Personalized gynecologic surgery in Chicagoland
You can talk to your gynecologist about anything. At Ascension Illinois, our gynecologists, pelvic floor specialists, urogynecologists and gynecologic oncologists start by listening to understand you and the symptoms you are experiencing. Your doctor is always ready to answer your questions — big and small. If surgery is something you are considering or is recommended as part of your care plan, your doctor will talk through options and risks. Some gynecologists perform gynecologic surgery. Gynecologic surgery is a treatment option for many conditions affecting the uterus, ovaries, cervix, fallopian tubes and vagina.
Your gynecology care team is committed to providing you with the most advanced treatment options, and a personalized, compassionate surgery and recovery plan. Your doctor may provide surgical care for:
- Cervical and gynecological cancers
- Chronic pelvic pain
- Excessive bleeding
- Incontinence (urinary and fecal)
- Ovarian cysts
- Uterine fibroids
- Organ prolapse
Advanced surgical care for gynecologic conditions
Gynecologists at Ascension Illinois are highly trained in innovative surgical approaches using robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and other image-guided minimally invasive techniques. Compared with traditional surgery, minimally invasive techniques may mean smaller incisions, less pain, a lower risk of complications and help shorten your recovery. If your surgery may impact your ability to have children, such as if hysterectomy is recommended as part of your care, you and your doctor will discuss all of your options and what they mean for you. Together, we'll develop a care plan that is right for you.
Get a second opinion from a gynecologic surgeon
Get the confidence and peace of mind that your doctor and care plan are right for you. It's easy to get a second opinion at Ascension Illinois. We can review your medical records and healthcare history to answer your questions and discuss options. Talk with one of our doctors about a personalized care plan.
When you are deciding on a surgical care plan, there’s a lot to think about. We can discuss both therapeutic and surgical treatment plans. Our team of highly experienced women’s health specialists can provide you with a second opinion based on experience and as part of a national care team.
Before your appointment, check with your insurance company to find out if a second opinion is covered. We can request your medical records from your doctor on your behalf, so that they can be shared with your care team before your arrival.
Refer a patient to a gynecologic surgeon
Your patients can expect compassionate, personalized care from the moment our specialists connect with them. Our specialists start by listening to fully understand their needs, and to develop an individualized care plan.
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