“I thought I was dying. No one could figure out what was wrong.”
“I had heard the commercial many times before, but this time I called, desperate. I remembered saying ‘You are supposed to be the experts and I need help."
Michelle scheduled her appointment with CIGC’s endometriosis specialist Dr. Paul MacKoul.
“When I talked to Dr. Paul MacKoul, he didn’t blink an eye. He said that he had seen this before and that most likely there was endometriosis on my bowels. I finally felt like someone was willing to help me.”
MINIMALLY INVASIVE ENDOMETRIOSIS EXCISION WITH DUALPORTGYN
Dr. MacKoul performed DualPortGYN surgery to remove endometriosis. The surgery was complex as the endometrial implant was large, and had fused the uterus to the bowel. It turned out Michelle also had fibroids. In addition to minimally invasive endometriosis excision and hysterectomy, Michelle’s bowel had to be repaired with an enterolysis procedure.
DualPortGYN was developed by minimally invasive GYN surgeons of CIGC Dr. Paul MacKoul, MD and Dr. Natalya Danilyants, MD to achieve better surgical outcomes for patients. With this innovative approach, safe GYN surgery is possible with only two 5 mm incisions and 1 week recovery time.
“You have to take your healthcare into your own hands,” Michelle said. “When you struggle through multiple doctors and can’t find any answers, it’s important to find a specialist.
Don’t be afraid to get a second opinion if you feel like your concerns haven’t been addressed. The relationship between you and your doctor should be a partnership and you should be able to get the answers you are looking for. If you are looking to get evaluated by a fellowship trained surgical specialist, call 888-SURGERY or contact us online to schedule your appointment.
CIGC surgeons have successfully applied the DualPortGYN technique to thousands of cases for hysterectomy, endometriosis, pelvic masses, ovarian cysts and cancer. You can find out more about the approach on InnovativeGYN.com For patient experience and feedback, visit doctor review sites: Dr. Paul MacKoul Reviews| Dr. Natalya Danilyants Reviews.