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Women’s Health Clinic

Trusted OB/GYNs in Southern Colorado

Our Women’s Health Clinic provides a wide range of Women’s Health Services. We offer top quality Obstetric Services to new and expecting mothers, and Gynecology Services for women of all ages.

At San Luis Valley Health, we facilitate over 400 births per year and provide the only labor and delivery services in the San Luis Valley.

Obstetric Services

  • Prenatal care for both low and high-risk pregnancies
  • On-site consultation with Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists
  • In-clinic ultrasonography
  • Fetal non-stress testing
  • Prenatal testing services
  • Genetic counseling
  • Certified breastfeeding consultation and free childbirth classes
  • Specialized management of diabetes & opiate use disorder during pregnancy
  • Management of twin pregnancies
  • Management of pregnancies for women over 35
  • Management of pregnancies resulting from infertility treatment
  • Outreach clinics in Monte Vista and Del Norte
  • Access to Mental Health Services as well as Addiction Treatment Services.
  • Diabetes Educator for gestational diabetics
  • Specially trained nursing staff in the clinic and on Labor and Delivery to address Women's Health needs

OB/Nursery - Labor and Delivery at the Women's Center

Obstetrics Team

  • Obstetricians are physicians who care for women during their pregnancy through childbirth and after delivery. They are also specially trained to care for women with high-risk pregnancies, and can perform Cesarean section for delivery if needed.
  • In addition to Obstetricians, we have two Certified Nurse Midwives who provide care for many women with low risk pregnancies. Stephanie Posorske, CNM, is also a Certified Lactation Consultant.


Gynecologists care for women's health throughout their entire lives. As SLV Health we have four Gynecologists who specialize in Women's Health.

Our services include:

  • Well Woman exams
  • Breast cancer screening and mammography
  • Screening for osteoporosis and bone density scans
  • Cervical cancer screening, education and prevention
  • Birth control, including intrauterine devices and Nexplanon
  • Pre-conception counseling
  • Infertility evaluation and initial treatment
  • Permanent sterilization
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and education
  • Management and treatment of heavy or irregular vaginal bleeding
  • Management and treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis
  • Evaluation and treatment of bladder pain and dysfunction
  • Minimally invasive surgery including hysterectomy
  • Major surgeries: vaginal, laparoscopic & abdominal hysterectomy methods, prolapse surgery, incontinence surgery
  • Evaluation and treatment of pelvic organ prolapse
  • In clinic ultrasonography
  • Outreach clinics in Monte Vista, Del Norte and La Jara

Specially trained nurses in the clinic and in the Women's Health inpatient area to address your needs.

Women's health services are provided by Carmelo Hernandez, MD; Amy Robertson, MD, Sarah Lewing, MD; Alex Schnaderbeck, DO; Shannon Gonzales, CNM, and Stephanie Posorkse, CNM.

Women’s health services are offered at RMC Clinic as well as Monte Vista, La Jara and Del Norte. Please call (719) 589-8028 to make an appointment. Our fax number is (719) 589-8086.