Steps to for Treatment in Atlanta

Treatment for Uterine Fibroids in Atlanta

Once you learn that you have uterine fibroids, you should immediately start thinking about the next steps to take to secure the treatment you need. There are various treatment options available, and you will need to choose the option that is best suited for your specific circumstances. You will have to make sure you are fully informed and that you have consulted with the appropriate medical professionals. Our team at Atlanta Interventional Institute, P.C. has listed some basic steps that can help you get on the right path.

How do I get started on my treatment plan?

Step 1: Do your research.

You will not be able to make an informed decision concerning your treatment until you have done your due diligence. You should become knowledgeable on the type of fibroid tumor(s) you have and the different kinds of treatments that might be available to you. You can take advantage of the online resources offered by the following organizations:

Society of Interventional Radiology (www.sirweb.org)

National Uterine Fibroids Foundation (www.nuff.org)

You should explore the differences between uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) and other types of fibroid treatments, such as surgical procedures. You can also glean some helpful information by talking to other women with about their fibroid treatment experiences. One of the most important ways to gather information is to talk to a qualified specialist.

Step 2: Call Us

Call our office to set up an appointment so you can discuss your options for undergoing UFE. This is a noninvasive fibroid treatment procedure that allows you to avoid surgery. We will coordinate the care with your OB-GYN/Primary Care physician and obtain past medical records including Ultrasound reports. Dr. Lipman will order a pelvic MRI study for you prior to your visit.

Step 3: Your visit with Dr. Lipman

Dr. Lipman will review your past medical records and go over your symptoms and results of the MRI study with you. Upon a thorough review, he will decide whether you're a candidate for UFE, thereby allowing you to avoid surgery. If you're a candidate and decide to proceed with the procedure, we will schedule an appointment for the procedure at the end of your visit. If you're not a candidate for, Dr. Lipman will discuss his findings with your OB-GYN/Primary Care physician to allow you to pursue alternative treatment options.

At our practice, we have a leading uterine fibroids specialist who serves patients throughout Atlanta. Dr. John C. Lipman has performed more than 5,000 UFE procedures, and he serves as an authority on the treatment of uterine fibroids. Contact us at (770) 953-2600 for more information!

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Contact us if you are ready to be fibroid free.

Why Choose Us?

  • Solely Devoted to Fibroids
  • Highest Quality Care for All Patients
  • Personalized Attention
  • Hotel Like Recovery Rooms
  • Educational Staff
  • State-of-the-art Non-Surgical Alternatives
  • Board Certified Interventional Radiologist