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Dr. Vatche Arakel Minassian MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
1032 Main Street
South Weymouth, MA
(617) 732-4838

Dr. Vatche Minassian's specialty is urogynecology. Before completing his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC), and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Minassian attended medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. He honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Minassian speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), South Shore Hospital, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Minassian's office for an appointment.

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Gerry R Campos MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
51 Performance Drive
Weymouth, MA
(617) 774-0940; (781) 682-8000

Dr. Gerry Campos is a medical specialist in urogynecology. Before performing his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Campos attended Harvard Medical School. In his practice, he is particularly interested in pelvic reconstructive surgery and urogynecological problems. Patient ratings for Dr. Campos average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Campos is in-network for Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. He offers interpreting services for his patients. His professional affiliations include Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Beth Israel Deaconess (BID) Hospital-Milton, and South Shore Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Campos's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery

Neeraj Kohli MD, MBA
Specializes in Urogynecology
780 Main Street
Weymouth, MA
(617) 340-6446; (617) 732-4838

Dr. Neeraj Kohli's specialty is urogynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Kohli is 4.0 stars out of 5. Aetna, Medicaid, and Medicare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kohli takes. He obtained his medical school training at Boston University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. His distinctions include: Aagl Golden Laporascope Award; Golden Laporascope Award; and Best Doctors. He is affiliated with Beverly Hospital (Beverly, MA), Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and South Shore Hospital. Dr. Kohli has an open panel.

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Dr. Abraham N Morse MD, MBA
Specializes in Urogynecology
780 Main Street
Weymouth, MA
(617) 340-6446

Dr. Abraham Morse sees patients in Wellesley Hills, MA, Weymouth, MA, and Wellesley, MA. His medical specialty is urogynecology. He accepts Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Morse's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Morse has received the distinction of Best Doctors in America. His professional affiliations include Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), South Shore Hospital, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Tanaz R Ferzandi MD, MA
Specializes in Urogynecology
15 Braintree Hill Park
Braintree, MA
(617) 636-5890; (781) 843-2229

Dr. Tanaz Ferzandi sees patients in Boston, MA, Braintree, MA, and Norfolk, MA. Her medical specialty is urogynecology. She has a special interest in reconstructive surgery and pelvic prolapse. Dr. Ferzandi is an in-network provider for Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Neighborhood Health Plan, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Ferzandi has received distinctions including Professor Louis Burke Award for Excellence in Colposcopy.; Coghill Award for Cell Biology.; and Student Research Award in Cell Biology.. Dr. Ferzandi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. She is affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence, obstetric injury to the pelvic floor, ... (Read more)

Jeannine Marie Miranne MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
1032 Main Street
Weymouth, MA
(617) 732-4838

Dr. Jeannine Miranne is an urogynecology specialist in Weymouth, MA. Before completing her residency at Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Dr. Miranne attended medical school at Albany Medical College. Dr. Miranne is affiliated with South Shore Hospital.

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What is Urogynecology?

Urogynecology, sometimes called by the longer but more descriptive name 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 urogynecologists 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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