We found 4 providers matching gynecologic surgery and who accept Aetna US Access near Modesto, CA.

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Dr. Jon Edward Pont, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Jon Pont is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Pont trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Pont include infertility and women's health issues. Patient ratings for Dr. Pont average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Pont's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation, vaginal hysterectomy, total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH), laparoscopic myomectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert J Altman, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Robert Altman specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Modesto, CA. The average patient rating for Dr. Altman is 4.5 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in infertility and women's health issues. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, Dr. Altman speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Altman's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation, vaginal hysterectomy, total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH), laparoscopic myomectomy, tubal ligation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Harvey F Palitz, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1524 Mchenry Avenue; Suite 405
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Harvey Palitz is a general OB/GYN. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Palitz include women's health issues. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. Palitz is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Abington Memorial Hospital. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Central Valley Medical Group. Dr. Palitz's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, NovaSure, Breast Issues, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasound, Cervical ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1400 Florida Avenue; Suite 207
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Sean Clare's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Clare include women's health issues. Dr. Clare takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Before completing his residency at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Dr. Clare attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Clare speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Central Valley Medical Group. Dr. Clare is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation, Hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy, total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH), laparoscopic myomectomy

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Infertility, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, ... (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.
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