In addition to the common procedures performed for gynecological conditions, the Baton Rouge area’s only board certified gynecologic oncologists performs extensive surgical procedures for all types of gynecologic cancer.
Surgeries at Woman's include:
- Removal of tubes and ovaries
- Gall bladder
- General surgery
- Hernia repair
Procedures to Treat:
- Cervical cancer
- Uterine cancer
- Uterine fibroids
- Uterne prolapse
Specialists at Woman's also perform:
- Reproductive endocrinology (infertility) procedures
- Minimally invasive procedures through small incisions, with the latest technology using physician assisted robotic surgery or laproscopy
The Team Approach
While all nurses can assist with all procedures, each nurse also belongs to a team with a special interest and expertise in a particular type of surgery.
Resource nurses for each team keep abreast of new equipment and techniques to share with other team members.
The highly skilled team of instrument technicians in surgical services ensures that specialized surgical equipment is always in flawless condition for the delicate procedures for which it is designed.
Shorter Hospital Stays
Hospital stays after surgery have become shorter. Now, more than ever, it is important for you to be prepared for surgery and to take an active part in your recovery.