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We found 7 providers with an interest in endometriosis and who accept MultiPlan near Cheshire, CT.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
675 South Main Street
Cheshire, CT
 

Dr. Kim Fletcher is a general OB/GYN in Cheshire, CT, New Haven, CT, and Madison, CT. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fletcher accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at New York Hospital. Dr. Fletcher is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She has an open panel.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, Breast Issues, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
675 South Main Street
Cheshire, CT
 

Dr. Rebecca Pringle specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. She takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pringle attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
675 S Main Street
Cheshire, CT
 

Dr. Patricia Brines is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. She graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Bellevue Hospital Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Brines is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Brines is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
416 Highland Avenue; Building B
Cheshire, CT
 

Dr. Leonard Zamore is a physician who specializes in obstetrics and gynecology. He is an in-network provider for MultiPlan, Anthem, and Health Net, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Zamore attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Zamore speaks Yiddish. Dr. Zamore is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
416 Highland Avenue; Building B
Cheshire, CT
 

Dr. Ernest Topran's areas of specialization are obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Topran accepts Great-West Healthcare, MultiPlan, and Anthem, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University, Dr. Topran attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Infertility, Osteoporosis, Breast ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
675 South Main Street
Cheshire, CT
 

Dr. Rebecca Wineland's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. She is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Wineland obtained her medical school training at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Wineland accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, Osteoporosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
675 South Main Street
Cheshire, CT
 

Dr. Francoise Boubert specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Cheshire, CT, New Haven, CT, and Branford, CT. Dr. Boubert is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

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What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a painful disease that affects up to 10% of women during their childbearing years. It happens when cells that normally line the uterus migrate and appear in other parts of the body. These cells respond to monthly hormonal fluctuations and grow blood-rich tissue and shed it, just as they would inside the uterus. This can result in pain, and the bleeding can cause scar tissue to form. The thick, inflexible scar tissue (called an adhesion) can become very painful if it stops organs within the body from being able to move freely.

Endometriosis can happen almost anywhere in the body, but it happens most often within the pelvic cavity. The endometriosis lesions are most often seen on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, pelvic wall, bladder, bowel, and intestines. Specific symptoms of endometriosis depend on where the lesions are located, but the most common are:
  • Pain, especially with the menstrual cycle
  • Infertility
  • Diarrhea or constipation during the menstrual cycle
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Heavy or irregular periods

No one knows what causes endometriosis. It is more common in women who have relatives with endometriosis, who have never given birth, and those who have a history of pelvic infections. It is diagnosed by laparoscopy, where a small tube with a camera on the end is inserted into the body in order to take a close look at the area where endometriosis is suspected to be.

Treatment for endometriosis depends on the severity and location of the lesions. Sometimes surgery to remove the endometriosis or adhesions is the best option. Pain medication helps make the major symptom of endometriosis more bearable. Additionally, some women have had success taking birth control pills or progestins to reduce the fluctuations in hormones that cause the endometriosis activity.