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We found 4 gynecologists who accept PacifiCare PPO near Long Beach, CA.

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Dr. Krishnansu Sujata Tewari, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2810 Long Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Krishnansu Tewari practices surgery and gynecologic oncology. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His clinical interests include myomectomy (fibroid removal), gynecologic cancer, and sacrocolpopexy. Dr. Tewari's professional affiliations include UC Irvine Health, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tewari takes. He has an open panel. He studied medicine at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Southern California Super Doctors; Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association; and Best Doctors in America - Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Da Vinci Surgery, Myomectomy, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Philip J. John Di Saia, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2810 Long Beach Boulevard; Todd Cancer Pavilion
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Philip Disaia's specialty is gynecologic oncology. Dr. Disaia has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. He attended Tufts University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Yale University for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Disaia include: Physicians of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association; Southern California Super Doctors; and ARISE Award for Exemplary Performance - UC Irvine Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, UC Irvine Health, and Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach.

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Clinical interests: Gynecologic Cancer, Ovarian Disease

Dr. Miriam H Mackovic Basic, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
3711 Long Beach Boulevard; Suite 700
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Miriam Mackovic-Basic practices obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Mackovic-Basic (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Croatian, Spanish, and Serbo-Croatian. Her clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Mackovic-Basic is professionally affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Greater Newport Physicians (GNP), and Lakewood Regional Medical Center. After completing medical school at the University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Dr. Mackovic-Basic performed her residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Mackovic-Basic has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Dr. Robert Edward Bristow, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2810 Long Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Robert Bristow is a specialist in gynecologic oncology. He works in Costa Mesa, CA, Orange, CA, and Long Beach, CA. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. In his practice, he is particularly interested in robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Bristow average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bristow is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinctions: Best Doctors in America - Obstetrics and Gynecology; America's Top Doctors (Gynecologic Cancer, Ovarian Cancer), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.; and Southern California Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, UC Irvine Medical Center, and Los Alamitos Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic-Assisted Gynecologic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

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What is Gynecology?

Gynecology is the medical specialty dealing with the female reproductive system and women’s health. Gynecologists provide preventive care and treatment for any health issues occurring in the uterus, ovaries, vagina, vulva, or breasts. Today, most gynecologists also train as obstetricians and offer pregnancy care, becoming obstetricians / gynecologists or OB/GYNs. However it is possible for a physician to specialize specifically in gynecology.

Gynecologists see patients all the way from puberty into childbearing, throughout adulthood, and into the senior years. They encounter a wide variety of issues, which may include:
  • Menstrual disorders, such as irregular or heavy periods
  • Vaginal infections, such as yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis
  • Birth control prescriptions
  • Infertility treatment
  • Abnormal development of the reproductive organs
  • Breast care and breast cancer screening
  • Uterine fibroids, benign growths in the uterus
  • Endometriosis, a painful condition where uterine tissue grows outside the uterus
  • Menopause
  • Cancer of the reproductive organs

A gynecologist’s work is varied and may include a range of procedures at various practice locations, depending on the provider. Gynecologists examine and treat their patients directly in settings such as hospitals, clinics, or private offices. At certain locations, gynecologists may perform surgeries, such as hysterectomies or tubal ligations, or they may perform imaging scans using ultrasound.