What patients are saying.
As always, Dr. Foster was incredible, thoughtful, sensitive, and kind. He always takes the time to explain everything on a level I can understand, and always allows the patient to ask any question needed.
Dr. Foster is excellent, smart, funny, informative, and makes you feel very comfortable during treatment and in making decisions
Dr. Foster is a great doctor and has always been attentive to my medical needs. His entire staff are some of the most kind and professional, as well as organized people I have experienced in my 47 years.
Best experience I've had with any doctor or PA, regardless of field or specialty. Shivanna remembers who you are and what you're dealing with, and is very easy to talk to.
I feel very comfortable talking with Shivanna Subramani-Gonzalez, DNP, FNP-C. She always asks about my family, which I think is a nice gesture she remembers little details.
- Annual Gynecology Visit
- Birth Control
- Endometrial Ablation
- Endometriosis Treatment
- Fertility Assessment
- High-Risk Pregnancy
- In-Office Surgery
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- LGBTQ Care
- Long Term Birth Control
- Menopausal Care
- Pelvic Floor Health
- Permanent Birth Control
- Robotic Surgery
- Vulvovaginal Treatment
Providers at this practice.
Frequently asked questions about this practice.
Schedule an Appointment
To serve you in the best way possible, we work by appointments. Early morning and evening hours are available for appointment scheduling; please let us know of any issues that may necessitate how soon you need to be seen.
At every visit, you will be asked to present your insurance card, photo ID, any necessary co-payments and to complete patient paperwork. Please be in the office 20 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. To save time during your appointment, you can also download and complete our patient paperwork ahead of time and bring it with you. For your first appointment we ask that you be in the office 30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time.
To Cancel or Reschedule
If you are unable to keep an appointment, we ask that you cancel or reschedule your appointment 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment time.
In Case of an Emergency
After business hours, please call the office at (203) 578-4609 and our answering service will contact our on-call physician. If your call is not returned within 20 minutes, please call the answering service again. We ask all of our Ob-Gyn patients to go to Waterbury Hospital.
Please call during normal business hours to schedule appointments, request medication refills, or discuss test results.
Insurance plan participation
At The Center for Obstetrics and Gynecology in Connecticut we participate in many managed care plans and also see patients with government as well as traditional insurance. Some insurance plans may require that you obtain a referral from your regular doctor (PCP) before you visit us if we are not your designated gynecologist. To learn if a particular physician participates with your plan, please contact our office or your insurance company.
We participate with the following major plans:
- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield / Wellpoint
- CIGNA Healthcare
- First Health / Coventry Health care
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
- Multiplan / PHCS / Emblem Healthcare
- Northeast Health Direct / Consumer Health Network PPO / ChoiceCare Humana
- Oxford Health Plan
- United Healthcare
Women's Health Connecticut participates in the following CT Health Insurance Exchange health plans:
- United Healthcare
For more information about these plans, we recommend that you visit accesshealtct.com or call 1-855-805-4325.
Billing and Payments
You are responsible for learning details of your coverage from your insurance plan, including all deductibles, co-payments and/or any referrals that may be required by your insurance company. Your co-payment is expected at the time of service, and payment in full is expected at each visit for services not covered by your insurance. Additionally, if you do not have an insurance card available, and/or our physicians do not participate with your health plan, full payment also is expected at the time of service.
For your convenience, we accept cash, check, Mastercard, VISA, Discover and AMEX. All returned checks will be assessed a $25.00 service charge. If you are an existing patient with a balance due, you can also pay your bill online.
If you have any questions regarding billing, please call our central billing office at (800) 889-3333 during regular business hours.
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