HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Endometriosis Articles

HysterSisters Articles for Hysterectomy


Finding an Endometriosis Specialist

From the Endometriosis Articles List

Finding an Endometriosis SpecialistTime and time again, women with endometriosis are told by other endo sufferers, “Find an endometriosis specialist.” But how does one go about finding one? After all, there is no medical specialty for “endometriosis expert” and very few doctors have made endometriosis their primary focus.

Here are some tips that might be helpful! Remember, not all doctors who claim to be endometriosis experts really are, so do your homework!

1. Check to see if there are local endometriosis support groups in your area. The women in these groups may have the names of doctors in your area who might be able to offer help, even if they are not endometriosis specialists.

2. Check the various endometriosis websites and forums. You could research the names of doctors mentioned on those sites, and you could consider the ones who have been interviewed, written articles, or are part of the site’s advisory team.

3. Do a web search for your area + endometriosis specialist.

4. Call area hospitals to see if they have an endometriosis department and ask for the names of any physicians affiliated with that department.

5. Check the AAGL.org site.

5. Review the list at the top of the Endometriosis Support forum which contains the names of some well known and respected specialists, along with the names of physicians members have recommended based on their personal experience with the doctor.

6. Consider a gynecological oncologist, reproductive endocrinologists, or a gynecological surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive surgery. Check with each to see if they have had experience successfully treating multiple patients with endometriosis.

There are no easy answers and there is no listing for “endometriosis specialist” in the phone book. But with leg work, patients, and perseverance, there is hope!

This content was written by staff of HysterSisters.com by non-medical professionals based on discussions, resources and input from other patients for the purpose of patient-to-patient support.

07-27-2011 - 04:54 PM


Do you have a question?

If you have a medical support question related to this article, come JOIN US in our HysterSisters Community Forums. You will receive helpful replies to your questions from our members. See you there!

HysterSisters Free Hysterectomy Booklet

What 350,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy with pages of information, helpful tips and hints to prepare and recover from hysterectomy. Free download for members.

Recommended for Hysterectomy Recovery

Mesh Panty

Mesh panties are stretchy and light - perfect for holding peri pads securely during hysterectomy recovery. [...More]

Post-Op Panty

Post-operative compression panty with medical grade silicone to speed hysterectomy recovery + reduce scarring. [...More]

Softest Bra Ever

When you want to wear something, but feel nothing. Two in a value pack for your hysterectomy recovery. [...More]

HysterSisters Articles

Options to Hysterectomy
Treatment Alternatives
Pre-Op Hysterectomy
Post-Op Hysterectomy
Separate Surgeries
Hormone and Menopause
Intimacy after Hysterectomy
Pelvic Floor
Separate Surgeries
Fitness after Hysterectomy
GYN Cancer
Breast Health
Grief and Loss
Uterine Fibroids
GYN Genetics
Hysterectomy Stories
Ask A Doctor

Find a Surgeon

HysterSisters Doctor Directory
Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Ste. 100
Naperville IL 60540
Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
Suite A
St. Charles IL 60175
(630) 513-9160
Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
Tamer Seckin, M.D.
Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92663
(949) 642-3606
Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762


Hysterectomy News

August 18,2017


HysterSisters Takes On Partner To Manage Continued Growth And Longevity
I have news that is wonderful and exciting! This week’s migration wasn’t a typical migration - from one set ... News Archive


Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays

Request Information

I am a HysterSister


Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours


Your Hysterectomy Date

CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing