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We found 9 female pelvic medicine specialists who accept Humana Catastrophic HMO near Skokie, IL.

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Specializes in Urogynecology
9650 Gross Point Road; Suite 3900
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Sylvia Botros is a physician who specializes in urogynecology. Dr. Botros attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Botros (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. Dr. Botros is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Specializes in Urogynecology
9650 Gross Point Road; Suite 3900
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Peter Sand's area of specialization is urogynecology. Dr. Sand has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Sand trained at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Sand is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Specializes in Urogynecology
9650 Gross Point Road; Suite 3900
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Janet Tomezsko is an urogynecologist in Skokie, IL and Glenview, IL. Dr. Tomezsko has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at LeHigh Valley Hospital Network.

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Specializes in Urogynecology
9650 Gross Point Road; Suite 3900
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Adam Gafni-Kane specializes in urogynecology. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gafni-Kane accepts. After attending Yale School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Gafni-Kane is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Dr. Shameem A Abbasy, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
5140 N. California; Suite 635
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Shameem Abbasy is an urogynecologist in Chicago, IL. Before completing her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Abbasy attended medical school at Rush Medical College. Dr. Abbasy takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. In addition to English, she speaks Medical Spanish. Dr. Abbasy is professionally affiliated with Swedish Covenant Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Urge Incontinence, Fecal Incontinence, Laparoscopic Surgery, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Pelvic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urogynecology
9650 Gross Point Road; Suite 3900
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Roger Goldberg practices urogynecology in Evanston, IL, Skokie, IL, and Glenview, IL. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Goldberg is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Goldberg studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Goldberg completed a residency program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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Specializes in Urogynecology
5747 Dempster Street; Suite 100
Morton Grove, IL
 

Dr. Marko Jachtorowycz is a specialist in urogynecology. He works in Morton Grove, IL. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Jachtorowycz obtained his medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Jachtorowycz is professionally affiliated with NorthShore University HealthSystem.

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Dr. Tondalaya L Gamble, MD
Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital Medicine, Obstetrics, Gynecology
1000 Central Street; Suite 730
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Tondalaya Gamble is a specialist in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and obstetrics. She works in Evanston, IL and Evergreen Park, IL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Gamble include urogynecological problems. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Cook County Health & Hospitals System and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, she completed her residency training at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Urogynecological Problems

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Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology
7447 W Talcott Avenue; Suite 507
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Thythy Pham practices female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology. She studied medicine at Albany Medical College. Dr. Pham is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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What is Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery?

Female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery is a medical specialty that focuses specifically on the treatment of pelvic floor disorders in women. A pelvic floor disorder is any pain or dysfunction that occurs in the area surrounded by the pelvis: the uterus, cervix, vagina, bladder, or rectum. There are many kinds of pelvic floor disorders, but by far the two most commonly treated by female pelvic medicine specialists are incontinence and prolapse.

Urinary incontinence is the unexpected release of small amounts of urine. It can be embarrassing, but it is extremely common. Because of the way women’s bodies are shaped, incontinence is much more common in women than in men. It can happen at any age, but is much more common in older women as age and pregnancy relax the muscles that support the bladder. There are two types of incontinence. Stress incontinence happens when sudden movements, such as coughing or laughing, cause slight leakage of urine. It is more likely to be caused by a problem with the muscles around the bladder. Urge incontinence is when a woman has a very sudden need to empty her bladder for no reason, sometimes because of hearing or touching water, and she cannot always make it to the bathroom in time. It is more likely to be caused by a problem with the nerves that signal the bladder to empty.

Prolapse of an organ is a condition that sounds and feels very frightening to most women, but it is also incredibly common and can usually be repaired without problems. One-third of all women will experience a prolapse at some point in their lives. Like incontinence, prolapse is also more common with age because the supporting muscles of the pelvic floor become weaker. A prolapsed organ occurs when the internal organ slips out of its supporting muscle sling and droops or falls into the vagina or rectum. The most common prolapse is when the bladder falls partially into the vagina, but the uterus, urethra, bowels, and even the vagina and rectum themselves can prolapse. Symptoms vary, depending on which organ has shifted, but may include:

  • a heavy feeling or abdominal pressure
  • feeling something in the vagina
  • urinary problems
  • painful intercourse

Treatment varies, depending on the type and severity of the prolapse, and may include strengthening exercises, pushing the organ back into place, or surgery.