Endometriosis Specialists AT CIGC
Our board-certified specialists at CIGC have performed more than 25,000 successful surgeries treating endometriosis and other advanced GYN conditions. CIGC’s specialists treat endometriosis patients with careful attention to their physical and emotional well-being throughout treatment. Our patients are treated with dignity and respect, using state-of-the-art minimally invasive procedures to ensure a smooth process.
CIGC specialists focus 100% on innovative, minimally invasive GYN surgery for complex conditions like endometriosis. Unlike a standard OBGYN, CIGC surgeons perform thousands of advanced GYN surgeries per year, perfecting techniques and reducing complication rates.
CIGC’s state-of-the-art techniques go far beyond traditional treatment methods to ensure patients have next to no scarring and quick recoveries. We provide every patient with a personalized treatment plan and the compassionate care they deserve.
What Is Endometriosis?
Endometriosis occurs when endometrial cells — the same cells that make up the lining of the uterus — are present outside the uterus. Endometriosis affects approximately 10% of women worldwide. In the United States, more than 6.5 million women have endometriosis¹.
Endometriosis is a complex GYN condition that can be difficult to diagnose because it can only be confirmed laparoscopically. The most common symptom of endometriosis is severe pelvic pain, but the condition can also cause heavy bleeding, gastrointestinal problems and infertility. Endometriosis has no cure, but treating the condition with surgery can address symptoms and provide relief so you can get back to your life.
The physicians at The Center for Innovative GYN Care® (CIGC®) are trained to diagnose and remove this disease effectively, with our state-of-the-art DualPortGYN® technique for endometriosis excision.
Endometriosis Treatment Options
Symptoms may be managed with some nonsurgical remedies and exercises, but minimally invasive endometriosis excision is recommended as a long-term treatment. Speak with an expert about the best treatment for your needs.
Award-Winning Gynecological Surgery Center
CIGC is recognized as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL).
Unlike the standard GYN surgical techniques, our DualPortGYN and LAAM procedures allow patients to return home the same day. These advanced techniques also provide shorter recovery times and better outcomes. We care for each patient as a true individual through a detailed and personalized approach that puts your needs first.
Compared to open, robotic and standard laparoscopic techniques, CIGC surgical specialists use fewer and smaller incisions to minimize scarring and speed up recovery, resulting in lower complication rates and a reduced chance of recurrence. We get our patients back to their daily lives in one to two weeks on average — free from endometriosis pain.
Hear from endometriosis patients who have had life-changing experiences at CIGC:
“You have to take your health care into your own hands. When you struggle through multiple doctors and can’t find any answers, it’s important to find a specialist.” — Michelle
“I feel so light now. Before I felt tired, slow and mentally drained. I was going through the motions. I’m a senior manager. I don’t have time to stop.” — Dorran
“I never shared anything about my infertility journey with anyone in real life. Now that I have my two beautiful babies, it is much easier for me to talk about it.” — Bela
Our minimally invasive GYN specialists are world-renowned for their leadership and expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex GYN conditions. They have innovated advanced minimally invasive gynecological surgery techniques, such as DualPortGYN® and LAAM®, for women of all ages.
CIGC surgeries are performed at ambulatory surgery centers that are not attached to a hospital, meaning endometriosis excision surgeries are done on an outpatient basis and patients can go home the same day. With convenient locations near major cities like Washington, D.C., and New York City, each center is fully set up with state-of-the-art equipment and staffed with friendly, compassionate employees. We follow CDC guidelines to ensure the enhanced cleanliness and safety of each center. During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering telemedicine consultations in addition to in-person appointments to discuss endometriosis treatment options.
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