U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free

Dr. Scott Kramer

Gynecology
Fremont, CA
37 years experience male

Locations

Office

Fremont, CA

Address

2333 Mowry Ave., Suite 201, Fremont, CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Show more

Fax

5107967760

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Health Net

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Blue Shield of California

Cigna

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

"Practicing medicine is very rewarding, because I am fortunate to have the opportunity to make a significant improvement in the quality of your life.” For over 26 years, Dr. Scott Kramer perseveres as a passionate leader in the revolution of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery; foremost fr patients in Northern California, as well as teaching other doctors throughout the western United States. Compounding on this extensive experience, he serves as a consultant to multiple medical device companies guiding development of technology to empower the next generation of surgeons. “My style is to educate you on treatment options, then give you the time you need to feel comfortable with your decision. In this way, as partners, we achieve personalized medical care."

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Gynecology

Urogynecology

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

248 Answers
478 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Recheck : If odor persists too then recheck with doctor.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Indirect urine tests: A urinalysis (ua) test for things in the urine. There are markers that are found with bladder infections, but can also be present for other reasons. ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
A: A balanced diet with fresh fruits & vegetables, dairy or take a multivitamin daily.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
1 to 2%: Tubal ligation was standard method of sterilization 10 years ago. But times have changed... Essure is the most effective method today! a doctor pe... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
No PAP Needed: According to acog and other national societies after a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix (and no history of high grade pre-cancer); there is no ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Extended Antifungal: Vaginal yeast infections are due to candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Rarely: Pregnancy rates after tubal ligation are ~1%. Endometrial ablations destroy much of the inner uterine lining that a fertilized egg implants in. This... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Maybe, but Options: 1st would you be open to a trial off hormones? Since the estrogen grows the inner uterine lining that often creates the period and cramps. While not ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Preg Test Please: First when in doubt rule pregnancy out. Buy a urine pregnancy test at drug store and test today. If negative, consider yourself lucky and learn. ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Hysterectomy if Pain: Novasure is wonderful for reducing menstrual bleeding. Fibroids are benign tumors that are present in 25-50% of women during their reproductive years... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Depending on the procedure and to the extent that the intestines were manipulated can effect the bowels motility. In addition bed rest (decreased amb... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Surgery if Symptoms: No medication permanently shrinks fibroid tumors. If you have symptoms options exist to help improve them: myomectomy (cutting out fibroids, repai... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: In latin means smooth muscle tumor. Common and benign. Only need removal if symptoms like heavy periods or pelvic pain.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Uterus removal: Total hysterectomy is removal of the uterus & cervix. Supracervical removal of the uterus. Increasingly the ovaries are left in place and for ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Treatable condition: Two common reasons for urine leakage in women. Urge incontinence occurs when the bladder spasms pushing urine out. Medications help. Stress incon... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
U Have Options: Depends on cause of heavy bleeding. Need evaluation and sonogram. Non-surgical options include: birth control pills. Lysteda (non-hormonal rx taken du... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Solution choices: Depends on cause of heavy bleeding. Need evaluation (exam & blood tests), and sonogram. Besides wearing double protection (tampon + pad) there are non... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Treatable condition: Two common reasons for urine leakage in women. Urge incontinence occurs when the bladder spasms pushing urine out. Medications help. Stress incon... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes since cervix: If you have a cervix then there is risk of cervical cancer. While this risk declines with age there are new recommendations for how often you should ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
No, U Have Options: Depends on cause of heavy bleeding. Need evaluation and sonogram. Non-surgical options include: birth control pills. Lysteda (non-hormonal rx taken du... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes prepare for leak: Yes. Begin with kegel exercises to strengthen muscles that close urethra. Some women leak because of poorly supported urethra after having babies, whi... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Maybe: While the presence of sugar in urine can be a sign of diabetes, in pregnancy it's often due to recent intake of sugar containing or high carbohydrate ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
1-2 hours: For low risk patients exercise is great during pregnancy. Cardio, core, and moderate weight training can be performed safely. Keep yourself hydrated... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
