Laura L Moylan, MD, PC
Open weekdays 8:30 - 4:15 PM 540-776-6800
1930 Braeburn Drive, Suite B, Salem, VA 24153
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Laura L Moylan, MD
University of Virginia
   Echols Scholar
   Bachelor of Arts, History, High Distinction 1981
   Doctor of Medicine, 1986
   Residency Obstetrics & Gynecology 1990

Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1992

Fellow, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists 1993


About Laura L Moylan, MD, PC
Dr. Moylan practiced obstetrics and gynecology in Charlottesville, Virginia for one year before relocating to the Roanoke Valley in 1991.  She established a solo private medical practice specializing in gynecology in 1997.  She is dedicated to providing up to date medical evaluations, advice, and services including gynecologic surgery.  Medical testing should focus on whether the outcome will influence your diagnosis or treatment options in order to be cost effective.  Her practice philosophy centers on patient autonomy.  There are often several different acceptable options for managing a medical condition.  Dr. Moylan believes her job is to educate you about these and to help you choose the best option for your particular situation.  No two women are exactly alike!  We try to provide that personal touch.
Directions:
From Electric Road (Route 419) turn onto Braeburn Drive at the Hampton Inn opposite Ridgewood Farms Shopping Center.  We are located just past the Lewis Gale Pavilion building at the corner of Braeburn Circle.  We share our building with Dr. Stephanie Vlahos. Our parking lot is reached from Braeburn Circle.




Birth control options include natural family planning, diaphragms, injectable progesterone, birth control pills (OCPs), rings, patches, copper or progesterone intrauterine devices (IUDs), and permanent sterilization.  Highly effective long acting reversible contraception (LARC) is now recommended for teens to peri-menopausal women.  We can tailor a plan to your specific needs.  There are many choices of dosage and progesterone component just within birth control pills alone.  Come see us to be sure you are on the optimal regimen for your lifestyle.


Sexually transmitted disease (STD) symptoms include abnormal uterine bleeding &/or discharge, pelvic pain, painful sex or urination, bumps or sores on the genital skin, abnormal pap smears, & itching. Some diseases are silent, but can be detected by proper testing.  Risk factors include unprotected skin to skin contact with an infected person.  The CDC recommends testing before initiating an intimate relationship, for the best protection.  Don't be stressed by worry, take action to assure that you are in control of your health.
​The menopause transition can last several years, and for some, cause uncomfortable, disruptive symptoms such as hot flashes, trouble sleeping, mood changes, abnormal bleeding, painful sex, frequent urinary tract infections (UTIs), weight gain, & difficulty concentrating. As if this wasn't enough, many women find themselves managing the demands of teenagers as well as caregiving for elderly family members just as these changes set in.  Many treatments exist, from bio-identical hormone replacement therapy to non-hormonal prescriptions.  You do not need to suffer in silence. 
Your needs may change as you progress through the change, and we can adjust your medications to keep you on your game.