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' medical specialty is urogynecology. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Botros trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Botros is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Botros (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. She 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 is an urogynecologist. Dr. Sand is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Sand attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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

Dr. Shameem Abbasy is an urogynecology specialist in Chicago, IL. Dr. Abbasy takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Rush Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Abbasy completed a residency program at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. In addition to English, Dr. Abbasy speaks Medical Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Swedish Covenant Hospital. She has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Janet Tomezsko's medical specialty is urogynecology. She is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. After completing medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Dr. Tomezsko performed her residency at LeHigh Valley Hospital Network. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tomezsko takes.

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

Dr. Roger Goldberg is a specialist in urogynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Goldberg is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Goldberg trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for residency.

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

Dr. Adam Gafni-Kane is a medical specialist in urogynecology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Yale School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. Dr. Gafni-Kane is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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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's specialties are female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and obstetrics. Dr. Gamble has indicated that her clinical interests include urogynecological problems. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For her residency, Dr. Gamble trained at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Little Company of Mary Hospital, Cook County Health & Hospitals System, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Gamble is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Urogynecological Problems

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. His education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. On average, patients gave Dr. Jachtorowycz a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Jachtorowycz is professionally affiliated with NorthShore University HealthSystem.

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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 works as a female pelvic medicine specialist and OB/GYN. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She attended medical school at Albany Medical College.

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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.

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