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We found 5 providers with an interest in endometrial ablation and who accept Viant near Bolingbrook, IL.

Dr. Cathy Joy Halperin, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
550 E Boughton Road; #190
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Cathy Halperin is a specialist in general gynecology. These areas are among her clinical interests: menopause, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and incontinence. Dr. Halperin is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA). She is a graduate of Rush Medical College. Dr. Halperin's professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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Dr. John Warren Payne, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
550 E Boughton Road; #190
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. John Payne practices general gynecology in La Grange, IL and Bolingbrook, IL. Dr. Payne's areas of expertise include menopause, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and incontinence. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Payne accepts. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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Dr. Jody Y Lin, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
550 E Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Jody Lin, who practices in La Grange, IL and Bolingbrook, IL, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lin include menopause, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and incontinence. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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Dr. Michael J Schied, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
550 E Boughton Road; Suite 190
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Michael Schied's medical specialty is general gynecology. Dr. Schied's areas of expertise include menopause, infertility, and endometrial ablation. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA). He attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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Dr. Bohdan Fedirko, MD
Specializes in Legal Medicine, Adult Cardiology
1011 State Street
Lemont, IL
 

Dr. Bohdan Fedirko practices legal medicine and adult cardiology. He graduated from Medical University of Gdansk. Dr. Fedirko's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. His clinical interests include stress echo, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and holter monitoring. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare PPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fedirko accepts. In addition to English, he speaks Polish. Dr. Fedirko's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Holy Cross Hospital, and Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital.

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What is Endometrial Ablation?

Endometrial ablation is a procedure that destroys and removes a thin layer of the uterine lining. It is usually performed to treat heavy menstrual bleeding, especially if bleeding cannot be controlled by medications. After an endometrial ablation, periods often stop completely. If they do not, they are much lighter and easier to manage.

There are many different ways that the uterine lining can be removed, including radiofrequency, heat, microwaves, and cold. Ablations are usually performed with local anesthetic by an OB/GYN. A probe is inserted into the uterus through the vagina, and the end of the probe is expanded or moved around to access the uterine lining. Cramping and discharge afterwards are normal, but the procedure is not particularly painful.

Endometrial ablation is not for everyone. It shouldn’t be done by women who have reached menopause, or women with uterine cancer or uterine infections. It is important to remember that an endometrial ablation does not remove the uterus or ovaries, so regular pelvic exams are still important after this procedure. Women who are considering endometrial ablation should also be done having children. Pregnancy is possible after an endometrial ablation, though not likely. If pregnancy does occur, an ablation increases the risks of miscarriage and other problems, so reliable birth control must be used after endometrial ablation all the way through menopause.