For appointments & directions:
MemorialCare Center for Women
at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
The MemorialCare Center for Women was listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the top gynecologic facilities in the country. Our renowned programs in gynecology, oncology and urogynecology are among the largest in the region. The MemorialCare Center for Women’s team of physicians work hand-in-hand with specialists from the Todd Cancer Institute, and collaborate with a team of respected urologists and urogynecologists. Women suffering from bladder control problems or other urinary complications can feel comfortable knowing our physicians offer a number of leading-edge options for treatment, including the newest minimally invasive procedures. All women in our gynecologic program stay in their own private room, in an area dedicated solely to women going through similar experiences.
- Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy Program
We are among an elite group of hospitals to offer the Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy Program and procedures such as the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical Assist System.
Many women go through late-life changes in their menstrual cycle between 45 to 55 years of age. Eating a healthy diet and exercising at menopause and beyond are important. Hormones therapies can be used to combat the symptoms of menopause, if necessary.
- Gynecologic Cancer
The Gynecologic Oncology Program at the Todd Cancer Institute is one of Southern California’s most prestigious—offering comprehensive care, advanced technology and innovative treatments. The Todd Cancer Institute ranks in the top four in the nation for patient access to clinical trials for ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers. Gynecologic oncologists evaluate and treat women with malignancies of the female reproductive tract using the latest advances in surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
- Women’s Continence and Pelvic Health
Approximately 11 million women are affected by urinary incontinence, but less than ten percent seek medical treatment. Many of these women could be helped and successfully treated with simple procedures, medication or rehabilitation. The MemorialCare Center for Women offers comprehensive treatment options, ranging from nonsurgical treatments—like medication and pelvic muscle rehabilitation—to surgical procedures. We also offer innovative treatments for pelvic floor dysfunction issues, including incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic pain.
- Uterine Fibroid Embolization