Treatments & Procedures

Our physicians and specialists at Westlake Hospital are dedicated to treating you with compassion and understanding. Whether you have a benign condition or cancer, we offer advanced gynecologic procedures to treat your symptoms and improve your quality of life. 


Cyrosurgery is the use of extreme cold in order to destroy diseased tissue. This procedure can be performed at a doctor's office or an operating room depending on why a person is having the procedure.

D & C

D & C, or dilation and curettage, is a surgical procedure usually performed after a miscarriage. Dilation means to open up the cervix and curettage means to remove uterus' contents.


Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure completed to remove the uterus. It may also involve removal of the cervix, ovaries and the fallopian tubes.

LEEP procedure

This procedure uses a heated, wire loop in order to remove cells and tissue. The LEEP procedure can be used as part of treatment or to help make a diagnosis of cancerous or abnormal cells and tissue.


A myomectomy is a surgical procedure performed in order to remove uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are usually benign tumors that grow in the uterus that can be very uncomfortable.

Let Westlake Hospital connect you with a physician in your area

Call (708) 681-3000 or use our physician search tool to be connected to a wound care specialist who can answer your questions. You can also read more about diseases and conditions in our health library.