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

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 works in Modesto, CA. In addition to English, Dr. Pont speaks Spanish. He has indicated that his clinical interests include infertility and women's health issues. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Pont is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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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's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Altman completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Areas of expertise for Dr. Altman include infertility and women's health issues. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Altman speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). He is accepting new patients.

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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 specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Modesto, CA. He speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Palitz include women's health issues. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Central Valley Medical Group. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Abington Memorial Hospital. The average patient rating for Dr. Palitz is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. He is accepting 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)

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

Dr. Sean Clare works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist in Modesto, CA. Dr. Clare's areas of expertise include women's health issues. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Clare's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Central Valley Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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.