Laparoscopic surgery is a way of operating inside your abdomen without a large incision. Through two or three tiny incisions, your doctor is able to operate using small cameras and surgical instruments. Patients are usually able to go home the same day. Laparoscopy is often used for: Ovarian cysts Tubal or ectopic pregnancies Pelvic pain
Don’t be alarmed if you see a large crane in front of our Southdale ObGyn Edina office the first week of July. The first phase of the office renovation project is starting and involves replacing the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) units. This is happening in advance of the interior remodeling that will occur
On Sunday, June 28th, Dr. Annelise Swigert, Minnesota Council Member of ACOG (American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) was interviewed by WCCO radio regarding the Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act. Listen to the podcast starting at about 11:30 minutes into the interview for Dr. Swigert’s conversation with Roshini Rajkumar of WCCO radio.
Exercise during pregnancy At Southdale Ob/Gyn we provide exceptional care for women during their pregnancies. Dr. Evelyn Torres, her partners and our nurse practitioners support physical activity and regular exercise before, during and after pregnancy to maintain a healthy body weight and ease labor and delivery. Exercise during pregnancy has a positive impact on both
We are now offering flu shots to ALL of our patients. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year. The CDC (Center for Disease Control) recommends that everyone aged 6 months and older get vaccinated annually for seasonal influenza (flu). This is especially important among high-risk groups, including
Leslie Newman, a certified Women’s Health and Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, earned a bachelor’s degree in French and Political Science from Gustavus Adolphus College and went on to earn a Master’s of Nursing (MN) Degree at the University of Minnesota. While she worked at the University of Minnesota hospital, Leslie completed her Doctor of Nursing
Updated June 2017 Changes in Pap Smear screening guidelines have created confusion for women questioning whether they still need an annual visit with their obstetrician-gynecologist or nurse practitioner. “The annual well-woman exam is an integral component of a woman’s health,” noted Dr. Rachel Harris, medical director of Southdale ObGyn. “While the guidelines for the frequency of
Southdale Ob/Gyn recently received the 2013 Readers’ Choice Award from Edina and Lakeville Sun Newspapers. Hundreds of readers took the time to vote for their favorite community businesses and we were voted #1 Ob/Gyn by Edina and Lakeville readers.
We are pleased to report that Southdale ObGyn had the highest quality scores of the twelve OB/Gyn groups in the Fairview Health Network. This was based on 2011 data collected by Minnesota Community Measurement, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Fairview Physician Associates. These results included measurements of the following categories: Breast Cancer
Erica Scheffler, a recent Board Certified Nurse Practitioner has joined Southdale ObGyn.