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We found 22 providers matching gynecologic surgery and who accept Humana Catastrophic near Maywood, IL.

Dr. Elizabeth Rose Mueller, MS, MD
Specializes in Urology, Urogynecology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Mueller's specialties are urology (urinary tract disease) and urogynecology. These areas are among Dr. Mueller's clinical interests: laparoscopic hysterectomy, cystocele (bladder prolapse), and female urologic disorders. She is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. She attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. Dr. Mueller honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy

All Interests: Rectocele, Cystocele, Enterocele Repair, Urinary Incontinence, Female Urologic Disorders, Ureter ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,316
  • Medicare Cost: $126
Dr. Pamela Ellen Ayres, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
7420 Central Avenue; Suite 2010
River Forest, IL
 

Dr. Pamela Dorne sees patients in River Forest, IL and Hinsdale, IL. Her medical specialty is general gynecology. Dr. Dorne studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dorne include gynecological problems, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and menopause. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dorne is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , tubal ligation

All Interests: Menopause, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Perimenopause, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ronald Keith Potkul, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Ronald Potkul is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Maywood, IL, Burr Ridge, IL, and Orland Park, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and vaginal cancer. Dr. Potkul's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Potkul obtained his medical school training at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Palos Community Hospital, and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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Relevant Interests: , gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Vaginal Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Surgery, Cervical Cancer, Uterine Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 37
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,287
  • Medicare Cost: $1,167
Dr. Akua Tiwaa Afriyie-Gray, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Akua Afriyie-Gray is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She works in Carbondale, IL, Burr Ridge, IL, and Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Afriyie-Gray include adolescent gynecology, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and amenorrhea (missed periods). She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Afriyie-Gray is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. She trained at Georgetown University Medical Center for her residency. Dr. Afriyie-Gray is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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Relevant Interests: , gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Menstrual Disorders, Adolescent Gynecology, Amenorrhea, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Gynecological ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Robert Daube, DO
Specializes in General Gynecology
911 N. Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Steven Daube is a specialist in general gynecology. His clinical interests include laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Dr. Daube's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Daube obtained his medical school training at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, endometrial ablation, tubal ligation

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, ... (Read more)

Dr. Linda T Brubaker, MS, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
2160 South First Avenue, Russo Ent.; Room 1016
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Linda Brubaker practices obstetrics & gynecology in Maywood, IL. She has a special interest in rectocele (posterior prolapse), cystocele (bladder prolapse), and uterine prolapse. Dr. Brubaker is professionally affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC). She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Brubaker graduated from Rush Medical College. Her residency was performed at Rush University Medical Center. She has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Rectocele, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, ... (Read more)

Dr. Recia Louise Frenn, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
675 W. North Avenue; Professional Office Building, Suites 201, 206 and 416
Melrose Park, IL
 

Dr. Recia Frenn is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Riverside, IL, Melrose Park, IL, and River Forest, IL. She is especially interested in laparoscopic hysterectomy, colposcopy, and adolescent gynecology. Dr. Frenn is professionally affiliated with Loyola Medicine. She is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin and a graduate of the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care's residency program. Dr. Frenn is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott M Multack, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
La Grange, IL
 

Dr. Scott Multack's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Multack's clinical interests include menopause, cystocele (bladder prolapse), and adolescent issues. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Multack graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation, Hysterectomy, gynecologic surgery, ovarian cyst removal, tubal ligation, dilation and curettage (D&C)

All Interests: Menopause, Cystocele, Adolescent Issues, Orthotics, Infertility, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Margaret Rose Liotta, DO
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Margaret Liotta's area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. She attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. In her practice, Dr. Liotta focuses on ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and uterine cancer. Dr. Liotta is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center and Palos Community Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, Cervical Cancer, Uterine Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,348
  • Medicare Cost: $1,200
Dr. Mali Lin, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
300 North York Street
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. Mali Lin, who practices in Elmhurst, IL, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. She graduated from Keio University. For her professional training, Dr. Lin completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a hospital affiliated with Keio University. Dr. Lin's areas of expertise include the following: laparoscopic hysterectomy, menstrual disorders, and menopause. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lin is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lin (or staff) is conversant in Japanese and Taiwanese. Dr. Lin is affiliated with Loyola Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, Pelvic Pain, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Dr. Sudarshan K Sharma, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
121 N Elm Street
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Sudarshan Sharma's specialty is gynecologic oncology. Patient ratings for Dr. Sharma average 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: gynecological problems, colposcopy, and clinical trials. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sharma takes. Dr. Sharma has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Sharma (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi.

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Clinical Interests: Colposcopy, Clinical Trials, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, Laser Treatment, Laser ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 60
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,500 - $5,000
  • Medicare Cost: $1,169 - $2,070
Dr. Freager Sinclair Williams, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, IL
 

Dr. Freager Williams practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, Hines, IL, and Maywood, IL. Dr. Williams's areas of expertise include the following: laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and menstrual disorders. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Williams obtained his medical school training at New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, endometrial ablation, vaginal hysterectomy, gynecologic surgery, minimally invasive hysterectomy

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Sonohysterography, Osteoporosis, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Linda C Yang, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
2160 S 1st Avenue; Building 103, Room 1043
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Linda Yang's area of specialization is general gynecology. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yang include laparoscopic hysterectomy, menstrual disorders, and fibroids. She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Humana HMO, and more. Before completing her residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Yang attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. She speaks Chinese. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Loyola Center for Health at Homer Glen.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, Pelvic Pain, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sheri B Merchant, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
1111 Superior Street; Suite 304
Melrose Park, 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: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, myomectomy (fibroid removal), endometrial ablation, Hysterectomy, ovarian cyst removal, dilation and curettage (D&C)

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

Dr. Mary Adeli Lynn, DO
Specializes in General Gynecology
2160 S 1st Avenue; Building 103, Room 1019
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Mary Lynn's area of specialization is general gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Lynn include colposcopy, menopause, and menstrual disorders. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Lynn's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. She is professionally affiliated with Loyola Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Uterine Prolapse, Urinary Incontinence, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey J Fitzer, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
135 N Oak Street
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Fitzer works as a general gynecologist. Dr. Fitzer graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His areas of expertise include the following: well woman gynecology, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Fitzer's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation, tubal ligation

All Interests: Menopause, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, Vaccines, Well Woman Gynecology, ... (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.