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We found 6 providers with an interest in endometrial ablation and who accept Preferred Plan Inc. near Hoffman Estates, IL.

Dr. Fred J Duboe, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics, Gynecology
1786 Moon Lake Boulevard; Suite 207
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Fred Duboe, who practices in Hoffman Estates, IL, is a medical specialist in obstetrics and gynecology. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Duboe's areas of expertise consist of gynecological problems, cryotherapy, and infertility. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Duboe completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Infertility, Surgical Procedures, Gynecological Problems, Endometrial Ablation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anwar S Al Kunani, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
1260 West Higgins Road
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Anwar Alkunani is an infertility specialist, obstetrician, and gynecologist. Dr. Alkunani (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Alkunani include laparoscopic hysterectomy, high risk pregnancy, and infertility. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). After completing medical school at the University of Baghdad, Dr. Alkunani performed her residency at Hurley Medical Center. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Endometrial Biopsy, High Risk Pregnancy, Endometrial Ablation, Hysterectomy, Dilation and ... (Read more)

Dr. Sheri B Merchant, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
455 S. Roselle Road; Suite 120
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Sheri Merchant practices obstetrics and gynecology in Melrose Park, IL and Schaumburg, IL. Patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Merchant's areas of expertise include laparoscopic hysterectomy, urodynamic testing, and colposcopy. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Merchant trained at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to English, Dr. Merchant (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Incontinence Surgery, Hysteroscopy, Urodynamic Testing, Endometrial Biopsy, Pap Test, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mona Ghosh, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics, Gynecology
1585 Barrington Road; Suite 204
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Mona Ghosh is an obstetrics and gynecology specialist. Before performing her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Ghosh attended Rajiv Gandhi Medical College for medical school. Dr. Ghosh's areas of expertise include colposcopy, high risk pregnancy, and endometrial ablation. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ghosh takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ghosh (or staff) speaks Marathi, Bengali, and Hindi. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Laser Surgery, Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, High Risk Pregnancy, Endometrial ... (Read more)

Dr. Gail S Gerber, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics, Gynecology
1786 Moon Lake Boulevard; Suite 207
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Gail Gerber practices obstetrics and gynecology in Hoffman Estates, IL. She attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. Clinical interests for Dr. Gerber include colposcopy, menopause, and pap test. Dr. Gerber is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gerber accepts. She has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors and US News Top Doctor. Dr. Gerber is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Endometrial Biopsy, Family Planning, Pap Test, Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrea Das, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics, Gynecology
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 425 Building 1
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Andrea Das is an obstetrician and gynecologist in Hoffman Estates, IL and Elk Grove Village, IL. Dr. Das's areas of expertise include laparoscopic hysterectomy, colposcopy, and high risk pregnancy. The average patient rating for Dr. Das is 3.5 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Das is a graduate of Medical College and Hospital Kolkata. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to English, Dr. Das (or staff) speaks Bengali and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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