1-4 weeks: Depending on conditioning at time of birth, n return to your workout routine as soon as you feel comfortable.Cardio, core, and moderate weight trainin... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: If you feel that taking papaya enzymes aids in digestion they are totally safe in pregnancy as they work locally in the intestinal track and ended not... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Maybe: Studies have shown that because birth control pills decrease the chance of ovulation, they may also reduce the formation of new functional ovarian cys... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
No: Only if the arrival and care of your new baby creates stress for your husband can it effect his blood pressure.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Levaquin, (levofloxacin) and antibiotics like it called quinalones, may effect bone formation and for this reason are not recommended during pregnancy... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Almost all core-strengthening exercises are safe during pregnancy. Theoretically you don't want to be flat on your back in the 3rd trimester (better p... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Yes usually after 9 weeks. Can also do nuchal cord ultrasound as screen for down's syndrome.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
800 mg: If your pregnant 800 to 1000mg of Folic Acid per day will suffice to help with growth and many metabolic processes for both you and baby. More so hav... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
No: Hcg is produced by the placenta and is not effected by food or fluid intacke. Test for urine or blood are very sensitive.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
No: Large clinical studies have proven beyond any doubts that vaccine do not cause autism. Please don't forgo them for you or your infants health.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Pamper with Empathy: Physically and emotionally demanding for many women, pregnancy is often a time when a little concern and caring goes a long way. Simple efforts like m... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
OK before or after: It's your choice when as long as you're not currently pregnant.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Determines Pregnancy: Urine pregnancy tests are available at pharmacies, grocery & convenience stores. They can be done in the privacy of your home. All pregnancy tests are... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
No: Both Plan B and now Ella (ulipristal acetate) do not cause birth defects. They should be taken within 5 days of unprotected sex to be effective. Pla... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Placenta implant: When the placenta implants into the inside lining of the uterus it's like a plant growing roots. Maternal blood can leak out during this process and s... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Most women who have undergone breast reduction surgery have good preservation of breast ducts to nipples, especially in the upper half of the breast w... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Baby's Health : This causes high blood sugar which gets across the placenta to the baby. The baby then makes more insulin, which causes them to grow fatter and have ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Go for it! exercise and stretching are great for most pregnant women. Be aware your joints will loosen up due to a hormone called realxin that prepa... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: The decongestant in nasal sprays for colds or allergies can be used for short duration, usually not more than 3 days. Otherwise you can experience a r... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Low risk patients should be encouraged to exercise during pregnancy. Cardio, core, and moderate weight training are excellent choices. Mix it up to ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: This is challenging as many medications for anxiety have been shown to possibly have effects on some babies. Need to discuss with your doctor, ideall... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
B6 and Doxylamine: Besides "grazing" on small amounts of food throughout the day, ginger, or using sea bands; the combination of doxylamine (an antihistamine) and vitami... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
No estrogen: Evamist is a estrogen supplement approved for relief of menopausal symptoms, like hot flashes. Unsure why a woman in reproductive years would be using... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Most x-rays do not pose a risk to your developing baby (eg. Dental). The dose would have to be high and also directly to your abdomen. Ct scan if li... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Eating for Two: Eating disorders require medical and psychological counseling often with an update during pregnancy and breastfeeding because of conflicting thoughts ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Infected baby: Penicillin, which is one of the safest drugs in pregnancy, effectively treats syphilis and will prevent spreading the infection to your baby.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
No connection: Low iron is usually due to blood loss such as heavy or prolonged periods. Or long-term poor iron intake. This results in anemia (low blood count). ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.

Ask doctors free
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

3
Recommendations
877
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kramer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kramer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kramer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
I guest I was a bit worried because I had unprotected sex two weeks before my last period. Now I'm experiencing another one
HealthTap member
thnx tht helps alot we are planning to have a baby were at the point in our relationship wen we thi k its tiime
HealthTap member
Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :) I wasn't asking about methods of birth control & surgeries, but thanks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC Davis School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

UCSF MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Patient Choice Award 2008-2011
Best Doctors in America 2011-2012
Most Influential, First Place, Alameda County, CA - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
Washington Hospital
American College of Obstetrics& Gynecology
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less