Show: Hoag Hospital
Dr. Lisa Abaid
Gynecologic Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Dr. Lisa Abaid, gynecologic oncologist from Hoag Hospital joins the show to discuss warning signs and early detection of ovarian cancer. Also, what treatment options are available, including robotic surgery.
Lisa N. Abaid, M.D., MPH, FACOG, is a gynecologic oncologist in Newport Beach and a member of Gynecologic Oncology Associates. As a gynecologic oncologist, she treats cancers of the female pelvis, primarily ovarian, uterine, and cervical cancer. Dr. Abaid is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is in the process of obtaining subspecialty board-certification in gynecologic oncology. She received extensive training in robotic surgery during her fellowship and has an interest in minimally-invasive approaches in the treatment of all gynecologic cancers, especially uterine and cervical cancer, and early ovarian cancer. She has extensive experience in robotic-assisted hysterectomy, radical hysterectomy, pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy, and oophorectomy. In addition to performing robotic surgery for gynecologic cancers, she also treats patients with some benign conditions such as severe endometriosis and large uterine fibroids.