We found 10 providers with an interest in endometrial ablation and who accept Humana Simplicity near Wheaton, IL.

Dr. Deborah L Hay, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1800 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Deborah Hay works as a general OB/GYN. Clinical interests for Dr. Hay include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), essure, and menopause. Dr. Hay's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Her practice is open to new patients. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and Rush Medical College. Dr. Hay trained at Rush University Medical Center for her residency.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Essure, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues, Endometrial Ablation, Menopause, NovaSure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lucille R Russo, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1800 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Lucille Russo works as a general OB/GYN. Her clinical interests include essure, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Russo is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Russo accepts. She is accepting new patients. Dr. Russo graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Essure, Hormone Replacement Therapy, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues, Endometrial ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael G Larry, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
28375 Davis Parkway; Suite 901
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Michael Larry is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Geneva, IL and Warrenville, IL. Dr. Larry studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Larry include essure, novasure, and infertility. Patient ratings for Dr. Larry average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Larry honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Larry has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Incontinence, Essure, Women's Health Issues, Endometrial Ablation, Stress Urinary Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth Ridge Macek, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1800 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Macek is a general OB/GYN in Warrenville, IL, Wheaton, IL, and Glen Ellyn, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: essure, high risk pregnancy, and novasure. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Macek honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He welcomes new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Essure, Contraception, High Risk Pregnancy, Fibroids, Endometrial Ablation, Ovarian Cyst, Uterine ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark A Gapinski, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 511
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Mark Gapinski is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Winfield, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gapinski include essure, menopause, and menstrual disorders. Dr. Gapinski is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Gapinski attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and United Healthcare PPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gapinski is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, NovaSure, Infertility, Essure, Yeast Infection, Menstrual Disorders, Perimenopause, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gayle M Simmons, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
5207 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Gayle Simmons' specialty is general gynecology. She graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Her areas of expertise include essure, colposcopy, and menopause. The average patient rating for Dr. Simmons is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Simmons is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, NovaSure, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Vaginal Birth after ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey J Fitzer, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
130 S Main Street
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Fitzer works as a general gynecologist in Lombard, IL and Hinsdale, IL. Dr. Fitzer has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: well woman gynecology, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA). He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Fitzer's professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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

Dr. Kimberly Ann Bruneau, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
5207 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Kimberly Bruneau practices general gynecology. Her average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: essure, colposcopy, and menopause. Dr. Bruneau accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Bruneau is affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, NovaSure, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Heather Ann Cushing, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
1604 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Heather Cushing is a general gynecologist. Her clinical interests include menopause, menstrual disorders, and minimally invasive surgery. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Cushing honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Cushing's training includes a residency program at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Cushing has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, NovaSure, Incontinence, Menstrual Disorders, Perimenopause, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bohdan Fedirko, MD
Specializes in Legal Medicine, Adult Cardiology
303 E Army Trail Road; Suite 405
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Bohdan Fedirko is a legal medicine and adult cardiology specialist. He attended medical school at Medical University of Gdansk. For his professional training, Dr. Fedirko completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Fedirko's areas of expertise include stress echo, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and holter monitoring. Dr. Fedirko is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare PPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Polish. His professional affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Heart Problems, Spider Veins, Angiogram, Stress Testing, ... (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.
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