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Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Drive #1200, Chicago, 60611 | Get Directions

Chicago gynecologist specializing in minimally invasive surgery for fibroids, endometriosis, and more

If you have been suffering from the symptoms of uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, or other painful gynecologic issues, surgical treatment may be the only way to provide you with long-lasting relief. At Northwestern Women’s Health Associates in Chicago, Illinois, our team of gynecologists specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques to help restore your quality of life – with minimal scarring and faster recovery.

Minimally Invasive Surgery For Fibroids Near Me In Chicago, IL

Hysteroscopy

A hysteroscopy is a specialized procedure where a thin telescope called a hysteroscope is inserted into the vaginal opening to examine and treat abnormalities in the cervix or uterus. Sonohystogram may be recommended if you are experiencing problematic symptoms and it is unclear what the cause is.

If you have uterine fibroids or polyps, an operative hysteroscopy may be performed to remove the fibroids or polyps (a procedure called “myomectomy or polypectomy”). During this procedure, we gently remove the fibroids without causing damage to the healthy surrounding tissues. This treatment is a great option for patients who are still of childbearing age and does not involve surgical incisions or long recovery times. If the fibroids are not located inside the uterus, however, laparoscopic removal is often required.

Laparoscopic surgery

Traditional gynecological surgery involves opening the lower abdomen or pelvic cavity with a large incision and removing the problematic tissues (such as a cyst, fibroid, endometriosis, or scar tissue) or performing a hysterectomy or oophorectomy. While this is an effective way to treat a variety of conditions, open surgery typically has extensive recovery times and scarring, along with a chance of post-operative problems like infection.

With laparoscopic treatment, much smaller incisions are made. A telescopic rod lens system is used to transmit clear video images of the internal organs onto a computer screen, which the doctor uses to perform the procedure with precision and accuracy. With laparoscopic treatment, patients experience many benefits, including:

  • Shorter recovery times
  • Less bleeding during surgery
  • Smaller incisions and scars
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Reduced risk of exposure to contaminants during surgery and post-operative infection
  • A lower-cost

Additionally, we are equipped with the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System, which enables us to perform robotic hysterectomies with greater dexterity and precision using extremely high magnification.

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Post-operative recovery

With any surgical treatment, including minimally invasive techniques, it is important to rest as needed and take care of yourself in the days following your procedure. We will give you all of the after-care information you need to heal rapidly and have a smooth recovery. This may include taking certain medications, avoiding sexual activity and the use of tampons for a specified amount of time, and going on gentle walks to help promote circulation and healing.

Your gynecologic care team

At Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, we take pride in providing high-quality, specialized care for the women who visit our practice. We take the time to get to know you as a person and work collaboratively with you to determine the best treatment plan for your specific health needs and treatment preferences. To schedule your appointment at our office in Chicago, IL, call us at 312-440-9400 or book your appointment online today!

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women’s healthcare, our team of experts is dedicated to providing every woman highest level of sensitive, specialized care

At Northwestern Women's Health Associates

your unique needs are our highest priority.

Making use of advanced technology and staying on the cutting edge of women’s healthcare, our team of experts is dedicated to providing every woman who visits our office with the highest level of sensitive, specialized care. At our office in Chicago, you can receive exceptional obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN) services from any one of our highly skilled doctors, including Stanley Friedell, MD; Marc Feldstein, MD; Abbie Roth, MD; Lisa Brunengraber, MD; Regina Belmonte, MD; Sharon Wise, MD; Julianne Morton, MD; Whitney Dunn, MD; and Aleena Lakhanpal, MD. With their combined expertise, this team of board-certified doctors at Northwestern Women's Health Associates makes it possible for you to receive efficient, personalized care from the preeminent women’s hospital in the Midwest.

Success Stories

  • 5 Star Review
    "Wonderful experience with Dr. Julianne Morton @ NW Women's Associates. I've recommended her to countless girlfriends. Being a first time mom, I went through many physical symptoms and emotions that accompany pregnancy. She is extremely thorough, patient, and has wonderful bedside manner. I felt confident going into delivery with Dr. Morton taking the lead with my delivery. Wonderful practice!"

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  • 5 Star Review
    "Dr. Morton is absolutely amazing. She cared for me throughout my first pregnancy and we found her to be kind and caring and straightforward - could not have asked for a better experience! Dr. Dunn ended up being on call during my delivery and she was great as well. I have always found the nurses and office staff to be friendly and on top of things - very happy with the practice!"

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  • 5 Star Review
    "I had to have a laproscopic hysterectomy done by Dr. Friedell and all went fabulously! They were very detailed in pre-op which made a lot of difference. I came out of surgery feeling great and post op I was back to work within two weeks. Everyone at the practice, at the hospital, at pre-op were incredible."

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  • 5 Star Review
    "Dr.Julianne Morton is amazing! I was recommended by a friend when I moved to the Chicago area and was looking for an OB-GYN. I have seen her for two years in Chicago for my yearly exam. She is beyond kind and great at what she does. Dr.Morton makes you feel very comfortable and is such an incredible doctor! I have recommended her to all of my friends as well who need a new gyno/OB-GYN."

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  • 5 Star Review
    "Dr. Morton is a really great doctor. She has an incredible bedside manner and makes you feel comfortable. She makes sure to ask if you have any questions and will happily answer all of them with you. Would highly recommend!"

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  • 5 Star Review
    "Dr. Friedell is amazing! He helped delivered my first baby and the whole process was super smooth and stress free. All the staff in the office are super friendly too. Highly recommend!"

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  • 5 Star Review
    "I visited Dr Feldstein office yesterday. All of his stuff was very kind and nice to me. He has a professional-team, so I know I have nothing to be afraid of. Just wanted to say thanks to all the people I meet. I am in good hands."

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  • 5 Star Review
    "Dr Freidell is extremely knowledgeable, thorough and really cares about his patients. He is very good at getting to the root of the problem, especially with overlapping symptoms. He guided me through all my options and their implications. I will highly recommend him and his team."

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  • 5 Star Review
    "I love Dr. Belmonte. I have been going to her since 2006! She rocks!!! She is straight to the point, I love that about her. When I leave her office after seeing her I always feel great, like a just left a good friends house or something!"
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  • 5 Star Review

    "I can not tell you how wonderful my experiences have been. Dr. Sharon Wise is my doctor and she is fantastic. She is straightforward and honest about treatments and procedures. I enjoy her sense of humor, and I found her bedside manner when delivering my son to be excellent. "

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