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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Wstn
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Guillermo Davila is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Weston, FL. Dr. Davila's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Clinical interests for Dr. Davila include rectocele (posterior prolapse), pelvic reconstructive surgery, and vaginal prolapse. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Davila include: Cleveland Clinic Foundation - 6th Annual Innovator Award; "Excellence in Health Care Award" - South Florida Business Journal, Innovator Category; and "Mentor of the Year" ACOG District VII. Dr. Davila (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Portuguese. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Clinical Interests: Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Cystoscopy, Urodynamic Testing, Urogynecological Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,514
  • Medicare Cost: $1,122
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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Morrissey sees patients in Weston, FL. His medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. His areas of expertise include the following: ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and cervical cancer. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Morrissey accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school, he completed his residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). In addition to English, Dr. Morrissey speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Clinical Interests: Cervical Dysplasia, Vulvar Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Ovarian ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 21
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,110
  • Medicare Cost: $1,015
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Specializes in General Gynecology
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Wstn
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Michael Sprague is a general gynecology specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Sprague is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: laparoscopic hysterectomy, menorrhagia (heavy periods), and fibroids. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Sprague honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville, Dr. Sprague attended the University of South Alabama College of Medicine for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Hysteroscopy, Ectopic Pregnancy, Pelvic Problems, Fibroids, Hysterectomy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Wstn
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Zimberg is a general OB/GYN in Weston, FL. These areas are among his clinical interests: laparoscopic hysterectomy, menorrhagia (heavy periods), and dysmenorrhea (painful periods). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Zimberg 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. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Zimberg attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Zimberg include: Named one of South Florida's Best Doctors by Gold Coast Magazine and Named one of America's Best Doctors by Castle Connolly. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Hysteroscopy, Pelvic Problems, Fibroids, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Wpb
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Viviane Connor's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. She has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her areas of expertise include the following: laparoscopic hysterectomy, pelvic problems, and menorrhagia (heavy periods). Dr. Connor is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Connor honors. Her education and training includes medical school at Boston University School of Medicine and residency at George Washington University Medical Center. She has received distinctions including Castle Connelly, Top Docs; Boca Raton Super Doctors; and Physician of Vision, Women's Professional Staff Association, Cleveland Clinic Florida.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy

All Interests: Essure, Pelvic Problems, Fibroids, Endometriosis, Ovarian Cyst, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, ... (Read more)

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What is a Hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy is an extremely common surgery performed to remove the uterus. Sometimes the fallopian tubes, ovaries, or cervix will be removed as well. A woman who has had a hysterectomy will no longer have periods and cannot get pregnant.

There are a variety of reasons that women have hysterectomies, including:
  • Heavy bleeding or pain, such as that due to fibroids, endometriosis, or adenomyosis
  • Cancer
  • Prolapsed uterus, where the pelvic muscles can no longer completely hold the uterus in place

It is important to note that having any of these conditions does not necessarily mean that a hysterectomy is necessary. There are other available treatment options in most cases.

Although the uterus is responsible for a period, it is the ovaries that control the hormonal changes that women go through every month. So if a woman has a hysterectomy but keeps her ovaries, she might still experience hormonal swings every month even if she no longer has a period. Alternately, if a younger woman has a hysterectomy where her ovaries as removed, she will essentially be in immediate menopause.

A hysterectomy can be performed traditionally through one large cut in the abdomen, laparoscopically using tiny incisions and small tools, or through the vagina. Full recovery may take four to six weeks. After a hysterectomy, you might experience sexual changes such as vaginal dryness or a change in libido. It is common to experience strong emotions after a hysterectomy, including both grief and relief. If your ovaries were removed, you may be at higher risk for certain diseases, such as heart disease and osteoporosis. Taking hormonal birth control might reduce this risk.