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We found 4 providers matching gynecologic surgery and who accept HealthSmart near Los Alamitos, CA.

Dr. Hyuk Marcus Lee, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
10230 Artesia Boulevard; Suite 303
Bellflower, CA

Dr. Hyuk Lee sees patients in Bellflower, CA. His medical specialties are obstetrics and gynecology. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lee's areas of expertise include myomectomy (fibroid removal), endometriosis resection, and laparoscopic surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Dr. Lee attended The Catholic University of Korea, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and Buffalo General Hospital for residency. Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Korean. He is professionally affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Lakewood Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , myomectomy (fibroid removal), endometriosis resection

All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, Myomectomy, Endometriosis Resection

Dr. Timothy Carl Rand, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
3851 Katella Avenue; Suite 300
Los Alamitos, CA

Dr. Timothy Rand is a Los Alamitos, CA physician who specializes in general gynecology. These areas are among his clinical interests: myomectomy (fibroid removal), sacrocolpopexy, and hysterectomy (uterus removal). Dr. Rand is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Secure Horizons. He is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Rand completed his residency training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Rand (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Khmer. He is affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center and Placentia-Linda Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , myomectomy (fibroid removal), Hysterectomy

All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, Myomectomy, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis

Dr. Sabira N Tejani, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
3801 Katella Avenue; Suite 115
Los Alamitos, CA

Dr. Sabira Tejani specializes in obstetrics and gynecology. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Tejani include high risk pregnancy, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Dr. Tejani's hospital/clinic affiliations include Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and Los Alamitos Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Mumbai and Grant Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Tejani completed a residency program at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Tejani (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , gynecologic surgery, dilation and curettage (D&C)

All Interests: Contraception, Family Planning, High Risk Pregnancy, Fibroids, Gynecologic Surgery, Dilation and ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Gynecology
10861 Cherry Street; Suite 206
Los Alamitos, CA

Dr. Nancy Kimber specializes in general gynecology and practices in Los Alamitos, CA. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Kimber's areas of expertise include laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and laser hair removal. Her professional affiliations include Los Alamitos Medical Center and Placentia-Linda Hospital. Dr. Kimber is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Menopause, Nutrition Issues, Laser Hair Removal, Laparoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, ... (Read more)

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What is Gynecologic Surgery?

Gynecologic surgery is surgery performed on a woman’s pelvic region. It is usually performed by an OB/GYN and can involve the bladder, rectum, or reproductive organs. Surgery in this area may be performed for many reasons, but the most common procedures include:
  • Hysterectomy
  • Fibroid removal
  • Treatment of endometriosis or other heavy bleeding
  • Cancer treatment, including cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancers
  • Removal of ovarian cysts
  • Infertility treatment
  • Treatment for incontinence
  • Sterilization or ‘tube-tying’
  • Surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
  • Repair of vaginal tears

More and more, gynecologic surgery is moving towards the use of minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery uses several small incisions and tiny tools and scopes to perform the operation, rather than one large opening. While it is not appropriate in every case, minimally invasive surgery can lead to less scarring, less blood loss, faster recovery, and a lower chance for infection. Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery may be performed with a laparoscope, a thin tube with a camera on the end that allows the surgeon to see inside the body. It may also be performed robotically, using even smaller tools and cameras that a surgeon controls from a computer. Robotic surgery allows even better vision, precision, and control than laparoscopic surgery.

Over the course of a lifetime, many women need pelvic surgery to stay healthy. Qualified gynecologic surgeons will have the right tools at their disposal to provide care with a minimum of discomfort.