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Dr. David Adler

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Loxahatchee, FL
30 years experience male

Locations

Comprehensive OB-GYN of the Palm Beaches

Loxahatchee, FL

Address

12959 Palms West Dr., Suite 130, Loxahatchee, FL
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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Fax

5617935608

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

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Medicaid

Medicare

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Office

Loxahatchee, FL

About

Bio

David Adler, DO, FACOG is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland and earned a Master’s in Health Administration. He earned his medical degree with High Honors at Nova Southeastern University in Florida. He attended residency in OB-GYN and was recognized as Chief Resident at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. After practicing OB-GYN in New Jersey, he relocated to South Florida, and has cared for patients in Palm Beach for over 12 years. Dr Adler was Department Chair of OB-GYN and participated on the Medical Executive Committee at Palms West Hospital. He is a member of many hospital and surgery center committees. He has lectured extensively on topics in Obstetrics & Gynecology.Considered one of Florida’s leading OB-GYN surgeons, Dr Adler utilizes the daVinci robotic system to perform advanced laparoscopic procedures. He embraces the rapidly changing medical technologies to improve patient care and outcomes. He is recognized as an advanced reconstructive and pelvic support surgeon. He is skilled in doing endometrial ablation, tubal ligation, hysteroscopy, myomectomy and surgery for urinary incontinence.Having delivered over 3500 babies, Dr Adler has the experience to manage both routine and high risk pregnancies. He incorporates the most progressive ultrasound techniques and genetic testing to ensure the best possible pregnancy. He was featured on the Discovery channel TV show, “Make Room For Baby.”Dr Adler always puts his heart, as well as his knowledge and expertise, into caring for his patients. He offers a warm, sensitive approach to women’s health. He lives in Wellington with his wife of 23 years and his two sons. He looks forward to serving the community.

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.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Doctor Q&A

119 Answers
27 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
2 weeks: I recommend no intercourse for two weeks, but some physicians may recommend a longer time. You should ask your physician what he or she recommends fo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably not: The recommendation for gardisil is all three vaccines within 6 months. There are no studies to suggest you will be protected after only 2 shots. The g... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Need mifepristone : Misoprostol alone is not sufficient for elective termination. Should you desire elective termination, you need to see a physician that can either perf... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Difficult to say: If your cycles are irregular, it is difficult to predict ovulation. We can retrospectively tell when ovulation occurred by counting back from your men... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Unclear: Gestational age based on a gestational sac measurement is not too reliable. Once a fetal pole is seen on ultrasound, you will have a better idea. That... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
No: An endometrial ablation permenantly removes the lining of the uterus. This does not alter your hormonal balance or effect normal vaginal secretions at... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Don't stop the pill: If you missed your period for 6 months you likely have chronic annovulatuon. If so, you should stay on the pill at least 3 months before stopping. A... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
That's OK: Endometrial ablation is typically done by using thermal or rf , (radio frequency), to destroy the endometrial lining. Imagine a burn on your skin. At ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Novasure & IUD???: It is quite unusual to have a novasure and an iud placed. Generally, you should have permanent sterilization prior to novasure. I believe it is relat... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Bleed after ablation: An endometrial ablation is done to reduce your menses to a normal flow. About 40% of women have no menses after the procedure, depending on the type o... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Any of the following: There really is no good answer to that question. Any of the three most common procedures are equally effective for most women. If your uterus is large... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Slightly: The answer is a bit more complex. All birth control pills slightly increase your risk for blood clots. Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Harder to conceive: If your menstrual cycle has changed to 39 days, you may not be ovulating regularly. This may make it more challenging to conceive. You should see yo... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Possibly: Endometrial ablation is done to reduce menstrual flow, not necessarily eliminate menses. In the best of cases, 40% of women have no menses. The import... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Dysfunctional bleed: What you describe is defined as dysfunctional uterine bleeding and needs an evaluation to determine the cause. You will need a detailed h&p, possibly ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Sharp: Sharp or dull, present only during periods, or before periods? How many pads or tampons used daily?
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Depends: It really depends on what type of hysterectomy you are having. In our practice, women who undergo a laparoscopic hysterectomy go home the same day and... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Chronic anovulation: While the cause can only be determined after a thorough history & physical exam is done, it sounds like you may have chronic anovulation. This conditi... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Unlikely....but: It would be extremely unlikely to get pregnant at age 51, but certainly you should check a urine pregnancy. That being said, the definition of menopa... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Endometritis: An infection of the uterus is called endometritis, and is most commonly seen after having a baby. This may be related to an infection present during ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
No, but....: Syphilis does not cause miscarriage, but it is a serious infection that can lead to permanent issues and needs treatment immediately. It is also impor... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Uterine lining: Endometrial ablation is typically done by using thermal or rf , (radio frequency), to destroy the endometrial lining. Imagine a burn on your skin. At ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
2 weeks: I recommend no intercourse for two weeks, but some physicians may recommend a longer time. You should ask your physician what he or she recommends fo... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Possibly....: If you are still leaking milk from your breasts, you may have an elevated prolactin level. This may make it more difficult to ovulate, but you never ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Head trauma: Take your child to the er immediately. Possible head trauma is not something you should mess with.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Annovulation: It is difficult to diagnose you using this format, but it sounds like you may have chronic annovulation. This condition typically causes very irregula... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Maybe labor, maybe: Cramping is very normal, this may or may not be early labor. In either case, if you are 3cm, and feeling regular contractions, then you should call yo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Alternative tx: While there is really no age requirement, i believe you would be unable to find a gyn to perform an hysterectomy at your age. There are many wonderful... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Sex might help: Believe it or not, but semen contains prostaglandins, and this can sometimes cause contractions. Additionally, you may try warm compresses to your bre... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Check a UPT: Check a urine pregnancy test. Best to do this with a 1st morning urine. If it's positive, see your obgyn immediately. It's not normal to bleed that h... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
No: As long as you are comfortable, you may lay on your breasts, you will cause no harm.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Maybe, but.....: What you describe is defined as dysfunctional uterine bleeding, or dub. Dub may be caused by approaching menopause, but it may also represent other ab... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably not bad: One or two episodes of break through bleeding or irregular cycles is nothing to worry about. If this becomes a pattern or you bleed significantly betw... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Don't worry: Many women experience abnormal bleeding during the 1st several months after starting an oral contraceptive. Make sure you take your pill at the same t... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Patience & practice: Kegel's are a great way to strengthen your pelvic muscles. At first, learn how to perform these while you are peeing. While peeing, stop your urine st... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Depo causes abn bldg: It is likely now out of your system and your bleeding is resuming. Depo commonly causes spotting, and this can be worse during or after intercourse. ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
See your GYN: If you have use both of these medications without relief, see your gyn for further evaluation. You may have a different infection such as bacterial va... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Should not leak: An hysterectomy should not change the benefits of the sling done a year ago. I would reach out to your gyn if this persists. If you are leaking a lo... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Try to relax : While you might expect the fetal heart rate to be higher, sometimes early us is not accurate at measuring the fhr. Additionally, there is nothing th... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Biopsy: If your physician hasn't already done an endometrial biopsy or hysteroscopy with d&c, he or she needs to do so. Ultrasound alone can't rule out pre-c... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
A lot going on: You need to see your gyn for an evaluation that should include an endometrial biopsy. If that is normal, there are several options. Oral contraceptive... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
U mean hysteroscopy: I recommend no intercourse for two weeks, but your physican may want you to wait longer, so you should follow his/her instructions. There is no need t... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Either one: There really is no good answer to that question. The procedures are equally effective for most women. If your uterus is larger then 8-9 cm, your physi... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Check urine preg : You should check a urine pregnancy test with your 1st urine of the day. If that is negative, then you are probably not pregnant, but may want to repe... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
This is not normal: If you are getting your menses again years after an endometrial ablation, this is considered a failure. It is important to understand that 15% of abla... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Unlikely....: But check a urine pregnancy test. Nexplanon is a good form of contraception, but is known to cause some irregular bleeding, especially during the firs... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
No: This is a safe medication for pregnancy.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Pelvic pain not ok: 5-8% of women will have simple ovarian cysts related to the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. These are generally not worrisome. However, pelvic pain sinc... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Wait for your period: If you have had a miscarriage, then you should wait until you have at least one period before you try to get pregnant. Hope that helps, good luck!
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Not necessarily : While it is never normal to bleed while pregnant, bleeding doesn't guarantee a miscarriage. Call your OB and have an ultrasound done. Best of luck.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Adler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Adler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I needed a real answer and not just a standard response to a "probably safe" lactation category. I think you did this for me, so thank you!!
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Thanks for your quick reply! My gyn says the bacteria could be under his skin and causing reoccurrence since I only get it when we have sex.
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Thanks so much Dr. Adler. It's very comforting to know....I was worried, but this cough is bugging me. Again, thank you so much!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

hahnemANN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Third Place, Florida - Winter
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Medical Association
American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology
AAGL
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