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Gynecologic Surgery

Our office is equipped to provide minimally invasive equipment to diagnose and treat various gynecologic problems that significantly affect women. We have special protocols and procedures in place to reduce discomfort, and anxiety associated with surgeries. If you require major surgery, your surgery will be performed at Inova Loudoun Surgery Center.

In-Office Surgical Procedures

Pelvic Ultrasound

Sonography, also known as ultrasound is the best imaging and most cost effective procedure for evaluating the female pelvic organs. Sonohysterography uses saline or air bubbles as contrasting agent for enhanced visualization of the uterus.

This is a minimally invasive office procedure, used to treat heavy menses. It is particularly helpful for women who do not tolerate hormonal treatment well and wish to avoid major surgery. The most popular device is the Novasure endometrial ablation system.

Hysteroscopy

Hysteroscopy is the use of a tiny camera to visualized the endometrial cavity. Sterile saline is infused through the cervical opening open the cavity. and allow visualization. Fibroids and other pathologies can be quickly diagnosed without having to leave the office.

Colposcopy is a quick procedure that allows for a closer look at the cervical tissue. It enables your doctor to get a better picture of changes caused by high risk HPV and tailor a care plan for further testing and management based on current ASCCP guidelines.

Urethral Bulking

Urethral bulking agents are can be a good option for patients with urinary incontinence you want to avoid major surgery. There are permanent bulking agents and semi-permanent agents that also stimulate collagen production and and improve urethral tissue caliber.

Myosure

Myosure is a specialized minimally invasive surgery performed to remove submucosal fibroids and thus avoiding major surgery. It is ideal for patients with heavy bleeding due to fibroids and infertility patients who have fibroids.

This is a minimally invasive office procedure, that uses radiofrequency energy to stimulate collagen production to help improve vaginal tissue laxity which may also help with urinary incontinence and female sexual dysfunction.

Urodynamic Testing

Urodynamic testing is a procedure which is performed to evaluate urinary incontinence to determine which type a patient may have. This helps ensure that the appropriate treatment and care plan are established for each patient.

Hospital & Surgical Center Procedures

We have a thoughtful and seamless process in place to ensure that your hospital based surgery planning, procedure and post-op recovery are as efficient as possible. Most of our patients go home on the same day of surgery or leave the following day

Myomectomy

Removes Fibroids

Myomectomy is a specialized technique used to remove fibroids by making a small incision in the bikini area.  Hemostatic agents and electrocautery are used to ensure minimal bleeding.

Laparoscopy

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Laparoscopy is a specialized procedure where small incisions 5-10 mm are made in the belly button and lower abdomen to perform complex surgeries such as hysterectomy, removal of ovarian cysts, permanent and sterilization.

Hysterectomy

Removal of Uterus

Hysterectomy may be performed by laparoscopy, through vaginal route or using an incision on the abdomen.  Indications and type of hysterectomy chosen will be determined and recommended by your doctor.

Perineoplasty

Pelvic floor surgery

Pelvic floor surgery is performed for pelvic floor relaxation, urinary incontinence, and sometimes to improve pelvic pain sexual function.  Your doctor will discuss your goals with you after consultation and examination.

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