Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery Center

The Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery Center, under the Women’s Institute at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, offers you several advantages and services that result in faster recovery times and less scarring.  These include:

  • Expertise of nationally renowned medical and surgical leaders
  • Highly collaborative multidisciplinary care
  • A high volume experience with complex procedures
  • State-of-the-art equipment, including the daVinci robot
  • Continual communication and coordination with the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Center and the Department of Sexual Health and Menopausal Medicine for a comprehensive approach to women’s health
  • Focus on patient safety and outcomes
  • Physical therapy and pain management in partnership with Banner’s Rehabilitation Center
  • Physician leadership and participation in academic medicine and research

For more information, contact the Women's Institute at its location at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix today:

1441 N. 12th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85006

(602) 521-5700

About the Center

At Banner – University Medical Center we strive to provide and deliver exceptional care in as minimally-invasive an approach as possible. While offering you state-of-the-art, safe and compassionate treatment plans, we also continuously track our patients’ data and outcomes so that we can understand what measures, procedures and treatments result in the best possible outcomes. This allows us to offer you the following benefits:

  • Faster recovery
  • Less pain
  • Smaller incisions
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Quicker return to normal activity

You can expect a caring and welcoming environment where academia and clinical medicine come together to deliver the highest possible quality of care in the Phoenix area. The Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Center offers many different treatment approaches to several conditions affecting women’s health and quality of life such as:

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Abnormal or painful menstruation
  • Uterine fibroids (Myomas)
  • Painful sexual intercourse
  • Endometriosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders (Uterine Prolapse)
  • Uterine anomalies (septum, bicornuate, etc…)
  • Vaginal anomalies
  • Tubal disease
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Bladder problems
  • Cervical insufficiency/incompetence

Our surgeons offer some of the most advanced surgical techniques available for women’s gynecological health, and the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Center offers multiple approaches to your surgery, including:

In Office Procedures

  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Colposcopy
  • LEEP 

Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Vaginal surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Ovarian cystectomy
  • Removal of fibroids (Myomectomy)
  • Removal of polyps (Polypectomy)
  • Repair of pelvic prolapse (Sacrocolpopexy)
  • Incontinence treatment
  • Sterilization procedures
  • Trans-abdominal cerclage Placement (TAC)
  • Uterine artery embolization

Medical Treatment: In collaboration with Debra Wickman, MD, Women’s Sexual Medicine 

  • Hormone replacement
  • Pellets
  • Bio-identical hormones
  • Couples therapy

Our Providers

Center Leadership

Patient Education

We provide educational resources on pre and post-operative basis, and strive to continue the tradition of Banner Health’s esteemed Women’s Institute in providing a nurturing, comfortable and transparent care experience for you and your family.

Fellowship and Residency Programs

The Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery Center’s Fellowship Program is located at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix’s campus and is a comprehensive 2-year program designed to advance the fellow’s surgical skills and confidence level in multiple areas of surgical gynecology.