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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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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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