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We found 6 providers with an interest in endometrial ablation and who accept Medicare Advantage near Redwood City, CA.

Dr. Nicole Jennifer Hong, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Nicole Hong practices general obstetrics & gynecology. She attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center. Her clinical interests encompass women's health issues. Patients gave Dr. Hong an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hong accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Contraception, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gerard A Hoff, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2950 Whipple Avenue
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Gerard Hoff is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. Dr. Hoff has indicated that his clinical interests include women's health issues. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. Dr. Hoff is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure

All Interests: Incontinence, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Essure, Total Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Jessica H Wong, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
301 Industrial Road; Level 4
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Jessica Wong is a general OB/GYN. Dr. Wong attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Wong completed a residency program at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center. She is especially interested in women's health issues. Dr. Wong is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. In addition to English, Dr. Wong (or staff) speaks Spanish and Cantonese. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure

All Interests: Adolescent Gynecology, Hysteroscopy, HPV, Vaginal Hysterectomy, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health ... (Read more)

Dr. Anjali K Rao, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2950 Whipple Avenue
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Anjali Rao works as a general OB/GYN. Her areas of expertise include vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), sexual dysfunction, and pregnancy. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rao accepts. Dr. Rao is a graduate of New York Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Rao trained at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Rao is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Sexual Dysfunction, Fibroids, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christine Clara Picco, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2950 Whipple Avenue
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Christine Picco specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. She speaks Spanish. In her practice, Dr. Picco focuses on women's health issues. Dr. Picco is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Stanford University Medical Center for residency. She honors several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Picco's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal Birth ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Thomas Margolis, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology
35 Baywood Avenue; #1
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Michael Margolis specializes in gynecologic oncology and urogynecology and practices in Pleasanton, CA, San Mateo, CA, and Burlingame, CA. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Margolis's areas of expertise include the following: pelvic surgery, cancer, and uterine problems. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, and El Camino Hospital. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Margolis is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at Good Samaritan Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas, Dr. Margolis attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Implant Surgery, Urodynamic Testing, Sexual Medicine, Fecal Incontinence, ... (Read more)

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What is Endometrial Ablation?

Endometrial ablation is a procedure that destroys and removes a thin layer of the uterine lining. It is usually performed to treat heavy menstrual bleeding, especially if bleeding cannot be controlled by medications. After an endometrial ablation, periods often stop completely. If they do not, they are much lighter and easier to manage.

There are many different ways that the uterine lining can be removed, including radiofrequency, heat, microwaves, and cold. Ablations are usually performed with local anesthetic by an OB/GYN. A probe is inserted into the uterus through the vagina, and the end of the probe is expanded or moved around to access the uterine lining. Cramping and discharge afterwards are normal, but the procedure is not particularly painful.

Endometrial ablation is not for everyone. It shouldn’t be done by women who have reached menopause, or women with uterine cancer or uterine infections. It is important to remember that an endometrial ablation does not remove the uterus or ovaries, so regular pelvic exams are still important after this procedure. Women who are considering endometrial ablation should also be done having children. Pregnancy is possible after an endometrial ablation, though not likely. If pregnancy does occur, an ablation increases the risks of miscarriage and other problems, so reliable birth control must be used after endometrial ablation all the way through menopause.