Meet the Robot: da Vinci® Surgical System Instruments & Capabilities

Using the most current robotics technology, the minimally invasive da Vinci Surgical System®enables surgeons to perform delicate and complex operations through the tiniest of incisions. The revolutionary da Vinci® robot gives surgeons superior vision, precision, dexterity and control. For people who are unfamiliar with robot-assisted surgery, Houston-area gynecological surgeon Michele Blackwell, MD, FACOG presents an introduction to da Vinci® instruments […]

Mirena® IUD: Safe & Easy Birth Control for Sexually Active Adolescents

Sexual experimentation and sexual activity is a normal part of adolescence. Unfortunately, for many young adults, practicing reliable birth control methods like the Mirena® IUD is not as widespread. Let’s face it, adolescents aren’t typically known for their foresight or good judgment. If they were, they would never show up late for class or miss their curfews–also normal for teens. Mitigate […]

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Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in Obstetrics and Gynecology. I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, fully functional results and […]