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

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

Dr. Steven Daube's medical specialty is general gynecology. After attending Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Daube completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. Clinical interests for Dr. Daube include laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Daube takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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

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

Dr. Deborah Hay works as a general OB/GYN. Clinical interests for Dr. Hay include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), essure, and menopause. Dr. Hay's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Her practice is open to new patients. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and Rush Medical College. Dr. Hay trained at Rush University Medical Center for her residency.

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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 works as a general OB/GYN. Her clinical interests include essure, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Russo is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Russo accepts. She is accepting new patients. Dr. Russo graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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

Dr. Carla Carpenter is a specialist in general gynecology. She works in Willowbrook, IL. She speaks Spanish. Her areas of expertise include the following: menopause, depression, and endometrial ablation. Dr. Carpenter is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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

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

Dr. Freager Williams works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist. In addition to English, Dr. Williams speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Williams include laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and menstrual disorders. His professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. He attended New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Williams accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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

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

Dr. Scott Graziano's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Graziano's areas of expertise include laparoscopic hysterectomy, menstrual disorders, and sonohysterography. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. 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 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. Kenneth Ridge Macek, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 102
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Macek is a general OB/GYN in Warrenville, IL, Wheaton, IL, and Glen Ellyn, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: essure, high risk pregnancy, and novasure. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Macek honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He welcomes new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago.

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

Dr. Naheed Akhter's specialty is general gynecology. She has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her areas of expertise include menopause, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and holistic medicine. Dr. Akhter is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Akhter takes. She studied medicine at B.J. Medical College. Dr. Akhter (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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

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

Dr. Shamim Patel is a general gynecologist. She studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include essure, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and menopause. She is rated highly by her patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel accepts. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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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' specialty is general gynecology. She graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Her areas of expertise include essure, colposcopy, and menopause. The average patient rating for Dr. Simmons is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Simmons is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, NovaSure, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Vaginal Birth after ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jeffrey Fitzer works as a general gynecologist in Lombard, IL and Hinsdale, IL. Dr. Fitzer has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: well woman gynecology, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. He honors 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 speaks Spanish. Dr. Fitzer's professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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

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

Dr. Joan Cardone is a physician who specializes in general gynecology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Her areas of expertise include the following: vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), menopause, and sexual dysfunction. Dr. Cardone accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Cardone is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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

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

Dr. Leslie Spencer specializes in general gynecology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Spencer include vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), menopause, and infertility. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Spencer is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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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 Downers Grove, IL physician who specializes in general gynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Cheng is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: menopause, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Cheng graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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Dr. Mario C Yu, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
1919 Midwest Road; Suite 100
Oak Brook, IL
 

Dr. Mario Yu is a general gynecologist. He speaks Mandarin and Cantonese. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yu include vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), menopause, and infertility. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Yu graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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

Dr. Kimberly Ann Bruneau, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
5207 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Kimberly Bruneau practices general gynecology. Her average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: essure, colposcopy, and menopause. Dr. Bruneau accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Bruneau is affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, NovaSure, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Incontinence, ... (Read more)

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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.
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