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Minimally Invasive Surgery services offered in Mobile, AL

If you need minimally invasive surgery because of a women’s health concern, turn to Bay Area Physicians for Women in Mobile, Alabama. The skilled obstetrics and gynecology physicians offer minimally invasive surgery using cutting-edge technologies and procedures. Call the office to learn more or use the online booking tool today.


Q & A

What is minimally invasive surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery at Bay Area Physicians for Women consists of minor procedures that treat common obstetrics and gynecology problems in women. The practice is a regional leader in using state-of-the-art gynecological surgery methods. 

Why might I need minimally invasive surgery?

You may be a candidate for minimally invasive surgery at Bay Area Physicians for Women if you struggle with:

  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Pelvic pain
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Uterine polyps
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Infertility
  • Endometriosis
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Gynecological cancers
  • Other obstetrical or gynecological problems

To find out which minimally invasive surgery may be best for you, your Bay Area Physicians for Women provider reviews your symptoms, lifestyle habits, and medical history. 

They check your vital signs, complete a physical exam that includes a pelvic exam, and may order diagnostic tests. You might need blood tests, urine testing, an ultrasound, or other imaging procedures.

What are the benefits of minimally invasive surgery?

The main benefits you can expect when choosing minimally invasive surgery at Bay Area Physicians for Women include:

  • Smaller incisions
  • Reduced scarring
  • Low risk of complications
  • Faster recovery
  • Less bleeding
  • Reduced need for anesthesia

The experts at Bay Area Physicians for Women are highly trained in performing various types of minimally invasive gynecological and obstetrical surgeries. 

In fact, the Bay Area Physicians for Women doctors act as proctors and train other medical experts in advanced OB/GYN methods.

What are the different types of minimally invasive surgery?

The various minimally invasive surgeries available at Bay Area Physicians for Women include:

Hysteroscopic surgery

Your Bay Area Physicians for Women provider may use hysteroscopic surgery for fibroids, tumors, abnormal bleeding, or other common gynecological problems. They insert a thin, lighted tube attached to a camera through your vagina into the cervix or uterus to complete minor surgery.

Laparoscopy

Laparoscopy uses a thin lighted tube with a camera attached (laparoscope) to perform minor surgeries. Your OB/GYN specialist makes tiny incisions and inserts the laparoscope to view and complete procedures inside of your abdominal or pelvic area.

Robotic surgery 

Robotic surgery at Bay Area Physicians for Women uses innovative technology that allows your surgeon to control robotic arms from a console. Doing so allows them to effectively complete minimally invasive gynecological procedures. 

This technology produces enhanced, three-dimensional images to achieve optimal precision and accuracy.

Bay Area Physicians for Women is one of the few practices in the region to perform single-site robotic surgery, meaning patients can have surgery using just one tiny incision.

Which minimally invasive surgery is best for me?

The Bay Area Physicians for Women providers tailor each minimally invasive surgery to match your personalized needs. They use the most conservative methods possible, and you always have a voice in your care.

To find out if you’re a candidate for minimally invasive surgery at Bay Area Physicians for Women, call the office or use the online booking tool today.

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