We found 7 providers with an interest in endometriosis and who accept Fidelis near West Islip, NY.

Showing 1-7 of 7
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Angelica Maria Hernandez Sr., MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
320 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY
 

Dr. Angelica Hernandez specializes in general gynecology. Dr. Hernandez is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her areas of expertise include genital warts, menopause, and contraception (birth control). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hernandez takes. After completing medical school at the University of Valle, she performed her residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. She is affiliated with St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, South Nassau Communities Hospital, and Southside Hospital. Dr. Hernandez has an open panel.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, Urinary Incontinence, Genital Warts, Contraception, Pap ... (Read more)

Dr. John Anthony Pallotta, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
320 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY
 

Dr. John Pallotta sees patients in West Islip, NY. His medical specialty is general gynecology. Dr. Pallotta's clinical interests include genital warts, menopause, and menstrual disorders. He takes HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College, Dr. Pallotta attended New York Medical College for medical school. Dr. Pallotta (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Italian.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

Dr. Jacqueline Ann Ammirata, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
320 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY
 

Dr. Jacqueline Ammirata specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Her clinical interests include genital warts, menopause, and contraception (birth control). Dr. Ammirata is professionally affiliated with Southside Hospital. She attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Nassau University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Ammirata's patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. She is in-network for HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 Wicks Road
Brentwood, NY
 

Dr. Nicholas Kleopoulos is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Smithtown, NY and Brentwood, NY. Dr. Kleopoulos obtained his medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and performed his residency at Danbury Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, and Kings County Hospital Center. His areas of expertise include menopause, pre-eclampsia, and amenorrhea (missed periods). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Amerigroup, HealthSmart, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Kleopoulos (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. Dr. Kleopoulos is professionally affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

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

Dr. Maria Eleanor Lockhart, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
320 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY
 

Dr. Maria Lockhart is a West Islip, NY physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Her education and training includes medical school at Harvard Medical School and residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Lockhart include genital warts, menopause, and contraception (birth control). Patient reviews placed Dr. Lockhart at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lockhart accepts. Dr. Lockhart (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French. Dr. Lockhart is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Menopause, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, Urinary Incontinence, Genital Warts, Contraception, Pap ... (Read more)

Dr. Margarita Jurak, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
320 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY
 

Dr. Margarita Jurak practices general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jurak include genital warts, menstrual disorders, and high risk pregnancy. The average patient rating for Dr. Jurak is 2.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Medical Academy of Latvia. For her residency, Dr. Jurak trained at North Shore University Hospital and Queens Hospital Center. In addition to English, Dr. Jurak (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French. Dr. Jurak is affiliated with Queens Hospital Center.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, Genital Warts, Contraception, HPV, Ectopic Pregnancy, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Adam Judge, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
320 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY
 

Dr. Peter Judge practices general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among his clinical interests: genital warts, menstrual disorders, and high risk pregnancy. Patient ratings for Dr. Judge average 3.5 stars out of 5. HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Judge accepts. Dr. Judge is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Judge (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endometriosis

All Interests: Cervical Dysplasia, Genital Warts, Contraception, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Menstrual ... (Read more)

Gender

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

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.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.