Our physicians at Roseburg Women's Health Care offer a number of in office and outpatient surgical options. We are fortunate to be affiliated with Mercy Medical Center and Oregon Surgery Center of Roseburg. After determining the best course for your care is surgery our surgical coordinator will work directly with the hospital and your insurance to get the necessary approval or pre-authorization and schedule the surgery in the proper time frame. We take pride in the fact that we always have your needs in mind and we will do everything in our power to accommodate your schedule and make your surgical experience as seamless as possible.
In Office Procedures:
- Colposcopy (Colpo)- A mild solution will be applied to your cervix and vagina to help highlight abnormal areas, the physician then removes (biopsy) small piece of the abnormal tissue from the cervix.
- Leep- A biopsy of cervical tissue is removed by the loop electrode excision procedure
- Cone biopsy- A biopsy of abnormal cervical tissue that is removed in a cone-shaped wedge of tissue
- Endometrial biopsy- A biopsy or tissue sample of the lining of the uterus
- Vulvar biopsy- tissue samples are removed from the vulva
- Novasure ablation- Is the global treatment of the endometrium or lining of the uterus with a quick delivery of radio frequency energy to greatly reduce or stop menstrual bleeding.
- Essure- A soft flexible insert will be placed into each fallopian tube, over the next 3 months your body forms a natural barrier around the Essure insert creating a barrier that prevents the sperm from reaching the eggs leading to permanent birth control.
Common Gynecological Surgeries:
- Sterilization- the fallopian tubes are tied or removed laparoscopically to prevent future pregnancy
- Diagnostic Laparoscopy-The physician makes a small incision just below the umbiilicus through which a small camera is inserted. Additional incisions are made in the abdomen for other instruments to be placed through the incision. The physcician can observe and manipulate the pelvic organs.
- Hysterectomy-removal of uterus and usually the cervix. Fallopian tubes and ovaries may or may not be removed as part of your procedure. Your physician will decide if a Laparoscopic or Abdominal hysterectomy is best for you.
- Hysteroscopy D&C- The physician performs a diagnostic inspection of the uterus and uterine cavity with a small camera. They may perform a cervical dilation and uterine curettage to take a sample of the uterine lining.
- Anterior & Posterior repair- physician repairs the herniation of the bladder and/or herniation of the bowel that protrudes into the septum of tissue between the bladder and vagina or between the vagina and rectum.
- Bladder sling- A small sling with mesh is inserted vaginally to treat stress incontinence
- C-section- is an incision that is made through a woman's abdomen and uterus to deliver the baby.