Fibroids

Fibroids are non-cancerous growths in or on the walls of the uterus (or womb). Fibroids are extremely common, with small fibroids occurring in more than 75 percent of women. Most women with uterine fibroids have no symptoms and do not need surgery. For women who do need treatment, our gynecological surgeons offer hysterectomy alternatives, including abdominal, laparoscopic, and robotic myomectomy.  

Fibroid Specialists 

Our team provides expert care for women experiencing painful fibroid symptoms, such as severe anemia from heavy bleeding, pelvic pain, urinary frequency or incontinence that interferes with daily life. 

  • Our skilled group of gynecologists offers medical and surgical therapies for fibroid-related symptoms, including minimally invasive surgical options. 
  • Infertility specialists can evaluate fibroids and recommend therapy if they are interfering with conception.
  • Interventional radiologists offer uterine artery embolization and MR-guided focused ultrasound as alternatives to surgical treatment of fibroids.
  • Perinatologists manage the complex risks of pregnancies complicated by fibroids.

Fibroid Appointments & Referrals

Location

La Jolla

Meet Our Fibroid Specialists

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