We found 6 female pelvic medicine specialists near Weymouth, MA.
Dr. Vatche Minassian is a specialist in urogynecology. In addition to English, Dr. Minassian speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), South Shore Hospital, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and 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 accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He has an open panel.
Dr. Gerry Campos is an urogynecologist. His clinical interests encompass pelvic reconstructive surgery and urogynecological problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Campos is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Campos studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Campos completed a residency program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Campos's hospital/clinic affiliations include Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Beth Israel Deaconess (BID) Hospital-Milton, and South Shore Hospital. He has an open panel.
Clinical interests: Urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery
Dr. Tanaz Ferzandi practices urogynecology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ferzandi include reconstructive surgery and pelvic prolapse. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Neighborhood Health Plan, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for residency. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Ferzandi has received include Professor Louis Burke Award for Excellence in Colposcopy.; Coghill Award for Cell Biology.; and Student Research Award in Cell Biology.. In addition to English, Dr. Ferzandi (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Ferzandi is professionally affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. She welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence, obstetric injury to the pelvic floor, ... (Read more)
Dr. Neeraj Kohli's area of specialization is urogynecology. Dr. Kohli has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Beverly Hospital (Beverly, MA), Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and South Shore Hospital. He honors Aetna, Medicaid, Medicare, and more. He is accepting new patients. After completing medical school at Boston University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Kohli's distinctions include: Aagl Golden Laporascope Award; Golden Laporascope Award; and Best Doctors.
Dr. Abraham Morse specializes in urogynecology. He is in-network for Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Morse has received professional recognition including the following: 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.
Dr. Jeannine Miranne is a physician who specializes in urogynecology. She is affiliated with South Shore Hospital. She graduated from Albany Medical College and then she performed her residency at Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. Dr. Miranne honors Medicare insurance.
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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.