Minimally Invasive Surgery in Wailea, HI

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What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?

At Wahine Health in Wailea, HI, board-certified gynecologist Dr. Carrie Giordano offers several minimally invasive surgeries that treat gynecological conditions, such as fibroids, abnormal bleeding, abnormal Pap smears, endometriosis, uterine prolapse, and infertility. The minimally invasive approach avoids the need for large abdominal incisions and can often be performed in the office, allowing for less recovery time. For more information or to schedule a consultation, contact Wahine Health today!

What Are the Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery at Wahine Health offers a range of benefits, enhancing patient care with advanced techniques that help our patients avoid major surgeries. This approach prioritizes safety and recovery, focusing on the unique needs of each patient. Key benefits for our patients can include:

  • Reduced Recovery Time: Faster return to daily activities
  • Less Scarring: Smaller incisions lead to minimal scarring
  • Lower Risk of Infection: Smaller incisions reduce infection risks
  • Less Pain Post-Surgery: Minimizes discomfort and reliance on pain medication
  • Improved Accuracy: Enhanced precision in surgical procedures

Is Minimally Invasive Surgery Right for You?

Depending on your gynecological needs, you may be an ideal candidate for one of our minimally invasive surgeries. This includes women who are experiencing infertility, abnormal bleeding, and more. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation and learn more about these advanced procedures.

What are the types of Minimally Invasive Surgery Offered?

At Wahine Health, Dr. Carrie Giordano offers a variety of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery options utilizing the latest surgical techniques. We understand that the idea of surgery can be intimidating, and we invite you to schedule a consultation with our team so we can ease your mind.

  • Fibroids: A myomectomy or fibroidectomy is done to remove uterine fibroids and preserve the uterus
  • Abnormal bleeding: An endometrial ablation removes or destroys the endometrial lining of the uterus to alleviate heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Abnormal Pap smears: A colposcopy is performed to examine the vulva, vagina, and cervix and collect small biopsies after an abnormal Pap smear result
  • Endometriosis surgery: Endometrial tissue, cysts, and scar tissue that grow outside of the uterus are removed through a small incision in the abdomen
  • Uterine prolapse: Pelvic organ prolapse happens when the pelvic floor muscles are weakened or damaged
  • Infertility: There are several laparoscopic surgery options to identify and correct conditions that cause infertility

So greatful to have Dr. Giordano serving the ladies of Maui! I recently had a major procedure. She was kind, informative, professional and just all around amazing from beginning to end. No complications and absolutely zero complaints! Thank you Dr. G!!

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After undergoing minimally invasive surgery at Wahine Health, patients can expect a relatively quick recovery process. Dr. Carrie Giordano ensures that the smaller incisions used in procedures such as fibroid removal or endometrial ablation minimize scarring, reduce pain, and lower the risk of infection. Most patients can return to their daily activities sooner than they would with traditional surgery, experiencing less discomfort and needing fewer pain medications. It's important for each patient to follow specific aftercare instructions provided by Dr. Giordano to ensure the best outcome and a smooth recovery.

Trust Us With Your Infertility Journey

Dr. Carrie Giordano performs minimally invasive gynecologic surgeries at Wahine Health that help manage conditions that can affect the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries and often contribute to infertility. If you suffer from abnormal menstrual bleeding, endometriosis, fibroids, or uterine prolapse, contact our office in Wailea, HI office to schedule a consultation to learn more about the surgical options available to improve your condition.

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How does minimally invasive surgery differ from open surgery?

Minimally invasive gynecology surgery differs significantly from open surgery in several key ways. Firstly, it involves much smaller incisions, often just a few centimeters long. This leads to less postoperative pain and quicker healing times. Secondly, minimally invasive techniques usually require less time in the hospital and allow for a faster return to normal activities. Additionally, the risk of complications like infection or bleeding is generally lower compared to open surgery. Overall, minimally invasive options offer a more comfortable and convenient surgical experience.

Can minimally invasive procedures be performed as outpatient surgeries?

Yes, many minimally invasive gynecology procedures can be performed on an outpatient basis, meaning you can go home the same day as your surgery. This is due to smaller incisions and less invasive techniques allowing for quicker recovery and fewer complications. However, the nature of the condition being treated, as well as your overall health, can influence whether an overnight hospital stay is recommended. You should always consult with Dr. Giordano for personalized advice on what to expect for your specific procedure.

How long does a typical minimally invasive surgery last?

The duration of a minimally invasive gynecologic procedure can vary widely depending on the condition being treated and the specific surgical technique used. Generally, these surgeries can take anywhere from 30 minutes to a few hours. Dr. Giordano will give you a more accurate time estimate tailored to your specific case.

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