Women’s Health


Women’s Health Specialists at Tufts Medical Center Community Care

Women's Health

Welcome to Tufts Medical Center Community Care, where obstetricians, gynecologists, and other professionals collaborate to provide a wide range of easily accessible women’s health services to patients in Melrose, Medford, Stoneham, Wakefield, Malden, Reading and throughout the northern suburbs. Our multiple conveniently located centers and ample appointment availability make it simple to find the right doctor, so you can easily receive the specialized care you need and deserve.

Well-managed women’s health care from experienced specialists

Our specialists in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN), which include physicians and nurse practitioners, provide comprehensive care that is convenient and accessible. In addition to routine gynecological exams/pap tests, they offer evaluation and treatment for contraception, infection, fertility issues, hormonal changes, menopause, breast conditions, and more. Promoting wellness through education and screening is another major focus of our practice; we partner with our patients to discuss their health goals, review potential risk factors, and determine an optimal schedule of preventive care.

Tufts Medical Center Community Care also collaborates with experts from MelroseWakefield Hospital and Tufts Medical Center to provide specialized evaluation and treatment for women with high-risk pregnancies and newborns with special medical needs. No matter where your health journey takes you, you can be assured that we’ll be here to help.

Gynecologic oncology at Tufts Medical Center Community Care

Our gynecologic oncology program is committed to meeting the complex needs of women with cancers of the reproductive system. We have expertise in treating many types of female pelvic cancers including cancers of the ovary, uterus, cervix, vulva, and trophoblast (placenta). Our broad scope of women’s health services includes screenings; second opinions; diagnostic imaging; counseling; and treatment of gynecologic cancers in the form of surgery, radiation therapy, and outpatient chemotherapy.

Contact Tufts Medical Center Community Care today to learn more about our approach to women’s health. One of our associates can direct you to the appropriate specialist for your needs.


Elizabeth Bettencourt, MD

781-665-6606   781-665-1277
Women’s Health - Gynecology - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Steven Dakoyannis, MD

781-289-2266   781-289-6993
Women’s Health - Gynecology - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Paige Nunes, RN, WHNP

781-665-1985   781-665-02268
Women’s Health - Gynecology - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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