We found 13 providers matching gynecologic surgery and who accept Oxford Health Plans near Southport, CT.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2600 Post Road; Suite 1l
Southport, CT
 

Dr. Julie Laifer's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. She is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Laifer is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)'s residency program. Dr. Laifer (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Russian. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Laifer has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, tubal ligation

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Hysteroscopy, Essure, Pap Test, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
3180 Main Street; Suite 204
Bridgeport, CT
 

Dr. Anthony Santomauro is a reproductive endocrinologist. His education and training includes medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Santomauro honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Santomauro (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Italian. Dr. Santomauro is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation, Hysterectomy, tubal ligation

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Infertility, in Vitro Fertilization, Pelvic Pain, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1735 Post Road
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Steven Cassell is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Fairfield, CT, New Haven, CT, and Stratford, CT. Dr. Cassell is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He welcomes new patients. He completed his residency training at Bridgeport Hospital. Dr. Cassell speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1735 Post Road
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Emily Blair practices general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Blair average 2.5 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Bridgeport Hospital, Dr. Blair attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Blair (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, German, and French. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Blair is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Complementary and Alternative Medicine
2600 Post Road; Suite 1l
Southport, CT
 

Dr. Barbara Sager is an obstetrician, gynecologist, and alternative medicine practitioner in Southport, CT and New Haven, CT. Dr. Sager's average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For her professional training, Dr. Sager completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. She speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Osteoporosis, Contraception, Vulvovaginal Problems, Well Women Care, Perimenopause, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
309 Stillson Road
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Elenita Espina-Lee works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Espina-Lee (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino and Spanish. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Before performing her residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Dr. Espina-Lee attended Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation for medical school. The average patient rating for Dr. Espina-Lee is 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1735 Post Road
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Philip Lamastra practices general obstetrics & gynecology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland, Dr. Lamastra attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1735 Post Road
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Sapna Tandon's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Tandon's average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers' residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Tandon speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
64 Black Rock Avenue
Bridgeport, CT
 

Dr. Shireen Donaldson-Ramos' specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. She attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Donaldson-Ramos trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. She honors several insurance carriers, including Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and Health Net. Dr. Donaldson-Ramos (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Dr. Donaldson-Ramos is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Ablation, Adolescent Gynecology, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1735 Post Road
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Peter Vandell works as a general OB/GYN in Fairfield, CT, Stratford, CT, and New Haven, CT. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Vandell welcomes new patients. He graduated from the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences. For his professional training, Dr. Vandell completed residency programs at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport and Bridgeport Hospital. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2600 Post Road
Southport, CT
 

Dr. Lee Jacobs specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Fairfield, CT, Southport, CT, and New Haven, CT. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jacobs accepts. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Dr. Jacobs is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
125 Kings Highway North
Westport, CT
 

Dr. Hugh Taylor is an infertility specialist, obstetrician, and gynecologist in New Haven, CT, Westport, CT, and Stamford, CT. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Taylor has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Taylor is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Miscarriage, Hysteroscopy, in Vitro Fertilization, Endocrine Diseases, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1735 Post Road
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Valentine Edusa practices general obstetrics & gynecology in New Haven, CT, Fairfield, CT, and Stratford, CT. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Edusa's office for an appointment. Dr. Edusa graduated from the University of Ghana Medical School. He trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Pelvic Pain, Perimenopause, Osteoporosis, Prenatal Care, Vaginitis, Hormone Replacement Therapy, ... (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.