282018Feb

Transgender Confirmation Surgery

Transgender confirmation surgery, also referred to as sex reassignment surgery (SRS), is a procedure or procedures that provide genital reconstruction, so a person’s sexual characteristics best resemble the gender he or she identifies with. Transgender confirmation surgical procedures have advanced in the past decade, allowing for more individuals to effectively resolve physical differences between the…

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222016Feb

Top Myths and Misconceptions about Urogynecology with Dr. Heidi Wittenberg

Dr. Wittenberg recently discussed some of the top myths and misconceptions surrounding urogynecology today. Many of these myths are deeply rooted in long-held beliefs about the female body, what it means to be a woman, and even modern concerns like the difficultly of diagnosing endometriosis. We encourage patients to read through Dr. Wittenberg’s comments below…

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162016Feb

Do I Really Need a Hysterectomy?

It’s understandable for a patient to be taken aback when their provider recommends a hysterectomy. The procedure has a reputation of being a significant and invasive surgery that often requires a long period of recovery. Today, the modern hysterectomy can differ from patient to patient and not all are invasive. Some women are candidates for…

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142015Dec

Dr. Wittenberg Performs Successful Laparoscopic Robotic Hysterectomy

Dr. Wittenberg recently performed a laparoscopic robotic hysterectomy on a patient with a 24-week size uterine fibroid that weighed over 1200 grams. Dr. Wittenberg kindly took the time to answer questions in regard to this recent surgery below. What were the patient’s symptoms prior to the hysterectomy? The patient presented with menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding)…

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