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Center for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Each year, our center provides relief to thousands of women with common gynecologic conditions, such as:

Our experts at the Center for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery bring the latest research findings and best practices to your care.

We use special surgical tools to perform two types of minimally invasive gynecologic procedures:

  • Without an incision (hysteroscopic).
  • With only a few small cuts (laparoscopic).

Our goal is to help you recover faster and with much less pain than traditional surgery.

Contact the Center for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at 412-641-6412 to make an appointment.

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Procedures We Offer

Minimally invasive gynecologic procedures we offer — many an outpatient basis — include:

  • Diagnostic laparoscopy
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Excision of endometriosis
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Myomectomy
  • Ovarian cystectomy
  • Presacral neurectomy
  • Suspension surgery (pelvic organ prolapse repair)
  • Tubal ligation

Benefits of these minimally invasive gynecologic surgical techniques over traditional methods include:

  • Faster healing so you can return to your normal daily routine sooner.
  • Smaller incisions.
  • Less scar tissue formation.

Contact Us

University of Pittsburgh Physicians Division of Gynecologic Specialties

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: 412-641-6412

UPMC West Shore

Medical Building 1
2025 Technology Parkway
Suite 108
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

Phone: 717-988-8170
Fax: 717-221-5398

Gerald J. Harkins, MD, FACOG
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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