Tubal Ligation

There are two types of tubal ligations available to patients, both of which are permanent.   The first type is a laparoscopic tubal ligation, which is done in the operating room through small incisions in the abdomen. The tubes are then burned or banded at the time of surgery. This type of tubal is effective…

Laparoscopy

Laparoscopy is a fairly common, outpatient procedure that is used to treat a variety of problems. The surgery is done by making a small incision in the abdomen, allowing a thin, lighted tube to be placed into the abdomen. This tube is connected to a camera, which allows your doctor to see the pelvic organs.…

Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus and cervix for treatment of conditions such as endometriosis, fibroids, heavy periods, pelvic relaxation or cancer. The fallopian tubes and ovaries may be left in place during this procedure or removed at the same time. The surgery can be done either through an incision on your abdomen,…

da Vinci

The da Vinci robot is a surgical system that aids in performing advanced and complex laparoscopic surgery. The da Vinci has revolutionized urologic surgery and has now begun to make inroads into gynecology. The robot can be utilized for a variety of gynecologic procedures but it is most commonly used for difficult hysterectomies, myomectomies, and…

Implanon

Implanon is a convenient form of birth control, containing only progesterone that lasts up to three years. It is approximately the size of a matchstick that is inserted under the skin of the arm in the office. It is safe, convenient and effective. If this sounds like an option of interest for you, visit with…

Hysteroscopy

Hysteroscopy is an in-office procedure that is most commonly used to evaluate the source of abnormal uterine bleeding. This procedure is usually done using light sedation in the office. Once you are comfortable, a thin, lighted telescope-like device is placed through the cervix and into the uterus allowing for visualization of the inside of the…

Essure

The Essure procedure is a safe, effective alternative to traditional tubal ligation. Essure provides permanent, non-reversible sterilization without requiring incisions or punctures in the skin. This procedure is done in the comfort of our office using mild anesthetics for pain management. Because it does not require any incisions, patients are able to return to their…