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We found 23 providers matching gynecologic surgery and who accept Medicare near Orange, CA.

Dr. Krishnansu Sujata Tewari, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
101 The City Drive, Pav Iii; Suite 501
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Krishnansu Tewari's specialty is gynecologic oncology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Tewari attended the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tewari include myomectomy (fibroid removal), gynecologic cancer, and sacrocolpopexy. Dr. Tewari's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Tewari honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinctions: Southern California Super Doctors; Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association; and Best Doctors in America - Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is affiliated with UC Irvine Health, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Tewari is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , myomectomy (fibroid removal), endometriosis resection, Hysterectomy, robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Sacrocolpopexy, Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Da Vinci Surgery, Myomectomy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,133
  • Medicare Cost: $1,120
Dr. Leslie M Randall, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
101 The City Drive; Building 56, Suite 260
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Leslie Randall works as a gynecologic oncologist in Orange, CA, Costa Mesa, CA, and Laguna Hills, CA. She is conversant in Spanish. She has a special interest in robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery. Dr. Randall is affiliated with UC Irvine Health and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Randall obtained her medical school training at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Randall honors. She has received distinctions including Southern California Rising Stars; Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association; and AACR/ASCO Workshop: Methods in Clinical Cancer Research.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery, gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Ovarian Cancer, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic-Assisted Gynecologic Surgery, Gynecologic ... (Read more)

Dr. Ernest Soyoung Han, PhD, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Ernest Han is a specialist in gynecologic oncology. He works in Palm Springs, CA, Orange, CA, and Duarte, CA. In his practice, Dr. Han focuses on gynecologic cancer surgery. Dr. Han is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Brown University, Dr. Han attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors; Top 100 Reviewer for American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; and APGO Scholars Program Award. Dr. Han speaks Korean. He is affiliated with City of Hope.

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Relevant Interests: , gynecologic cancer surgery

All Interests: Gynecologic Cancer Surgery

Dr. Alberto A Mendivil, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1010 W La Veta Avenue; Suite 775
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Alberto Mendivil is a gynecologic oncologist. His clinical interests encompass robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery. Dr. Mendivil's hospital/clinic affiliations include Greater Newport Physicians (GNP) and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. He is open to new patients. After completing medical school at the University of Utah School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. In addition to English, Dr. Mendivil speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic-Assisted Gynecologic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Robert Edward Bristow, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1000 W. La Veta Avenue; 1st Floor
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Robert Bristow's specialty is gynecologic oncology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, UC Irvine Medical Center, and Los Alamitos Medical Center. Dr. Bristow attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Bristow is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Bristow include: Best Doctors in America - Obstetrics and Gynecology; America's Top Doctors (Gynecologic Cancer, Ovarian Cancer), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.; and Southern California Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic-Assisted Gynecologic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Myron Ross Kanofsky, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
1010 W La Veta Avenue; Suite 775
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Myron Kanofsky is a specialist in general gynecology. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kanofsky include gynecological problems, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kanofsky honors. He graduated from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Contraception, Laser Treatment, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Kristine Renee Penner, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology
101 The City Drive South; Building 23
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Kristine Penner specializes in general surgery and gynecologic oncology and practices in Los Angeles, CA, Orange, CA, and Long Beach, CA. She attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. These areas are among her clinical interests: gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), colectomy (colon resection), and robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery. Dr. Penner accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. She has received the following distinction: Southern California Rising Stars. Dr. Penner speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include UC Irvine Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery, gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Colectomy, Endometrial Cancer, Da Vinci Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ramez Nassef Eskander, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1000 W. La Veta Avenue; 1st Floor
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Ramez Eskander's area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. Dr. Eskander (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic and Spanish. His areas of expertise consist of biopsy, hysterectomy (uterus removal), and robotic surgery. Dr. Eskander's hospital/clinic affiliations include UC Irvine Medical Center, St. Jude Hospital, and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. He attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Eskander is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Southern California Rising Stars. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Clinical Trials, Immunotherapy, Gynecologic Cancer, Biopsy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Paul Frieder, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
770 The City Drive; #8000
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Richard Frieder is a general obstetrician and gynecologist in Santa Monica, CA and Orange, CA. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include genetic counseling, cancer genetics, and gynecologic surgery. Dr. Frieder is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and performed his residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Frieder's hospital/clinic affiliations include UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Frieder has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Genetic Counseling, Hereditary Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Gynecologic Surgery

Dr. Pai-Wen Sheen, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Other
1140 W La Veta Avenue; Suite 560
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Paiwen Sheen is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Orange, CA. He speaks Mandarin. Dr. Sheen's areas of clinical interest consist of amniocentesis, colposcopy, and high risk pregnancy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. After completing medical school at China Medical University, Taiwan, he performed his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. The average patient rating for Dr. Sheen is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Sheen honors Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Colposcopy, Infertility, High Risk Pregnancy, Gynecologic Surgery, Amniocentesis

Dr. Teresa H Garcia, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Other
1140 W La Veta Avenue; 480
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Teresa Garcia is a physician who specializes in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Garcia's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise consist of essure, high risk pregnancy, and endometrial ablation. Her professional affiliations include St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Garcia honors. She has an open panel. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Garcia attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Garcia speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Essure, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues, Endometrial Ablation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Yoko Suzuki, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
1310 W. Stewart Drive; #307
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Yoko Suzuki practices obstetrics and gynecology in Long Beach, CA, Tustin, CA, and Irvine, CA. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Suzuki's areas of expertise include infertility. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare PPO, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Suzuki include: American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists Special Excellence in Endoscopic Procedure and Mitsui-Japanese Medical Society of America scholarship. Dr. Suzuki speaks Japanese. Her professional affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA and Lakewood Regional Medical Center. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Infertility, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Gynecologic Surgery

Dr. Russell Paul Rapoza, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics, Gynecology
11190 Warner Avenue; Suite 410
Fountain Valley, CA
 

Dr. Russell Rapoza's specialties are obstetrics and gynecology. After completing medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at White Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. He has indicated that his clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, pregnancy, and endometrial ablation. The average patient rating for Dr. Rapoza is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rapoza speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation, gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Donna G Baick, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1140 W La Veta Avenue; Suite 560
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Donna Baick works as a general OB/GYN in Orange, CA and Tustin, CA. Dr. Baick's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. She is professionally affiliated with UC Irvine Health. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , vaginal hysterectomy

All Interests: Menopause, Vaginal Hysterectomy, Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr. Juan Manuel Velez, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
805 W La Veta Avenue; Suite 101
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Juan Velez is an obstetrician and gynecologist. He has a special interest in high risk pregnancy, endometrial ablation, and robotic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Velez accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Velez's professional affiliations include St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery, High Risk Pregnancy, Endometrial Ablation, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Peter G Geddes, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
705 W La Veta Avenue; #115
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Peter Geddes is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among Dr. Geddes's clinical interests: laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH) and pelvic floor dysfunction. The average patient rating for Dr. Geddes is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. He studied medicine at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. Dr. Geddes (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Geddes's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH), laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Laparoscopic ... (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.