Breakthroughs in Minimally Invasive Surgeries for Women’s Health

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Saddleback Memorial - Laguna Hills
Featured speaker:

Marc L. Winter, MD

Medical Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery at Saddleback Memorial
  • Gynecologic Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology

With more than 20 years of experience performing gynecological surgeries, Dr. Marc L. Winter of Orange Coast Women's Medical Group has invested his energy in developing and offering less invasive procedures to his patients. Not only does Dr. Winter see referrals from outside Orange Coast Women`s Medical Group, but he also gives lectures, publishes papers and instructs other doctors on minimally invasive gynecological techniques.

Dr. Winter has been practicing in Laguna Hills since 1989. He specializes in robotic surgery and has experience performing complex hysterectomies, myomectomies and sacrocolpopexies with the use of the da Vinci Si robotic surgical system. He has worked extensively with the use of graft materials to enhance pelvic reconstructive surgery (treating bladder, rectal, uterine, and vaginal prolapse). 

Dr. Marc Winter has performed over 400 robotic surgeries at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center (SMMC) in Laguna Hills. Dr. Winter and SMMC have been designated one of only twenty-three epicenters, or national training sites in robotic gynecologic surgery for Intuitive Surgical, the maker of the da Vinci robot. At the SMMC training ground, Dr. Marc Winter teaches surgeons nationwide the latest in robotic surgical techniques. Patients can expect the most advanced care and excellent clinical outcomes.

Dr. Winter completed his residency training at the University of California at Irvine College of Medicine where he is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor. 

Dr. Winter's professional affiliations include:

  • Diplomat, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Orange County OB/GYN

Podcast Summary

A hysterectomy is a surgery to remove a woman's uterus or womb.

If you are considering a hysterectomy, it is important to understand the different surgery options that are available, as well as the factors to help determine the best approach for you. 

Dr. Winter, M.D. presents minimally invasive surgery options for women considering a hysterectomy.  He also announces a major technological breakthrough.