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We found 7 providers with an interest in endometriosis and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 80/2000 near Elk Grove Village, IL.

Dr. Charles Edward Miller, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
1900 East Golf Road; Suite L125
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Charles Miller is a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology. He works in Schaumburg, IL and Naperville, IL. Dr. Miller is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Miller attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Miller is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Laparoscopic Myomectomy, in Vitro Fertilization, Endometriosis

Dr. Ketan Narandas Jobanputra, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
800 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Villiage, IL
 

Dr. Ketan Jobanputra works as an infertility specialist, obstetrician, and gynecologist in Elk Grove Villiage, IL, Chicago, IL, and Elk Grove Village, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Jobanputra include menopause, cryotherapy, and contraception (birth control). Dr. Jobanputra's hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and MetroSouth Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Before performing his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Dr. Jobanputra attended Seth G.S. Medical College for medical school. Dr. Jobanputra (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Cryosurgery, Infertility, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Perimenopause, ... (Read more)

Dr. Aarathi Cholkeri Cholkeri-Singh, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
1900 East Golf Road; Suite L125
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh works as a general gynecologist. She graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University, and Ross University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cholkeri-Singh accepts. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Pelvic Pain, Fibroids, Endometrial Ablation, Hysterectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Hun H Kim, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
303 E. Army Trail Road; #410a
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. James Kim works as a general gynecologist in Chicago, IL and Bloomingdale, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: laparoscopic hysterectomy, colposcopy, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Kim takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Sisters of Charity Hospital. Dr. Kim's professional affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Partners (AHP).

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Colposcopy, Contraception, Abdominal Problems, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan Ayfer Orhan, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 2005, Brock Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Susan Orhan sees patients in Hoffman Estates, IL and Elk Grove Village, IL. Her medical specialties are obstetrics and gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Orhan include colposcopy, cryotherapy, and endometriosis. Patient reviews placed Dr. Orhan at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Orhan takes. Dr. Orhan is a graduate of Gazi University Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago's residency program. She is conversant in Turkish. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Urinary Incontinence, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Patrick E Pozzi, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 106 Wimmer Medical Plaza
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Patrick Pozzi is an obstetrics and gynecology specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder surgery, colposcopy, and menopause. Dr. Pozzi's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pozzi takes. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Pozzi attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of US News Top Doctor. In addition to English, he speaks German. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Hysteroscopy, Laser Surgery, Bladder Surgery, Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel R Winkelman, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 106, Wimmer Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Winkelman, who practices in Elk Grove Village, IL and Elgin, IL, is a medical specialist in obstetrics and gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Winkelman include bladder surgery, menopause, and menstrual disorders. Dr. Winkelman is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Mercy Hospital for residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Winkelman is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Winkelman accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Incontinence, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, Bladder Surgery, ... (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.