Gynecologic Surgery

Rely on Essentia Health gynecologic surgeons to perform your procedure and help you feel better.

Expert Diagnostic Services for Women

Your doctor may schedule a gynecologic procedure to check your reproductive health or diagnose a condition. These tests include:

  • Cervical or endometrial biopsy – Removes tissue from your cervix or uterus for testing
  • Colposcopy – Looks at your cervix and vagina
  • Cystometrogram – Evaluates your bladder function
  • Hysteroscopy – Uses a thin tube called a hysteroscope to examine your uterus and cervix

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

When standard treatments don’t help your gynecologic condition, your doctor may recommend surgery. We’ll explain your surgical options and recommend minimally invasive techniques, such as laparoscopic or robot-assisted procedures, whenever possible. That means you’ll experience less pain and scarring and a quicker recovery.

Robotic Surgical Solutions

Gynecologic Surgical Treatments

Turn to us for gynecologic surgery to help treat cancer, endometriosis, infertility, pelvic organ prolapse, incontinence, fibroids, and more. Choose the skilled surgeons at Essentia for full gynecologic surgical services:

  • Dilatation and curettage (D&C) – Opens the cervix to remove tissue in your uterus
  • Endometrial ablation – Removes the lining of your uterus
  • Hysterectomy – Removes your uterus
  • Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) – Takes abnormal tissue out of your cervix
  • Myomectomy – Removes fibroids from your uterus
  • Pelvic mass removal – Takes out a growth or tumor in your pelvis
  • Transvaginal or transobturator tape – Supports your urethra with mesh tape

Endometrial Ablation

Relieve your abnormal or heavy vaginal bleeding with an endometrial ablation procedure. This procedure doesn’t require an incision. At some Essentia locations you’ll find office-based ablation treatments, such as:

  • NovaSure® – Uses electric current to remove the lining of your uterus
  • Hydrothermal – Circulates heated fluid inside your uterus to remove the lining
  • Rollerball ablation – Destroys the lining of the uterus using a ball-shaped electrode

Permanent Birth Control

Talk to your doctor about ways to prevent pregnancy permanently. Ask about procedures such as:

  • Tubal ligation – Surgery to tie or cut the fallopian tubes
  • Tubal occlusion (Essure®) – A form of permanent birth control that places a coil into each of the fallopian tubes

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