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gerry-r-campos-md

Specializes in Urogynecology

51 Performance Drive
Weymouth, MA
(781) 682-8000; (617) 774-0600

(Average of 5 in 5 ratings)

Clinical interests: Urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery

Dr. Gerry Campos works as an urogynecologist in Quincy, MA and Weymouth, MA. He studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Campos completed a residency program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In Dr. Campos's practice, he is particularly interested in pelvic reconstructive surgery. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Campos is in-network for Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. He offers interpreting services for his patients. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Shore Hospital, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton. Dr. Campos is open to new patients.

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dr.-vatche-arakel-minassian-md

Specializes in Urogynecology

1032 Main Street
Weymouth, MA
(617) 732-4838

Dr. Vatche Minassian is an urogynecologist. He honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. After attending American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Minassian completed his residency training 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). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include South Shore Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Dr. Minassian welcomes new patients.

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neeraj-kohli-md,-mba

Specializes in Urogynecology

780 Main Street
Weymouth, MA
(617) 340-6446

(Average of 4.9 in 6 ratings)

Dr. Neeraj Kohli's medical specialty is urogynecology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kohli is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and United Healthcare. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kohli include: Aagl Golden Laporascope Award; Golden Laporascope Award; and Best Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with South Shore Hospital, Beverly Hospital, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Dr. Kohli is accepting new patients.

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dr.-abraham-n-morse-md,-mba

Specializes in Urogynecology

780 Main Street
Weymouth, MA
(617) 340-6446; (617) 732-6558

(Average of 5 in 2 ratings)

Dr. Abraham Morse works as an urogynecologist in Weymouth, MA, Wellesley, MA, and Wellesley Hills, MA. His professional affiliations include South Shore Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Morse completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He is an in-network provider for Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Morse has received professional recognition including the following: Best Doctors in America. He welcomes new patients.

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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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