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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, who practices in Bellflower, CA, is a medical specialist in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Lee's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. In his practice, he is particularly interested in myomectomy (fibroid removal), endometriosis resection, and laparoscopic surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Before performing his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and Buffalo General Hospital, Dr. Lee attended The Catholic University of Korea, School of Medicine. Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Korean. He is 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 general gynecologist in Los Alamitos, CA. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Rand's clinical interests include myomectomy (fibroid removal), sacrocolpopexy, and hysterectomy (uterus removal). He is professionally affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center and Placentia-Linda Hospital. Dr. Rand accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Secure Horizons, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Rand (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Khmer.

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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 is an obstetrician and gynecologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Tejani include high risk pregnancy, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Her average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Mumbai and Grant Medical College. Dr. Tejani's residency was performed at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Tejani (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. She is affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and Los Alamitos Medical Center.

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

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

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

Dr. Nancy Kimber is a Los Alamitos, CA physician who specializes in general gynecology. Her areas of expertise include laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and laser hair removal. She has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Kimber honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. She is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Kimber's professional affiliations include Los Alamitos Medical Center and Placentia-Linda Hospital.

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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.