Finding Providers
loading

We found 6 providers with an interest in endometriosis and who accept Coventry Gold HMO near Miami, FL.

Dr. Armando E Hernandez Rey, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
425 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 110
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Armando Hernandez-Rey works as an infertility specialist. Dr. Hernandez-Rey has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), graves disease, and infertility. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. Dr. Hernandez-Rey accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HMO. He studied medicine at Autonomous University of Central America. He trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Hernandez-Rey (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Portuguese.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Infertility, Graves Disease, Hormone Therapy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ernesto Cardenas, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
3785 Nw 82nd Avenue; Suite 307
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Ernesto Cardenas is a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Cardenas is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Cardenas include osteoporosis, endometriosis, and scar revision. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital. He attended Ponce School of Medicine and subsequently trained at San Antonio Military Medical Center for residency. Dr. Cardenas accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Scar Revision, Gynecological Problems, Endometriosis, Osteoporosis

Dr. Joseph Raul Triana, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
3785 Nw 82 Avenue; Suite 307
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Triana practices general gynecology in Miami, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), incontinence, and preventive care. Dr. Triana's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Ponce School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Triana's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Tumor, Incontinence, Preventive Care, Hormone Therapy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ... (Read more)

Dr. Francisco Eduardo Cruz Pachano, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
3785 Nw 82 Avenue; Suite 307
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Cruz-Pachano's specialty is general gynecology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in osteoporosis, endometriosis, and scar revision. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Cruz-Pachano completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Cruz-Pachano is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Scar Revision, Gynecological Problems, Endometriosis

Dr. Tessie Marie Larrieu, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3659 South Miami Avenue; Suite 5005
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Tessie Larrieu is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Miami, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Larrieu include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), endometriosis, and hormone therapy. The average patient rating for Dr. Larrieu is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Larrieu is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University, Dr. Larrieu attended Ponce School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Larrieu is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Hormone Therapy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Endometriosis

Dr. Albert Triana, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
3785 Nw 82 Avenue; Suite 307
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Albert Triana is a general gynecologist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Miami, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Triana average 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Triana include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), incontinence, and infertility. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Triana takes. After completing medical school at Ponce School of Medicine, Dr. Triana performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Tumor, Incontinence, Preventive Care, Scar Revision, Hormone Therapy, ... (Read more)

Gender

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.