Our Gynecologists Have Your Health In Mind Including Annual Checkups, Pap Smears, and Contraception Advice
Walnut Lake OB/GYN & Wellness provides quality gynecologic services to patients in West Bloomfield, MI and throughout Southeast Michigan. We specialize in a range of care options including gynecologic surgical and medical care. Here, you will always be well-informed and advised on the best options for your health. Our gynecologists and nurse practitioner provide many services including checkups, pap smears, contraception, testing and treatment of STDs and STIs, treatment of menstrual abnormalities, cancer screening and more. Contact our office and one of our staff members would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.
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Our gynecologists provide many services including annual checkups, pap smears, contraception, testing and treatment of
Osteoporosis is a common condition in women. It causes weakened, fragile bones that can easily fracture. Although osteoporosis cannot be cured, our staff can test you for low-bone density and treat you to improve your bone strength.
In order to monitor and diagnose the health of your pelvic organs our team may conduct an in-office ultrasound. We offer a state of the art system and a highly trained and experienced technician to perform this procedure.
If you are experiencing negative symptoms of menopause, such as hot flushes, mood swings, pain during intercourse, or trouble sleeping, we can provide treatments to offer relief. We offer traditional and Bio-identical Hormone Replenishment Therapy (BHRT) as well as non-hormonal options. This treatment diminishes the symptoms caused by lack of estrogen and progesterone.
Walnut Lake OB/GYN & Wellness conducts several screening evaluations to diagnose and monitor potential cancers. We will perform pap smears to collects cells from the cervix, and evaluate them in the lab to determine if they are cancerous cells or abnormal. We also recommend mammograms, BRACA genetic testing, and colon screenings.
Endometrial (Uterine) Ablation is a minimally invasive surgery. This is a procedure to remove the uterine lining. It is a treatment for abnormal uterine bleeding, or excessive menstrual bleeding, and is best for women who do not plan to have more children.
Novasure and HTA
Experiencing heavy periods? It may be abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), which can also take a physical, social, and emotional toll on your life. Don’t let these symptoms hold you back from living your life to the fullest. The NovaSure or HTA procedure is an endometrial ablation, an alternative to a hysterectomy and a one-time procedure that removes the uterine lining to end your AUB, and heavy periods forever. It’s safe, effective and has successfully treated over 2.5 million women worldwide.
Fibroids are common, benign tumors present in 70% of women, often presenting with symptoms such as heavy menstrual bleeding, infertility and pain. Many women who have fibroids experience no symptoms, and doctors only find the fibroids during a routine examination.
Our patients have access to the latest fibroid treatments, including hormonal and non-hormonal management, as well as surgical options including minimally-invasive myomectomy (removal of fibroids) and hysterectomy (removal of uterus).
Treatment Options Include:
- Medical management: hormonal & non-hormonal options
- Hysteroscopic myomectomy: for submucosal fibroids (in the lining of the uterus) using Myosure
- Robotic, laparoscopic or abdominal myomectomy
- Minimally invasive hysterectomy
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Through tiny, 1-2 cm incisions, surgeons using the da Vinci system can operate with greater precision and control, minimizing the pain and risk associated with large incisions while increasing the likelihood of a fast recovery and excellent clinical outcomes. Robotic surgery can be used as an alternative to open surgery or laparoscopic surgery to treat women with a number of conditions. You may be candidate for robotic surgery if you are facing an operation for uterine fibroids, endometriosis, heavy menstrual bleeding, gynecologic cancer, or pelvic prolapse. Call our office for more information or to schedule a consultation today
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Minimally Invasive Surgery
Our doctors have experience providing a wide range gynecology surgeries, including but not limited to cancer surgery, hysterectomies, Tubal Ligation, cyst removal, scar tissue removal, endometrial ablation, and LEEP.
For a better view of the abdomen and pelvic region, our doctors will make a simple, small incision using a laparoscopic, a slender device that projects the view onto an electronic screen.
If you are experiencing abnormal uterine bleeding, then gone are the days of multiple visits for ultrasounds and biopsies. Handheld, portable and cordless, Endosee (link to https://www.endosee.com/) gives our providers a direct visual of the uterine cavity. This all-in-one system allows us to immediately diagnose the issue so no time is wasted waiting for the results. If you have questions, feel free to contact our practice at any point during our hours of operation.
A hysteroscopy is performed to help treat uterine fibroids, heavy menstrual bleeding and polyps. During this procedure, a tiny telescope is inserted through the cervix into the uterus for a clearer visual of the inside of the uterine cavity. Your doctor will be able to examine and diagnosis any abnormalities.
We will work with you to determine the cause of your infertility. These may be hormonal or physical problems with either partner. A therapy plan will be developed to help you become pregnant.