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We found 7 providers with an interest in endometrial ablation and who accept TRICARE near Hoffman Estates, IL.

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

Dr. Ketan Jobanputra is a reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Jobanputra include menopause, cryotherapy, and contraception (birth control). He is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and MetroSouth Medical Center. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jobanputra takes. Dr. Jobanputra attended Seth G.S. Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Jobanputra (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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

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

Dr. Fred Duboe is a physician who specializes in obstetrics and gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Duboe include gynecological problems, cryotherapy, and infertility. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Duboe honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Duboe attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Duboe is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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

Dr. Samreen Akbar, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics, Gynecology
2500 West Higgins Road; Suite 920
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Samreen Akbar practices obstetrics and gynecology in Hoffman Estates, IL. She is rated highly by her patients. These areas are among Dr. Akbar's clinical interests: menopause, pelvic reconstructive surgery, and high risk pregnancy. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. She is a graduate of Peoples Medical College for Girls Nawabshah and a graduate of John Stroger Hospital of Cook County's residency program. Dr. Akbar (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Sindhi, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Urinary Incontinence, Da Vinci Surgery, Pelvic ... (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 sees patients in Elk Grove Village, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. Her medical specialties are reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology. She is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her areas of expertise include the following: laparoscopic hysterectomy, high risk pregnancy, and infertility. Dr. Alkunani is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Baghdad for medical school and subsequently trained at Hurley Medical Center for residency. Dr. Alkunani (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish.

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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's areas of specialization are obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Merchant has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. These areas are among her clinical interests: laparoscopic hysterectomy, urodynamic testing, and colposcopy. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Dr. Merchant performed her residency at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Merchant (or staff) is conversant in 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. Her areas of expertise include the following: colposcopy, high risk pregnancy, and endometrial ablation. Dr. Ghosh's average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Rajiv Gandhi Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Ghosh (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Marathi, Bengali, and Hindi. She is professionally 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 is a physician who specializes in obstetrics and gynecology. She graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Gerber completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. Dr. Gerber's areas of expertise include the following: colposcopy, menopause, and pap test. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gerber's distinctions include: Chicago Super Doctors and US News Top Doctor. She is 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)

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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.