Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

At Mid-Atlantic Women’s Care, our Minimally Invasive Surgeons are recognized leaders in their field, providing the highest quality and safest approach to surgery for our patients. Our surgeons are also highly skilled in traditional methods.

Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery

While open surgery can involve incisions of 6 to 24 centimeters depending on the type and location of the procedure, Minimally Invasive Surgery requires incisions of only 1 to 2 centimeters or no incision at all. Our surgeons are skilled at using a variety of techniques to operate resulting in less pain, fewer complications, shorter hospital stays and quicker recovery times and return to normal activities.

Types of Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Laparoscopy
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Vaginal Surgery

Common Gynecologic Conditions Treated Using Minimally Invasive Surgery:

  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Gynecologic Cancers
  • Benign Cervical Disorders
  • Hysterectomy
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Heavy Uterine Bleeding
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Tubal Ligation

Patient Reviews

Overall patient rating for Mid-Atlantic Women’s Care:

Annual Well Woman Exam

Rita was a delight to talk too

Annual Well Woman Exam

Patty is very helpful in answering any questions I have. Love this whole office staff, everyone is very welcoming!


Great personal interactions and everything was on time and smooth

Annual Well Woman Exam

1. Wait time wasn’t bad 2. Receptionist was cordial 3. Dr. Pirkle bedside was great for me! Removed her mask to smile & greet me. Welcomed me to her office for consultation. Closed with next years visit , unless I needed her sooner.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Julie was awesome!!! She talked with me about my ultrasound I had before my appointment with her and did my exam and pap. She gave me great information concerning my needs and answered all questions I had!!

Pelvic Pain

Very informative and I was very comfortable.

Menopause Management / Education

Dr Fish took the time to listen to my concerns and discuss alternatives given my somewhat unique situation. I never felt like her hand was on the doorknob.


Staff is very friendly. They make you feel comfortable during your test.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Great staff. Registration process very smooth. Team very personable

Gynecological Exams

Dr, Parson is personable, kind and a great communicator. I adore her as a person! I’ve been her patient for many years and will continue to be!

Annual Well Woman Exam

Ms. Dukes was very nice & explained everything to me that was going to be happening. Asked lots of questions to make sure i was on the right track w my health & life. Testing was done same day & i got the results back within 3 days & was treated the day i got results.


Staff was olive and efficient. No waiting.

Pap Smear

I just love Dr Long. She’s so easy to talk to and explains things extremely well. Her nurse is also very personable and thorough.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Very comfortable with her

Breast Exam

Very nice, comforting,

Annual Well Woman Exam

First visit with Helene Newman, PA. She was very personal and through. Will recommend to friends looking for a new physician.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Nell is great. She is professional and kind and listens to pt concerns.

Gynecological Problem Visit

great workers. patient with you.


The tech really helped ease my nerves and explained the procedure to me.

Gynecological Ultrasound / Sonogram

I love Ms, Rita. She is very professional, I’m comfortable with her, she answers all my questions.