Here is a brief list of common questions people have when browsing through our website.

About New Horizons

Q: What forms do I need to bring with me before my first visit?

A: All of the forms you will need are located on this website on the forms page. No one likes to use their precious time sitting in a doctor’s office lobby filling out pages of paperwork.  We know your time is valuable, and we aim to make your appointment as smooth as possible.  Please download and complete the following form in the comfort of your home, then print it and bring it with you when you come for your first appointment with us.  Of course, if you forget and leave the papers behind, we can provide them for you and will just enjoy your presence while you fill them out!


Q: What makes New Horizons OB/GYN one of the top practices for patient satisfaction in Southern Illinois?

A: We care about YOU.  Our goal is not only to provide you with the care you need, but to provide the care you WANT.  Our dedicated doctors and staff, are not just highly qualified but have unmatched compassion for our patients.  Over and over again we hear from our patients that this is what makes New Horizons their top choice for women’s healthcare in the region.

Q: How can I stay up to date on news concerning New Horizons?

A: Join us on our Facebook Page!  Through that page we keep patients up to date on any news or changes happening at our offices.  We also have fun seeing your pictures and hearing your stories.

Q: What kinds of services does New Horizons provide regarding breast health?

A: New Horizons works closely with the accredited Breast Center of Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. The  Breast Center provides services including mammograms, breast cancer diagnosis, and thorough treatment when necessary. Our patients benefit from our ability to team with the center’s professional technologists, radiologists and surgeons.

Q: Why should I choose New Horizons to guide me through pregnancy and deliver my baby?

A: Not to brag, but we are really good at what we do! Pregnancy is a unique and exciting part of your life and should be treated as such.   In our office, you are more than a number.  We are genuinely excited with you, and do our best to make your experience what YOU want it to be.  Our whole team, from the moment you walk in the door, wants you to feel like part of the family, and we work really hard to give you the best obstetrics care in the region. New Horizons provides reliable medical advice, thorough check-ups and second-to-none skills in the delivery room.

Q:  I am not pregnant.  What kind of woman’s healthcare do you provide for me?

A:  From puberty on, we provide all types of gynecological services, including surgical support where necessary.  From annual pelvic exams, breast health assessments, birth control, antenatal counseling, menopause management, pelvic pain evaluation and treatment, management of irregular or heavy monthly cycles, and much more.

Q: What is the difference between general and specialized gynecology services?

A: New Horizons provides all types of gynecology services with the utmost sensitivity and professionalism. General services include breast health, contraceptives and pelvic exams. Specialized services include minimally invasive surgery, infertility treatment, and menopause management. No matter what service our patients need, we are qualified to help.