From removing painful fibroids to addressing heavy bleeding, Dr. Brown has the knowledge and expertise to give you the fullest range of care possible.
That range of care includes a number of gynecological procedures for more common diagnoses that may be affecting your everyday life. Because of advancements in laparoscopic surgery, many of these procedures can be performed on an outpatient basis, allowing for quicker recovery times. And several can even be done in the office.
Dr. Brown will walk you through the benefits and risks associated with each approach, and discuss what is best for you and your specific circumstances. Once you and Dr. Brown decide on your goals and how best to reach them, Dr. Brown’s staff will give you thorough pre and post operative instructions. By following these instructions and staying in close contact with Dr. Brown and his team, you can realize the best outcomes from your procedure.
A colposcopy is a diagnostic procedure that involves the use of a tiny camera to give a close-up, detailed view of the cervix.
D&C stands for dilation and curettage. It’s a procedure that dilates the cervix so a small device can be inserted and scrape the lining of the uterus.
Hysteroscopy uses a tiny camera to examine the uterine (endometrial) cavity. This allows the Dr. a view to see what might be going on inside.
Endometrial ablation removes part of the uterine lining. There are several different methods of ablation, depending on the reason for the procedure.
An endometrial biopsy removes a small tissue sample from the lining of the uterus, and then the cells are examined for abnormalities.
Laparoscopy uses a thin flexible tube containing a video camera to view the organs of the abdomen and pelvis. A doctor can examine more closely any areas of concern.
A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus. When done laparoscopically, the uterus the procedure is performed through small incisions.
An ovarian cystectomy removes a cyst from the ovary(ies). Most ovarian cysts will resolve on their own, but sometimes need to be removed.
Myomectomy involves the removal of fibroids from the uterus. Most women who have fibroids have few or no symptoms. Your regular exams will expose any issues.
A polypectomy involves the removal of polyps that sometimes develop in the uterus or other areas of a woman’s reproductive system.