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Dr. Benjamin Michael Schwartz, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
118 North Country Boulevard
Port Jefferson, NY
 

Dr. Benjamin Schwartz is a gynecologic oncology specialist. Dr. Schwartz's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Schwartz speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Nassau University Medical Center, Huntington Hospital, and Plainview Hospital. Dr. Schwartz's practice is open to new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,801
  • Medicare Cost: $1,155
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Dr. Michael Loran Pearl, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
Division of Gynecologic Oncology; Hsc - T9-065
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Michael Pearl works as a gynecologic oncologist. Dr. Pearl (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. He has a special interest in cervix problems, ovarian cancer, and vaginal cancer. He is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Pearl obtained his medical school training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Healthfirst, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Cervix Problems, Vulvar Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Ovarian Disease, Cancer, Uterine Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,805
  • Medicare Cost: $928
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Dr. Elisabeth Jeremias, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
23 South Howell Avenue
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. Elisabeth Jeremias is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Jeremias (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hungarian and German. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jeremias include genital warts, menopause, and contraception (birth control). She is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Jeremias graduated from the University of Düsseldorf Faculty of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. She is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Amerigroup, HealthSmart, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

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

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Dr. Joyce Varughese-Raju, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
3 Edmund Pellegrino Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Joyce Varughese-Raju is a specialist in gynecologic oncology. Her education and training includes medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Her areas of expertise include the following: cervix problems, colposcopy, and cone biopsy (conization). Dr. Varughese-Raju accepts Viant, Healthfirst, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. Varughese-Raju (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Gynecology
200 Main Street
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Mark Funt's specialties are hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) and gynecology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include menopause, cryotherapy, and infertility. After attending Emory University School of Medicine, Dr. Funt completed his residency training at Grady Memorial Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Funt average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Funt honors several insurance carriers, including Vytra, MagnaCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
100 South Jersey Avenue; Suite 16
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Deborah Davenport is a medical specialist in obstetrics and gynecology. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: warts, colposcopy, and menopause. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Healthfirst are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Davenport honors. She studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Davenport trained at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Warts, Menopause, Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Hysteroscopy, Genital Warts, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
118 North Country Road
Port Jefferson, NY
 

Dr. Mindy Shaffran's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Shaffran's areas of expertise include the following: colposcopy, menopause, and cryotherapy. Her professional affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY) and Stony Brook University Hospital. She is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shaffran graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Shaffran (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , vaginal hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2500 Nesconset Highway; Building 19c
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Robert Kramer works as a general OB/GYN in Northport, NY, Stony Brook, NY, and Port Jefferson Station, NY. Dr. Kramer graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Maimonides Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: genital warts, menopause, and contraception (birth control). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Kramer is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He is professionally affiliated with St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY) and Northport VA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Menopause, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Urinary Incontinence, Genital Warts, Contraception, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Lauri Ellen Budnick, MD
Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology
6 Technology Drive; Suite 200
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Lauri Budnick works as a female pelvic medicine specialist and OB/GYN. Her areas of expertise include the following: urge incontinence (overactive bladder), colposcopy, and genital warts. Dr. Budnick honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. After completing medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Budnick (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, Contraception, Interstitial Cystitis, Urogynecological ... (Read more)

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Dr. Todd Russell Griffin, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 6 Technology Drive, Suite 200
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Todd Griffin is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Griffin's clinical interests include colposcopy, genital warts, and menopause. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center for residency. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Warts, Menopause, Colposcopy, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasound, Urinary Incontinence, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
200 E. Main Street
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. Nicholas Kleopoulos is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Kleopoulos's clinical interests include colposcopy, menopause, and cryotherapy. He is in-network for Amerigroup, HealthSmart, Viant, and more. He studied medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Kleopoulos trained at Danbury Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, and Kings County Hospital Center for residency. Dr. Kleopoulos (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Greek. He is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy

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

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Dr. Christine Anne Conway, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
205 North Belle Meade Road
E. Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Christine Conway is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. Dr. Conway's average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Conway include colposcopy, menopause, and amenorrhea (missed periods). She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Winthrop University Hospital, Dr. Conway attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy

All Interests: Warts, Colposcopy, Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, Contraception, HPV, Ectopic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
200 Main Street
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Julie Welischar practices general obstetrics & gynecology in East Setauket, NY, Bohemia, NY, and Rocky Point, NY. She attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Metropolitan Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center for residency. Her clinical interests include colposcopy, menopause, and cryotherapy. Patients gave Dr. Welischar an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Welischar takes Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY) and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in Obstetrics
2500 Route 347; Building 19c, Suite 72
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Christian Westermann practices obstetrics. These areas are among Dr. Westermann's clinical interests: colposcopy, menopause, and contraception (birth control). His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Viant. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Westermann attended medical school at the University of the Northeast School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy

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

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Dr. Elizabeth Ruane Garduno, MPH, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 6 Technology Drive
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Elizabeth Garduno is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Garduno include warts, colposcopy, and adolescent gynecology. After completing medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Dr. Garduno performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. She accepts Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Warts, Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
2500 Rte. 347; Building 10
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Michael Gentilesco specializes in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Gentilesco (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and Portuguese. His areas of expertise include colposcopy, menopause, and cryotherapy. He is professionally affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. After completing medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Gentilesco average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gentilesco is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Vytra, MagnaCare, and Cigna.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

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

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What is a Hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy is an extremely common surgery performed to remove the uterus. Sometimes the fallopian tubes, ovaries, or cervix will be removed as well. A woman who has had a hysterectomy will no longer have periods and cannot get pregnant.

There are a variety of reasons that women have hysterectomies, including:
  • Heavy bleeding or pain, such as that due to fibroids, endometriosis, or adenomyosis
  • Cancer
  • Prolapsed uterus, where the pelvic muscles can no longer completely hold the uterus in place

It is important to note that having any of these conditions does not necessarily mean that a hysterectomy is necessary. There are other available treatment options in most cases.

Although the uterus is responsible for a period, it is the ovaries that control the hormonal changes that women go through every month. So if a woman has a hysterectomy but keeps her ovaries, she might still experience hormonal swings every month even if she no longer has a period. Alternately, if a younger woman has a hysterectomy where her ovaries as removed, she will essentially be in immediate menopause.

A hysterectomy can be performed traditionally through one large cut in the abdomen, laparoscopically using tiny incisions and small tools, or through the vagina. Full recovery may take four to six weeks. After a hysterectomy, you might experience sexual changes such as vaginal dryness or a change in libido. It is common to experience strong emotions after a hysterectomy, including both grief and relief. If your ovaries were removed, you may be at higher risk for certain diseases, such as heart disease and osteoporosis. Taking hormonal birth control might reduce this risk.