As one of Indiana’s most experienced gynecology surgery groups, our Board Certified physicians are highly skilled at performing minimally-invasive procedures, including laparoscopy, robotic and single site surgery, to more complex operations. We are ready to provide the best possible care to you and your family.
A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. This can be performed vaginally, through an abdominal incision, or even laparoscopically depending on the size of the uterus and reason for the hysterectomy. Hysterectomies should be discussed in detail with your provider.
The ovaries can be removed at this time as well. The decision to remove or leave the ovaries is based on what is best for you and your health, which your physician will help you determine.
Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
A D&C procedure is done to sample/biopsy the endometrial lining from the uterine cavity. There are several reasons why your physician could recommend a D&C. This can be done for diagnosis purposes and/or treatment purposes. It is minimally invasive and is done as an outpatient in the hospital setting. Your physician can answer any questions you may have about D&Cs.
An endometrial ablation is a procedure that can reduce or stop menstrual bleeding. Speak with your physician to determine if you are a candidate for this type of procedure.
A urinary sling procedure is a surgical procedure that can be done to treat urinary incontinence. It is a minimally invasive surgery and can be done in an outpatient hospital setting. This option should be discussed further with your physician.
There are several surgical procedures that can correct support issues with pelvic prolapse. These procedures vary based on the type of pelvic prolapse and should be discussed further with your physician.
There are multiple options for the removal of uterine fibroids. Surgical options may include a myomectomy, the surgical removal of fibroids while leaving the uterus in place, or a hysterectomy which involves removal of the uterus. Other minimally invasive surgical treatments and the use of medications can also be considered. It is important to discuss with your physician which option is right for you.