We found 21 providers with an interest in endometrial ablation and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near Downers Grove, IL.

Dr. Deborah L Hay, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 102
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Deborah Hay is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Hay's areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), essure, and menopause. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and Rush Medical College. She trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Hay welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Essure, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues, Endometrial Ablation, Menopause, NovaSure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lucille R Russo, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 102
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Lucille Russo is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among her clinical interests: essure, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Russo obtained her medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Russo is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Essure, Hormone Replacement Therapy, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues, Endometrial ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth Ridge Macek, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 102
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Macek specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Glen Ellyn, IL, Warrenville, IL, and Wheaton, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Macek include essure, high risk pregnancy, and novasure. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. Dr. Macek is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Essure, Contraception, High Risk Pregnancy, Fibroids, Endometrial Ablation, Ovarian Cyst, Uterine ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Robert Daube, DO
Specializes in General Gynecology
950 York Road; Suite 102
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Steven Daube, who practices in Hinsdale, IL, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Dr. Daube is affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Daube studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Daube trained at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott M Multack, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
911 N. Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Scott Multack, who practices in La Grange, IL and Hinsdale, IL, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Multack's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Multack include menopause, cystocele (bladder prolapse), and adolescent issues. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Multack honors. He graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Multack's professional affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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All Interests: Menopause, Cystocele, Adolescent Issues, Orthotics, Infertility, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Freager Sinclair Williams, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
17w740 22nd Street
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Freager Williams practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, Hines, IL, and Maywood, IL. He is conversant in Spanish. His clinical interests include laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and menstrual disorders. Dr. Williams's professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. Dr. Williams studied medicine at New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Williams completed a residency program at NYU Langone Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Sonohysterography, Osteoporosis, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Heather Ann Cushing, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
1604 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Heather Cushing practices general gynecology in Wheaton, IL. Her education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Dr. Cushing's clinical interests include menopause, menstrual disorders, and minimally invasive surgery. Her average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Cushing is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, NovaSure, Incontinence, Menstrual Disorders, Perimenopause, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carla Anne Carpenter, DO
Specializes in General Gynecology
545 Plainfield; Suite C
Willowbrook, IL
 

Dr. Carla Carpenter is a general gynecologist in Willowbrook, IL. Dr. Carpenter's areas of expertise include menopause, depression, and endometrial ablation. Her professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Carpenter speaks Spanish.

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All Interests: Menopause, Depression, Contraception, Osteopathic Medicine, Laparoscopic Surgery, Intrauterine ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott C Graziano, MS, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
17w740 22nd Street
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Scott Graziano's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Graziano's clinical interests include laparoscopic hysterectomy, menstrual disorders, and sonohysterography. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is affiliated with Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Sonohysterography, Hysteroscopy, Menstrual Disorders, Vaginal Hysterectomy, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Dr. Shamim Y Patel, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
7425 Janes Avenue; Suite 204
Woodridge, IL
 

Dr. Shamim Patel's specialty is general gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Patel average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel's areas of expertise include the following: essure, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and menopause. She is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Patel is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Essure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gayle M Simmons, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
5207 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Gayle Simmons is a physician who specializes in general gynecology. She is conversant in Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Simmons's clinical interests: essure, colposcopy, and menopause. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Simmons has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, NovaSure, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Essure, Contraception, Family ... (Read more)

Dr. Naheed Rafat Akhter, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
4121 Fairview Avenue; #201
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Naheed Akhter is a physician who specializes in general gynecology. Dr. Akhter's clinical interests include menopause, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and holistic medicine. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She is a graduate of B.J. Medical College. Dr. Akhter (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Holistic Approaches, Osteoporosis, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey J Fitzer, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
135 N Oak Street
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Fitzer's medical specialty is general gynecology. Dr. Fitzer has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fitzer include well woman gynecology, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Dr. Fitzer accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA). He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, Vaccines, Well Woman Gynecology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Leslie A Spencer, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
40 S. Clay Street; Suite 100
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Leslie Spencer's area of specialization is general gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Spencer include vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), menopause, and infertility. She is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Spencer studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Spencer takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, Fibromyalgia, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Elaine R Cheng, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
4121 Fairview Avenue; Suite 201 Women Ob - Gyn Associates Pc
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Elaine Cheng is a specialist in general gynecology. She works in Downers Grove, IL. These areas are among her clinical interests: menopause, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Cheng accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Dr. Joan T Cardone, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
545 Plainfield; Suite C
Willowbrook, IL
 

Dr. Joan Cardone practices general gynecology. She is rated highly by her patients. These areas are among her clinical interests: vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), menopause, and sexual dysfunction. Dr. Cardone's professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Cardone speaks Spanish.

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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.