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June 30th, 2017

A Top Cause of Women’s Infertility

If you’ve never heard of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and you’re a woman of childbearing age – listen up. PCOS is a hormonal disorder that’s characterized by irregular or missed periods, adult acne, excess hair growth or thinning hair, weight gain, and an inability to ovulate. It’s the number one cause of infertility in women of childbearing age...

June 22nd, 2017

The sounds of summer are so familiar, so unchanging from one year to the next: mosquitos buzzing… lawnmowers roaring…children laughing in the pool and on the playground.

And then there’s all that sneezing, coughing and nose blowing.

If you experience itchy and watery eyes, sinus congestion or a runny nose in the summer months, you’re not alone. Millions of adults and children...

June 16th, 2017

Hernias are a very common medical condition that affect nearly five million people in the United States. A hernia occurs when the tissue or organs within a body cavity bulge out of the area where they are normally contained, often due to strain or weak abdominal muscles. Surprisingly, less than 20 percent of those who suffer from a hernia seek treatment due to...

June 8th, 2017

Creighton Fiscina, MD, at Advanced Surgical Care Specialists is a leader in the field of minimally invasive, robotic and laparoscopic surgical procedures. These surgeries allow for a shorter time in the operating room and a quicker recovery period for the patient, allowing him or her to heal faster and get back on their feet. To date, Dr. Fiscina...