Specializes in treating sexual health, gynecologic cancer and pelvic pain
Nicole Afuape, MD, FACOG, is an advanced gynecologic surgeon, sexual health and pelvic pain specialist with the Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Afuape is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also fellowship-trained in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and chronic pelvic pain.
Dr. Afuape specializes in caring for patients who experience painful intercourse, pelvic floor muscle spasm, bladder pain syndrome, pudendal neuralgia, general pelvic pain, vaginal scarring, and pain related to pelvic floor mesh. She is also versed in supportive care and survivorship for women who have suffered from gynecologic cancer.
I want all of my patients to feel that their symptoms matter. I want them to feel like they are being prioritized, listened to and cared for. My goal is to educate my patients so that they can become comfortable with choosing the best treatment plan for them.”Nicole Afuape, MD