Tag: Minimally Invasive Surgery

What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?

What is Minimally Invasive Surgery? Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) replaces the use of large incisions into the abdomen with smaller incisions (or in some cases, no incisions), which allow the surgeon to view the inside of the body with a small camera and manipulate the internal organs with small surgical tools. By taking this minimally-invasive […]

Robotic Hysterectomy: The basics

  El Camino Women’s Medical Group offers the latest Minimally Invasive Solutions for gynecologic problems.   Drs. Amy Teng, Erika Balassiano, and Pooja Gupta, all members of AAGL (American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy) are highly trained and experienced in the field of Minimally Invasive Gynecgologic Surgery.   Dr. Erika Balassiano is also a graduate of the Minimally Invasive […]

Robotic surgery faster with similar outcomes for endometrial cancer

  El Camino Women’s Medical Group offers the latest Minimally Invasive Solutions for gynecologic problems.   Drs. Amy Teng, Erika Balassiano, and Pooja Gupta, all members of AAGL (American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy) are highly trained and experienced in the field of Minimally Invasive Gynecgologic Surgery.   Dr. Erika Balassiano is also a graduate of the Minimally Invasive […]

Upcoming changes and leaves of absences at ECWMG

Dear Patients,  As we enter the summer, there are several changes that are happening amongst providers and staff. This is related to a lot of good news and four new babies! We are hoping to make these transitions as seamless as possible and ask your for patience.  Most of you have noticed that Dr. Amy […]

DaVinci Hysterectomy

El Camino Women’s Medical Group offers the latest Minimally Invasive Solutions for gynecologic problems.   Drs. Amy Teng, Erika Balassiano, and Pooja Gupta, all members of AAGL (American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy) are highly trained and experienced in the field of Minimally Invasive Gynecgologic Surgery.   Dr. Erika Balassiano is also a graduate of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship at Stanford University, under the supervision of world-renowned Dr. […]

Endometriosis Resection: DaVinci Robot

  ENDOMETRIOSIS RESECTION Solutions for minimally invasive gynecologic surgery The da Vinci Surgical System Monopolar Curved Scissors Surgeon Benefits Early clinical data suggest: As a result of da Vinci technology, da Vinci Endometriosis Resection may offer the following potential benefits: • Ability to accomplish technically challenging dissection1, 2, 3 • Low rate of complications1, 3, […]

Robotic Assisted Myomectomy via daVinci Robot

da Vinci® Myomectomy (Fibroid Removal) If you plan to have surgery to remove fibroids, the operation is called a myomectomy. Your doctor will take out the fibroid(s) and keep your uterus in place. A myomectomy can be done using open surgery through one large incision (cut). It can also be done using minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy), which […]

Fibroids and Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques

Fibroids and Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques ¨ What are fibroids? Fibroids, also called myomas or leiomyomas, are an abnormal growth of the uterine muscle (myometrium). These benign tumors are not a form of cancer, but they are the most common solid pelvic tumor and are expected to affect 20-25% of reproductive age women. Because not […]

The daVinci Surgical System

    El Camino Women’s Medical Group offers the latest Minimally Invasive Solutions for gynecologic problems.   Drs. Amy Teng and Erika Balassiano, both members of AAGL (American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy) are highly trained and experienced in the field of Minimally Invasive Gynecgologic Surgery.   Dr. Erika Balassiano is also a graduate of the Minimally Invasive […]

A prospective comparison of postoperative pain and quality of life in robotic assisted vs conventional laparoscopic gynecologic surgery

    El Camino Women’s Medical Group offers the latest Minimally Invasive Solutions for gynecologic problems.   Drs. Amy Teng and Erika Balassiano, both members of AAGL (American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy) are highly trained and experienced in the field of Minimally Invasive Gynegologic Surgery.   Dr. Erika Balassiano is also a graduate of the Minimally Invasive […]

We've Moved!

Our office has finally moved into our brand new, larger space in the Sobrato Pavilion.
Please allow yourself additional time to find our space, park in the Sobrato Parking Structure, and find our suite on the 6th floor!

We can't wait for you to see it!

Map of ECH campus and our new location