Surgical Procedures

Surgical Procedures services offered in Mobile, AL

Surgical Procedures

Certain conditions that affect a woman’s reproductive health may ultimately require surgery. At Ringhoffer OB-GYN, a range of surgical procedures are available to treat conditions like endometriosis, uterine fibroids, and infertility. Carolyn Ringhoffer, MD, has extensive experience performing laparoscopic and traditional surgeries using the latest techniques. Dr. Ringhoffer also provides complete after-care services to support your healing and recovery. Call the Mobile, Alabama, office today to schedule a surgical procedure consultation or book an appointment online.

Which surgical procedures are available?

Ringhoffer OB-GYN provides a range of gynecological surgeries for adult women and adolescent girls. Dr. Ringhoffer has extensive training in the latest surgical techniques to ensure the best outcome for your health. She offers:


Hysterectomy is surgery to remove a woman’s uterus, ovaries, and other reproductive organs.


Hysteroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure to view the inside of the cervix and uterus with a thin, flexible tube called a hysteroscope.

Endometrial ablation

Endometrial ablation is a treatment to remove the uterine lining (endometrium).


Myomectomy is a surgery to remove fibroids, noncancerous growths that develop in the uterus.

Vaginal Surgery

Surgery to correct urinary incontenince, removal of vaginal growths amd treatemtent of precancerous growths are some come common procedures women also need. 


Colposcopy is a diagnostic procedure to examine the vagina, vulva, and cervix up-close to identify signs of cancer or other disease.

Dr. Ringhoffer also performs surgery to address urinary incontinence issues that occur following pregnancy or due to age-related changes in the muscles that support the bladder. Additionally, tubal ligation surgery is available for women who no longer wish to have children and are interested in a permanent birth control method. 

How are surgical procedures performed?

Ringhoffer OB-GYN provides customized surgical plans to meet your unique health challenges.

Dr. Ringhoffer has extensive training in minimally invasive, laparoscopic surgery techniques that require only small incisions to access the surgical site. Smaller incisions heal fast and lessen your risk for infections, bleeding, and other post-surgical complications.

She is also highly skilled at performing traditional surgeries if you have a complex condition that requires longer or deeper incisions.

When would I need surgical procedures?

You may be a candidate for the surgical procedures available at Ringhoffer OB-GYN if you have a gynecological condition that isn’t treatable with medications or other nonsurgical therapies.

Dr. Ringhoffer typically reserves surgery as a last-resort treatment. She completes a comprehensive health evaluation to identify the cause of the symptoms you experience and determine if you qualify for surgery.

For instance, you may need endometrial ablation or a hysterectomy if you have heavy menstrual bleeding that interferes with your daily life. Dr. Ringhoffer might also suggest surgery if you have large uterine fibroids that cause pain or interfere with your ability to get pregnant.

In addition to compassionate care before and during surgery, Dr. Ringhoffer also monitors your progress after surgery to ensure you heal fully.

Call Ringhoffer OB-GYN today to schedule a surgical procedures consultation or book an appointment online.