Endometriosis Surgical Management (Adolescent)

Marc R. Laufer, MD
Specialties: Gynecology and Surgical Management of Endometriosis

Dr. Laufer, Director of the Boston Center for Endometriosis, Co-Director of the Center for Young Women’s Health and Chief of Gynecology at Boston Children’s Hospital and Professor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is devoted to caring for young women with endometriosis and is determined to help find a cure. As a gynecologist, Dr. Laufer has treated both young and older women with endometriosis and has recognized that symptoms including; painful periods, pelvic pain, painful urination, etc, often begin during the teenage years. These symptoms are frequently misunderstood and treatment is commonly delayed when early treatment is possible. Dr. Laufer has spent most of his career not only caring for adolescent girls and adult women with endometriosis; helping to relieve their pain and preserving their fertility, but also conducting clinical research studies to help find a cure.

Phone: 617-355-7648
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Lalita Haines, MD
Specialties: Gynecology and Surgical Management of Endometriosis

Dr. Haines is a Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School, and has been on staff in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital since 1994. She joined the Division of Gynecology at Boston Children’s Hospital in 2008. Her clinical practice includes routine care and evaluation of gynecologic issues in children and adolescents, including evaluation and treatment of endometriosis, labial adhesions, lichen sclerosis, and menstrual irregularities.

Phone: 617-355-7648
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