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Surgery

Surgeons at Bellevue Woman’s Center offer innovative care in a compassionate environment to promote healing and health.

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Surgery Services

Expert surgeons at Bellevue Woman’s Center offer innovative surgeries in a compassionate, comfortable environment. From pre-op to post-op, we work to support you and help you have the best possible surgical outcomes.

Gynecologic Surgery

Our expert gynecologists perform both inpatient and outpatient procedures to treat a wide range of conditions, from endometriosis to uterine cancer, fibroids to ovarian cancer. We offer comprehensive care, including these procedures:

  • Removal of ovarian cysts/tumors
  • Fibroid removal
  • Treatment of endometriosis
  • Diagnosis of pelvic pain
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy
  • Removal of scar tissue
  • Sterilization
  • Treatment of incontinence
  • Treatment of overactive bladder
  • Treatment of vaginal prolapse

We work to improve your safety and comfort through every step of the surgical process. Our surgical team works closely with board-certified radiologists to use advanced diagnostic technology. This technology helps our teams plan and carry out complex surgeries.

Our surgical unit is also staffed with experienced women’s care nurses. They understand provide both medical and surgical care, especially for gynecologic needs. They are dedicated to helping you through surgery and into the healing process.

At Bellevue Woman’s Center, we provide innovative treatments such as minimally invasive surgery and robotic assisted surgery. These procedures offer numerous benefits, including:

  • Lower risk of infection
  • Less scaring
  • Faster recovery times
  • Lower risk of bleeding
  • Lower risk of pain

Our robotic-assisted surgeries include hysterectomies, fibroid removals, and tubal reversal surgeries. Robot-assisted GYN surgery is also performed at Ellis Hospital (1101 Nott Street, Schenectady), including:

  • Single-incision hysterectomy
  • Fibroid Removal
  • Tubal reversal surgery

While hysterectomy is the second most common surgical procedure for women in the United States, only a handful of doctors perform a single-incision hysterectomy in the Capital Region. We are proud to be one. This procedure is performed through the belly button in just one incision, so you have virtually no scar and faster recovery from surgery.

Whether you have robotic-assisted surgery, laparoscopic surgery, or open surgery, we strive to get you home quickly so you can heal more comfortably and start getting back to your life.

Breast Surgery

In addition to gynecologic surgeries, we also offer breast surgery for the treatment of breast cancers. We offer many different procedures to diagnose and treat cancer that your care team can personalize to your needs. Common breast surgeries include:

Nurse and Patient before Surgery at Bellevue
  • Lumpectomies
  • Quadrantectomies
  • Simple mastectomies
  • Skin-sparing and nipple-sparing mastectomies
  • Modified and radical mastectomies
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsies
  • Axillary dissections
  • Oncoplastic breast surgery
  • Radiotherapy catheter placement
  • Punch biopsies
  • Incision and drainage

Our experienced breast surgeons work closely with your oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, and more to deliver the best possible care.

Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is the medical treatment of eye conditions, typically with minimally invasive or laser procedures. At Bellevue Woman’s Center, we offer ophthalmologic procedures to improve vision and treat:

  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Diseased cornea
  • Retinal detachment
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Macular degeneration

These conditions can cause severe vision impairment that impacts your ability to work and play. Fortunately, advanced surgeries can save your vision, especially when conditions are treated early. You can find these treatments and more at Bellevue Woman’s Center:

  • Corneal transplant services
  • LenSx laser for the treatment of cataracts
  • Yag laser for Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty for treatment of glaucoma, secondary cataracts, and narrow-angle glaucoma
  • State-of-the-art phacoemulsification for small incision cataract surgery
  • Argon laser for diabetic retinopathy, pars plana vitrectomy

Contact Us

We offer the surgical services you need for a higher quality of life and better health from head to toe. For information about Bellevue Woman’s Center surgical services, please call 518.346.9400.

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