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Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

The Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery group at Johns Hopkins is committed to providing women with progressive and personalized surgical care for gynecologic conditions. We offer a wide range of minimally invasive approaches, including vaginal, hysteroscopic, laparoscopic, robotic and single-site surgery.

Our practice focuses on the treatment of common gynecologic conditions, including fibroids, endometriosis, adenomyosis, abnormal uterine bleeding and ovarian cysts. To treat these conditions, we collaborate with our colleagues in interventional radiology, urology, urogynecology, colorectal surgery, gastroenterology and physical therapy to optimize your care and health outcomes.

Our Approach to Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Woman speaking with doctor
  • Our advanced minimally invasive gynecologic surgeons are fellowship trained at the nation’s top programs.
  • We are able to provide a minimally invasive approach to 99 percent of our patients.
  • We treat every patient as an individual. Together, we will determine the best treatment options that fit your lifestyle and personal wishes.
  • There are active research studies that may benefit your care or allow progress in treating your condition.

Ovarian Cysts Q&A

Dr. Karen Wang, minimally invasive surgeon from the department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, answer common questions about urterine fibroids.

Endometriosis Q&A

Dr. Kristin Patzkowsky, a minimally invasive surgeon from the department of Gynecology and Obstetrics answers your common questions asked about endometriosis.

Fibroids Q&A

Dr. Karen Wang and Dr. Kristin Patzkowsky, minimally invasive surgeons from the department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, answer common questions about uterine fibroids.

Why choose Johns Hopkins for advanced minimally invasive gynecologic surgery?

Our Physicians

Our team has received specialty training for interventions in which the majority of our patients are discharged home on the same day of surgery. Rely on our expertise to help you with your condition.

Photo of Dr. Kristin Elizabeth Patzkowsky, M.D.

Patzkowsky, Kristin Elizabeth, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Assistant Program Director, GYN/OB Residency Program, Johns Hopkins Hospital
 
Photo of Dr. Khara Michelle Simpson, M.D.

Simpson, Khara Michelle, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
 
Photo of Dr. Karen Chiu Wang, M.D.

Wang, Karen Chiu, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Fellowship Director, AAGL Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
 

Our Specialized Treatments

There are a variety of different minimally invasive surgeries available depending on your diagnosis and the stage of your condition. Our physicians will work with you to determine the best possible treatment. Some of the treatments we offer include: