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NEW INNOVATIVE PROCEDURE FOR HYSTERECTOMIES NOW PERFORMED AT HOLY CROSS HEALTH

A new minimally invasive procedure is now being performed at Holy Cross Health in Fort Lauderdale for women who must undergo a hysterectomy.

Vaginal Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (vNOTES) is the advanced gynecologic technique and newest approach to hysterectomy procedures which provides many benefits to patients, including a shorter hospital stay, less postoperative pain, no visible scars and a faster recovery time.

Daniel Gomez, MD, FACOG, FACS, Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Holy Cross Health, was the first surgeon in the state of Florida to perform this procedure and among the few surgeons in Broward County/South Florida who has been specially trained on the innovative approach to hysterectomy and other common gynecologic procedures.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists American College of Surgeons American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology