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We found 5 providers with an interest in endometriosis and who accept Humana Bronze 4850/HMO Premier near New Port Richey, FL.

Dr. Hugo Lazaro Perez, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
8605 Easthaven Court; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Hugo Perez is a general obstetrician and gynecologist in Clearwater, FL and New Port Richey, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include herpes, high risk pregnancy, and endometrial biopsy. Dr. Perez is affiliated with Mease Dunedin Hospital. He graduated from Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Perez trained at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Perez's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perez honors.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Hysteroscopy, Bleeding, Endometrial Biopsy, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Herpes, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Reut Bardach, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
9332 State Road 54; Suite 406
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Reut Bardach's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bardach obtained her medical school training at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and performed her residency at St. John's Hospital.

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All Interests: Contraception, Abnormal Bleeding, Endometriosis, Pap Test, Preconception Counseling

Dr. Jose Luis Calderon, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
8605 Easthaven Court; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Jose Calderon is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. He is especially interested in robotic surgery and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. Dr. Calderon is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, United Healthcare HSA, and more. He attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. He trained at San Juan Municipal Hospital for his residency. Dr. Calderon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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All Interests: Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Lewis Smith Jr., MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
9332 State Road 54; Suite 202
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Robert Smith practices general gynecology in Trinity, FL and New Port Richey, FL. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Smith is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His residency was performed at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago.

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All Interests: Incontinence, Cesarean Section, Endometrial Ablation, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis, Cone Biopsy

Dr. Nay Gebran Hoche, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
9332 State Road 54; Suite 406
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Nay Hoche sees patients in Trinity, FL and Punta Gorda, FL. Her medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda. Dr. Hoche studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Georgetown University Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Hoche is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hoche is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HMO, Most Insurance Plans, and more.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cystoscopy, Breast Issues, Hysteroscopy, Cesarean Section, Endometrial ... (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.