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.
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Fibroid Management Tool
If you have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids, this interactive tool can help you learn more about treatment options. Always talk to your doctor before starting a new treatment.
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
You may be eligible to participate in a new research study!
- $120 for participation
- Self care personal kit
- Hybrid Program: in-person and Zoom sessions
For more information about the Centering Patients with Fibroids Research Study, please e-mail Program Manager, Salma Mohamed, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 857.574.9967
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.
Nyia L Noel, MD, MPH
Melissa Nelson, CNM, MSN, WHNP-BC
Adolescent pregnancy, centering pregnancy
Paul Hendessi, MD
Gynecologic surgery, robotic surgery, MIS surgery, resident education
Paula M Latortue Albino, MD
Raja A Sayegh, MD
Wendy Kuohung, MD
Infertility and in vitro fertilization, fertility preservation, menstrual disorders, fibroids, endometriosis, minimally invasive and robotic gynecologic Surgery
Salma Mohamed, MPA
Estefania Mudafort-Rivera, MD PGY2
Ezinnem Ugoji, MD PGY2
Abigael Olson, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine IV
This project is funded by the Forward for Health Equity Grant from Myovant Sciences.
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