The Fibroid Center at Boston Medical Center will provide exceptional care to patients with uterine fibroids through a multidisciplinary, patient-centered, and evidence-based approach.

  • 70-80% of women will develop uterine fibroids by age 50 of which 25-50% of whom will develop symptoms. 
  • Black women experience symptoms & diagnosis at an earlier age and larger, more numerous fibroids. 

Please email us at fibroidcenter@bmc.org for more information.

Centering Patients with Fibroids

Centering groups focus on providing excellent healthcare, interactive learning and success in building relationships and community between group members. The Centering Healthcare model is being used to develop a longitudinal patient education and empowerment group. Group topics will focus on symptoms and treatment options, and specific sessions will be dedicated to discussing the patient experience.

Centering (Patients With) Fibroids Survey

Are you a Black woman between 25-45 years of age?

Do you have uterine fibroids with:

  • pelvic pain
  • heavy bleeding
  • infertility

You may be eligible to participate in a new research study! 

Participants Receive:

  • $120 for participation
  • Self care personal kit
  • Hybrid Program: in-person and Zoom sessions

Take Survey

For more information about the Centering Patients with Fibroids Research Study, please e-mail Program Management Specialist, Clare Hogan, at clare.hogan@bmc.org or call 857.574.9967

The Team

Our team is comprised of Gynecologists, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialists, Interventional Radiologists, Patients, Hematologists, Resident and Student Researchers, and a Program Management Specialist. Though our team is currently leading patient-centered research related to uterine fibroids at BMC, other providers within the hospital's OBGYN department are also skilled and equipped to treat patients with fibroids.

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Nyia L Noel, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

Mikhail Higgins

Director, Medical Student Clerkship
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine

Paul Hendessi, MD

Vice Chair of Gynecology
Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

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Raja A Sayegh, MD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Wendy Kuohung, MD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Program, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

 

Clare Hogan, MPH 
Program Management Specialist
clare.hogan@bmc.org
857.574.9967

Estefania Mudafort-Rivera, MD PGY2
Resident

Ezinnem Ugoji, MD PGY2
Resident

Abigael Olson, BUSM IV
Student Researcher

Maame Akosua Ohemeng-Tinyase, MPH Candidate
Student Researcher 

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Community Stakeholders

This project is funded by the Forward for Health Equity Grant from Myovant Sciences.