Speak Up About GYN Conditions: CIGC Patients Share Their Stories

December 18, 2018
GYN Surgery

Remove the stigma of GYN conditions: When women share, everyone benefits

Every woman knows someone with a complex GYN condition. The pain, life disruption, and embarrassment don’t have to continue. Women have each others’ backs. Help a woman you know find the relief she needs. Share this blog with a friend.

CIGC New York Fibroid Removal Patient Sherri Welcomes A Baby Girl

CIGC New York Fibroid Removal Patient Sherri Welcomes A Baby Girl

“It wasn’t until the CIGC procedure that I found out my cousin went through a couple of surgeries. It was only then that I knew there was some family history…I never knew that your periods shouldn’t be this heavy and that you have choices. And I want my daughter to know that she has choices early.”

Read Sherri’s Story.

Tiffany D. Needed A Specialist For Multiple GYN Conditions

Tiffani D. Shares Her Story

“I Googled adenomyosis, and The Center for Innovative GYN Care came up. Here are surgeons that actually specialize in these conditions. The staff was amazing. It was probably four days after the surgery where I knew I felt different already. A lot of women go through this and they don’t know where to go. I want to help them.”

Read Tiffany’s Story.

Janelle’s Endometriosis and IVF Journey

Janelle's Endometriosis and IVF Journey

Not really knowing what [endometriosis] was, I did my research and realized that’s why I was always in so much pain…I look over to my son Landon right now tearing up and smiling. I am truly honored to share my story to help other women have hope.”

Read Janelle’s Story.

Dallas, TX Patient Travels To CIGC For Advanced Fibroid Surgery

Dallas Patient Travels to CIGC for Advanced Fibroid Surgery

“I found that LAAM was exactly what I was looking for, so I was willing to travel to get the best surgery possible for my health. The day after surgery I was up and moving. We actually went site-seeing. That was amazing! I gave myself 2 weeks, but to be honest I could have gotten back to work in 1 week.”

Read Lindsay’s Story.

A Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy Patient: 18 Years with Fibroids


“After the surgery, within the hour, or couple of hours, I started to feel better. I was so relieved! The pain was gone, and my energy started to come back. I’m doing more exercise, and I’m so much more focused at work. You don’t realize how much of an affect anemia has on you. The incisions are amazing. I barely even notice that they are there.”

Read Gloria’s Story.

Right Place, Right Time: Minimally Invasive Endometriosis Excision

Michelle's Story: Minimally Invasive Endometriosis Excision

“I thought I was dying. No one could figure out what was wrong. I had heard the commercial many times before, but this time I called, desperate. I remembered saying ‘You are supposed to be the experts and I need help. When you struggle through multiple doctors and can’t find any answers, it’s important to find a specialist.”

Read Michelle’s Story.


The CIGC state-of-the-art specialists are available at three locations in the DC metro area. Virginia patients can visit the Reston, VA location, and Saturday appointments are available. Maryland offices are located in Rockville, MD and Annapolis, MD.

CIGC is dedicated to providing information and materials for women to help navigate the complicated healthcare system. The CIGC founders, minimally invasive GYN surgical specialists Dr. Paul MacKoul, MD and Dr. Natalya Danilyants, MD, developed their advanced GYN surgical techniques using only two small incisions with patients’ well-being in mind.

Their personalized approach to care helps patients understand their condition and the recommended treatment so that they can have confidence from the very start. Our surgeons have performed over 20,000 GYN procedures and are constantly finding better ways to improve outcomes for patients.

Book a consultation today with Paul MacKoul MD or Natalya Danilyants MD.

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