Dr. Nwadike’s Story
Women travel from around the world for life-changing minimally invasive surgery at CIGC®.
- The CIGC board certified, fellowship-trained laparoscopic GYN specialists redefined minimally invasive GYN surgery.
- Our innovative and revolutionary techniques simplify even the most complicated procedures.
- All CIGC surgeries are same-day outpatient procedures.
- Our personalized approach has patients back on their feet in days rather than weeks.
Our CIGC Patients Say it BestWe are redefining care by providing our patients with the best options for minimally invasive GYN surgery for complex conditions. Hear what our patients have to say about our life-changing and innovative techniques for GYN procedures including myomectomy, hysterectomy, resection of endometriosis and more.
THE CIGC TRAVEL PROGRAM
CIGC is the destination for life-changing minimally invasive GYN surgery. Our exclusive DualPortGYN® or LAAM® techniques were developed by our founders. Many of our patients come to our Maryland & Virginia offices from around the world, so we make traveling for GYN surgery as seamless as possible.Learn More
MEET OUR DOCTORS
Our founders are advanced minimally invasive GYN surgeons Paul MacKoul, MD and Natalya Danilyants, MD, an award-winning, innovative team that is board certified and fellowship trained. Rupen Baxi, MD is a CIGC-trained minimally invasive GYN specialist with extensive fellowship training and a respected speaker and researcher.Learn More
Our innovative technique treats your GYN conditions through a safer, less painful, and more efficient method – Returning you to you faster.Learn More
UFE: THE RISKS TO FERTILITY & THE LIMITATIONS FOR LARGE FIBROIDS
Women with fibroids who want to get pregnant need to research all treatment options to ensure their future fertility is protected. Embolization treatments (also known as UAE or UFE), for fibroids are still a higher risk for women who want to conceive. It is also not recommended for women who have large fibroids.
A laparoscopic myomectomy is the procedure of choice for women with fibroids who want to maintain fertility.DISCOVER THE LIMITATIONS OF UFE
THE ROBOTICS CONTROVERSY
Learn why CIGC never performs robotic procedures. Our groundbreaking techniques are safer and more effective than robotic surgeries.Learn More
GYN SURGERY IN THE NEWS
Power Morcellation: An Unnecessary Risk. This technique is used by many surgeons to cut up large fibroids or uteri in order to perform laparoscopic surgeries. However, the risks associated with it have led the FDA to issue a black-box warning. If cancer cells exist in the uterus, it is possible for the morcellator to spread those malignant cells throughout the pelvic cavity.
CIGC Never uses power morcellation. Our procedures are designed to eliminate the need for power morcellators, and our specialists are highly skilled in laparoscopic techniques, so you can be assured that your surgery will be safe.Learn More
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Many studies have shown that embolization of large fibroids is not optimal. Before agreeing to embolization treatment for large fibroids, women need to know the possible complications that can follow the procedure. Embolization used on large fibroids can result in die-off and expulsion of the fibroid tumor, which can result in an infection. While many uterine infections can be treated with antibiotics, in extreme cases, the infection if unresponsive to antibiotics may require a hysterectomy.Learn More
Women with fibroids who want to get pregnant need to research all treatment options to ensure their future fertility is protected. Despite more than 20 years in use, embolization treatments (also known as Uterine Artery Embolization, UAE or Uterine Fibroid Embolization, UFE), for fibroids are still a higher risk for women who want to conceive.Learn More
For many people, putting the brakes on starting a family often makes sense. Factors can range from wanting to have a stronger foothold on a career path, be more established financially, in many cases, finding the right partner, and of course, many people just want to feel “ready.” However, waiting too long, can affect fertility and lead to heartache.Learn More
Adenomyosis is a painful and complex gynecological condition that is not well understood, can be difficult to detect, and can only be cured by hysterectomy. Adenomyosis develops when cells from the endometrial lining of the uterus grow into the muscle of the uterus. These cells behave the same during a woman’s monthly menstrual cycle, but in this location, they become trapped. Inflammation leads to pain (sometimes debilitating), heavy bleeding, and enlargement of the uterus.Learn More