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Dr. Ann OConnor, MD
Specializes in Pediatric General Surgery
300 Randall Road
Geneva, IL
 

Dr. Ann O'Connor works as a pediatric general surgeon. Her areas of expertise include the following: obesity, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and oophorectomy (ovary removal). Dr. O'Connor's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. Her education and training includes medical school at Rush Medical College and residency at Nationwide Children's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN. Dr. O'Connor's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , oophorectomy (ovary removal)

All Interests: Pectus Excavatum, Thyroid Surgery, Abdominal Problems, Endocrine Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Deborah L Hay, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
351 Delnor Drive
Geneva, IL
 

Dr. Deborah Hay's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among her clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), essure, and menopause. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Hay attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation, tubal ligation

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

Dr. Michael G Larry, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
351 Delnor Drive; Suite 204
Geneva, IL
 

Dr. Michael Larry's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Larry include essure, novasure, and infertility. Dr. Larry is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Larry attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Larry's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, and Delnor Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation, tubal ligation

All Interests: Incontinence, Essure, Women's Health Issues, Endometrial Ablation, Stress Urinary Incontinence, ... (Read more)

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What is Gynecologic Surgery?

Gynecologic surgery is surgery performed on a woman’s pelvic region. It is usually performed by an OB/GYN and can involve the bladder, rectum, or reproductive organs. Surgery in this area may be performed for many reasons, but the most common procedures include:
  • Hysterectomy
  • Fibroid removal
  • Treatment of endometriosis or other heavy bleeding
  • Cancer treatment, including cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancers
  • Removal of ovarian cysts
  • Infertility treatment
  • Treatment for incontinence
  • Sterilization or ‘tube-tying’
  • Surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
  • Repair of vaginal tears

More and more, gynecologic surgery is moving towards the use of minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery uses several small incisions and tiny tools and scopes to perform the operation, rather than one large opening. While it is not appropriate in every case, minimally invasive surgery can lead to less scarring, less blood loss, faster recovery, and a lower chance for infection. Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery may be performed with a laparoscope, a thin tube with a camera on the end that allows the surgeon to see inside the body. It may also be performed robotically, using even smaller tools and cameras that a surgeon controls from a computer. Robotic surgery allows even better vision, precision, and control than laparoscopic surgery.

Over the course of a lifetime, many women need pelvic surgery to stay healthy. Qualified gynecologic surgeons will have the right tools at their disposal to provide care with a minimum of discomfort.
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