Dr. Paul MacKoul, MD is lead surgeon and director of The Center for Innovative GYN Care, board certified in Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology. He is also Director of Gynecologic Laparoscopy at Holy Cross Hospital, former Director of GYN Oncology at George Washington University Hospital and Washington Hospital Center as well as former faculty at George Washington University Hospital. Dr. Paul MacKoul MD completed his fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of North Carolina, and his residency in OB/GYN at the University of Maryland. He graduated from Medical School at Tufts University after completing a Master’s degree at Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University.
Paul MacKoul is a specialist in the treatment of gynecological cancers as well as benign conditions such as fibroids, ovarian masses and endometriosis. Dr. MacKoul and Dr. Danilyants at CIGC developed innovative surgical techniques such as LAAM for minimally invasive myomectomy and DualPortGYN for minimally invasive hysterectomy and resection of endometriosis. Women recover in less than 2 weeks after LAAM surgery and in 1 week after DualPortGYN procedures, with less complications and pain.
As a leader in the field of laparoscopy, Dr. MacKoul has presented at major national meetings and has been published in world-renowned medical journals. He is frequently sought as a medical expert on techniques for minimally invasive removal of non-cancerous, pre-cancerous, and cancerous tumors. He was named a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Designated Surgeon in 2012. He has been named a Top Doctor multiple times by the Washingtonian Magazine as well as Northern Virginia Magazine.
Women travel from across the country and around the world for CIGC’s exclusive GYN procedures. You can learn about our travel program on our website at innovativegyn.com. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Paul J. MacKoul, call 888-SURGERY or contact CIGC online.
ServicesAt The Center for Innovative GYN Care, our board certified, fellowship trained laparoscopic specialists have redefined the meaning of minimally invasive GYN surgery. We have developed groundbreaking techniques to simplify even the most complex surgical procedures. Our techniques make it possible to perform all surgeries as outpatient procedures. All GYN conditions at all levels of severity can be treated with the most minimally invasive surgical options.
We treat GYN symptoms such as heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain and infertility caused by complex conditions such as fibroids, endometriosis or adenomyosis. CIGC surgeons use only 2 small incisions to perform advanced procedures such as minimally invasive myomectomy, minimally invasive hysterectomy and minimally invasive resection of endometriosis. Visit innovativegyn.com for the full list of conditions we treat and advanced laparoscopic procedures we perform. To book a consultation, call 888-SURGERY or contact us online.Additional ServicesLAAM, DualPortGYN
I am so thankful that I sought a second opinion from Dr. MacKoul when my OBGYN recommended a hysterectomy. I did indeed need the procedure but not for the reasons I was originally told. Dr. MacKoul was so patient with my questions and thorough with his exam and preparation prior to surgery. I was told by my OBGYN 3 weeks of recovery time and 4 incisions. Once starting my surgery it was discovered that my amount of scar tissue was significantly more than expected. The majority of surgeons would have had to switch to a full abdominal hysterectomy. Despite that fact that the surgery took longer than expected Dr. MacKoul skill and expertise allowed him to keep it a laparoscopic procedure and I was almost fully back to normal in less than a week. Even within that week my discomfort was very minimal. My friends and family that have had this procedure were amazed at how easily I recovered. I suffered for years with pain and extremely heavy bleeding. I tried birth control, I was told to consider ablation - neither of which would have helped with my Adenomyosis. Dr. MacKoul correctly diagnosed and treated me and has given me my quality of life back. If you are considering a hysterectomy I highly recommend you at least consider meeting with Dr. MacKoul and his team to get a second opinion and evaluate your options. I am so very glad that I did.
It is overwhelming as to how super I feel. I see life through a different perspective. I look forward to living each day to the fullest. I enjoy being happy and being the warm and smiling person to everyone I come across. Those closest to me, say i am a different person.
I encourage all ladies to really listen to your bodies, and be open and honest with your doctors. Trust yourselves to speak up.
Dr. MacKoul and his entire staff, and everyone at the surgery clinic were exceptional. Their strong work ethics and professional bedside manner provided a most peaceful and calm experience I have ever experienced in my life.
I am truly greatful. I have my health back because of Dr. MacKoul.
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