Women seeking a gynecologic surgeon and who are interested in North Shore surgery options find expert medical treatment close to home at North Shore Medical Center. Gynecologic physicians at NSMC offer diagnosis and treatment for reproductive disorders, urinary disorders and cancerous conditions. Our gynecologic surgeons collaborate closely with gynecologic oncology specialists at the Mass General/ North Shore Cancer Center, giving patients with ovarian and cervical cancer the opportunity to receive treatment and get follow-up care close to home from North Shore physicians.
Gynecologic surgeons at NSMC are dedicated to providing high quality, comprehensive health care for women, offering advanced reproductive techniques, complete breast health care and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. They coordinate closely with North Shore primary care physicians and other North Shore doctors as needed.
A gynecologic surgeon at NSMC performs a wide range of surgical procedures, including:
Depending on the nature and severity of your condition or disorder, your NSMC gynecologic surgeon may recommend a minimally invasive procedure. In a minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, the surgeon makes a small incision in the abdomen or vagina and uterus in order to insert thin surgical instruments. The instruments are equipped with a light and camera, allowing the surgeon to see the internal organs on a monitor and perform any necessary procedures. Your gynecologic surgeon may use minimally invasive techniques to treat conditions such as:
Minimally invasive surgery offers a number of significant benefits. Patients normally recover more quickly, have shorter hospital stays, experience less pain, have smaller incisions, lose less blood, experience fewer surgical infections, and typically return to normal activities faster.