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We found 8 providers with an interest in endometriosis and who accept Medicare near Huntersville, NC.

Dr. Kimberly Anne Mammano, MD
Specializes in Other, General Gynecology
10030 Edison Square Drive Nw; Suite 100-a
Concord, NC
 

Dr. Kimberly Newman's specialty is general gynecology. Dr. Newman's patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Her areas of expertise include colposcopy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and ablation. She takes Medicare insurance. After attending Mount Sinai School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast and Carolinas Medical Center-University.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Cervicitis, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Earl Newman, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics, Gynecology
10030 Edison Square Drive Nw; Suite 100-a
Concord, NC
 

Dr. David Newman is a medical specialist in obstetrics and gynecology. These areas are among Dr. Newman's clinical interests: colposcopy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and ablation. His professional affiliations include Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast and Carolinas Medical Center-University. He attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Newman completed a residency program at Shands HealthCare. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Cervicitis, Multiple ... (Read more)

Dr. Eleanor Mark McCurdy, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics
16455 Statesville Road; Suite 480
Huntersville, NC
 

Dr. Eleanor McCurdy is an obstetrician. Dr. McCurdy's education and training includes medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. These areas are among her clinical interests: colposcopy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and ablation. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Medicare insurance. She has received professional recognition including the following: Charlotte Magazine Top Doctor (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) and Best Doctors in America (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014). Dr. McCurdy's hospital/clinic affiliations include Carolinas Medical Center and Carolinas Medical Center-University.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Cervicitis, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Ward Hildebrand, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
9603 Devonshire Drive
Huntersville, NC
 

Dr. Stephen Hildebrand works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist in Lincolnton, NC and Huntersville, NC. Dr. Hildebrand's clinical interests include colposcopy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and ablation. He takes Medicare insurance. His education and training includes medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. He is affiliated with Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Cervicitis, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Thomas Wicker Jr., MD
Specializes in Obstetrics
16455 Statesville Road; Suite 480
Huntersville, NC
 

Dr. Robert Wicker sees patients in Charlotte, NC and Huntersville, NC. His medical specialty is obstetrics. Clinical interests for Dr. Wicker include colposcopy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and ablation. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Carolinas Medical Center, Carolinas Medical Center-University, and the University Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and residency at Carolinas Medical Center. Dr. Wicker has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He has received professional recognition including the following: Resident Teaching Award Carolinas Medical Center (2009, 2014); Best Doctors in America (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014); and Charlotte Magazine Top Doctor (2010, 2011).

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Cervicitis, Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeanne Annette Rollins, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
5727 Prosperity Crossing Drive; Suite 2100
Charlotte, NC
 

Dr. Jeanne Rollins is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among Dr. Rollins's clinical interests: colposcopy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and ablation. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. She accepts Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Rollins performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Her distinctions include: Certified Nurse Midwife Consultant Award, University of California, San Diego; Resident Research Award, University of California, San Diego; and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Baylor College of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Carolinas Medical Center-University.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Cystocele, Infertility, Amenorrhea, Cervicitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Yvette Elaine Bessent, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
16455 Statesville Drive; Suite 400
Huntersville, NC
 

Dr. Yvette Bessent's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bessent include colposcopy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and ablation. Dr. Bessent's professional affiliations include Carolinas Medical Center and Carolinas Medical Center-University. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Bessent is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Cervicitis, Hysteroscopy, Vaginitis, ... (Read more)

Brookes Brinson Vaughan, MS
Specializes in Women's Health, Obstetrics & Gynecology
16455 Statesville Road; Suite 480
Huntersville, NC
 

Ms. Brookes Vaughan's areas of specialization are women's health and obstetrics & gynecology. Her areas of expertise include contraception (birth control), adolescent gynecology, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Ms. Vaughan honors Medicare insurance. She is affiliated with Carolinas HealthCare System.

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All Interests: Adolescent Gynecology, Women's Health Issues, Endometriosis, Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, ... (Read more)

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What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a painful disease that affects up to 10% of women during their childbearing years. It happens when cells that normally line the uterus migrate and appear in other parts of the body. These cells respond to monthly hormonal fluctuations and grow blood-rich tissue and shed it, just as they would inside the uterus. This can result in pain, and the bleeding can cause scar tissue to form. The thick, inflexible scar tissue (called an adhesion) can become very painful if it stops organs within the body from being able to move freely.

Endometriosis can happen almost anywhere in the body, but it happens most often within the pelvic cavity. The endometriosis lesions are most often seen on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, pelvic wall, bladder, bowel, and intestines. Specific symptoms of endometriosis depend on where the lesions are located, but the most common are:
  • Pain, especially with the menstrual cycle
  • Infertility
  • Diarrhea or constipation during the menstrual cycle
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Heavy or irregular periods

No one knows what causes endometriosis. It is more common in women who have relatives with endometriosis, who have never given birth, and those who have a history of pelvic infections. It is diagnosed by laparoscopy, where a small tube with a camera on the end is inserted into the body in order to take a close look at the area where endometriosis is suspected to be.

Treatment for endometriosis depends on the severity and location of the lesions. Sometimes surgery to remove the endometriosis or adhesions is the best option. Pain medication helps make the major symptom of endometriosis more bearable. Additionally, some women have had success taking birth control pills or progestins to reduce the fluctuations in hormones that cause the endometriosis activity.