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Minimally Invasive Procedures

Our board certified gynecologic surgeons at OBGYN Physicians of Flint offer the latest, most advanced surgical technologies for surgery of women’s pelvic region and reproductive organs. These minimally invasive procedures - including daVinci Robot assisted surgery and Acessa®– to help you recover as quickly and comfortably as possible.



The Acessa® procedure offers optimized technology for more complete fibroid treatment, provides relief with low reintervention, and allows you to care for more patients by offering more uterine sparing options.

daVinci Robotic Surgery

Robotic-assisted surgery with the daVinci®  Surgical System allows surgeons to perform complex, minimally invasive surgical procedures with precision and accuracy. This allows for minimal scarring and shortened recovery.

Urinary Incontinence Surgery

Stress urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control when you exert pressure on your bladder by coughing, sneezing, laughing, exercising or lifting something heavy.

The most common procedure to correct the issue is a sling to support the urethra or bladder neck. Colposuspension, which restores the bladder to its normal position, is another option. 

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

This procedure inserts a laparoscope in the lower abdomen through a small incision in the belly button. Your uterus is then removed in small pieces through the incisions in your abdomen or through your vagina.

Endometrial Ablation

Endometrial ablation is a procedure that surgically destroys the lining of your uterus (endometrium) to reduce menstrual flow.

Reasons for the procedure include:

  • heavy periods

  • bleeding lasting longer than 8 days

  • anemia from excessive blood loss

Tubal Ligation

Tubal ligation is female sterilization, also called tube tying. The procedure is a permanent procedure done to close a woman's fallopian tubes to prevent future pregnancies.

Because the tubes are usually burned off or cut, the procedure cannot be undone. If, in the future, you decide you want more children, you will need to consider IVF. 

Additional Minimally Invasive Procedures

  • Laser surgery

  • Rectocele Repair

  • • Sacrocolpopexy
    • Uteropexy
    • Mullerian Defects

  • Cervical Ablation & Excision
    • Dilatation & Curettage (D&C)
    • Endometriosis Resection
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Vaginal Vault Repair

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