Doctor Referrals

Using Natural Family Planning Methods can help manage health and fertility. Once tracking the female cycle through NFP, desire for increased women’s health, to address cycle concerns, problem periods, hormonal imbalances, recurrent miscarriages, and infertility often increases. The best way to address these and any reproductive health concern is to connect with a doctor trained in and familiar with NFP methods. There are such complexitities to hormones in the cycle that many mainstream doctors don’t understand. Seeing a specialized doctor will help you get to the root causes and find real solutions. Ask the instructor of your NFP method for medical referrals, or search below to find one that will be a good fit for you. The Diocese of Syracuse does not endorse or make direct referrals. Contacts listed are for informational purposes only. Please use your discretion to determine the best fit for you.

Talk to your Current Medical Provider about NFP

FACTS is a group of physicians, healthcare professionals and educators working together to provide information about natural or fertility awareness based methods of family planning with the medical community. The mission of FACTS is to educate future healthcare professionals about evidence based fertility awareness methods (FABMs), so they may empower and engage patients to care for their reproductive health.

NaPro Technology

Natural Procreative (NaPro) Technology works with the Creighton method of charting to analyze, diagnose, and treat cycle and hormonal irregularities, infertility, and miscarriage. NaPro Technology is a reproductive health science that works cooperatively with the procreative and gynecologic systems. When those systems function abnormally, NaPro identifies the underlying problems and cooperates with the cycle in tes treatments that correct the condition, maintain the natural human ecology, and sustain the procreative potential.

NaPro Technology was founded through Saint Paul VI Institute in 1985 by Thomas W. Hilgers, MD. It is recognized for its critcal achievements in the field of natural fertility regulation and reproductive medicine of scientific research and education; allied health professional education programs for couples and professionals; professional, caring, and morally acceptable patient services.

Overview of NaPro Technology

Connect with Local NaPro Trained Doctors


Gianna of Central and Western NY
Dr. Angela Kristan, MD
1141 Union Street #9201
Newark, New York 12513
(585) 310-8787
Trained FACTS educator with experience in other NFP methods.


OBGYN/Naprotechnology Surgeon
Trinity Health
Dr. Blaise C. Milburn, MD
Phone: 740-264-8600
Address: 4100 Johnson Road, Suite 100, Steubenville, OH 43952

OBGYN/Naprotechnology Surgeon
UPMC Divine Mercy Women’s Health
Dr Naomi Wittaker, MD
Phone: 717-988-9015
Address: 1824 Good Hope Road, Enola, PA 17025

OBGYN/Naprotechnology Surgeon
Women’s Wellness & Fertility Center
Dr. Damian Olsen, MD
Phone: 603-314-7595

More Gianna Center Offices

Gianna Center In Manhattan (New York City) –

Long Island Gianna Center (Babylon, NY) –

Rockville Centre Gianna Center (Long Island, NY) –

Saint Peter’s Gianna Center (Somerset, NJ) –

Morningstar Family Health Center (Clinton, NJ) –

Reproductive Health Medicine & Gynecology

An alternate telemed opportunity that reads any type of FABM (Fertility Awareness Based Method) chart – Reproductive Health Medicine & Gynecology (RHM). RHM’s medical protocols follow major medical guidelines and are largely derived from FEMM/RHRI, CrMS/NaProTechnology and Marquette University. They are taking new patients and are licensed to practice in 48 states.

A Doctor’s Conversion

Moving testimony of an Ob/Gyn whose life and practice was changed after reading Humanae Vitae.

Note: It is best to connect with a doctor after learning to chart your cycle with a trained NFP instructor.

Not sure which method of NFP you would like to use?

Dr. Glenn Ridder, Family Practitioner and NFP Medical Consultant.

Dr. Ridder highlights the wonders and dynamics of the female reproductive system and how fertility awareness through natural family planning is modern science at its best.

The National Gianna Center for Women’s Health and Fertility

Hope for those who are struggling to get pregnant or maintain pregnancies.

NaPro Technology treats women’s health and fully respects life.

If you believe you have a health problem, or if you have any questions regarding your health or a medical condition, you should promptly consult your physician or other healthcare provider. Never disregard medical or professional advice, or delay seeking it, because of something you read on this site or a linked website. Never rely on information on this website in place of seeking professional medical advice. You should also ask your physician or other healthcare provider, ideally one trained in fertility awareness based methods, to assist you in interpreting any information in this site or in the linked websites, or in applying the information to your individual case.

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