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Dr. Paul MacKoul, MD; Washingtonian 2015 Best Doctors

August 25, 2015 // Posted in: Doctors, Featured, In The Press

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The Washingtonian 2015 Best Doctors edition is out, and includes Gynecologic Oncology as one of the categories. Dr. Paul MacKoul, MD, co-founder of The Center for Innovative GYN Care and Director of Gynecologic Laparoscopy at Holy Cross Hospital is one of 13 specialists who are named by their peers as the leaders in their field.

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PCOS: Why You Need An Ovarian Cyst Specialist

August 12, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a very common hormonal disorder in women of reproductive age that causes the development of multiple small, benign cysts on the ovaries.

Early diagnosis of PCOS is important as it has been linked to an increased risk for developing insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and heart disease. PCOS can also cause unwanted physical changes that can affect a woman’s self esteem.

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Welcoming a Baby After Minimally Invasive GYN Surgery

August 10, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured, Infertility, Patient Spotlight

gyn surgeryWhen women approach 40, there are many thoughts about what changes will happen to their bodies over the next 10 years. For many, thoughts of childbearing have the most poignancy. Having a child later in life is increasing as many couples are waiting until they are more stable. Read Lisa’s story.

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Top Questions: Fibroids And Minimally Invasive GYN Surgery

August 3, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured, Fibroids, Procedures

Often, when a patient is seeing a doctor for the first time about fibroids, there can be hesitation to ask questions. Or in the midst of trying to get as much out of the time you have, you may forget something. When you are able to listen to questions from others and hear the answers from the experts, it can prompt additional thoughts and scenarios that you may not have initially considered.

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Local company pioneers efforts to solve infertility

July 30, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Fibroids, In The Press, Infertility

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In a recent interview with the Montgomery Sentinel, Dr. Natalya Danilyants, MD and 2 former patients discuss the innovative surgical techniques that helped them recover from complex GYN conditions.

LAAM is a technique used to remove fibroids while sparing the uterus. This is done for women who wish to retain fertility. DualPortGYN is used to treat all GYN conditions and can be used to perform hysterectomies, resection of endometriosis, resection of pelvic adhesions and removal of ovarian cysts.

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CIGC Cancer Patients Start Treatment Faster After Surgery

July 17, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured, Techniques

iStock_000028929774_MediumFacing a cancer diagnosis can be scary. Getting diagnosed early is important, but knowing your options for treatment is essential. Starting those treatments as soon as possible is important to having a better recovery. Choosing a GYN surgical specialist to address the first stage of cancer treatment can make that possible.

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DC-Area GYN Surgeons Launch Patient Advocacy Series

July 15, 2015 // Posted in: In The Press

Event Social imageEncouraging women to become masters of their GYN health, The Center for Innovative GYN Care (CIGC) will host a free educational series this summer in Rockville, Maryland. July 20th at the Rockville Hilton Hotel (1750 Rockville Pike), starting at 5:30 PM. This event is open to the pubic.

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How To Evaluate Your GYN Surgeon: Myomectomy

July 13, 2015 // Posted in: Doctors, Featured, Fibroids

time devoted to surgeryLearn what to ask to evaluate your GYN surgeon. Patients too should seek the most minimally invasive surgical options and do not have to be limited by their relationship with their OB/GYN.

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Endometriosis Treatment to Improve Fertility

July 6, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured

Endometriosis can affect fertility in multiple ways. Endometriosis treatment is either managed medically, surgically, or a combination of both. Since endometriosis can vary widely from patient to patient, treatment must be tailored to each individual, depending on her specific conditions and goals.

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Recovery From GYN Surgery Can Be Much Shorter Than You Expect

June 24, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Fibroids, Procedures, Techniques

iStock_000007560693_SmallBefore minimally invasive techniques, patients expected recovery to take a 2 months or longer. As techniques improved, recovery had been reduced to weeks. At The Center for Innovative GYN Care, our surgical specialists have gone even farther, helping patients return to their normal lives in days.

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