Dr. Gregory Shifrin, OB/GYN
Gregory Shifrin OBGYN PC

Minimally Invasive Surgery

OBGYN located in Brooklyn , New York and Bronx, NY

Minimally Invasive Surgery services offered in Midwood and Homecrest, Brooklyn, Upper East Side, New York and Co-Op City, Bronx, NY

Are you interested in tubal ligation, vaginal rejuvenation, or any other surgical gynecological procedure? Receive your elective and nonelective care with Gregory Shifrin, MD, at Dr. Gregory Shifrin OBGYN PC in the Homecrest and Midwood neighborhoods of Brooklyn, the Upper East Side, and Co-Op City of The Bronx in New York City. The practice offers minimally invasive surgery options that reduce discomfort, increase accuracy, reduce downtimes, and get you back to your life quicker than traditional surgery. To learn more, reach out online or over the phone today.

What is minimally invasive surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery is surgery that uses certain techniques to operate on the body with the least and smallest incisions possible.


The team at Dr. Gregory Shifrin OBGYN PC uses minimally invasive tools to provide services like:


  • Vaginal rejuvenation and reconstruction
  • Dilation and curettage (D&C)
  • Sonohysteroscopy
  • Elective termination of pregnancy
  • Endometrial ablation


Minimally invasive surgery can also repair pelvic floor and bladder injuries.

How does minimally invasive surgery work?

Broadly, the practice uses three main types of minimally invasive procedures:

Hysteroscopic procedures

Hysteroscopic procedures use hysteroscopes to look inside the uterus. Hysteroscopes are narrow telescopes equipped with a tiny light and camera that doctors feed into the uterus via the vagina and cervix, eliminating the need for any incisions.

Hysteroscopic procedures are popular for procedures like fibroid and polyp removal and displaced IUD removal. Hysteroscopies are also a popular alternative to traditional D&C procedures, during which doctors examine and remove abnormal uterine growths.

Laparoscopy procedures

Laparoscopy procedures use a series of several small cuts to insert multiple tubes into the body. Inside these tubes, doctors slide tiny cameras and surgical instruments into the body, where they diagnose and treat issues like ectopic pregnancies and endometriosis. 


Though they do require a few small incisions, laparoscopic surgeries cause less pain, heal quicker, produce fewer internal and external scars, and offer shorter downtimes than traditional procedures.

Robotic procedures

During robotic procedures, doctors use computer-controlled technology to help them perform surgery. Like laparoscopic procedures, this type of minimally invasive surgery relies on small incisions on the abdomen to insert surgical instruments into the body. These instruments are miniaturized and mounted on three robotic arms, which surgeons control to perform delicate procedures with extreme precision.


Regardless of the type, with minimally invasive surgery, you can get the care you need and return to your regularly scheduled life more rapidly.

What are some benefits of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery?

Minimally invasive gynecologic surgeries offer patients numerous benefits over traditional surgery, including:


  • Increased physician precision and accuracy
  • Minimal trauma to surrounding tissue
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Shorter, less painful recovery periods
  • Little to no scarring
  • Less blood loss
  • Lower risk of infection


Minimally invasive surgery is the present and future of gynecological surgery. 


To protect your health and ensure better results with your gynecological surgery, schedule a consultation with Dr. Gregory Shifrin OBGYN PC online or over the phone today.


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