartlipo Triplex® Laser Liposuction
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Weight Loss Management

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 California at Santa Cruz
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • St Louis University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • White Memorial Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • White Memorial Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Loma Linda University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Cynosure Smartlipo Laser Liposuction
    Other Education | Completed
  • Physician and Surgeon's Certificate
    Other Education | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cotter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cotter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cotter to family and friends
4
based on 20 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Cotter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
Incredible doctor. I feel so blessed to have found her. Very professional and experienced.
in West Hills CA |
I love Dr. Cotter. She is never rushed, explains everything in very clear detail and is genuinely caring.
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Dr. Cotter accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • Principal Life
  • TriWest Champus

Hospitals where Dr. Cotter has admitting privileges

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
7300 Medical Center Dr
West Hills, CA 91307
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