We found 4 providers matching gynecologic surgery and who accept GHI HMO near Bohemia, NY.

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Dr. Joyce Varughese-Raju, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4875 Sunrise Highway
Bohemia, NY
 

Dr. Joyce Varughese practices gynecologic oncology. She attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then went on to complete her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. These areas are among her clinical interests: cervix problems, genital warts, and colposcopy. Dr. Varughese accepts Viant, Healthfirst, CIGNA Plans, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Varughese (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy, gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cervix Problems, Gynecologic Cancer, HPV, Hysterectomy, Gynecologic Surgery, Cone ... (Read more)

Dr. Elisabeth Jeremias, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
23 South Howell Avenue
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. Elisabeth Jeremias specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Centereach, NY and Cenereach, NY. She attended the University of Düsseldorf Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Jeremias's areas of expertise include the following: genital warts, menopause, and contraception (birth control). She has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is in-network for Amerigroup, HealthSmart, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Jeremias (or staff) is conversant in Hungarian and German. Dr. Jeremias is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Genital Warts, Contraception, Pap Test, Ectopic Pregnancy, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Dorota Barbara Kowalska, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4875 Sunrise Highway; Suite 200
Bohemia, NY
 

Dr. Dorota Kowalska specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in East Setauket, NY and Bohemia, NY. Dr. Kowalska (or staff) speaks Urdu, Arabic, and Korean. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kowalska include menopause, cryosurgery, and loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP). She is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. She is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Kowalska trained at Queens Hospital Center. Dr. Kowalska accepts Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy, gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Cervix Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christina Pardo Maxis, MPH, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4875 Sunrise Highway
Bohemia, NY
 

Dr. Christina Maxis is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She works in Bohemia, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Maxis include genital warts, contraception (birth control), and menorrhagia (heavy periods). Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Maxis attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She takes Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cervix Problems, Genital Warts, Contraception, Pap Test, HPV, Ectopic Pregnancy, ... (Read more)

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What is Gynecologic Surgery?

Gynecologic surgery is surgery performed on a woman’s pelvic region. It is usually performed by an OB/GYN and can involve the bladder, rectum, or reproductive organs. Surgery in this area may be performed for many reasons, but the most common procedures include:
  • Hysterectomy
  • Fibroid removal
  • Treatment of endometriosis or other heavy bleeding
  • Cancer treatment, including cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancers
  • Removal of ovarian cysts
  • Infertility treatment
  • Treatment for incontinence
  • Sterilization or ‘tube-tying’
  • Surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
  • Repair of vaginal tears

More and more, gynecologic surgery is moving towards the use of minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery uses several small incisions and tiny tools and scopes to perform the operation, rather than one large opening. While it is not appropriate in every case, minimally invasive surgery can lead to less scarring, less blood loss, faster recovery, and a lower chance for infection. Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery may be performed with a laparoscope, a thin tube with a camera on the end that allows the surgeon to see inside the body. It may also be performed robotically, using even smaller tools and cameras that a surgeon controls from a computer. Robotic surgery allows even better vision, precision, and control than laparoscopic surgery.

Over the course of a lifetime, many women need pelvic surgery to stay healthy. Qualified gynecologic surgeons will have the right tools at their disposal to provide care with a minimum of discomfort.
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