Gynecologic Surgery

Benign Gynecologic Surgery

The Department of Benign Gynecologic Surgery is committed to providing patients with innovative and personalized surgical care for a wide range of benign gynecologic conditions. Our team is trained to offer both medical and surgical options for a variety of conditions. We value a conservative approach and only offer surgical intervention when indicated and appropriate.

The following treatment outcomes reported reflects care provided by 121 Obstetric and Gynecologic specialists practicing in Cleveland Clinic facilities in Avon, Euclid, Fairview, Hillcrest, Lakewood, Main Campus, Marymount, Medina, and South Pointe. This data does not include surgical subspecialists.

Outpatient and Inpatient Surgery rate and Surgical Readmission rate by Benign GYN Providers

2018 - 2020

Office Procedure vs Sugery for Hysteroscopy by Benign GYN Providers

2018 – 2020

Myomectomy Routes to Treat Uterine Fibroids by Benign GYN Providers

2017 - 2020

Hysterectomy Routes to Treat Symptomatic Fibroids by Benign GYN Providers

2017 - 2020

A hysterectomy may be performed for the following indications – severe abnormal uterine bleeding, painful menses, symptomatic fibroid uterus, endometriosis and adenomyosis. When deemed necessary, Cleveland Clinic surgeons perform a majority of hysterectomies utilizing a minimally invasive approach.

Routes of Hysterectomy for Benign Indication by Benign GYN Providers

2017 - 2020

Cleveland Clinc Surgical Site Infection Rate for All Abdominal Hysterectomies Performed by Women’s Health Providers in Northeast Ohio

2017 – 2020

Cleveland Clinic conducts close surveillance of surgical site infection rates and actively implements steps to reduce these rates.

N: Total abdominal hysterectomy cases performed at Cleveland Clinic

n: Total infection cases

Re-Operations in 48 Hours by Benign GYN Providers

2017 - 2020

Cleveland Clinic is a high-volume and referral tertiary care center where many patients with complex pathologies and co-morbidities are seen. The indications to bring a patient back to surgery (re-operation) within 48 hours of the initial surgery include severe post-operative bleeding and suspected visceral (bladder or bowel) injury.

N: Total number of inpatient and outpatient surgeries by benign providers

n: Total reoperation cases within 48 hours by benign providers

Bladder/Bowel Complications by Benign GYN Providers

2018 - 2020

N: Total number of inpatient and outpatient surgeries by benign providers

n: Total number of bladder/bowel complication cases by benign providers