We found 4 providers matching gynecologic surgery and who accept Health Net near Bohemia, NY.

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

Dr. Joyce Varughese's medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. Dr. Varughese's clinical interests include cervix problems, genital warts, and colposcopy. She is in-network for Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. Dr. Varughese (or staff) is conversant in 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' specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Jeremias (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hungarian and German. Clinical interests for Dr. Jeremias include genital warts, menopause, and contraception (birth control). She is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Düsseldorf Faculty of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. She is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Jeremias honors Amerigroup, HealthSmart, Viant, and more.

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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 is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. In addition to English, Dr. Kowalska (or staff) speaks Urdu, Arabic, and Korean. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kowalska include menopause, cryosurgery, and loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP). Dr. Kowalska is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. She is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and a graduate of Queens Hospital Center's residency program. Dr. Kowalska is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans.

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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 general obstetrician and gynecologist. These areas are among her clinical interests: genital warts, contraception (birth control), and menorrhagia (heavy periods). Dr. Maxis takes several insurance carriers, including Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans. She studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for residency.

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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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