We found 3 providers with an interest in endometrial ablation and who accept Coventry Bronze near Avon, OH.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
36901 American Way; Mail Code Av369
Avon, OH
 

Dr. Amy Stephens is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Her clinical interests include polyps, menopause, and novasure. Dr. Stephens is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. She attended Tufts University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Howard University Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Stephens average 3.5 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stephens takes.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure

All Interests: Menopause, NovaSure, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Tumor, Multiple ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
36901 American Way; Mail Code Av369
Avon, OH
 

Dr. Jean Reinhold's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among her clinical interests: menopause, novasure, and amenorrhea (missed periods). Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Reinhold takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Before completing her residency at MetroHealth Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Reinhold attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Reinhold is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure

All Interests: Menopause, NovaSure, Amenorrhea, Tumor, Multiple Pregnancy, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal Discharge, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
36901 American Way; Suite A
Avon, OH
 

Dr. Tammy Parker works as a general OB/GYN. Dr. Parker has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her clinical interests include menopause, amenorrhea (missed periods), and tumor. She is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Dr. Parker obtained her medical school training at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. She is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Amenorrhea, Tumor, Multiple Pregnancy, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal Discharge, Vaginitis, ... (Read more)

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What is Endometrial Ablation?

Endometrial ablation is a procedure that destroys and removes a thin layer of the uterine lining. It is usually performed to treat heavy menstrual bleeding, especially if bleeding cannot be controlled by medications. After an endometrial ablation, periods often stop completely. If they do not, they are much lighter and easier to manage.

There are many different ways that the uterine lining can be removed, including radiofrequency, heat, microwaves, and cold. Ablations are usually performed with local anesthetic by an OB/GYN. A probe is inserted into the uterus through the vagina, and the end of the probe is expanded or moved around to access the uterine lining. Cramping and discharge afterwards are normal, but the procedure is not particularly painful.

Endometrial ablation is not for everyone. It shouldn’t be done by women who have reached menopause, or women with uterine cancer or uterine infections. It is important to remember that an endometrial ablation does not remove the uterus or ovaries, so regular pelvic exams are still important after this procedure. Women who are considering endometrial ablation should also be done having children. Pregnancy is possible after an endometrial ablation, though not likely. If pregnancy does occur, an ablation increases the risks of miscarriage and other problems, so reliable birth control must be used after endometrial ablation all the way through menopause.
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