A SAFE & EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR FIBROIDS

Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) is a less invasive procedure than a hysterectomy that provides effective relief with decreased downtime. Patients can experience a faster return to normal daily activities with UFE over surgical hysterectomy. Medicare and most insurance accepted.
 

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"I cannot give enough thanks to The Fibroid Center.  From the very 1st appointment I knew I made the right decision in seeking a second opinion.  The front office was friendly, scheduling was a breeze and Dr. Cunningham and his nurse were attentive and personal.  Thank you, once again, for such personalized care." 
 
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James St. George, M.D.

Harvard Medical School trained Dr. James St. George is board-certified with 20 years of experience as an interventional radiologist and vascular specialist. Dr. St. George serves as Medical Director for the Fibroid Center and has received specialist fellowship training in Interventional Radiology and Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE). Dr. St. George and his staff use the latest advanced procedures to treat and eliminate uterine fibroid tumors for their patients. Dr. St. George provides personalized attention, developing a treatment plan perfectly tailored to each unique case and need in order to restore quality of life for each and every patient. 

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

  • Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital Graduate
  • Past Faculty Appointments
    • Harvard Medical School
    • Dartmouth Medical School
    • SUNY Upstate Medical University
    • Drexel College of Medicine
    • President-Elect Duval County Medical Society
  • Published in multiple medical journals
  • Specialist for research and academic instruction
  • Certified by American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine
  • Registered Physician Vascular Interpreter (RPVI)
  • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)
  • Registered Phlebology Sonographer
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Radiology/Interventional Radiology

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What is Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)?

Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) is a well-established, proven, minimally invasive procedure using interventional radiology techniques to destroy fibroids in the uterus by depriving them of their blood supply. More women are asking for UFE as it is a safer non-surgical alternative to a hysterectomy. UFE is less invasive, does not require removal of your uterus, involves a shorter recovery time, and results in a significant reduction or elimination of symptoms.

The UFE procedure involves the injection of tiny particles into the artery leading to the fibroid to cut off the blood flow to the tumor. Once the artery is completely blocked, the fibroid will no longer have a regular supply of blood causing the tumor to shrink and reduce or eliminate symptoms.

If you have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids, you may have been told you need surgery for the partial or complete removal of your uterus. This news is upsetting and overwhelming for women. Now, there is a procedure available for the treatment, reduction and in some cases elimination of fibroid tumors that does not require surgery, and allows you to keep your uterus.

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