Flu season visitor restriction – age 16 or older (Restricción de visitantes durante la Temporada de Influenza (Flu) – Mayores de 16 años.)

Flu Season Visitor Restriction

Visitors temporarily restricted to age 16 or older

As a safety first organization, Christiana Care is implementing a temporary visitation age restriction starting Friday, Jan. 18. This temporary restriction protects patients, their loved ones and health care workers during this time of extremely high number of influenza cases and other respiratory illnesses circulating in our community.

The new restrictions limit visitors to patients in Christiana and Wilmington hospitals to persons age 16 or older. Children and teens younger than 16 years are most likely to get the flu and remain contagious longer than adults. This restriction does not apply to outpatient and ambulatory services. We began restricting visitors under the age of 16 years in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Women’s and Children’s areas on Jan. 18.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

For more information about the Flu visit our Health Library.

Restricción de visitantes durante la Temporada de Influenza (Flu)

Temporalmente solo se permiten los visitantes mayores de 16 años.

Como una organización que promueve la seguridad ante todo, Christiana Care está implementando una restricción temporal en la edad de visitantes a partir del viernes 18 de enero. Esta restricción temporal protege a los pacientes, a sus seres queridos y al personal de cuidados de salud durante esta época con un número extremadamente alto de casos de influenza y de otras enfermedades respiratorias que circulan en nuestra comunidad.

Las nuevas restricciones, en los hospitales Christiana y Wilmington, sólo permiten visitas a pacientes de personas mayores de 16 años. Los niños y adolescentes menores de 16 años son más propensos a contraer el flu y son contagiosos por más tiempo que los adultos. Esta restricción no aplica a las áreas de servicios ambulatorios. Comenzamos la restricción de visitas a menores de 16 años en nuestra Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos Neonatales (NICU) y en las áreas para Mujeres y Niños desde el 18 de enero.

Gracias por su comprensión y cooperación.

Para más información sobre la gripe, visite nuestra Biblioteca de Salud.

Women's Health Care

Tailored to you

Gynecology & Advanced Gynecology

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Choosing a gynecologist is a very personal decision. While some women may select a family practice to help her manage their health, other will seek out specialists who can assist with specific or complicated conditions. Whatever your need, Christiana Care offers a full range of gynecological care with access to world-class professionals.

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Minimally Invasive Surgical Options for Women

Conditions We Treat

The decision to seek advanced treatment – including any type of surgery – can be difficult. You want the best medical treatment available. At the Center for Advanced Gynecology & Minimally Invasive Surgery we offer advanced treatment options for:

When surgery is the best option, our expert, board-certified surgeons use laparoscopic and other highly advanced, mini­mally invasive surgical techniques which can be a welcome and effective alternative to traditional surgery for many women.

Personalized Care

At the Center for Advanced Gynecology & Minimally Invasive Surgery we are dedicated to delivering the safest and most effective gy­necological treatment and care available. After a complete assessment, a personalized treatment plan is prepared for every patient.

In most cases, major and minor procedures are safely performed as same-day sur­geries – eliminating the need for hospital stays and unsightly incisions, while also provid­ing the fastest, least painful recovery possible.

Recognized Leaders in Minimally Invasive Surgery

Our board-certified and board-eligible gynecological surgeons are leading experts in the specialty of mini­mally invasive surgery. They routinely practice evidenced based medicine employing innovative technology with the goal of optimizing women’s health. As part of the Christiana Care Health System they offer the highest level of gynecological surgery and care available today.

Personal Advantages

Laparoscopic and other minimally invasive techniques have revolutionized the way gyne­cologic surgery can be performed, providing women numerous advantages over tradi­tional surgery, including:

  • Fewer and smaller incisions resulting in smaller scars.
  • Faster return to regular activities.
  • Less painful.
  • Shorter inpatient stay.
  • Quicker recovery time.

The Center for Advanced Gynecology & Minimally Invasive Surgery provides you several additional unique benefits:

  • Safe, Same-day Surgery – As part of Christiana Care Health System, we offer the benefits of a nationally recognized hospital for inpatients while providing same-day outpatient minor and major gynecological procedures.
  • Shorter Hospital Stays – Our unique surgical approach eliminates the need for hospitalization.
  • Quicker Over-all Recovery Time – Our surgical techniques provide women the quickest possible recov­ery, with minimal downtime from work, family and friends.
  • “Center of Excellence” – Because of our commitment to women’s health, Christiana Care has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services as a National Community Center of Excellence in Women’s Health.
  • Convenient, Comfortable Setting – Located in the same medical building as our OB/GYN practice, at Christiana Hospital, our center provides patients a convenient location.

MIGS Fellowship Certification

How Can We Help

Everything we do is centered on you and your individual needs. As partners with you and your health care team, we can offer you excellent OB-GYN care that incorporates the best practices and best technology available. Our services include:

Hysterectomy – If you’re suffering from symptoms such as heavy, frequent periods, uterine fibroids, a prolapsed womb or cancer of the vagina and related systems, you may need to undergo a hysterectomy to remove the womb. As one of the most common gynecological operations, we are able to guide and support you throughout the entire process so that you can remain calm, confident and healthy at all times. 
Having a hysterectomy? Attend one of our monthly classes.
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Reproductive Health – Specializing in innovative contraceptive techniques and providing comprehensive reproductive health services, especially for patients with complex medical issues. These services include family planning, pregnancy testing, counselling, management of miscarriage, sterilization services and more.

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We also offer a wide range of contraception options and can match the best methods to your individual needs.

Gynecology – With services including family planning, contraception, treatment of menopause-related symptoms and routine exams and pap tests.

Advanced Treatment for Uterine Fibroids – Although they are considered as non cancerous growths in the uterus, they can still cause a range of health issues in women including heavy menstrual bleeding, prolonged menstrual periods, pelvic pain and pressure, constipation, frequent urination and cramps.

Christiana Care offer a range of treatments with the aim to be minimally invasive by using the latest technology. For instance, Uterine fibroid embolization uses tiny plastic particles to cut off the flow of blood and cause fibroids to shrink. This procedure treats the entire uterus and all fibroids, and it requires only a short recover time—typically one to two weeks.


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