We found 21 providers with an interest in endometrial ablation and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near Downers Grove, IL.

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Dr. Steven Robert Daube, DO
Specializes in General Gynecology
950 York Road; Suite 102
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Steven Daube's area of specialization is general gynecology. Dr. Daube's education and training includes medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. These areas are among his clinical interests: laparoscopic hysterectomy, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), and menopause. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Daube is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, ... (Read more)

Dr. Deborah L Hay, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 102
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Deborah Hay is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Wheaton, IL, Warrenville, IL, and Glen Ellyn, IL. Her areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), essure, and menopause. Dr. Hay's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. She studied medicine at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and Rush Medical College. Dr. Hay's training includes a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hay honors. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Essure, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues, Endometrial Ablation, Menopause, NovaSure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth Ridge Macek, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 102
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Macek's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His clinical interests include essure, high risk pregnancy, and novasure. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Macek takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Macek is accepting new patients. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago, Dr. Macek attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Essure, Contraception, Ovarian Disease, High Risk Pregnancy, Fibroids, Endometrial Ablation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lucille R Russo, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 102
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Lucille Russo's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Russo include essure, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. She takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Russo attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Russo trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Essure, Hormone Replacement Therapy, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues, Endometrial ... (Read more)

Dr. Carla Anne Carpenter, DO
Specializes in General Gynecology
545 Plainfield; Suite C
Willowbrook, IL
 

Dr. Carla Carpenter is a general gynecology specialist. Dr. Carpenter speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Carpenter include menopause, depression, and endometrial ablation. She is affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, Adventist Medical Center La Grange, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Carpenter is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Depression, Contraception, Osteopathic Medicine, Laparoscopic Surgery, Intrauterine ... (Read more)

Dr. Freager Sinclair Williams, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
17w740 22nd Street
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Freager Williams' specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and colposcopy. Dr. Williams's professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Center for Health at Oakbrook Terrace North. Dr. Williams honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Williams completed a residency program at NYU Langone Medical Center. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Sonohysterography, Osteoporosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Naheed Rafat Akhter, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
4121 Fairview Avenue; #201
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Naheed Akhter is a Downers Grove, IL physician who specializes in general gynecology. She graduated from B.J. Medical College. Clinical interests for Dr. Akhter include bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), menopause, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Patients rated Dr. Akhter highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Akhter (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi. Dr. Akhter's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Holistic Approaches, Osteoporosis, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joan T Cardone, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
545 Plainfield; Suite C
Willowbrook, IL
 

Dr. Joan Cardone is a general gynecology specialist. She graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Her areas of expertise include bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and menopause. Dr. Cardone is rated highly by her patients. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Cardone's professional affiliations include Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, Adventist Medical Center La Grange, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott C Graziano, MS, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
17w740 22nd Street
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Scott Graziano practices general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Graziano's areas of expertise include laparoscopic hysterectomy, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, and sonohysterography. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Graziano attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge and Loyola Center for Health at Oakbrook Terrace North.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Sonohysterography, Hysteroscopy, Vaginal Hysterectomy, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey J Fitzer, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
135 N Oak Street
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Fitzer is a general gynecologist in Lombard, IL and Hinsdale, IL. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Fitzer include well woman gynecology, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, Adventist Medical Center La Grange, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. Dr. Fitzer is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, Vaccines, Annual Gynecological ... (Read more)

Dr. Leslie A Spencer, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
40 S. Clay Street; Suite 100
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Leslie Spencer sees patients in Hinsdale, IL. Her medical specialty is general gynecology. Dr. Spencer attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Spencer include vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), menopause, and infertility. The average patient rating for Dr. Spencer is 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Spencer is affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, Fibromyalgia, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Shamim Y Patel, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
7425 Janes Avenue; Suite 204
Woodridge, IL
 

Dr. Shamim Patel, who practices in Woodridge, IL, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. These areas are among her clinical interests: bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), essure, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. She is affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Essure, Contraception, Bioidentical ... (Read more)

Dr. Mario C Yu, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
1919 Midwest Road; Suite 100
Oak Brook, IL
 

Dr. Mario Yu, who practices in Oak Brook, IL, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. He attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and menopause. Dr. Yu has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Yu is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Mandarin and Cantonese. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Incontinence, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, Fibromyalgia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan S Stanley, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
545 Plainfield Road, Suite C; Suite C
Willowbrook, IL
 

Dr. Susan Murrey is a general gynecology specialist in Willowbrook, IL. Dr. Murrey graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Areas of expertise for Dr. Murrey include bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and menopause. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial ablation

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Dr. Gayle M Simmons, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
5207 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Gayle Simmons practices general gynecology in Downers Grove, IL. In addition to English, Dr. Simmons speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Simmons include essure, colposcopy, and menopause. Her professional affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Simmons accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , NovaSure, endometrial ablation

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, NovaSure, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Vaginal Birth after ... (Read more)

Dr. Elaine R Cheng, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
4121 Fairview Avenue; Suite 201 Women Ob - Gyn Associates Pc
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Elaine Cheng's area of specialization is general gynecology. She has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among her clinical interests: bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), menopause, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Dr. Cheng's professional affiliations include Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.

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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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