Minimally Invasive Procedures
Women’s Health Specialists is a group of highly skilled OB/Gyns who
are often sought by women and referring physicians throughout the Bay
Area desiring advanced techniques in gynecologic surgery. Our focus is
minimally invasive surgeries that solve problems with smaller incisions,
less pain, and a rapid return to regular activities.
All these procedures are available in the Washington Outpatient Surgery
Center, and many are available in the convenience of our state of–the
art procedure room in our office.
Heavy Periods – Endometrial Ablation
Dare to wear white… Imagine freedom from heavy monthly bleeding?
An alternative to hormones or hysterectomy. In about 90 seconds you can
permanently reduce or eliminate a messy period.
Learn more about Endometrial Ablation
Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy (LSH)
When a problem such as fibroids requires the removal of your uterus, having
it done with a scope through button hole size incisions makes for a less
painful, rapid recovery. Your cervix and ovaries are preserved, maintaining
normal hormone and sexual function.
Learn more about Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy
Stress Urinary Incontinence – Urethral Sling (TVT)
No more pads… This revolutionary procedure restores bladder control
for women who lose urine when they cough or exercise. A thin mesh ribbon
lifts the bladder neck to a normal position during this 15 minute procedure.
Over 85% of women report significant improvement, regaining bladder control
and freedom to enjoy their active lives.
Learn more about Urethral Sling
Abnormal PAP (Cervical Dysplasia) – LEEP Procedure
In minutes, we can remove pre cancerous lesions from your cervix. The LEEP
procedure replaces the traditional cone biopsy, shaving the abnormal tissues
away. Over 90% of patients are cured in a single treatment.
Learn more about LEEP Procedure
Highly effective, reversible contraception – Mirena® IUD
Many women are surprised to learn that condoms or birth control pills can
fail, resulting in unplanned pregnancies. Intra uterine devices (IUD)
offer women greater protection, over 99% effectiveness. In addition women
choosing the Mirena® IUD also appreciate much lighter menstrual periods.
Learn more about Mirena® IUD