Women's Health at NCH

Gynecology

Care for Your Needs, Through Every Stage of Life

Preventing disease. Caring for problems as they arise. Helping you maintain optimal health as your body changes. That's what the NCH Gynecology team is here for.

Throughout your adult life as a woman, it is normal to have changing medical needs. Many different conditions affect women and require clinical care. Knowledge of symptoms, risk factors, prevention approaches, diagnostic tests/procedures, and available treatment options can help you make a more informed health care choice.  

Common Gynecological Concerns

Common Urinary Conditions

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Treatments
Treatment 1

NCH is a leader in robotic surgery

NCH offers da Vinci® Robotic Surgery and other minimally invasive treatment options for many gynecological conditions:

  • Hysterectomy and gynecological cancers— da Vinci provides a superior surgical tool for hysterectomies, particularly for radical hysterectomies for gynecological cancer.
  • Gynecological procedures—including the latest treatments for endometriosis, uterine fibroids, heavy uterine bleeding and uterine prolapse.

Treatment 3

Take charge of bladder control issues

More than 15 Million American women are affected by urinary incontinence, the involuntary loss of urine. Many suffer in silence and never tell their physician. Urinary incontinence is, however, a treatable condition.

You may need a painless test called a urodynamic study if you suffer from one or more of these conditions:

  • You are incontinent (leak urine)
  • Your bladder does not empty completely
  • You have uncomfortable symptoms, such as the frequent need to urinate
  • Your urine stream is intermittent or weak
  • You have persistent urinary tract symptoms

Using a multi-disciplinary approach, our physicians provide the latest in diagnostic testing and customized treatment to eliminate your incontinence. We follow treatment guidelines recommended by the National Institutes of Health, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research in treating urinary incontinence.

Treatment methods may include:

  • Pelvic floor muscle strengthening
  • Behavior modification 
  • Medications 
  • Surgery

Fibroid Embolization treatment

Fibroid Embolization

Uterine Fibroid Embolization is a non-surgical treatment option to shrink uterine fibroids and relieve symptoms.

Meet the Team

Multidisciplinary team of specialists

Take care of yourself. NCH can help with experts in gynecologists, gynecology oncologists, urogynecologists and interventional radiologists at NCH.

Gynecologists focus on the overall health of the female reproductive system. View gynecologists at NCH.

Gynecology oncologists specialize in diagnosing and treating cancers that are located on a woman’s reproductive organs. View gynecologic oncologists at NCH.

Urogynecologists are OB-GYNs that also specialize in the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction in women. View urogynecologists at NCH.

Interventional radiologists specialize in minimally-invasive, image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat conditions related to women's health and gynecological issues. View interventional radiologists at NCH.

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