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Progressive Women's Health

Farmington (Main Office)
499 Farmington Avenue, Suite 220
Farmington, CT 06032

P: (860) 676-8111

F: (860) 674-1401

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1 Barnard Lane, Suite 101
Bloomfield, CT 06002

P: (860) 676-8111

F: (860) 674-1401

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What patients are saying.

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Dr. Dinicu is amazing. She really listens and she actually cares about your health. She reviews preventative options based on history and I feel very comfortable around her.

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I feel safe and confident in my provider, she gives me enough time to express myself and is just so genuine.

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Dr. Steadman is terrific! She listens, and she's professional, comprehensive, and sensitive.

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Dr. Steadman's kindness and compassion with each patient never ceases to amaze me. She is very knowledgeable and always makes sure I understand all my options before my appointment is over.

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Dr. Steadman is the best doctor I have ever had the good fortune of selecting for my care. I have 100% confidence in her care.

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Dr. Cristina Dinicu is one of the finest doctors that I have ever experienced. She is brilliant, kind, caring, and so knowledgeable about so many things. I have recommended her to others.

Women’s After-Hours Care in Farmington

Care that goes beyond standard business hours.

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When you can't get to your regular ObGyn, Women's After-Hours Care is a smart alternative to the emergency room. Now you can see an experienced women’s health specialist in a network you know and trust when you have a healthcare need during odd hours. Call your provider or book online through the patient portal.

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Frequently asked questions about this practice.

Your Visit

*This division will begin seeing low-risk for COVID-19 patients beginning June 1st. We will be gradually accepting additional patients for preventive care as the public health concerns allow. We continue to be open for obstetric patients and those gynecology patients with more urgent problems. We also will be continuing our telemedicine appointments as appropriate.*


At Progressive Women's Health we understand a woman's unique health issues and offer comprehensive services that address a woman's evolving needs and the specific concerns she may face.

Additional Services:

  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Kidney Stones
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Microhematuria
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Incontinence
  • Femi Lift Vaginal Laser

Schedule an Appointment

We suggest that you call 2-3 months prior to the time you wish to be seen for a routine exam. Please let us know of issues that may indicate that you need to be seen sooner. If you are having a problem, we will be happy to accommodate you. You may also request an appointment online.

At your initial visit, you will be asked to present your insurance card, photo ID, any necessary co-payments and to complete new patient paperwork. Your visit will be much more timely and efficient if your paperwork is completed before you arrive. These forms may be downloaded, mailed, or faxed to you in advance. If you anticipate completing the forms while in the office, please allow 30 minutes prior to your appointment to do so.

To Cancel or Reschedule

If you cannot keep your appointment, please give us at least 24 hours notice. Additionally, if you will be unavoidably late for your appointment, please call us to let us know. If you arrive very late, we may need to reschedule your appointment. There will be a $45 charge for "no-shows" if you miss your appointment.

Our telephone hours are from 8:30am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:30pm. In an emergency and between 1:00 and 2:00pm, we can be reached through the answering service.


At Progressive Women's Health, we participate in many managed care plans and 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 find out if a particular physician or clinician participates with your plan, please contact our office or your insurance company.

We participate with the following major plans:

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield / Wellpoint
  • Centivo
  • CIGNA Healthcare
  • ConnectiCare
  • First Health / Coventry Health care
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Healthy-CT
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan / PHCS / Emblem Healthcare
  • Northeast Health Direct / Consumer Health Network PPO / ChoiceCare Humana
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellcare

Women's Health Connecticut participates in the following CT Health Insurance Exchange health plans:

  • Anthem
  • ConnectiCare

For more information about these plans, we recommend that you visit accesshealthct.com or call 1-855-805-4325.

Billing and Payments

You are responsible for 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, in addition to all services rendered to patients with insurance plans with which our physicians do not participate. If you do not have an insurance card available, full payment also is expected at the time of service.

For your convenience, we accept cash, check, Mastercard, VISA, and Discover. 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.

Hospital Affiliations

Hartford Hospital
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT 06102
Phone: (860) 545-5000

Saint Francis Hospital And Medical Center
114 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT 06105
Phone: (860) 714-4000

University of Connecticut Health Center (UConn)
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: (860) 679-2000

The Hospital of Central Connecticut
100 Grand Street
New Britain, CT 06050
Phone: (860) 224-5011


If you are a new patient to Progressive Women's Health, please print all of the forms and documents below; read the notice of privacy; and complete all these forms and bring them with you to your appointment.

If you are an established patient and have updates to your medical history, insurance, residence, etc., please print out the applicable forms and note any changes. It is very important that you complete these forms and bring them to your next scheduled visit.

Acknowledgement of Receipt of Notice (PDF)

Anti-Discrimination Policy (PDF) 

Confidential Communications Request (PDF)

Language Services (PDF)

Medical Records Release (PDF)

Notice of Privacy 2021 (DOC)

Notice of Test Results (PDF)

Personal Medical History (PDF)

Registration Form (PDF)

Financial Policy (PDF)