We found 9 providers with an interest in endometriosis and who accept First Health near East Windsor, NJ.

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Dr. Scott Evan Eder, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
666 Plainsboro Road Building 100; Suite C
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Scott Eder's specialty is general gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Eder include colposcopy, cystocele (bladder prolapse), and myomectomy (fibroid removal). Dr. Eder's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. He attended Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and then went on to complete his residency at The University Hospital, Newark and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Eder is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Depression, Cystocele, Adolescent Gynecology, Cryosurgery, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Heather Michelle Van Raalte, MD
Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Gynecology
10 Forrestal Road S; Suite 205
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Heather Van Raalte works as a female pelvic medicine specialist and gynecologist in Princeton, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Van Raalte include cystocele (bladder prolapse), female incontinence, and uterine prolapse. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Van Raalte attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Van Raalte's professional affiliations include Capital Health and Princeton HealthCare System.

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All Interests: Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Sacrocolpopexy, Incontinence, Female Urologic ... (Read more)

Dr. Seth G Derman, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
300b Princeton Hightstown Road; Suite 202
East Windsor, NJ
 

Dr. Seth Derman is an infertility specialist and gynecologist in Lawrenceville, NJ and East Windsor, NJ. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Derman include menstrual disorders, endometrial ablation, and endometriosis. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, he performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Dr. Derman is professionally affiliated with Abington Health, Capital Health, and Princeton HealthCare System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Infertility, Multiple Pregnancy, Hysteroscopy, in Vitro Fertilization, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da ... (Read more)

Dr. Eugene Samuel Gamburg, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
300b Princeton - Hightstown Road; Suite 202
East Windsor, NJ
 

Dr. Eugene Gamburg works as a general OB/GYN in Lawrenceville, NJ and East Windsor, NJ. The average patient rating for Dr. Gamburg is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include colposcopy, menstrual disorders, and uterine prolapse. He is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Dr. Gamburg performed his residency at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce R Pierce, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
300b Princeton - Hightstown Road; Suite 202
East Windsor, NJ
 

Dr. Bruce Pierce is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among his clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), colposcopy, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Pierce is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Dr. Pierce graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Gynecologic Procedures, Breast Issues, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Contraception, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nina P Bhatia, MD
Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology
10 Forrestal Road S; Suite 205
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Nina Bhatia is a Princeton, NJ physician who specializes in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology. Her areas of expertise include the following: cystocele (bladder prolapse), female incontinence, and uterine prolapse. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bhatia obtained her medical school training at Ross University School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Bhatia is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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All Interests: Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Sacrocolpopexy, Incontinence, Female Urologic ... (Read more)

Dr. Bani A Sarma, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
300b Princeton - Hightstown Road; Suite 202
East Windsor, NJ
 

Dr. Bani Sarma practices general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Sarma's areas of expertise include colposcopy, cystocele (bladder prolapse), and uterine prolapse. She is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine and a graduate of LeHigh Valley Hospital Network's residency program. The average patient rating for Dr. Sarma is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sarma is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, Metabolism, ... (Read more)

Dr. Yana Markidan, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
300b Princeton - Hightstown Road; Suite 202
East Windsor, NJ
 

Dr. Yana Markidan sees patients in Plainsboro, NJ, Lawrenceville, NJ, and East Windsor, NJ. Her medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Her areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), colposcopy, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Markidan is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Markidan is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginitis, Contraception, Pap ... (Read more)

Dr. Shefali Goyal, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
300b Princeton - Hightstown Road; Suite 202
East Windsor, NJ
 

Dr. Shefali Goyal is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She is a graduate of Medical College and Hospital Kolkata. She trained at Rochester General Hospital for residency. Dr. Goyal's areas of expertise include colposcopy, cystocele (bladder prolapse), and depression. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. Dr. Goyal is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Depression, Cystocele, Adolescent Gynecology, Cryosurgery, Multiple Pregnancy, ... (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.
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