Gynecologic Procedures

In Office Procedures

  • Cryotherapy- freezing technique using liquid nitrogen to destroy abnormal tissue
  • LEEP- a diagnostic and therapeutic removal of abnormal tissue from the cervix
  • Endometrial/cervical/vulvar biopsies- taking a small portion of tissue for diagnosis
  • Endometrial ablation- procedure where the lining of the uterus is destroyed so that it no longer sheds with the monthly cycle.
  • Hysteroscopic tubal sterilization- tubal ligation done through the vagina, thus avoiding abdominal incisions
  • Labiaplasty-repair of abnormally large labia
  • IV sedation is available for some of our in office procedures

Operating Room Procedures

  • Hysterectomy- robotic, lapascopic, vaginal or abdominal removal of the uterus are all available. Talk to your physician about the best approach for you
  • Hysteroscopy-using a camera device to survey within the uterine cavity
  • Dilation and currettage- removal of contents of the uterus, sometimes used for abnormal vaginal bleeding or in miscarriage
  • Uterine polypectomy- often done with hysteroscopy to remove a uterine polyp

Referred to Other Providers

  • Pelvic Support Defects (also known as prolapse)
  • Colonoscopy- evaluation of the internal surfaces of the colon
  • Hysterosalpingogram- radiology procedure to evaluate the uterine cavity and patency of fallopian tubes
  • Cystoscopy/urodynamics- urologic procedures to evaluate voiding difficulties
  • Mammogram and Breast Ultrasound- usual imaging modalities for breast screening or evaluation of abnormal findings
  • Bone mineral densitometry (BMD)- determines the amount of bone and over time can track loss (and the risk of developing osteoporosis) by measuring radiation absorption by the skeleton.