About Conditions and Treatments

Many gynecologic conditions that have been traditionally treated with open surgery through a large incision are now being treated with minimally invasive surgery. The benefits of a less invasive approach include smaller incisions, lower levels of pain, shorter hospital stays, and faster return to activities of daily living.

While not all cases are best approached in this manner, your care team will work with you to determine if you are a candidate for minimally invasive surgery.

Conditions often treated with minimally-invasive surgery include:


We strive to provide a safer and more effective alternative to traditional open surgery by performing the vast majority of our procedures via laparoscopy or hysteroscopy.

Center for Endometriosis and Complex Pelvic Pain

The experts at BIDMC’s Center for Endometriosis and Complex Pelvic Pain within the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with suspected or known endometriosis to help alleviate painful symptoms and manage long-term health.

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