Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
This helps us minimize the chances of infection for our patients and staff, reduce the use of protective equipment that is currently in short supply and maintain resources for those who might become critically ill in the future. We continue to care for our patients and are transitioning many of our visits and new consultations via Telehealth.
We will resume scheduling elective surgeries and other procedures once the situation improves. Please reach out to us at 352.265.6200 to schedule a Telehealth visit or if you have any questions or concerns.
As the largest university in the state and one of the biggest medical centers in the Southeast, UF Health is at the forefront of world-class medical and surgical patient care.
Traditionally, gynecologic surgery has been performed through large abdominal incisions (laparotomy) which requires longer hospital stay and longer time for recovery before return to normal activities. Minimally invasive surgery is generally associated with significantly less blood loss during surgery, less scarring, less post-operative pain and faster recovery than traditional open surgery. Over the last two decades, technological and surgical breakthroughs have enabled us to perform the same operations through one to four tiny incisions about the size of your fingertip, with minimal to no hospital stay and faster return to normal activities. Our physicians take advantage of robotic technology by utilizing the most advanced da Vinci Si robotic system, offering 3-D visualization, magnification and wristed instruments with excellent precision.
Physicians at UF Heatlh are capable of performing a multitude of procedures in a minimally invasive fashion using the most advanced technology in the region. We are now proud to empower women by offering more options and innovative surgical techniques to perform your gynecologic surgery in a minimally invasive fashion.
Procedures We Offer
- Laparoscopic hysterectomy
- Laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy
- Laparoscopic treatment of prolapse
- Laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy
- Laparoscopic excision of endometriosis
- Laparoscopic/hysteroscopic myomectomy
- Permanent sterilization (tubal ligation)
- Robotic surgery
- Vaginal hysterectomy
- Vaginal treatment of prolapse
- Laparoscopic presacral neurectomy
- Treatment of ectopic pregnancy
- Treatment of mullerian anomalies
- Hysteroscopic endometrial ablation
- Hysteroscopic lysis of adhesions