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WJLA Good Morning Washington with Dr. Paul MacKoul, MD

May 20, 2015 // Posted in: Featured Procedures, In The Press, Procedures

spotlight on hysterectomiesThe Morning Show Team at WJLA in Washington D.C. sat down with Dr. Paul MacKoul, MD to shine a spotlight on hysterectomies, and get a better understanding of why some women may need one, the procedures available, and the kinds of questions each woman needs to ask her surgeon.

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Catch Dr. Paul MacKoul, MD on Good Morning Washington

May 19, 2015 // Posted in: Doctors, Featured Procedures, In The Press, News, Procedures

Dr Paul MacKoul MD reviews

Tune in to Good Morning Washington on WJLA-TV, Channel 7 in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday morning just before 9Am to watch Dr. Paul MacKoul talk about the need for women to take a more active role in choosing a GYN surgical specialist for a hysterectomy.

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Back in the Saddle After Endometriosis Surgery: Beth R.

May 18, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured, Patient Spotlight

ThunderEndometriosis kept Beth from living her life, or enjoying any part of it for a long time, including horseback riding for over 2 years. After endometriosis surgery, Beth has begun to reclaim parts of her life that she had to put on hold. “The first time I got back on Thunder in 3 years was like riding a bike,” said Beth.

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On the Other Side of Endometriosis Pain

May 15, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured, Patient resource, Patient Spotlight

BethLiving with endometriosis pain can consume your life. Choosing to have a hysterectomy is never an easy decision. No doctor wants that to be the only option for his patient, especially one so young. But, it’s a very personal decision.

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Patient Spotlight: Brenda, Life After GYN Surgery

May 13, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Fibroids, Patient Spotlight, Procedures, Techniques

BrendaWomen who suffer from GYN conditions often just want to return to a normal life. Pain or discomfort, heavy bleeding, exhaustion from anemia, or other symptoms can limit activity and often isolate women from others. With CIGC minimally invasive procedures, the treatment is finally something women are excited about.

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Aging Well: In the Driver’s Seat on the Road to Menopause

May 12, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, News

FriendsGetting or staying healthy is a challenge we all face as we age. Hormones play a leading role in how our bodies function, and can affect how healthy we feel. During National Women’s Health Week, we encourage all of our patients and their families to take a more active role in their health.

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Honoring the Women Celebrating Their First Mother’s Day!

May 10, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured, Patient resource, Procedures

Happy First Mother's Day

Your first Mother’s Day is very special. Today, we would like to wish all of the women who, thanks to having GYN surgery at CIGC, are celebrating their first Mother’s Day a wonderful day filled with love. We also would like to wish you a nap and a shower.

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Clearing the Way to Motherhood-Fertility Evaluation

May 8, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured, Fibroids, Procedures

If you are dreaming of expanding your family and welcoming a little one into the world, it’s important to know about potential obstacles within your body that could delay conceiving.

Many couples who have trouble conceiving begin intrauterine insemination (IUI) or in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments before getting evaluated thoroughly by a GYN surgical specialist.

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Staying Active: Get More Out of Life After GYN Surgery

May 4, 2015 // Posted in: Patient Spotlight, Techniques

brenda on ellipticalConditions like endometriosis, adenomyosis, fibroids, and undiagnosed pelvic pain can keep women from enjoying their lives, including exercising. Staying active can mean all the difference to maintaining great health as we age. For many women, pain from GYN conditions can limit activity.

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May is Hysterectomy Awareness Month

May 1, 2015 // Posted in: Featured Procedures, News, Techniques

hysterectomy awareness monthMay is Hysterectomy Awareness Month! Thanks to the efforts of HysterSisters, Hysterectomy Association UK, and Pass the Pearls, 2015 is the first year to mark May as Hysterectomy Awareness Month. was created as an online resource by these three organizations to provide women with the facts about hysterectomies.

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