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We found 9 providers with an interest in endometriosis and who accept MultiPlan 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's specialties are reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology. 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. His clinical interests include endometriosis, laparoscopic myomectomy, and in vitro fertilization (IVF). Dr. Miller's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Miller has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Laparoscopic Myomectomy, in Vitro Fertilization, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gynecological ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Ketan Jobanputra practices reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology in Blue Island, IL, Elk Grove Villiage, IL, and Chicago, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: menopause, cryotherapy, and contraception (birth control). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and MetroSouth Medical Center. Dr. Jobanputra takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After attending Seth G.S. Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Jobanputra (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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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's medical specialty is general gynecology. Dr. Cholkeri-Singh is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University, and Ross University School of Medicine. She trained at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for her residency. Her clinical interests include fibroids, endometrial ablation, and hysterectomy (uterus removal). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cholkeri-Singh accepts. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Radha Krishna Upputuri, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1111 Lake Street
Addison, IL
 

Dr. Radha Upputuri is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Upputuri's areas of expertise include the following: essure, minimally invasive surgery, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Upputuri is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Access Community Health Network (ACCESS). He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Incontinence, Essure, Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Prolapse, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Premenstrual ... (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 practices obstetrics and gynecology in Hoffman Estates, IL and Elk Grove Village, IL. Dr. Orhan is a graduate of Gazi University Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago's residency program. Her areas of expertise include colposcopy, cryotherapy, and endometriosis. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Orhan honors. Dr. Orhan 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 sees patients in Elk Grove Village, IL and Elgin, IL. His medical specialties are obstetrics and gynecology. He is conversant in German. Dr. Pozzi's areas of expertise include the following: bladder surgery, colposcopy, and menopause. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. The average patient rating for Dr. Pozzi is 4.0 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pozzi accepts. He has received professional recognition including the following: US News Top Doctor.

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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's areas of specialization are obstetrics and gynecology. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder surgery, menopause, and menstrual disorders. Dr. Winkelman accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Mercy Hospital, Dr. Winkelman attended medical school at Rush Medical College. Dr. Winkelman is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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

Dr. Zofia Szymanska, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 3003, Brock Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Zofia Szymanska's specialties are obstetrics and gynecology. Her average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include colposcopy, menopause, and infertility. Dr. Szymanska is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare PPO, and HealthSmart. After completing medical school at the University of Queensland School of Medicine, Dr. Szymanska performed her residency at Rush University Medical Center. She has received the distinction of US News Top Doctor. She speaks Polish.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Infertility, Ovarian Cyst Removal, Hormone Replacement Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrea Das, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics, Gynecology
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 3013, Brock Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Andrea Das specializes in obstetrics and gynecology and practices in Hoffman Estates, IL and Elk Grove Village, IL. Her clinical interests include laparoscopic hysterectomy, colposcopy, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Das has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She is a graduate of Medical College and Hospital Kolkata. For her professional training, Dr. Das completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Das (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Bengali and Hindi. Dr. Das is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Infertility, Incontinence Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Vaginal Hysterectomy, ... (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.