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We found 18 providers with an interest in endometriosis and who accept Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield near East Windsor, NJ.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 Liberty Street
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Melanie Schwartz is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Schwartz completed her residency training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. These areas are among her clinical interests: laparoscopic hysterectomy, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and colposcopy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Independence Blue Cross, and Cigna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schwartz accepts. She is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, Breast Issues, Hysteroscopy, ... (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's specialties are female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Van Raalte include cystocele (bladder prolapse), female incontinence, and uterine prolapse. Dr. Van Raalte accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. She graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Van Raalte is professionally affiliated with Capital Health and Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

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. Patients gave Dr. Eder an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include colposcopy, cryotherapy, and ablation. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. After completing medical school at Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, he performed his residency at The University Hospital, Newark and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

Dr. Debra Levinson Levinson, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 Liberty Street
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Debra Baseman is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Princeton, NJ and Plainsboro, NJ. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Baseman include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), colposcopy, and cryotherapy. Dr. Baseman honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Independence Blue Cross, Cigna, and more. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University, Dr. Baseman attended Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Baseman is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Multiple Pregnancy, Osteoporosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Anthony Naraine, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
One Union Street; Suite 106
Robbinsville, NJ
 

Dr. Christopher Naraine, who practices in Hamilton, NJ, Robbinsville, NJ, and Monroe Township, NJ, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among his clinical interests: colposcopy, cryotherapy, and ablation. He is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Princeton HealthCare System. Dr. Naraine is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and a graduate of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Naraine is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

Dr. Michael Barry Resnick, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
One Union Street; Suite 106
Robbinsville, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Resnick is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: colposcopy, cryotherapy, and ablation. He is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Resnick performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Resnick honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

Dr. Helen Simigiannis, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
375 Route 130; Suite 103
East Windsor, NJ
 

Dr. Helen Simigiannis is a specialist in general gynecology. She works in East Windsor, NJ and Hightstown, NJ. She attended Ross University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University for residency. Dr. Simigiannis's areas of expertise include colposcopy, cryotherapy, and ablation. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Aetna, and more. Dr. Simigiannis is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Adolescent Gynecology, Osteoporosis, ... (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 obstetrician and gynecologist in Lawrenceville, NJ and East Windsor, NJ. After attending the University of Kentucky College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: colposcopy, menstrual disorders, and cryotherapy. Patient ratings for Dr. Gamburg average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gamburg is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

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

Dr. Bruce Pierce specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Pierce include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), colposcopy, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Pierce is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

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

Dr. Nina Bhatia's areas of specialization are female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among Dr. Bhatia's clinical interests: cystocele (bladder prolapse), female incontinence, and uterine prolapse. She is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bhatia takes. She studied medicine at Ross University School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

Dr. Jeffrey L Chait, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 Liberty Street
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Jeffrey Chait is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Princeton, NJ and Plainsboro, NJ. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: colposcopy, cryotherapy, and ablation. Dr. Chait is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chait's education and training includes medical school at the University of Bologna Faculty of Medicine and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and residency at Bellevue Hospital Center.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (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 a reproductive endocrinologist and gynecologist in Lawrenceville, NJ and East Windsor, NJ. Dr. Derman's clinical interests include menstrual disorders, endometrial ablation, and endometriosis. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Derman's medical residency was performed at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He is professionally affiliated with Abington Health, Capital Health, and Princeton HealthCare System. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

Dr. Vrunda Patel, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 Liberty Street
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Vrunda Patel's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients rated Dr. Patel highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include colposcopy, cryotherapy, and ablation. She is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. Dr. Patel is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance. Her education and training includes medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University and residency at Jefferson University Hospitals.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

Dr. Samih Adel Ibrahim, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
One Union Street; Suite 106
Robbinsville, NJ
 

Dr. Samih Ibrahim's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ibrahim include laparoscopic hysterectomy, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and colposcopy. Dr. Ibrahim is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Hartford Hospital. The average patient rating for Dr. Ibrahim is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Osteoporosis, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Bani Sarma is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Her average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sarma include colposcopy, cryotherapy, and ablation. Dr. Sarma is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. Dr. Sarma honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at Temple University School of Medicine and performed her residency at LeHigh Valley Hospital Network.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

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

Dr. Shefali Goyal practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Lawrenceville, NJ and East Windsor, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Goyal include colposcopy, cryotherapy, and ablation. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Goyal honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. After attending Medical College and Hospital Kolkata for medical school, Dr. Goyal completed her residency training at Rochester General Hospital. She is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Adolescent Gynecology, 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.