Listen to eleven women talk about Early Options, about why it mattered to them to come here.
No crowded waiting rooms. No loud machines. No chilly operating rooms. Instead, you will be seen in a private and relaxing space.
Because each patient has their own appointment time, we can make our best effort to ensure you won’t see another patient while you are in our practice.
Your companion is welcome to be by your side. You will also have an assistant who is completely dedicated to supporting you.
Getting an abortion can make even the strongest woman feel vulnerable. We’re all women here. We give you kindness, not judgment
Dr. Joan Fleischman
Dr. Joan Fleischman is the founding physician of Early Options®, and a champion for revolutionizing and elevating women’s healthcare. After her Harvard Medical School training, she has dedicated her life – and the last two decades – to developing a natural abortion experience that’s safe, gentle, and effective. The result is the internationally recognized SofTouch® method and the highly personalized Early Options® experience. Discover more about Dr. Fleischman, how to receive an early abortion as a safe, and private experience, and read her personal message to you.
Dr. Elaine Kang
Dr. Elaine Kang is board-certified in family medicine and a leader in women’s health. She received extensive training from Dr. Joan Fleischman in early abortion procedures. Dr. Kang is passionate about providing women with high-quality medical care and finds fulfillment knowing women feel relief after being cared for at Early Options®. Dr. Kang received the Barnett A. Slepian Memorial Fund to advance training in abortion care, and completed the Physicians for Reproductive Health and Choice Leadership Training Academy to provide leadership in the reproductive health field.
We constantly seek out third-party accreditation and recommendations from internationally respected healthcare organizations.
National Abortion Federation (NAF) Member
Since 2000, Early Options has been a member of the National Abortion Federation (NAF). To maintain NAF membership, we undergo frequent and rigorous on-site evaluations of our practice and protocols to ensure we’re adhering to the highest standards of medical care.
Recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO)
The SofTouch® method, developed by Dr. Fleischman, is a manual aspiration procedure. Along with the Abortion Pill, the manual aspiration process is recommended as the safest early abortion method by the WHO.
Listen to Patient Experiences
Voices From Previous Early Options’ Patients
Hear Why Early Options’ patients love our practice.
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What will the actual abortion feel like?
How does the Abortion Pill work?
How much bleeding will I have?