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It is possible to be infected with COVID-19 twice, but it’s rare. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cases of reinfection have been reported but more research needs to be done to understand how and why it happens. Reinfection is common with many different viruses, so some cases of multiple COVID-19 …

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The short answer is yes — it is safe to travel during the COVID-19 pandemic as long as you are taking recommended safety precautions. For patients who don’t live near a CIGC location, travel becomes necessary. But in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, travel also comes with a lot of hesitance and uncertainty. It …

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With cases of COVID-19 rising into a new surge across the United States, many people are putting off regular checkups and screenings for health conditions. But for those struggling with severe symptoms due to complex GYN conditions such as fibroids and endometriosis, delay in care will likely do more harm as symptoms worsen. ON THIS …

What You Need to Know About GYN Surgery During COVID-19 Read More »

At the beginning of October, The Center for Innovative GYN Care opened the CIGC Wellness Center in Rockville, Md. Becker’s ASC Review spoke to the Wellness Center’s founder, Natalya Danilyants, MD — who is also co-founder of Rockville’s The Center for Innovative GYN Care — about her vision for the new facility, challenges specific to her specialty and more. Note: Responses …

Making Women’s Wellness a Priority during COVID-19: Six Questions with Dr. Natalya Danilyants Read More »

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape of health care. In the following video CIGC Co-Founders Dr. Paul MacKoul and Dr. Natalya Danilyants talk about how The Center for Innovative GYN Care has adjusted to the new norm of required face masks, enhanced sanitation practices and limited contact to reduce the spread of viruses and …

A Message From CIGC About Surgery During COVID-19 Read More »

Paul J. MacKoul, M.D., co-founder, The Center for Innovative GYN Care This past spring, when COVID-19 was becoming widespread in some parts of the country, many people saw their elective surgeries canceled by the facilities where they were to be performed. Unless a surgery was necessary to save a life or had the potential to …

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After seeking help for intense pelvic pain from fibroids, Dr. LaNail Plummer was told her health was not essential. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, her surgery was delayed by four to six months. Knowing she couldn’t endure six more months of pain, LaNail sought a second opinion from CIGC.   In a Facebook Live discussion, LaNail joined CIGC Director of Education and Community Outreach Nilofar Kazi to emphasize …

Meet LaNail: Told Her Health Was Not Essential, She Sought A CIGC Second Opinion Read More »