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Don’t Waste Time With the Wrong Diagnosis: Pelvic Pain

June 18, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Procedures

iStock_000015986730_SmallThere are many possible causes of GYN pelvic pain and that can make diagnosing your specific condition difficult unless you are seeking an opinion from a specialist. Getting the right diagnosis early can save time and money, bypassing the trial and error approach.

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Choosing a GYN Surgical Oncology Specialist

June 17, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Doctors

ConsultWhen you are confident that your treatment and recovery are managed well, you can focus on healing. Specialists in GYN oncology have extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the female reproductive system, including ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, and cervical cancer.

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Overcoming the Fear of Cancer: Heidi’s Story

June 15, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Doctors, Fibroids, Patient Spotlight, Procedures, Techniques

heidi coat blogThe fear of hearing the word “cancer” can cause some women to continue suffering with pelvic pain, heavy bleeding, or extreme bloating unnecessarily. For women who are worried about what their GYN symptoms could mean, it’s important to find the most skilled medical professional possible.

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Uterine Cancer Patients: Minimally Invasive Surgery Benefits

June 11, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured

uterine cancer patients

Once diagnosed with uterine or endometrial cancer, choosing a surgeon is one of the most important decisions you will make. A skilled laparoscopic GYN surgical specialist can perform minimally invasive procedures that will help patients recover faster and with less pain. The sooner a woman recovers from surgery, the sooner additional therapies can begin.

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Destination GYN Surgery: Broaden Your Search

June 8, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Medical Travel

Medical tourism takes people around the world to find better options for surgery. The Washington, D.C. metro area is home to one of the most innovative laparoscopic GYN surgical practice. The Center for Innovative GYN Care travel program for surgery is good news for women who lack minimally invasive options closer to home.

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National Cancer Survivors Day: Find a Support Group Early

June 7, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions

PrintSunday, June 7 is National Cancer Survivors Day, a day to celebrate life.

Hearing a diagnosis of cancer can turn your life upside down. Along with finding the best minimally invasive surgeon and choosing an oncologist, getting moral support from the start is a crucial part of the healing process.

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Learn the Facts About Uterine Fibroids

June 1, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Fibroids

FibroidsWhile most uterine fibroids are noncancerous, it is clear that there is a risk associated in using power morcellation to perform myomectomies or hysterectomies. Recent news reports about the potential spread of cancer from removing fibroids using a power morcellator requires some clarification.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for A Large Fibroid Is Possible

May 29, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Fibroids, Techniques

large fibroids

If a doctor tells you that you aren’t a candidate for minimally invasive surgery, it could very well be that it’s not you, but the doctor who isn’t the right fit for the surgery you require. DualPortGYN and LAAM procedures performed by Dr. Paul J. MacKoul and Dr. Natalya Danilyants at CIGC use the most advanced, minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques.

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Get to Know Dr. Natalya Danilyants, CIGC Co-Founder

May 27, 2015 // Posted in: Doctors, Featured

Dr Danilyants full-V3Dr. Natalya Danilyants, MD FACOG is an internationally reknowned gynecological surgeon. She is fellowship trained in retroperitoneal dissection, a technique that sets The Center for Innovative GYN Care procedures apart.

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Five Need-to-know Facts About Hormone Replacement Therapy

May 22, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured

iStock_000028929774_MediumWorried about menopause? Get the five fast facts about hormone replacement therapy, so you can be well prepared when speaking with your GYN specialist.

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